Heulandite-(Ca) with Stilbite-(Ca)

Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, India
Ex. Dr. Stephen Smale
Cabinet, 11.4 x 9.3 x 4.2 cm
Start Time: 11/17/2022 7:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 11/26/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
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Current Bid: $130
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Item Description

A very aesthetic and sculptural combination plate from Jalgaon featuring a gorgeous, lustrous, translucent, pale pinkish-red colored group of Heulandite-(Ca) blades associated with lovely soft peach colored groups of sharp, lustrous Stilbite-(Ca) sitting atop a Chalcedony-coated thin plate of basalt. The largest Heulandite group measures 8.3 cm across and the largest Stilbite measures 6.9 cm. No real damage that I can see, and this combination of Heulandite and Stilbite is iconic for Jalgaon. Valued at $2,400 retail. Ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection. Along with amassing one of the finest private mineral collections in the world, Steve is a renowned mathematician. His accomplishments include being awarded the Fields Medal in 1966 along with being the awarded the Wolf Prize in mathematics in 2007. You can read Steve's bio on the Mineralogical Record website ( https://mineralogicalrecord.com/biographies_labels/smalestephen/ ) or on Wikipedia.

Bidding History

Bid Amount Bid Time
$130 11/24/2022 12:42:36 am (CST)
$120 11/24/2022 12:42:36 am (CST)
$98 11/24/2022 12:42:19 am (CST)
$88 11/24/2022 12:42:19 am (CST)
$30 11/18/2022 12:20:31 am (CST)
$25 11/18/2022 12:20:31 am (CST)
$20 11/18/2022 12:20:17 am (CST)
$15 11/18/2022 12:20:17 am (CST)
$10 11/17/2022 11:45:55 pm (CST)