Orthoclase Feldspar (historic set)

Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Miniature, 4.9 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm
Start Time: 11/18/2021 6:45:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 11/27/2021 6:30:00 pm (CST)
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Current Bid: $189
High Bidder: Private Bidder
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Item Description

Long before the California pegmatites had been discovered, the pegmatites of central Connecticut produced many great mineral specimens, including the best US Beryls and Tourmalines. The Feldspars have always been considered the poor relations from there, but these three Orthoclase crystals are exceptional for the area. They are sharp and terminated, and while not glamorous, you would be hard pressed to find their equal from these historic pegmatites. From the collection of East Coast collector, George Elling, specializing in historic minerals of the East Coast and minerals from the development of old European mineralogy.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
Private Bidder $189 11/25/2021 7:59:39 am (CST)
jmzdrum91 $179 11/25/2021 7:59:39 am (CST)
Private Bidder $167 11/25/2021 7:59:34 am (CST)
jmzdrum91 $157 11/25/2021 7:59:34 am (CST)
Private Bidder $137 11/23/2021 1:54:14 am (CST)
jmzdrum91 $127 11/23/2021 1:54:14 am (CST)
jmzdrum91 $120 11/21/2021 7:25:55 pm (CST)
Private Bidder $110 11/21/2021 7:25:54 pm (CST)
Private Bidder $89 11/21/2021 7:25:34 pm (CST)
jmzdrum91 $79 11/21/2021 7:25:33 pm (CST)
Private Bidder $67 11/21/2021 8:26:39 am (CST)
jmzdrum91 $57 11/21/2021 8:26:38 am (CST)
jmzdrum91 $10 11/20/2021 6:35:53 pm (CST)