Stibnite (uncommon Locale) ex Jaime Bird Coll.

Rip Van Winkle Claim, Antimony Peak, San Benito Co., California
Miniature, 3.9 x 1.1 x 0.6 cm
Start Time: 05/04/2009 8:20:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/14/2009 8:14:41 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed

Item Description

Lustrous, metallic-gray stibnite blades form a striking and aesthetic specimen from an extinct and very less well-known California antimony-mining locale - the Rip Van Winkle Claim in San Benito County. EXTREMELY RARE on the market. Ex Jaime Bird Collection and the label with the piece has a 1973 date on it.

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