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Over 60,000 fine minerals, crystals and gemstones sold since 2002!
New mineral auctions are posted each week.


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$25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends February 23rd, 2017

Ends February 23rd, 2017 at 7:00 PM (Central Time)

Here we have one of our popular combined auction of mixed gems of varying reserve prices
($25 and $10 respectively this week)
Unique and attractive items as always - check them out !!
Questions about Gems?: CONTACT Gem admin Brian Kosnar: click here

FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end February 23rd, 2017

Ends Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

Back from Tucson with a great mix of old classics, contemporary treats along with rarities, unusual pieces, gem crystals and display specimens. You'll even find a few fossils, carving and gemstones mixed in every now and then. Of course we have plenty of pieces from the famous and historic Willard Wulff collection, along with dealers' inventories and other private collections that we're liquidating. Look here for the not so typical mineral specimens along with plenty of your favorites. We don't just offer the "standard 20 species", but an eclectic mix of specimens that appeal to everybody! Enjoy!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. A cool old time RHODOCHROSITE (circa 1940s-1950s) from the Sweet Home Mine
2. Beautiful and aesthetic, fine quality crystallized COPPER from Kazakhstan
3. LARGE crystals of ANDORITE from the famous find in 2004 in Bolivia
4. GOLD on QUARTZ from Timmins, Ontario, Canada
5. A rarely seen matrix specimen of green GROSSULAR from Utah
6. A NEWLY MINED specimen of beautiful emerald green DIOPTASE from Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)

OLD CLASSIC MINERALS and COLLECTIONS LIQUIDATION AUCTION - end February 23rd, 2017

Ends Thursday, February 23, 2017
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

With the Tucson Show coming to a close, we’ve loaded up another great auction with plenty of interesting, unique and attractive specimens. This auction set, as do all, features classic and rare minerals from contemporary and historic worldwide localities along with gem crystals, native elements and more. A number of old 1800s and early-1900's-era minerals from the Larry Conklin collection, valued at $1000-2000, are included !


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. A HUGE SULFUR crystal circa early 1900s embedded with aragonite stalactites
2. 1 carat Russian DIAMOND Octohedron
3. Incredibly rare turn of the 1900s KIMBERLITE from Kimberly
4. Rich phantomed FLUORITE from Illinois
5. Excellent old MOLYBDENITE from Norway
6. GEM CITRINE crystal from Arkansas!

TUCSON SHOW FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end February 16th, 2017

Ends Thursday, February 16th, 2017
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

It’s the final week for Tucson auctions! We’re excited to offer this week’s selection of classics, contemporary treasures, collector specimens, gem crystals, rarities and more! This week we’ve thrown in fossils, a gem carving, a meteorite, etc. Of course, we have plenty of pieces from the famous and historic Willard Wulff collection, along with dealers' inventories and other private collections that we're liquidating. Look here for the not so typical mineral specimens along with plenty of your favorites. We don't just offer the "standard 20 species", but an eclectic mix of specimens that appeal to everybody! Enjoy!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. Beautiful twinned CASSITERITE from Bolivia
2. Excellent gemmy LARGE CABINET FLUORITE from Illinois
3. GEM QUALITY TOPAZ on matrix from Pakistan
4. Classic display specimen of fine quality PYROMORPHITE from Bunker Hill, Idaho
5. Gorgeous and fine quality rich pink COBALTOAN CALCITE from the Congo
6. Rarities include Steigerite, Armstrongite, Lemanskiite, Krohnkite and Boulangerite

SPECIAL $100 and $50 RESERVE GEMSTONE AUCTION - Ends February 16th, 2017

Ends Thursday, February 16th, 2017 at 7:00 PM (Central Time Zone)

ATTENTION! We are pleased to announce that we have purchased a notable collection / supply from a retiring gem dealer of beautiful mixed stones, cabochons and jewelry which we will be offering at liquidation prices!!

