High Atlas Mtn, Atlas Mtn
7.67 x 6.88 x 3.61 inches (19.5 x 17.50x 9.18 cm)
Morocco has become a significant source of fine mineral specimens in recent years, and this outstanding example of Stalactitic Quartz is no exception. Complete with a custom, engraved acrylic base, this stellar specimen looks more like something fantastical from Middle-earth than a decorative collectible mineral. The peachy gray shafts appear as a cave wall, and this unique form of the common Quartz species is not common in any way. This is a significant piece appealing for both its collectability and regal appearance.
Estimate: $300 - up.
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