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

Item Description

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.

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