Keep watching every week for a great mix and new variety of good quality gemstones to appear over the next year. Reserve prices will typically be $100 and $50 on the better material every other week, with $25 and $10 reserves on alternating weeks.
Questions about Gems?: CONTACT Gem admin Brian Kosnar: click here

TUCSON SHOW FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - end February 16th, 2017

Ends Thursday, February 16th, 2017
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

With the Tucson Show coming to a close, we’ve loaded up another great auction with plenty of interesting, unique and attractive specimens. TWO FULL PAGES featuring classic and rare minerals from contemporary and historic worldwide localities along with gem crystals, native elements and more. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and notable discoveries !!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. A rarely seen "Trapiche" form RUBY from Myanmar (Burma)
2. MULTI-ASSOCIATION specimen from Pakistan featuring seven minerals (ex Obodda)
3. Fine gem quality twinned CALCITE from Concepcion Del Oro, Mexico
4. Rich blue-green and purple FLUORITE from the De’An Mine, China
5. Excellent gemmy pink APATITE on matrix from Pakistan
6. Beautiful gemmy blue AZURITE on matrix from Milpillas, Mexico

SPECIAL TUCSON SHOW FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end February 9th, 2017

Ends Thursday, February 9th, 2017
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

With Tucson in full swing, we’re bringing you another exciting mineral auctions loaded with a great mix of your favorites like worldwide classics, collector display specimens, gem crystals, contemporary discoveries, rarities and more! You'll even find a few fossils, carving and gemstones mixed in over the next few weeks / months. Of course, we have plenty of pieces from the famous and historic Willard Wulff collection, along with dealers' inventories and other private collections that we're liquidating. Look here for the not so typical mineral specimens along with plenty of your favorites. We don't just offer the "standard 20 species", but an eclectic mix of specimens that appeal to everybody! Enjoy!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. A newly discovered specimen of gemmy FLUORAPATITE with rich green ACTINOLITE inclusions from Pakistan
2. An attractive TOURMALINE association specimen from Stak Nala, Pakistan
3. GEMMY fine quality CASSITERITE twins on QUARTZ from Viloco, Bolivia
4. A hard to find old time classic RHODOCHROSITE from the Moose Mine in Colorado
5. RARLEY SEEN MOLYBDENITE(!) with AQUAMARINE from Pakistan
6. Classic LARGE CABINET display specimen of NATIVE COPPER from Michigan

$25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends February 9, 2017

Ends February 9th, 2017 at 7:00 PM (Central Time)

Here we have one of our popular combined auction of mixed gems of varying reserve prices
($25 and $10 respectively this week)
Unique and attractive items as always - check them out !!
Questions about Gems?: CONTACT Gem admin Brian Kosnar: click here

TUCSON SHOW FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - end February 9th, 2017

Ends Thursday, February 9th, 2017
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

Tucson is rolling, and we’re happy to bring you this week’s offerings with a great mix of specimens from old collections, new finds, and unusual collector specimens. Look for GEM crystals, European specimens, US favorites and much more! There are three pages of minerals in this set, so be sure to check out the pieces on the third page. .


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. GEM crystals from the Uwe Strauss Collection
2. Excellent Bunker Hill PYROMORPHITE from the great 1981 find
3. Classic old Fibbia HEMATITE Iron Rose
4. Rare old matrix IMPERIAL TOPAZ!
5. Old rare and classic European and USA specimens
6. Mineral specimens from the Sanabria (Spain) Collection
7. LARGE SCAPOLITE from Tanzania
8. Rare yellow Venezuela DIAMOND
9. Gemmy BRAZILIANITE from the Type Locality!

pre-TUCSON SHOW SPECIAL FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION - end February 2nd, 2017

Ends Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

The Tucson Show is upon us, and we’re excited to offer this week’s selection of classics, contemporary treasures, collector specimens, gem crystals, rarities and more! You'll even find a few fossils, carving and gemstones mixed in every now and then. Of course, we have plenty of pieces from the famous and historic Willard Wulff collection, along with dealers' inventories and other private collections that we're liquidating. Look here for the not so typical mineral specimens along with plenty of your favorites. We don't just offer the "standard 20 species", but an eclectic mix of specimens that appeal to everybody! Enjoy!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. A beautiful large cabinet display specimen of BARITE from Sardinia, Italy
2. Classic old-time RHODONITE from Plainfield, Massachusetts
3. An interesting hard to find piece of fossilized IVORY from Alaska
4. A really cool SMOKY QUARTZ from Switzerland
5. Gorgeous crystallized COPPER from the Emke Mine (see micro photos!)
6. Rarities include Tsumebite, Greenalite, Botryogen, Sussexite, Barahonaite-(Fe) and Cummingtonite

SPECIAL TUCSON $100 and $50 RESERVE GEMSTONE AUCTION - Ends February 2nd, 2017

Ends Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 at 7:00 PM (Central Time Zone)

ATTENTION! We are pleased to announce that we have purchased a notable collection / supply from a retiring gem dealer of beautiful mixed stones, cabochons and jewelry which we will be offering at liquidation prices!!

