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    Calcite
    Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit (Huanggangliang Mine; Huanggang Mine)
    Hexigten Banner (Keshiketeng Co.), Chifeng City (Ulanhad League; Chifeng Prefecture)
    Inner Mongolia
    China

    Presented on a custom acrylic base, this Calcite conjures up terms like "Cotton Candy" and is definitely not a typical looking representation of the common mineral. This gorgeous mass with a balloon shape boasts an idyllic, pink coloration and is rich in saturation. An added bonus of this material is that it will 'glow' red under ultraviolet light due to a fluorescent aspect. From the iconic finds at Huanggang from 2009-2010, such examples are hard to find, and this comes from the private collection of a well-known Changsha dealer. This is a classic on all counts with a fine combination of size, color, form and shape. A bit of staining can be seen near the base and on the back, but the primary display face is quite pristine.
    Measurements: 7.09 x 6.10 x 4.53 inches (18.00 x 15.50 x 11.50 cm)

    Provenance: Ex. Private Chinese Collection


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    2nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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