Lot 2237: Natural History Quartz on Pyrite Mineral Specimen.
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A sheet of well-formed quartz crystals on a matrix of pyrite-impregnated quartz, many of the crystals naturally frosted and with adhering tiny black crystals of hematite, from Bulgaria. See Bonewitz, Dr. Ronald Louis, Rocks & Minerals, 2008, p.137, 219. 4.74 kg, 35.5cm (14"). 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.