SMITHSONIAN ROCK SAMPLE.
Lot 184¤
SMITHSONIAN ROCK SAMPLE.
Sold for US$ 610 inc. premium
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SMITHSONIAN ROCK SAMPLE.
A druzy quartz overgrowth over chrysocolla in a geode of the type that might have originated in a mine from the town of Globe, AZ, approximately 90 x 70 mm, mounted on a wooden base bearing a plaque reading: "Presented to Regent James E. Webb by Chancellor Burger on behalf of the Smithsonian Institution, September 24, 1978."

Chief Justice Warren Burger was the Chancellor of the Smithsonian Board of Regents, of which Webb was a member.
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