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Natural History - Amethyst 'Porcupine' Mineral Specimen

Antiquities - Natural History


LOT 409

Estimate
GBP (£) 20 - 30
EUR (€) 23 - 35
USD ($) 25 - 38

Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1
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NATURAL HISTORY - AMETHYST 'PORCUPINE' MINERAL SPECIMEN

A fine specimen of deep purple amethyst crystals formation, in white card tray with label reading: 'Amethyst Porcupine, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil'. 54 grams, 43mm (1 3/4"). Extremely fine condition. [No Reserve]

Provenance
From a historic ‘Victorian Museum’ collection; from the stock of Gregory, Bottley & Lloyd (1981-2014); formerly with Gregory, Bottley & Co. (1932-1981) and previously with J. R. Gregory & Co. (1898-1932); originally in the collection of the famous James Reynolds Gregory (1858-1898). This item is part of a historic collection of fossils and minerals which has recently been reviewed by leading geological expert Dr. Ronald Bonewitz.

Date
Saturday 25th March 2017 :
Natural History

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1

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The Court House
363 Main Road, Harwich
Essex, CO12 4DN

Auction begins at 10 am GMT

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