Natural History - Citrine 'Porcupine' Mineral Specimen
Antiquities - Natural History
GBP (£) 30 - 40
EUR (€) 36 - 47
USD ($) 39 - 52
Sold for (Inc. premium): £99
A fine formation of orange citrine crystals on a matrix, in white card tray with label reading: 'Citrine Porcupine, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil'. 160 grams, 83mm (3 1/4"). Extremely fine condition. [No Reserve]
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.
Saturday 25th March 2017 :
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Lot No. 468