Keep watching every week for a great mix and new variety of good quality gemstones to appear over the next year. Reserve prices will typically be $100 and $50 on the better material every other week, with $25 and $10 reserves on alternating weeks.
Questions about Gems?: CONTACT Gem admin Brian Kosnar: click here

Special Collection Liquidation Auction - ends Feb 2 at 6:30 PM

ENDS ON THURSDAY FEB. 2
at 6:30PM (Central Time Zone)
Unlike most of our auctions, which are pooling specimens from multiple sources and huge collection buyouts, this one is featuring only specimens from one longtime Spanish friend and collector who is thinning down his collection for a retirement move, and offered them up for auction (against my own opinion that he might get more selling them one by one over time, retail!). His feeling was that the money they yield doesn't matter, because this was the best way to move them all without "heartbreak" from selling one by one after he spent 40 years acquiring them. I hope we can show him how they go to good new homes! This will be the last of 5 such auctions.

$25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends January 26, 2017

Ends January 26th, 2017 at 7:00 PM (Central Time)

Here we have one of our popular combined auction of mixed gems of varying reserve prices
($25 and $10 respectively this week)
Unique and attractive items as always - check them out !!
Questions about Gems?: CONTACT Gem admin Brian Kosnar: click here

PRE-TUCSON FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end January 26th, 2017

Ends Thursday, January 26th, 2017
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

Starting off the New Year with a great mix of old classics, contemporary treats along with rarities, unusual pieces, gem crystals and display specimens. You'll even find a few fossils, carving and gemstones mixed in every now and then. Of course we have plenty of pieces from the famous and historic Willard Wulff collection, along with dealers' inventories and other private collections that we're liquidating. Look here for the not so typical mineral specimens along with plenty of your favorites. We don't just offer the "standard 20 species", but an eclectic mix of specimens that appeal to everybody! Enjoy!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. A newly discovered purple and green dodecahedral FLUORITE from Sanming, China
2. Classic old-time gemmy colorless TOPAZ crystal from Brazil
3. A good quality pair of DOMEYKITE specimens from Michigan
4. Large classic GYPSUM crystal from Mexico
5. Beautiful gemmy reddish-pink RUBY crystal from Winza, Tanzania
6. Rare blue gemmy SCORODITE crystals from China

PRE-TUCSON FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - end January 26th, 2017

Ends Thursday, January 26th, 2017
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

This special set for the new year features a large number of old classics plus gem crystals culled out of old collections we are dispersing. Featured collections being dispersed include the Strauss collection (Gem classics) , an old European Opal collection, a large Midwest collection, Sanabria collection (Spain minerals), GEM CRYSTALS, and many others.


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. Fine gem TANZANITE thumbnail
2. Excellent large PENTAGONITE & CALCITE
3. Rare, old and classic USA and European specimens
4. Mineral specimens from the Sanabria (Spain) Collection including an illustrated piece 5. Selection of GEM CRYSTALS from the Uwe Strauss Collection
6. Large matrix TOPAZ from the Zapot pegmatite
7. RARE old crystallized KROHNKITE from the Type Locality

SPECIAL $100 and $50 RESERVE GEMSTONE AUCTION - Ends January 19th, 2017

Ends Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 7:00 PM (Central Time Zone)

ATTENTION! We are pleased to announce that we have purchased a notable collection / supply from a retiring gem dealer of beautiful mixed stones, cabochons and jewelry which we will be offering at liquidation prices!!

