Large 2.5-pound Chalcocite (classic old locale) David Burgess Coll.

Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana
12.2 x 6.8 x 6.5 cm
Start Time: 01/05/2019 6:45:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 01/10/2019 6:31:35 pm (CST)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $128

Item Description

Classic, very rich and showy large old-time chalcocite ore from the famous mines at Butte. Sharp, charcoal-gray to bronzy-brown chalcocite crystals, to 5 mm, are festooned atop the sculptural matrix of solid granular chalcocite ore matrix. Sparkly, brassy pyrite microcrystals embedded on the vuggy back of the piece are a typical and colorful accessory. Hefty copper ore at 1148 grams or 2.5 pounds mass. Ex David Burgess Collection and comes with a label from noted Colorado dealer, Lazard Cahn, dating from ca. 1908-1940. He died in 1940. valued $1000 or more

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
jga $128 01/10/2019 6:26:35 pm (CST)
frank*gold $118 01/10/2019 5:41:56 pm (CST)
jga $108 01/10/2019 5:23:01 pm (CST)
frank*gold $98 01/09/2019 4:39:50 pm (CST)
usrox $60 01/08/2019 9:52:51 pm (CST)
clinton $32 01/07/2019 6:40:32 pm (CST)
tmr $27 01/07/2019 6:40:32 pm (CST)
clinton $10 01/07/2019 2:29:44 pm (CST)