DescriptionHICKORYITE RHYOLITE SPHERE
Near Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
Very similar to the "Wonderstone" Rhyolite found in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada; Hickoryite is also a Rhyolite showing concentric bands of ocher, pastel pink and orange enclosed in a tan matrix of very fine texture. It takes a fine polish and the banding is quite a bit more delicate than the Nevada equivalent. One of the banded areas shows a fine 'bulls-eye' pattern that is connsidered quite desirable among afficionados of lapidary items. This specimen measures 2.56 inches (6.5 cm) in diameter and is in excellent condition.
Offered at no reserve.
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