Tetrahedrite on Quartz (Lockhart Coll.)

Boldut Mine, Cavnic, Maramures Co., Romania
Small Cabinet, 9.0 x 5.5 x 4.0 cm
Start Time: 05/12/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/19/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Classic, splendent, lightly iridescent, charcoal-gray, tetrahedrite crystals to 1.4 cm are richly and aesthetically scattered in clusters or as isolated crystals on the undulating quartz crust covered with needle quartz crystals. Sparkly, tiny pyrite pyritohedrons are super accent. This is an outstanding and aesthetic, older example of the combination species from the well-known Boldut Mine and the Brent Lockhart Collection. Comes with a custom-made and engraved lucite base valued at $150 for free.

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