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    CUBANITE on MATRIX
    Henderson #2 Mine, Chibougamau, Nord-du-Quebec, Quebec, Canada

    Companion piece to Lot 87089 but in this case the Cubanite crystal group is on matrix. There are several crystals on this piece: one is a classic 'twin' type 1.18 inches (3.0 cm) across, another is a single crystal ~ one inch (2.5 cm) long, and the last is an inconsequential one on one side of the matrix. Minor nicking to one edge of the twin, else excellent condition. There is variable iridescence to Cubanite surfaces, otherwise typical 'brassy' luster.
    Overall measurements: 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.25 inches (8.9 x 6.4 x 3.2 cm). Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Tyson's Fine Minerals [Hoppel Catalog # D0290]


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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    2nd Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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