Copper-bearing Halloysite (rare) Lemanski Coll.

Gold Hill Mine, Gold Hill Mining District, Tooele County, Utah, USA
Small Cabinet, 6.6 x 5.3 x 3.3 cm
Start Time: 06/16/2022 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/23/2022 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $276
Winning Bidder: jabaco

Item Description

Beautiful and artistic clayey masses of turquoise-blue copper-rich Halloysite are attractively visible on three sides of the sculptural contrasting small cabinet matrix. This rare and colorful specimen is from the well-known extinct As-Cu-Au-Pb-Ag-Zn-W-Ba (baryte) Gold Hill Mine of Utah. Halloysite is a member of the Kaolinite Subgroup of clay minerals and is the polymorph of Dickite, Kaolinite and Nacrite (MINDAT). Ex Chet Lemanski Collection and acquired in 1991. A fine, rare and rich example from the locale.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
jabaco $276 06/23/2022 6:39:03 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $266 06/23/2022 6:39:00 pm (CDT)
jabaco $229 06/23/2022 6:34:44 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $219 06/23/2022 6:34:42 pm (CDT)
jabaco $209 06/23/2022 6:26:33 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $199 06/23/2022 6:26:31 pm (CDT)
jabaco $150 06/23/2022 6:17:03 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $140 06/23/2022 6:17:03 pm (CDT)
jabaco $121 06/23/2022 6:16:10 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $111 06/23/2022 6:16:08 pm (CDT)
jabaco $91 06/23/2022 6:15:30 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $81 06/23/2022 6:13:23 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $71 06/23/2022 6:12:38 pm (CDT)
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Private Bidder $60 06/23/2022 6:04:00 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $50 06/23/2022 3:50:42 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $41 06/23/2022 3:50:42 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $35 06/23/2022 10:40:12 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $30 06/23/2022 10:39:58 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $26 06/23/2022 10:39:58 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $21 06/23/2022 9:05:14 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $16 06/23/2022 9:05:14 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $10 06/20/2022 2:47:47 am (CDT)