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    Baryte
    Dazhuhe Mn deposit, Wanyuan Co.
    Dazhou, Sichuan
    China

    The sheer magnitude of this enormous Baryte measuring over 13 inches (33 cm) across is quite majestic with an abundance of superb golden-brown crystals populating the massive plate. Two extremely large, and rather discrete, sections comprise this colossal specimen. Surprisingly discovered during 2020, with the pandemic impacting most operations, the mineral treasure with outstanding saturated golden color is museum-worthy for its size and quality. The combination of visual aesthetics makes this an extremely special offering of an uncommon variety with fine luster. Minimal contact damage is visible, but, overall, this representation is in great condition. The weighty piece is not fragile and much sturdier than it looks.
    Measurements: 13.78 x 7.48 x 4.33 inches (35.00 x 19.00 x 11.00 cm)


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    2nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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