Description

    Velvet and Chatoyant Malachite
    Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts., Cochise County, Arizona, USA

    A large cabinet sized combination of lovely banded chatoyant edges and velvety, botryoidal shapes, all rendered in classic Malachite green color. The sinuous Malachite coating smooths out the angular outlines of chocolate brown, breccia fragments, which loosely filled a fissure in the ore body. The complex form is in excellent to pristine condition with only a couple of tiny "scuffs." This is a classic Bisbee Malachite specimen of a bygone era.
    Overall Measurements: 4.8 x 4.0 x 3.3 inches (12.1 x 10.2 x 8.3 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Ex. Don Baker Collection, ex. James Melton Collection


    Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    4th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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