Sphalerite ex Phila Academy of Sciences

Lane Traprock quarries, Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
Large Cabinet, 8.8 x 5.8 x 5.4 cm
Start Time: 02/25/2021 4:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 03/04/2021 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $130
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder

Item Description

A sharp, lustrous, translucent sphalerite crystal with a golden-green hue to it, perched in classic Westfield matrix of quartz and prehnite. Sphalerite is rare for this locality and this is a beautiful specimen, as well. UNUSUAL! A rare historic specimen. ex Philadelphia Academy of Sciences collection (which sold, but probably should not have been sold, under strange circumstances awhile ago)

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
Private Bidder $130 03/04/2021 11:41:07 am (CST)
Private Bidder $120 03/04/2021 11:41:06 am (CST)
Private Bidder $67 02/27/2021 5:17:14 pm (CST)
Private Bidder $57 02/27/2021 2:00:32 pm (CST)
Private Bidder $54 02/27/2021 2:00:32 pm (CST)
Private Bidder $49 02/26/2021 5:44:17 pm (CST)
Private Bidder $44 02/26/2021 5:44:17 pm (CST)
Private Bidder $38 02/26/2021 3:36:53 am (CST)
Private Bidder $33 02/26/2021 3:36:53 am (CST)
Private Bidder $10 02/25/2021 7:53:57 pm (CST)