Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite and Cuprite

Sounion Mine #6, Lavrion Mining District, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece
Ex. Christos Spiromitros
Small Cabinet, 5.4 x 3.3 x 3.2 cm
Start Time: 05/09/2024 8:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/16/2024 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $50

Item Description

An attractive specimen from the famous Sounion Mine #6 in Lavrion District in Greece featuring lustrous, somewhat chatoyant Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite, along with little octahedral Cuprites that have also been replaced by Malachite, sitting atop oxidized matrix. The largest pseudomorph measures 1.3 cm across. No damage and very showy.
The piece was mined in 2020 and comes from the collection of Christos Spiromitros (#14L).

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Bidding History

Bid Amount Bid Time
$50 05/16/2024 4:08:40 pm (CDT)
$45 05/16/2024 4:08:40 pm (CDT)
$10 05/12/2024 5:06:35 am (CDT)