CLASSIC Large Fluorite Crystal Cluster WOLSENDORF MINE, GERMANY - Ex. Lemanski
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Fluorite with Chalcopyrite and QuartzWolsendorf, Schwarzach bei Nabburg, Schwandorf District, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany17cm x 13.6cm x 3.3cmEx. Horst Windisch CollectionEx. Dr. Eugene Sensel CollectionEx. Chet Lemanski Collection #19227
Description/Interesting Notes: A large and impressive example of fluorite from this classic German locale!!! This specimen consists of a showy plate of sharp, complexly stepped, cubic fluorit...e crystals that exhibit glassy luster and a unique slightly greenish yellow hue!!! The crystals are aesthetically accented by glittery, brassy golden chalcopyrite crystals and selective accents of tiny, reddish hematite-stained quartz crystals!!! A very showy example of this classic material!!! This specimen is from the collection of Chet Lemanski and retains a previous label from the collection of Dr. Eugene Sensel with Horst Windisch collection notation!!! The pics hardly do it justice!!! Must be seen in person to be fully appreciated!!!Good luck and be sure to check out my other exciting mineral auctions on ebay!!!
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