Forsterite var. Peridot in volcanic bomb (RARE locale)

Java, Indonesia
Small Cabinet, 6.8 x 6.0 x 3.8 cm
Start Time: 09/09/2021 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 09/16/2021 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $265
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder

Item Description

Peridot, the green gem variety of Forsterite, an Olivine Group species is RARE from Java, Indonesia. MINDAT lists Forsterite for the island, but there are no examples in the Photo Gallery. A 3.5 cm window of glassy, translucent, granular olive-green peridot highlights one edge of the rounded flattened volcanic lava bomb. Older material dating to the 1960s or 70s, or possibly even older. VERY RARE Java peridot.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
Private Bidder $265 09/16/2021 6:53:06 pm (CDT)
DMT $255 09/16/2021 6:53:06 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $245 09/16/2021 6:51:53 pm (CDT)
DMT $235 09/16/2021 6:51:53 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $225 09/16/2021 6:48:29 pm (CDT)
DMT $215 09/16/2021 6:46:35 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $210 09/16/2021 6:46:35 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $205 09/16/2021 6:46:26 pm (CDT)
DMT $195 09/16/2021 6:46:26 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $185 09/16/2021 6:45:04 pm (CDT)
DMT $175 09/16/2021 6:44:31 pm (CDT)
DMT * $165 09/16/2021 6:44:23 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder * $165 09/16/2021 6:44:22 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $155 09/16/2021 6:39:06 pm (CDT)
DMT $145 09/16/2021 6:39:06 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $135 09/16/2021 6:38:38 pm (CDT)
DMT $125 09/16/2021 6:38:38 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $115 09/16/2021 6:31:23 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $111 09/16/2021 6:31:23 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $90 09/16/2021 6:31:21 pm (CDT)
DMT $80 09/16/2021 6:31:21 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $70 09/16/2021 6:25:22 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $60 09/16/2021 2:38:47 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder * $50 09/10/2021 9:22:23 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder * $50 09/10/2021 9:22:23 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $30 09/10/2021 11:51:34 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $25 09/10/2021 11:51:33 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $10 09/10/2021 10:17:18 am (CDT)
* Proxy Bid Battle: In the event of two customers inputting matching proxy bids, the leading bid goes to the earliest of the two proxy bids. Tie winners are shown in bold.