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    Description

    Sonora Sunset
    Milpillas Mine
    Sonora
    Mexico
    5.51 x 2.91 x 2.32 inches (14.00 x 7.40 x 5.90 cm)

    There is a bit of variety to the material from the Milpillas Mine in Sonora, Mexico consisting of Cuprite, Chrysocolla and Chalcotricite known as "Sonora Sunset" for obvious reasons. This free-form example is unique in having essentially two polished main faces. The colors are somewhat muted with the orange reddish portion leaning towards a rust color, and the blue-green going to a dark sea foam with veining.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    12th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 535

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