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A group of ten specimens of dark orange opal in a matrix, each in a white card tray with label reading: 'Opal in matrix, Bocoyna, Chihuahua, Mexico'. 252 grams total, 34-46mm (1 1/4 - 1 3/4"). 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. [10, No Reserve]


Very fine condition.

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Precious Opal in Matrix Group.

Estimate £50 - £70Mar 25, 2017
23-24 Berkeley Square
London, W1J 6HE
United Kingdom
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