Mimetite - old classic (Rock Currier Collection)

Potosi Mine, West Camp, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Small Cabinet, 7.5 x 5 .0 x 2.5 cm
Start Time: 10/07/2021 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 10/14/2021 6:35:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $263
Winning Bidder: andrew_rocks

Item Description

This is a very heavy, shiny, 3-dimensional example fo the old classic material for mimetite from Mexico, from the 1980s and before. Heavy at 246 grams, heavier than it looks. This piece has unusually large ball-like aggregates to 3.5 cm across, super luster better than most, and a nice shape. Matt McGill lead minerals collection, formerly ex. Rock Currier (his number on bottom) and the late great legendary collector and dealer Willard Perkins; RHC 3688, http://www.mindat.org/7MJ-FNC. This is a crazy good example of this material with excellent proportions, and provenance ! valued $1250-1500 and comes with a custom engraved lucite base

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
andrew_rocks $263 10/14/2021 6:27:43 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $253 10/14/2021 6:27:43 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $233 10/14/2021 5:49:10 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $223 10/14/2021 5:49:05 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $221 10/14/2021 5:49:05 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $211 10/12/2021 1:43:08 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $203 10/12/2021 1:43:08 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $185 10/09/2021 9:23:49 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $175 10/09/2021 9:23:49 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $165 10/08/2021 7:50:57 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $155 10/08/2021 7:50:56 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $20 10/08/2021 6:44:28 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $15 10/08/2021 6:44:28 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $10 10/08/2021 6:43:54 pm (CDT)