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    Azurite
    Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

    A perfectly lovely mineral sonata, complete with variations on the theme: "Azurite." The exposition begins with a thin blue layer over-coating the reddish orange matrix and outlining the perimeter of the "display " area. Within that thin, blue line, rounded forms exhibit the previously mentioned variations, involving both luster and color: reniform areas of medium to dark blue, with softly gleaming surfaces, are surrounded by ones bearing sparkling, druzy areas, whose color ranges from almost black, to tones of medium blue. Condition is pristine with any "damage" contributing to its aesthetic allure.
    Overall Measurements: 4.9 x 4.1 x 2.9 inches (12.5 x 10.3 x 7.4 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Ex. Bruce Mead Collection, ex. Don Baker Collection, ex. James Melton Collection


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    4th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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