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    Pyromorphite
    Daoping Mine (Tangping Mine)
    Gongcheng Co., Guilin, Guangxi
    China

    Dating back to the early 2000s, this finer specimen presented on a custom engraved acrylic base is a top Pyromorphite from the Daoping Mine, in the Guangxi region of China, out of the collection of legendary collector Dr. Steve Smale. This example boasts a consistent greenish-yellow overall coloration as well as relatively robust undamaged crystals which jump off the matrix like flames rising into the air. This piece representing the unusual style of the "older" finds is extremely aesthetic, and has excellent provenance.
    Measurements: 2.19 x 1.58 x 1.40 inches (5.57 x 4.02 x 3.55 cm)

    Provenance: Ex. Steve Smale Collection


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    2nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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