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    Astrophyllite Nodule Pair
    Eveslogchorr Mountain
    Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula
    Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region
    Russia

    This mesmerizing geodic pair of rare Astrophyllite displays amazing luster with golden-copper "needles." This nodule has been cracked open to reveal lovely sprays of dark, submetallic fibrous crystals against a light milky matrix. Each half of the geode exhibits hundreds of small, thin radiating sprays resembling an impressive fireworks display. Crystals are abundant on the obverse side as well. This unique example will surely add a spark to any collection.
    Overall Measurements: 3.39 x 2.93 x 1.52 inches (8.61 x 7.45 x 3.85 cm)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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