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Phil. Academy Suite

The Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences built their mineral collection mostly in the 1800-1900 time frame and lost a mineral curator in the 1940's. Most of the collection was built in the 1800's with donations of collections built in the 1700's. As you can imagine, the collection on a whole served as a time capsule of mineral knowledge from that era. As soon as I heard about this collection being sold to a private party I desired to get all of the Asbestos samples from the collection and showcase them as a virtual gallery on the internet. Thanks to our good friends at Collector's Edge, Kristalle and Crystal Classics, we are able to present to you, the entire Asbestos suite from the Philadeplphia Academy of Natural Sciences!

Please enjoy our complete gallery of all the Asbestos specimens in the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences collection!

None of these are for sale, this is simply a historical photo gallery.
 
PAS#011 Original Asbestos Cloth!

PAS#011 Original Asbestos Cloth!

 

Manufactured in New York

Item #011

Museum Number 3099

 

$99999.99

 

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PAS#012 Wilmington Delaware Asbestos Specimen

PAS#012 Wilmington Delaware Asbestos Specimen

 

Near Wilmington, Delaware

Item #012

Museum Number 3100

 

$99999.99

 

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PAS#013 St Gotthard Massif Actinolite with Quartz Crystals

PAS#013 St Gotthard Massif Actinolite with Quartz Crystals

 

St Gotthard Massif, Leventina, Switzerland

Item #013

Museum Number 3109

 

$99999.99

 

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PAS#014 Swiss Asbestos on Quartz

PAS#014 Swiss Asbestos on Quartz

 

Switzerland

Item #014

Museum Number 3112

 

$99999.99

 

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PAS#015 Dauphiny France Asbestos with Quartz (Amianthus)

PAS#015 Dauphiny France Asbestos with Quartz (Amianthus)

 

Dauphiny, France

Item #015

Museum Number 3113

 

$99999.99

 

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PAS#016 Tremolite "Mountain Leather" from Sala, Sweden

PAS#016 Tremolite "Mountain Leather" from Sala, Sweden

 

Sala, Västmanland, Sweden

Item #016

Museum Number 3114

 

$99999.99

 

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PAS#017 "Mountain Leather" from Italy

PAS#017 "Mountain Leather" from Italy

 

Monteneve Mine, South Tyrol, Italy

Item #017

Museum Number 3115

 

$99999.99

 

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PAS#018 "Mountain Cork" from Ireland

PAS#018 "Mountain Cork" from Ireland

 

Ireland

Item #018

Museum Number 3117

 

$99999.99

 

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PAS#019 "Mountain Cork" from Austria

PAS#019 "Mountain Cork" from Austria

 

Zillerthal, Tyrol, Austria

Item #019

Museum Number 3118

 

$99999.99

 

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PAS#020 Asbestos from Switzerland

PAS#020 Asbestos from Switzerland

 

Mt. Blanc, Switzerland

Item #020

Museum Number 3119

 

$9999.99

 

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