Kammererite (Chrome Clinochlore) ex Bird Coll.

Kop Krom Mine, Erzerum Province, Turkey
Miniature, 4.0 x 2.7 x 0.9 cm
Start Time: 03/09/2009 8:20:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 03/19/2009 8:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Kammererite is the rare, chrome-rich variety of clinochlore. There is nothing that quite matches the vivid purple-red hue of kammererite as found in a series of remarkable pockets some 20 years ago at the top locality, the Kop Krom Mine in Turkey. This EXCELLENT specimen features discrete, beautifully gem crystals to 7 mm AESTHETICALLY scattered on a matrix plate COVERED with kammererite microcrystals! Valued at $500-700. Ex Jaime Bird Collection.

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