TUC17A-64
Analcime
$1,800.00
Two-Hug Quarry, King's Valley, Benton Co., Oregon, USA
ex. Robert Trimingham
Cabinet, 11.7 x 7.3 x 2.9 cm
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These remarkable USA-origin analcime crystals are a gorgeously saturated, lustrous, white that I can only describe as being like fine porcelain in color and texture, covering a nicely trimmed matrix plate. The original specimen was nearly 8 inches across, with damage in the middle. Trimming resulted in two fine display-sized specimens, presented here for the first time. I have never seen this quality for sale, from Oregon. Michigan has produced a very few fine specimens from the copper mines, but those are few, and generally smaller. I think this is actually a rather significant USA specimen.