Description

    STIBNITE
    Baia Sprie Mine (Felsöbánya Mine), Baia Sprie, Maramure? Co., Romania

    This is an atypical Stibnite consisting of hundreds of needle-like crystals bearing a 'frosting' of tabular blades of colorless Baryte. There are literally hundreds of the clear crystals clinging like snowflakes to the upper and side parts of the Stibnites - a proverbial winter wonderland. This is a fairly large group of Stibnite crystals, but there is no matrix, as they are joined together at the base. The specimen condition is excellent. See the 360 degree video of this specimen which is available online.
    Overall Measurements: 8.0 x 5.25 x 7.0 inches (20.32 x 13.34 x 17.78 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Minerals America, ex. Lyle Peters Collection [Hoppel #D2172]
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    4th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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