Current Bid: $2,980.00w/ Buyer's Premium:$2,980.00
Bidding Ends: 09/23/2021 10:03 AM CDT
High Bidder: S****H
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Buyers Premium: 0%
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COLLECTIBLE: Two halves of the same geode, a.k.a amethyst cathedral, are lined with medium to small size, translucent to transparent, terminated amethyst crystals with a few druzy, white and translucent calcite crystals scattered inside.
The color of the amethyst is slightly faded, loss of its vividness is likely due to their placement under direct sunlight, although they retain the dark purple color.
Standing on their flattened base. 46” tall, 13” at the bottom and 6” at the top. There is no evidence of repair or enhancement observed.
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