Topaz w/ Bixbyite (Ted Bartels Coll.)

Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah
4.0 x 2.3 x 1.6 cm
Start Time: 11/01/2018 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 11/08/2018 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $77

Item Description

Six, sharp, splendent metallic-black bixbyite crystals, to 4 mm, are dramatically set on the main crystal and strikingly on a side car of beautiful, champagne-colored topaz crystals from the famous Thomas Range. The crystals have water-clear gem sections with typical areas of rhyolite "sand" included and embedded on the crystals. A pristine, classic and excellent topaz and bixbyite combination thumbnail from the Ted Bartels Collection. It was collected in August of 1994. Little new material has come out in recent years. Here's your chance to get a real cutie. Valued at $250-350.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
dexter $77 11/08/2018 6:19:57 pm (CST)
essebi1987 $55 11/08/2018 5:00:39 pm (CST)
olivier1268 $36 11/08/2018 3:00:15 pm (CST)
dexter $31 11/08/2018 4:34:38 am (CST)
goldfmi $26 11/08/2018 4:34:38 am (CST)
dexter $21 11/07/2018 11:15:22 am (CST)
mineral $15 11/06/2018 6:24:33 pm (CST)
essebi1987 $10 11/06/2018 2:21:18 am (CST)