Plumbogummite ps. After Pyromorphite (2014 find)

Yangshuo Mine, Guilin Pref., Guangxi Zhuang A.R., China
8.7 x 6.4 x 6.0 cm
Start Time: 12/20/2018 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 01/03/2019 6:55:56 pm (CST)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $575

Item Description

A dramatic, sculptural, 360-degree small cabinet cluster from the recent Chinese finds that brought the mineral world striking and colorful Plumbogummite pseudomorphs after huge Pyromorphite crystals. This vertically-oriented cluster has crystals that reach up to a large 6.3 cm in length and exhibit striking hopper growth at the terminations. The pretty light, sky-blue color on the upper 2/3 of their length is quite attractive, and it grades to a lustrous olive-green near the bases. The green is the remnant of their original Pyromorphite, and there are smaller crystals on this piece that are still nearly all Pyromorphite. Superb all around, and balanced, this is one of the better small cabinets from the famous 2014 finds (we bought most of them, early, in China). I have seen comparable specimens on the market valued $2500-5000. I value this at more like $1200-1500, direct from the source in large deals. This is a fantastic pseudomorph with huge crystals.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
archwire2 $575 01/03/2019 6:50:56 pm (CST)
zinc9 $550 01/03/2019 6:49:07 pm (CST)
archwire2 $525 01/03/2019 6:47:09 pm (CST)
zinc9 $500 01/03/2019 6:46:49 pm (CST)
archwire2 $500 01/03/2019 6:46:49 pm (CST)
zinc9 $490 01/03/2019 6:41:56 pm (CST)
archwire2 $480 01/03/2019 6:41:30 pm (CST)
zinc9 $460 01/03/2019 6:41:02 pm (CST)
archwire2 $450 01/03/2019 6:39:27 pm (CST)
zinc9 $430 01/03/2019 6:39:03 pm (CST)
archwire2 $420 01/03/2019 6:37:02 pm (CST)
zinc9 $400 01/03/2019 6:35:21 pm (CST)
archwire2 $390 01/03/2019 6:34:20 pm (CST)
zinc9 $380 01/03/2019 6:33:46 pm (CST)
archwire2 $380 01/03/2019 6:33:46 pm (CST)
zinc9 $370 01/03/2019 6:33:00 pm (CST)
jeweler $360 01/03/2019 6:30:09 pm (CST)
zinc9 $350 01/03/2019 6:29:22 pm (CST)
archwire2 $330 01/03/2019 6:28:55 pm (CST)
jeweler $320 01/03/2019 6:28:06 pm (CST)
archwire2 $320 01/03/2019 6:28:06 pm (CST)
jeweler $310 01/03/2019 6:27:49 pm (CST)
archwire2 $300 01/03/2019 6:27:49 pm (CST)
jeweler $290 01/03/2019 6:27:08 pm (CST)
zinc9 $265 01/03/2019 6:26:46 pm (CST)
jeweler $255 01/03/2019 6:26:42 pm (CST)
archwire2 $250 01/03/2019 6:26:42 pm (CST)
jeweler $240 01/03/2019 6:26:14 pm (CST)
zinc9 $230 01/03/2019 6:26:14 pm (CST)
jeweler $220 01/03/2019 6:26:03 pm (CST)
archwire2 $210 01/03/2019 6:26:03 pm (CST)
jeweler $200 01/03/2019 6:25:57 pm (CST)
archwire2 $200 01/03/2019 6:25:38 pm (CST)
jeweler $190 01/03/2019 6:25:23 pm (CST)
archwire2 $180 01/03/2019 6:25:23 pm (CST)
jeweler $170 01/03/2019 6:25:06 pm (CST)
zinc9 $160 01/03/2019 6:25:06 pm (CST)
jeweler $150 01/03/2019 6:23:04 pm (CST)
zinc9 $140 01/03/2019 6:23:04 pm (CST)
jeweler $130 01/03/2019 4:38:43 pm (CST)
mineraldv $120 01/03/2019 8:19:15 am (CST)
dlue1982 $96 12/26/2018 10:08:41 am (CST)
mineraldv $86 12/26/2018 10:08:41 am (CST)
dlue1982 $76 12/23/2018 11:00:13 pm (CST)
tmr $71 12/23/2018 11:00:13 pm (CST)
dlue1982 $35 12/22/2018 5:54:12 pm (CST)
rocko $30 12/22/2018 5:54:12 pm (CST)
dlue1982 $10 12/22/2018 3:42:49 am (CST)