Keep watching every week for a great mix and new variety of good quality gemstones to appear over the next year. Reserve prices will typically be $100 and $50 on the better material every other week, with $25 and $10 reserves on alternating weeks.
Questions about Gems?: CONTACT Gem admin Brian Kosnar: click here

PRE-TUCSON FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end January 19th, 2017

Ends Thursday, January 19th, 2017
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

Starting off the New Year with a great mix of old classics, contemporary treats along with rarities, unusual pieces, gem crystals and display specimens. You'll even find a few fossils, carving and gemstones mixed in every now and then. Of course we have plenty of pieces from the famous and historic Willard Wulff collection, along with dealers' inventories and other private collections that we're liquidating. Look here for the not so typical mineral specimens along with plenty of your favorites. We don't just offer the "standard 20 species", but an eclectic mix of specimens that appeal to everybody! Enjoy!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. Wire GOLD from Leadville, Colorado
2. Classic iridescent COVELLITE from Summitville, Colorado
3. Unusual new BLOOD VESSEL OPAL from San Luis Potosi, Mexico
4. Rare electric blue LINARITE with BROCHANTITE from Bingham, New Mexico
5. Beautiful golden BARITE specimen from the Meikle Mine in Nevada
6. Rarities include Potosiite, Nasonite, Serendibite, Agardite-(La), Zykaite and Boulangerite

PRE-TUCSON SPECIAL SET OF FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - end January 19th, 2017

Ends Thursday, January 19, 2017
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

This special set for the new year features a large number of old classics plus gem crystals culled out of old collections we are dispersing. Featured collections being dispersed include the Strauss collection (Gem classics) , an old European Opal collection, a large Midwest collection, Sanabria collection (Spain minerals), GEM CRYSTALS, and many others.


PRE-TUCSON FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end January 12th, 2017

Ends Thursday, January 12th, 2017
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

Starting off the New Year with a great mix of old classics, contemporary treats along with rarities, unusual pieces, gem crystals and display specimens. You'll even find a few fossils, carving and gemstones mixed in every now and then. Of course we have plenty of pieces from the famous and historic Willard Wulff collection, along with dealers' inventories and other private collections that we're liquidating. Look here for the not so typical mineral specimens along with plenty of your favorites. We don't just offer the "standard 20 species", but an eclectic mix of specimens that appeal to everybody! Enjoy!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. A beautiful nearly 3-inch AZURITE "rosette" from the Shilu Mine in China
2. Rare RHODOCHROSITE pseudomorph after SERANDITE from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Canada
3. Highly sought after and rare "TRAPICHE" habit RUBY specimen from Burma (Myanmar)
4. Historic specimen of the rare sulfosalt ANDORITE from Bolivia from Federico Ahlfeld from 1939
5. Fine quality matrix STELLERITE from India from the collection of John Arnaud
6. A lovely matrix specimen of GEMMY GYPSUM crystals from the Cave of Swords in Mexico

$25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends January 12, 2017

Ends January 12th, 2017 at 7:00 PM (Central Time)

Here we have one of our popular combined auction of mixed gems of varying reserve prices
($25 and $10 respectively this week)
Unique and attractive items as always - check them out !!
Questions about Gems?: CONTACT Gem admin Brian Kosnar: click here

PRE-TUCSON SPECIAL SET OF FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - end January 12th, 2017

Ends Thursday Jan 12, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

This special set for the new year features a large number of irreplaceable old classics from the USA and Germany in particular, plus gem crystals culled out of old collections we are dispersing. Look for rare species, old classics, and many good things hard to find at any price, let alone at auction! Featured collections being dispersed include the Strauss collection (Gem classics) , a large Midwest collection, Orrelana collection (Spain minerals), GEM CRYSTALS, and many others.


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. selection of GEM CRYSTALS from the Strauss Collection.
2. Rare Swiss FLUORITE from the Herb Obodda Collection
3. old European specimens of MANGANITE, GOLD, PHOSGENITE & NAGYAGITE
4. Large gemmy TSAVORITE GARNET
5. Striking Colorado QUARTZ cast after ANHYDRITE
6. Rare, old and classic USA and European specimens

NEW YEAR'S SPECIAL $100 and $50 RESERVE GEMSTONE AUCTION - Ends January 5th, 2017

Ends Thursday, January 5th, 2017 at 7:00 PM (Central Time)

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

ATTENTION! We are pleased to announce that we have purchased a notable collection / supply from a retiring gem dealer of beautiful mixed stones, cabochons and jewelry which we will be offering at liquidation prices!!

