Scorodite (old classic) Kay Robertson Coll.

Cornwall, England
2.8 x 2.4 x 1.8 cm
Start Time: 09/05/2019 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 09/12/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $111

Item Description

Scintillating, translucent, frosted, gray-blue scorodite microcrystals fill a sculptural vug in the quartz-rich gossan matrix of this classic old-time thumbnail from the historic mines of Cornwall. Ex Kay Robertson Collection # 4811 and acquired from Norm Dawson at the 1966 Lochheed Show. Kay is a prominent California collector, who specialized in European classics (see the article in the March-April, 2007 Mineralogical Record and the 50+ page article in the German Magazine "Mineralien-Welt" November-December 2017). Classic Cornwall scorodite, possibly from the famous Wheal Gorland Mine, active from the 1700s or earlier until 1909.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
weloganites $111 09/12/2019 6:18:11 pm (CDT)
saveahorse $101 09/12/2019 6:18:11 pm (CDT)
saveahorse $101 09/12/2019 6:12:53 pm (CDT)
weloganites $95 09/12/2019 6:12:51 pm (CDT)
saveahorse $85 09/12/2019 6:11:51 pm (CDT)
henwoodite $75 09/12/2019 6:11:51 pm (CDT)
henwoodite $75 09/12/2019 6:01:42 pm (CDT)
weloganites $65 09/12/2019 6:01:41 pm (CDT)
henwoodite $50 09/12/2019 3:54:15 pm (CDT)
tblackwood1 $45 09/12/2019 3:54:15 pm (CDT)
tblackwood1 $45 09/12/2019 3:45:26 pm (CDT)
escalade1602 $40 09/12/2019 3:45:26 pm (CDT)
escalade1602 $40 09/09/2019 3:47:37 pm (CDT)
henwoodite $35 09/09/2019 3:47:37 pm (CDT)
henwoodite $35 09/09/2019 3:10:53 pm (CDT)
uk26 $32 09/09/2019 3:10:53 pm (CDT)
uk26 $15 09/08/2019 4:36:55 pm (CDT)
weloganites $10 09/08/2019 3:38:48 pm (CDT)
weloganites $10 09/08/2019 4:36:55 pm (CDT)