Polished Shattuckite slice (2014 find)

Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Miniature, 4.7 x 2.7 x 0.8 cm
Start Time: 04/02/2021 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/08/2021 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $186
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder

Item Description

Beautiful rich variable blue color with striking lighter frond-like sprays along the edges highlight this lustrous, sculptural, two-sided polished slab of shattuckite from this extinct Congo copper mine. The Tantara Mine is occasionally worked by artisanal miners for mineral specimens and this uncommon example is from a limited 2014 find. Shattuckite is a rare secondary copper silicate named after the Type Locality Shattuck Mine at famed Bisbee. RARE as a polished slab from the locale.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
Private Bidder $186 04/08/2021 1:29:11 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $176 04/08/2021 1:28:51 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $169 04/08/2021 1:28:51 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $121 04/04/2021 10:14:58 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $111 04/04/2021 10:14:58 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $85 04/03/2021 2:58:53 pm (CDT)
demacedo $75 04/03/2021 2:58:53 pm (CDT)
demacedo $25 04/03/2021 10:05:03 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $20 04/03/2021 12:37:22 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $15 04/02/2021 11:16:11 pm (CDT)
demacedo $10 04/02/2021 8:28:32 pm (CDT)