Keep watching every week for a great mix and new variety of good quality gemstones to appear over the next year. Reserve prices will typically be $100 and $50 on the better material every other week, with $25 and $10 reserves on alternating weeks.
Questions about Gems?: CONTACT Gem admin Brian Kosnar: click here

NEW YEAR'S SPECIAL FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - end January 5th, 2017

Ends Thursday Jan 5, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

This special set for the new year features a large number of irreplaceable old classics from the USA and Germany in particular, plus gem crystals culled out of old collections we are dispersing. Look for rare species, old classics, and many good things hard to find at any price, let alone at auction! Featured collections being dispersed include the Strauss collection (Gem classics) , a large Midwest collection, Orrelana collection (Spain minerals), Vajdak (rarities), and many others.


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. selection of GEM CRYSTALS from the Uwe Strauss Collection.
2. Large HEMATITE from Michigan's old iron mines
3. Dramatic "Angle plated" QUARTZ and Herkimer Quartzes from the USA
4. Excellent Los Lamentos WULFENITE, and an old BRAZIL AQUA
5. Striking Brazil SMOKY QUARTZ from new finds
6. Rare, old and classic USA and European specimens
7. A large, dramatic, ILLUSTRATED ROGERLEY GREEN FLUORITE

NEW YEAR'S FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end January 5th, 2017

Ends January 5th, 2017
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

A great mix with pieces from the Willard Wulff Collection along with an exciting selection of pieces with specimen from world famous classic localities, along with contemporary discoveries, native elements, rarities, gem crystals and more! We’re not just listing the standard “20 species” from week to week, but an eclectic mix of interesting minerals, classic material and hard to find species that appeal to wide range of collectors. You will see a lot of exciting material in the coming weeks and months with plenty of desirable specimens for all tastes!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. A GEM TWINNED CALCITE from the Meikle Mine in Nevada
2. Historic LIMONITE pseudomorph after SIDERITE from Wheal Owles, Cornall, England
3. Beautiful NATIVE SILVER on matrix from Batopilas, Mexico
4. Classic CALCITE with COPPER from the Emke Mine in Namibia
5. A multi-crystal suite of multi-colored TOURMALINE from Brazil
6. Rarities include HUTCHINSONITE, SCAINIITE, SCORZALITE, HEDYPHANE, CRYOLITE and VESIGNIEITE

SPECIAL LIQUIDATION AUCTION: Hoppel Collection RARE SPECIES & CLASSIC MINERALS Minerals - ends 630 PM on Dec 29, 2016

AUCTION ENDS on Dec 29
We are honored to present the final megasized set of several large auctions of rare species and classic old locality pieces and classic mineral specimens from the massive Hoppel Collection, obtained between 1983 and 1998 or thereabouts. After several years of holding back many rare species and more sophisticated collector specimens from the Hoppel collection, I have negotiated a deal to let me offer these more esoteric and collectible specimens to my customers via our own auction style. Bidding starts at $10 even though many specimens are valued at $1000 and more and the previous owner PAID in excess of $2000 for half a dozen things in this auction set! We are excited that these liquidation auctions will bring to market hundreds of specimens of importance to collectors, many from the 1980s and 1990s heyday of a previous generation of old mineral collection dispersals!

SPECIAL MIXED MULTIPLE RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends December 22nd, 2016

Ends Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 at 7:00 PM (Central Time)
We’re mixing it up this week with an assortment of various gems with reserves ranging from $100 down to $25. We even threw in a few pieces of jewelry in as well! A great way to finish out the year with some interesting, unique and attractive pieces! Questions about Gems or Jewelry?: CONTACT Gem admin Brian Kosnar: click here

CHRISTMAS WEEK FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end December 22nd, 2016

Ends December 22nd, 2016
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

A great mix with pieces from the Willard Wulff Collection along with an exciting selection of pieces with specimen from world famous classic localities, along with contemporary discoveries, native elements, rarities, gem crystals and more! We’re not just listing the standard “20 species” from week to week, but an eclectic mix of interesting minerals, classic material and hard to find species that appeal to wide range of collectors. You will see a lot of exciting material in the coming weeks and months with plenty of desirable specimens for all tastes!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. Beautiful green PYROMORPHITE crystals on matrix from China
2. Unique and unusually TWINNED PURPLE APATITE from Afghanistan
3. One of the new “BLOOD VESSEL OPALS” from Mexico!
4. Wonderful “bird’s nest” NATIVE SILVER from Australia
5. A brilliantly FLOURESCENT AQUAMARINE from Xuebaoding, China
6. A big showy cabinet sized BARITE with QUARTZ from Jinkouhe, China

