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    SCHORL & QUARTZ
    Davib East Farm 61 (Davib Ost Farm 61), Karibib District, Erongo Region, Namibia

    Erongo Schorls are world famous for variety, size and perfection. This prime example supports that statement. To begin with, it is doubly-terminated and shows stout prisms with brilliant black luster measuring 2.24 x 1.73 inches (5.7 x 4.4 cm) on a granular "Smoky Quartz" matrix. To top it off, it is festooned with numerous tapering Smoky Quartz crystals with dark tips, of good transparency, form and condition. The longest Quartz crystal is approximately 1.65 x 0.55 inches (4.2 x 1.4 cm). The entire specimen is in excellent condition and very aesthetic ... and even more impressive in person.
    Overall measurements: 4.8 x 3.1 x 3.8 inches (12.3 x 8 x 9.7 cm)

    Illustrated: Fong/Walker, M., Neumeier, G., & Walker, J. (Eds.). (2015). The World of Tourmaline: The Gerhard Wagner Collection. Dallas, Texas: Ivy Press. Page 314.


    Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    7th Sunday
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