large Calcite w/ phantom

Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
Ex. Chet Lemanski
Large Cabinet, 18.7 x 9.8 x 9.3 cm
Start Time: 11/17/2022 7:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 11/26/2022 6:30:00 pm (CST)
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Current Bid: $70
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Item Description

Impressive and sculptural large cluster of variably-sized parallel-growth calcite crystals from the famous Sweetwater Mine. The translucent, waxy luster creamy crystals are strikingly enhanced by the internal cross-hatched patterns. The piece has a surprising fine BONUS. Backlighting reveals a large phantom of an earlier generation calcite scalenohedron. The broken base shows the gemmier, straw-yellow scalenohedron. Ex Chet Lemanski Collection No. 07794 and acquired in 1997. Mass is 1679 grams or 3.7 pounds. Complete all-around and pristine. Classic and excellent large two-generation calcite from the locale.

Bidding History

Bid Amount Bid Time
$70 11/25/2022 7:57:44 pm (CST)
$60 11/25/2022 7:57:44 pm (CST)
$33 11/25/2022 1:02:08 pm (CST)
$28 11/25/2022 1:02:08 pm (CST)
$23 11/21/2022 8:17:30 pm (CST)
$18 11/21/2022 8:17:30 pm (CST)
$10 11/20/2022 1:15:45 pm (CST)