Hematite (RARE - old locale) Kay Robertson Coll.

Dognecea, Banat Mts, Caras-Severin, Romania
6.3 x 5.7 x 4.7 cm
Start Time: 08/08/2019 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 08/16/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $179

Item Description

Hematite is RARE from this historic extinct skarn-type Pb-Zn deposit in Romania. Unusual, lustrous, sharp, hematite crystals have striking stepped-growth faces with subtle magenta iridescence with few sharp prism faces. The crystals rest on a mounded matrix of granular hematite and quartz points. Ex Kay Robertson Collection # 8353 and acquired from the Cisneros' in 1977 . Kay is a prominent California collector, who specialized in European classics (see the article in the March-April, 2007 Mineralogical Record and the 50+ page article in the German Magazine "Mineralien-Welt" November-December 2017). RARE, unusual old-time hematite from the locale mined prior to World War I, according to Kay's label.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
gigos $179 08/16/2019 3:46:56 pm (CDT)
frank*gold $162 08/16/2019 3:44:37 pm (CDT)
gigos $152 08/16/2019 3:44:36 pm (CDT)
frank*gold $130 08/16/2019 3:44:03 pm (CDT)
gigos $120 08/16/2019 3:44:02 pm (CDT)
frank*gold $110 08/16/2019 3:43:44 pm (CDT)
gigos $100 08/16/2019 3:43:43 pm (CDT)
frank*gold $90 08/15/2019 3:18:44 pm (CDT)
ramanguy $80 08/15/2019 3:18:44 pm (CDT)
frank*gold $70 08/13/2019 11:37:16 pm (CDT)
gumm $60 08/13/2019 10:10:06 am (CDT)
ramanguy $50 08/12/2019 8:44:30 pm (CDT)
frankgold $45 08/12/2019 8:44:21 pm (CDT)
ramanguy $40 08/12/2019 8:44:20 pm (CDT)
frankgold $35 08/12/2019 8:44:11 pm (CDT)
ramanguy $30 08/12/2019 8:44:10 pm (CDT)
frankgold $25 08/12/2019 2:40:23 pm (CDT)
gumm $20 08/12/2019 2:40:22 pm (CDT)
frankgold $15 08/11/2019 11:38:29 pm (CDT)
gumm $10 08/10/2019 10:08:15 am (CDT)