Group of Fourteen African Minerals
Lot 1233¤
Group of Fourteen African Minerals
Sold for US$ 3,660 inc. premium
Auction Details
Natural History New York
27 May 2010 13:00 EDT

Auction 18252
Lot Details
Without Reserve

Property from the Collection of Sam Nasser

Group of Fourteen African Minerals
Including a fine epidote cluster, Keyes, Mali, 3 x 2 ½ x 2 ½ in; a bright blue celestite with a large single crystal (height 2in), Majunga Province, Madagascar, 4 x 4 x 3in; an doubly-terminated enhydro amethyst with smoky quartz scepter, Brandenberg, Namibia, length 3 ½ in; an andradite garnet, Keyes, Mali; a vanadinite, Mibladen Morocco; a yellow fluorite with goethite, El Hamoud, Morocco; an anglesite, Toussite, Ouida, Morocco, with collection label from Edward R. Cole; a fluorite with quartz, Riemvasaak, North Cape Province, South Africa; a rhodochrosite, Kuruman, South Africa; a barite with malachite inclusions, Shaba Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo; beryl var. aquamarine, Erongo Mountains, Namibia, with a Kristalle Laguna Beach, CA label; and three malachite stalactite cross-section slices, including one with with excellent chatoyancy, Shaba Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The illustration shows only a partial selection of the items in the group. (14)

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