Natural History - Pyrite with Quartz Mineral Specimen
Antiquities - Natural History
GBP (£) 40 - 60
EUR (€) 47 - 71
USD ($) 52 - 77
Sold for (Inc. premium): £31
A fine specimen of lustrous pyrite (Fool's Gold) with white quartz crystal formations to the surface, in white card tray with label reading: 'Pyrite with Quartz, Huanaco, Peru'. 298 grams, 78mm (3"). 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 :
TimeLine Auctions Ltd arranges printed catalogue rostrum Auctions, eAuctions and Timed Auctions where we offer antiquities, ancient artefacts / artifacts, antiques, collectibles, coins, medals and books for public sale.
Lot No. 200