Description

    Baryte
    Dal'negorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District
    Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region
    Russia
    6.88 x 6.65 x 3.93 inches (17.5 x 16.9 x 10 cm)

    This massive piece of Baryte with Quartz is essentially a giant layered "bowl" with several minerals in a unique association. In addition to the rare circular shape, this specimen - collected some 20 years ago - features druzy Quartz crystals as well as even "micro" Pyrite crystals with the Baryte resulting in a really unusual assemblage from Dal'negorsk in Russia which, of course, is a very well-known locality to serious mineral collectors. This is a truly amazing piece that comes from a classic place in a very remote region.

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


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    Auction Dates
    Feb-Mar, 2016
    25th-3rd Thursday-Thursday
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