Tourmaline with Albite (ex Heinz Gugeler Collection)

Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
5.3 x 4.8 x 4.0 cm
Start Time: 11/19/2020 9:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 11/28/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
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Current Bid: $249
High Bidder: GODmadeEverthing!
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Item Description

A wonderful small cabinet / large miniature specimen from the most famous Tourmaline locality in Pakistan. A pair of gorgeous, sharp, lustrous, polychrome Tourmaline crystals which feature blue-green terminations that transition into more of a an olive green hue, and then into a very dark (almost black) green hue throughout the rest of the prisms are beautifully sitting in the center of a gorgeous "rose"-shaped group of bladed off-white colored crystals of Albite (var "Cleavelandite"). The piece is nearly a complete "floater" as it is crystallized on all sides, but a few contacts prevent it from being a true "floater". No major damage on the display side, and the piece sits well on its own without the aid of a base or clay. The piece comes with a couple dealer labels, one of which states the piece is from the collection of Heinz Gugeler. Valued at $1,500 retail.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
GODmadeEverthing! $249 11/22/2020 5:33:23 pm (CST)