Description

    Stibnite
    Lushi Co., Sanmenxia Prefecture, Henan Province, China

    This fine Stibnite is from Lushi County and features multiple terminated prisms of brilliant, metallic luster, intergrown in a "jack-straw" type of arrangement common to Chinese specimens. One of the crystals shows a bend near the termination, which is a tribute to the sectile nature of Stibnite. It sits upright in its custom acrylic base.
    Overall Measurements: 4.0 x 2.0 x 7.3 inches (10.2 x 5.1 x 18.4 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Ex. Hoppel Collection (#D2219)


    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    4th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
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