Azurite, Daye Mine, Hubei Province, China, Mined c. 2003, Kalaskie Collection #767, Medium Cabinet 7.0 x 8.0 x 9.0 cm, $1500. Online 10/2.
Nice large ball of azurite from mining circa 2003. Complete on all sides and in excellent condition with trivial edge rubs. These have largely disappeared from the market as the oxidized section of the ore body has diminished. Color is richer and darker in person. Betty Kalaskie Collection #767.