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    "Sonora Sunset" Sculpture
    Milpillas Mine
    Sonora
    Mexico

    "Sonora Sunset" or "Sonora Sunrise" is a semi-precious gemstone mined from the iconic Milpillas Mine in Sonora, Mexico. This "Sonora Sunset" sculpture is the perfect size - not too small, not too big. It has an "organic" cut with many polished, undulating slopes. The color distribution is almost perfectly split half and half, as a line of black Iron bisects the piece down the middle. One half is a "sea foam" green color Chrysocolla, and the other is fiery red Cuprite. The Cuprite section is accented with spots of orangey-red Chalcotricite. There is no doubt this is an amazing piece in excellent condition.
    Overall Measurements: 8.27 x 5.91 x 5.12 inches (21.00 x 15.00 x 13.00 cm)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


    Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    2nd Thursday
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