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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 262

    IMPORTANT CRISTAL DE ROCHE OPAQUE

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    IMPORTANT CRISTAL DE ROCHE OPAQUE
    52 x 20 cm. (20½ x 8 in.)


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    Variété blanche à blanc grisâtre, translucide à presque opaque, du dioxyde de silicium. Ses cristaux prismatiques hexagonaux sont identiques à ceux du cristal de roche. On les rencontre souvent dans le même gisement

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    A LARGE FREE STANDING OPAQUE ROCK CRYSTAL

    White to greyish-white in colour, this translucent, almost opaque stone is made of silicon dioxide. Its prism-like, hexagonal crystals are identical to those found in rock crystal, often located in the same deposit