Millerite and Calcite (old classic locale) ex Whitmore Coll.

Estabrook Park, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin
Miniature, 4.5 x 3.7 x 2.4 cm
Start Time: 05/29/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/02/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A very fine combination specimen from an extinct Milwaukee locale. A showy spray of lustrous, brassy, millerite needles to 2.7 cm is aesthetically set on the side of a vug filled with glassy, translucent, modified calcite scalenohedrons. These came out in the 1960s. Ex Robert Whitmore Collection. Rare and very seldom on the market.

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