Rhodochrosite with Fluorite

01-06 Pocket, Fluorite Raise, Sweet Home Mine, Mount Bross, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado, USA
Miniature, 4.4 x 4.0 x 2.6 cm
Start Time: 09/16/2021 8:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 09/23/2021 6:55:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $525
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder

Item Description

Sweet Home Rhodochrosites are beloved around the world as they are simply some of, if not the best crystallized examples of the species extant.  Their beauty is enhanced when they are associated with another colorful mineral, such as Fluorite.  This miniature sized specimen features a robust, sharp, lustrous, gorgeous pinkish-red color rhomb of Rhodochrosite associated with very gemmy purple cubic Fluorite crystals on a few sides.  Admittedly, there is a bit of roughness around the periphery, but looking closely you'll see that the underside of the Rhodo is actually crystallized (though cleaved on the back), and even though several of the Fluorite crystals are contacted, you can still clearly see many undamaged cubic faces.  The color combination along with the fact that the Rhodo crystal GLOWS with color when backlit, easily make up for the roughness on the specimen.  If you've always wanted a good sized crystal of this world-famous material for a great price, don't pass this one up as it is an excellent representation of these iconic specimens.  Priced in our inventory at $3,500.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
Private Bidder $525 09/23/2021 6:47:04 pm (CDT)
DMT $500 09/23/2021 6:40:49 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder * $480 09/23/2021 6:39:37 pm (CDT)
DMT $470 09/23/2021 6:39:37 pm (CDT)
DMT * $460 09/23/2021 6:39:07 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder * $460 09/23/2021 6:39:07 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $450 09/23/2021 6:33:38 pm (CDT)
DMT $440 09/23/2021 6:30:10 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $435 09/23/2021 6:30:10 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $430 09/23/2021 6:16:19 pm (CDT)
DMT $420 09/23/2021 6:16:19 pm (CDT)
DMT $370 09/23/2021 6:02:34 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $360 09/23/2021 6:02:34 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $310 09/23/2021 1:40:11 pm (CDT)
DMT $300 09/23/2021 1:40:11 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $290 09/23/2021 1:40:06 pm (CDT)
DMT $280 09/23/2021 1:40:06 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $270 09/21/2021 8:06:19 pm (CDT)
DMT $260 09/21/2021 8:06:19 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $250 09/21/2021 8:06:13 pm (CDT)
DMT $240 09/21/2021 8:06:13 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $230 09/21/2021 8:06:04 pm (CDT)
DMT $220 09/21/2021 8:06:04 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $210 09/21/2021 8:05:59 pm (CDT)
DMT $200 09/21/2021 8:05:59 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $190 09/21/2021 8:03:13 pm (CDT)
DMT $180 09/21/2021 8:03:12 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $170 09/21/2021 12:20:27 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $160 09/18/2021 11:20:18 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder * $150 09/18/2021 11:20:12 pm (CDT)
DMT * $150 09/18/2021 11:20:12 pm (CDT)
DMT $140 09/18/2021 11:20:07 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $130 09/18/2021 11:20:07 pm (CDT)
DMT $120 09/18/2021 11:19:52 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $110 09/18/2021 11:19:52 pm (CDT)
DMT $100 09/18/2021 11:19:45 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $90 09/18/2021 11:19:45 pm (CDT)
DMT $80 09/18/2021 7:58:28 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $70 09/18/2021 7:58:28 am (CDT)
DMT $60 09/17/2021 11:33:09 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $50 09/17/2021 11:33:09 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $25 09/17/2021 11:32:47 pm (CDT)
DMT $20 09/17/2021 11:32:47 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $15 09/17/2021 8:42:28 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $10 09/17/2021 6:14:03 pm (CDT)
* Proxy Bid Battle: In the event of two customers inputting matching proxy bids, the leading bid goes to the earliest of the two proxy bids. Tie winners are shown in bold.