Lot 2222: Natural History - Quartz and Calcite Mineral Specimen.
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: An unusual growth of radiating quartz crystals with an overgrowth on two sides of white, nailhead calcite crystals, from Bulgaria. See Bonewitz, Dr. Ronald Louis, Rocks & Minerals, 2008, p.177, 219. 3.66 kg, 18cm (7"). Property of a Gloucestershire gentleman; inherited from his grandfather; found Rodopi Mountain region; collected 1930-1990 by the late Marin Savov of Pamporovo, Bulgaria. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.