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    Galena & Marcasite
    Picher Field
    Cherokee Co.
    Kansas, USA

    Galena and Marcasite are bright metallic minerals and when combined they make a striking specimen like this offering. This cabinet-sized plate features dozens of well-formed cubic Galena crystals which have been further coated by thousands of lustrous Marcasite crystals. The result is stunning! The largest Galena crystal measures 6.85 cm and all of the sharp, gorgeous Galena crystals display detailed stepped growth on the faces. The grouping weighs nearly 8 pounds (3.6 kilograms) and rests on a Limestone matrix with the crystals set in different directions creating a highly aesthetic specimen. The Limestone matrix has a remnant collection number of "135." Overall, this is a classic example of the dense material, in great condition, with a provenance out of the Lee Peterson Collection.
    Overall Measurements: 9.06 x 5.51 x 2.76 inches (23.00 x 14.00 x 7.00 cm)

    Provenance: Ex. Lee Peterson Mineral Collection

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

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2021
    17th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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