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    BLUE ANHYDRITE & WHITE CALCITE
    Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
    "Subtle Cool" is a good descriptor for this pastel blue confection. A multitude of randomly arranged blades of powder-blue Anhydrite are coyly peeking out from a "frosting" of colorless Dog-Tooth Spar, as this type of Calcite is known. The Anhydrite is unusually pure in color - a clean sky-blue without a hint of grey. This is the largest and best piece to emerge to date, and features a complete 5-inch radial flower of sky blue Anhydrites on one end. Far larger than most groupings of Anhydrite, it is also in far better condition than most specimens, with no distracting "dings" to detract from extended contemplation. Worthy of inclusion in any museum collection, this sizable Mexican treasure measures 10 x 7 ½ x 3 ½ inches.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    17th Sunday
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