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    AMAZONITE
    Big Indian Project, Divide, Teller Co., Colorado, USA

    Although there is a "Wild Blue Indian Prospect" in Teller Co., Colorado, there seems to be no record of a "Big Indian Project". Since Divide is in Teller County, it is probably safe to assume that the county location can be relied upon. Whichever location is correct may be open to discussion but the specimen is clearly Colorado material. This unusual group consists of ~10 turquoise blue, elongate Amazonite crystals with associated smoky Quartz and a small amount of White Feldspar. All of the Amazonites are in excellent condition with no damage, while one of Quartz crystals was the victim of 'pocket collapse' sometime after emplacement but before mining. The longest crystal is approximately 3.15 inches (8.0 cm) in length.
    Overall measurements: 4.25 x 4 x 2.75 inches (10.8 x 10.2 x 7.0 cm). Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Keith Proctor [Hoppel Catalog # D0019]


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


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    2nd Sunday
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