doubly-terminated Calcite (Warning Coll.)
- Verchniy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Russia
- Small Cabinet, 6.5 x 6.2 x 4.5 cm
- Start Time: 03/05/2009 8:00:00 pm (CST)
- End Time: 03/12/2009 8:00:00 pm (CDT)
- Auction Closed
A DRAMATIC and AESTHETIC specimen from the famous Verchniy Mine at Dalnegorsk. A PRISTINE, gorgeous, 6.0 cm, doubly terminated, transparent to translucent, glassy calcite crystal is beautifully set upright on quartz-rich matrix covered with a multitude of smaller calcite crystals. The basal termination has a striking sawtooth pattern. This gem-like calcite crystal is complete all-around Ex Karl Warning Calcite Collection and purchased from Russian dealer Yuri Pavel in 2006 at the Denver Show. Valued at $400-500.