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    Chengmenshan Mine, Jiujiang Co.
    Jiujiang, Jiangxi

    Presented on a custom engraved acrylic base, this surreal-looking, but natural, specimen of Copper was literally "pulled from the fire" by a miner before being sent to the crusher as a majority of such material was not considered to be more than ore. With appreciation to his foresight, this example stands as a really spectacular representation with a flame-like shape and fiery coloration. With hues ranging from vibrant orange to purplish-red, the relatively thick and stout offering has high visual appeal. The specimen does measure a respectable 5 inches (12.7 cm) across and has a subtle, yet artistic, convex/concave shape for added impact. Both sides of the example could really be the primary display face. This is one vivid piece.
    Measurements: 5.02 x 4.24 x 2.15 inches (12.74 x 10.77 x 5.45 cm)

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    2nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 644

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