Description

    Pyrite
    Spruce claim (Spruce Ridge)
    Goldmyer Hot Springs
    King Co.
    Washington, USA
    4.92 x 3.39 x 3.54 inches (12.49 x 8.62 x 9.00 cm)


    The Spruce Claim is a well-known location for aesthetic, museum quality examples of Pyrite and Quartz. This interesting specimen features several cubes of striated golden Pyrite interwoven within the splayed spray of clear Quartz points which radiate up and out from the base matrix. One of the larger two cubes of Pyrite exhibits some linear cracking which actually looks to have been caused by the penetration of a Quartz crystal. The big cube, as is the entire piece, is, nonetheless, stable. This fabulous combination of great form and unique association is bolstered by variations in the sizes of the cubes and crystal points.

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


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    8th-15th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
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