Galena (2 generations) and Dolomite (Feist Coll.)

Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds Co., Missouri
Small Cabinet, 6.4 x 5.4 x 4.4 cm
Start Time: 05/12/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/19/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A showy, excellent and uncommon combination specimen from the famous Sweetwater Mine. Two, sharp, splendent, intergrown galena cubes (3.8 cm across) are jaunitly perched on the mounded matrix and are complimented by an unusual and uncommon for the locale, several etched octahedral galena crystals to 2.0 cm. The matrix is coated with lustrous dolomite rhombs sprinkled with sparkly chalcopyrites. Pristine. Choice material from the George Feist Collection #3005. That's tack on the lower front of the piece. Valued at $300-350.

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