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    Phosgenite
    Mammoth-St Anthony Mine, St. Anthony Deposit, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA

    "Lustrous single crystal 1.5 inches in diameter and a cm thick. Got the specimen from Sol Shalevitz."
    - Rock H. Currier

    Phosgenite is one of those minerals whose reported localities are considerably more numerous than the ones that have produced specimens of any significance, especially when considered from the standpoint of size and/or esthetics. This baby has both - a really rare treasure to say the least. It has a custom acrylic stand.
    Overall Measurements: 1.2 x 1.0 x 0.4 inches (3.0 x 2.5 x 1.0 cm)
    Offered at no reserve

    Provenance: Ex. Sol Shalevitz Collection [RHC #771, acquired 1967]

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




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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