Johannsenite (RARE) w/ gem Sphalerite (J.H. Marshall Coll.)

Iron Cap Mine, Aravaipa, Graham Co., Arizona
Small Cabinet, 8.4 x 4.9 x 4.6 cm
Start Time: 06/01/2009 6:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/11/2009 6:22:31 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Johannsenite is a RARE pyroxene group silicate and this EXCELLENT, combination specimen features a VERY RICH coverage of sprays of black to brown to olive green, johannsenite needles on the 3-dimensional matrix. A SUPER bonus are the two, very well-placed, GEM, olive-green sphalerite crystals to 1.1 cm. This is an EXCEPTIONAL piece from the well-known Iron Cap Mine of Arizona. Ex J.H. Marshall Collection. Seldom on the market in this combination quality and richness. Valued $400-500

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