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    SONORA SUNSET
    Milpillas Mine
    Sonora
    Mexico
    4.92 x 3.54 x 1.7 inches (12.5 x 9 x 4.34 cm)


    This polished free-form specimen is essentially a mass of Chrysocolla around a patch of Cuprite outlined with some Iron resulting in a fine hand-sized "papwerweight" of Sonora Sunset as the combination is so often called. While these mineral components may not actually have the metaphysical properties often attributed to them, this piece with its gentle coloration and smooth finish does elicit a feeling of peace. This uncommon variety, mined from the renowned Milpillas Mine, was covered by 1,000 feet of gravel.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    23rd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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