Wavellite (beautiful color)

James Zigras Mine, Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA
Cabinet, 12.9 x 5.4 x 5.1 cm
Start Time: 07/17/2021 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 07/22/2021 6:35:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Beautiful, sparkly, transluent, blue-green bladed wavellite botryoids, to about 8 mm, line a sculptural vug in the large brecciated matrix. The broken botryoids on the vug periphery reveal the striking, radial, bi-colored growth of the glassy blades, adding interest and contrast. A very fine complement to previous Zigras Mine wavellite specimen. A highly desirable and uncommon bluish-green color on this impressive large piece from circa 2010 finds at Avant, and a unique pocket. Valued at $1500-2000

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