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Crystal Classics - Der Hammerstein Auctions

13th April 2018

Hello, all!

This week we have auctions from Crystal Classics Auctions Ltd. and Crystal Classics USA ending Sunday 15th April. Some of the specimens live from 4.30pm (GMT) include:

- A magnificent specimen of glassy, bottle-green Actinolite crystals in a ground-mass of creamy-white Talc

- Deep milk chocolate-brown shells of Goethite, with dark brown edges form superb pseudomorphs after Anglesite crystals

- A cluster of colourless to milky-white Quartz crystals on a thin plate of Quartz matrix

- A mixed sulphide matrix of Quartz, Tennantite and Pyrite is completely covered with colourless and clear small acicular Quartz crystals

- A small cabinet specimen of lilac-purple Fluorite from Frazer's Hush mine, England, with characteristic daylight fluorescence

- A small cabinet specimen of powder-ink blue Azurite as a thick drusy, botryoidal crust covering an underlying rectangular plate of orange-ochre limonitic matrix

- A matrix-less, cabinet sized specimen of intergrown masses of metallic steel-grey Sphalerite crystals and brassy-golden Pyrite crystals

- A superb cabinet specimen of well crystallised Cordierite occurring as a jumble of large barrel-shaped crystals

- A miniature of lustrous lemon-yellow Mimetite crystals growing flat against a granular quartz matrix completely encrusted with beautiful micro-sprays of acicular Goethite

- A great, off-matrix Tourmaline specimen from the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil

- A superb small miniature of sharp, particularly well-formed crystals of Rhodonite emerge in parallel alignment from a matrix of bright silver Galena.

- A narrow rectangular plate of mixed quartz and Galena matrix is richly coated with colourless Quartz crystals topped with rhombohedral Rhodochrosite crystals

And many more, follow the links to see!

Crystal Classics Auctions Ltd - http://auction6.mineral-auctions.com/
Crystal Classics USA - http://auction7.mineral-auctions.com/


Actinolite

Goethite

Tennantite

Quartz

Fluorite

Azurite

Pyrite

Cordierite

Tourmaline

Rhodonite

Mimetite

Rhodochrosite
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