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    DRUZY CHRYSOCOLLA SCULPTURE
    Bagdad Mine (Cyprus Bagdad Copper Mine), Bagdad, Eureka District, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
    This spectacular polished Chrysocolla sculpture is an excellent example of the better material from the famous Bagdad Mine. Featuring banding of blue Azurite and green Malachite, this highly polished specimen shows all of the colors of the natural copper minerals from this location. The Chrysocolla ranges in color from robin's egg blue to turquoise and includes multiple pockets of druzy Quartz which are highly unusual and prized by collectors. The pockets reflect light from all angles and add to the beauty of this huge specimen which is the largest and finest of its type. There is no more of this material available, and this specimen is the last large example from this noted location. 12 in. x 24 in. x 16 in. (30 cm x 60 cm x 40 cm)


    Estimate: $60,000 - $75,000.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    20th Sunday
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