CHRISTMAS WEEK FINE MINERAL LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - end THURSDAY, Dec. 22, 2016

Ends Thursday Dec. 22, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

We are proud to offer at auction mineral specimens from various large collections and lots we have purchased over the years - surely the largest variety of fine mineral specimens on the internet, for auction. Look for rare species, old classics, and many good things hard to find at any price, let alone at auction! Featured collections being dispersed include the Strauss collection (Gem classics) , Obodda collection and dealer inventory, Orrelana collection (Spain minerals), Vajdak (rarities), and many others.


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. selection of GEM CRYSTALS from the Uwe Strauss Collection.
2. Large SPANISH FLUORITE & CALCITE from the Sanabria Collection valued over $2000
3. Impressive, Large Chinese SCHEELITE matrix specimen valued over $2000
4. Old botryoidal RHODOCHROSITE from South Africa valued over $2000
5. Fine "invisible" FLUORITE combination
6. Rare, old and classic USA and European specimens
7. Large and rare Russian SMOKY QUARTZ

SPECIAL $100 and $50 RESERVE GEMSTONE AUCTION - Ends December 15th, 2016

Ends Thursday, December 15th, 2016 at 7:00 PM (Central Time)

ATTENTION! We are pleased to announce that we have purchased a notable collection / supply from a retiring gem dealer of beautiful mixed stones, cabochons and jewelry which we will be offering at liquidation prices!!

Keep watching every week for a great mix and new variety of good quality gemstones to appear over the next year. Reserve prices will typically be $100 and $50 on the better material every other week, with $25 and $10 reserves on alternating weeks.
Questions about Gems?: CONTACT Gem admin Brian Kosnar: click here

FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end December 15th, 2016

Ends December 15th, 2016
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

A great mix with pieces from the Willard Wulff Collection along with an exciting selection of pieces with specimen from world famous classic localities, along with contemporary discoveries, native elements, rarities, gem crystals and more! We’re not just listing the standard “20 species” from week to week, but an eclectic mix of interesting minerals, classic material and hard to find species that appeal to wide range of collectors. You will see a lot of exciting material in the coming weeks and months with plenty of desirable specimens for all tastes!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. Classic multicolor gemmy TOURMALINE from San Diego County, California collected by the legendary Edwin Over
2.
3. Interesting “Blue Cap” AQUAMARINE crystals from Pakistan
4. A wonderful GEM QUALITY “Spinel”-twin of PINK FLUORITE from Pakistan
5. Classic association specimen of AMAZONITE, SMOKY QUARTZ and CLEAVELANDITE from Colorado
6. Rarities include Ferrokesterite, Carpathite, Gudmundite, Berzelianite, and a Woodhouseite personally collected by C. D. Woodehouse!

FINE MINERAL LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - end THURSDAY, Dec. 15th, 2016

Ends Thursday Dec. 15, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

This auction set, like all of ours, features mineral specimens from various large collections and lots we have purchased over the years, mixed together and given back to you as a mix of all kinds of minerals for all mineral collectors - surely the largest variety of fine mineral specimens on the internet, for auction. Look for rare species, old classics, and many good things hard to find at any price, let alone at auction! Featured collections being dispersed include the Strauss collection (Gem classics) , Obodda collection and dealer inventory, Orrelana collection (Spain minerals), Vajdak (rarities), and many others.


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. selection of GEM CRYSTALS from the Uwe Strauss Collection.
2. Large and rare Dal'negorsk MANGANOAN CALCITE.
3. Fine Spanish specimens from the Sanabria Collection.
4. Rare old SILVER in CALCITE from Cobalt
5. Classic, rare and old European and USA specimens
6. Excellent LEGRANDITE from the Type Locality Flor de Pena Mine
7. Impressive large Shangbao Mine FLUORITE

$25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends December 8th, 2016

Ends December 8th, 2016 at 7:00 PM (Central Time)

Here we have one of our popular combined auction of mixed gems of varying reserve prices
($25 and $10 respectively this week)
Unique and attractive items as always - check them out !!
Questions about Gems?: CONTACT Gem admin Brian Kosnar: click here