WEEKLY MINERAL & GEM AUCTIONS!

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We have a great selection this week, featuring plenty of attractive, fine quality, classic, contemporary, rare and unusual specimens from around the world. Look for some great specimens from various collections that we've purchased like, Bob Reynolds, Richard Rossi, Chet Lemanski, Al Kidwell, Dave Bergman and Rich Kosnar. You might even find the occasional fossil, lapidary or gem item from time to time. 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!

Some of the highlights from this week’s auction include:

1. Hard to find HÜBNERITE specimen from the Sweet Home Mine, Colorado (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
2. Beautiful bright orange "floater" SPESSARTINE crystal from Tanzania
3. Classic GEMMY TWINNED DOLOMITE on matrix from Spain (ex Al Kidwell Collection)
4. Excellent large PARGASITE crystal from Sri Lanka (ex Chet Lemanski Collection)
5. Beautiful pink CALCITE crystals in a geode from Missouri
6. Classic gemmy RUBY crystal from the famous John Saul Mine in Kenya
7. Attractive purple APATITE on matrix from Afghanistan
8. KIDWELLITE from the type locality from the collection of AL KIDWELL !!
9. Wonderful specimen of beautiful purple CHROMIAN CLINOCHLORE ("KAMMERERITE") from Turkey
10. Rarities include DAWSONITE, KRÖHNKITE, CARNALLITE and SABINAITE

Azurite with Malachite (ex Kay Robertson Collection)
Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
10.7 x 6.6 x 5.3 cm
Current Bid: $75
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Scapolite (GEM quality) (7.29 carats)
Marble Occurrence, Morogoro, Uluguru Mts, Morogoro Region, Tanzania
1.5 x 0.6 x 0.4 cm
Current Bid: $50
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Brookite on Quartz (ex Kay Robertson Collection)
Magnet Cove, Hot Springs County, Arkansas, USA
2.8 x 2.7 x 1.8 cm
Current Bid: $20
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Lavender Quartz (unique material)
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape, South Africa
3.8 x 2.8 x 2.4 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Stokesite (rare) (ex Mervyn Ford Collection)
Urucum Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
1.8 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Epidote (very slightly magnetic) (ex Bob Reynolds Collection)
Raskoh Mts., Kharan, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
7.2 x 5.8 x 5.2 cm
Starting Bid: $10
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Spessartine Garnet (beautiful color) (''floater'' crystal)
Nani Hill, Loliondo, Ngorongoro District, Arusha Region, Tanzania
1.8 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Quartz (GEM quality crystals) (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
Calanda, Grisons, Switzerland
6.2 x 4.7 x 3.1 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Scapolite (rare locality specimen) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Pegmatite localities, Kukurt River, Pamir Mountains, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan
6.3 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm
Starting Bid: $10
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite on Pyrite (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Bolognesi Province, Áncash, Peru
4.6 x 3.7 x 3.1 cm
Current Bid: $30
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Rhodochrosite (''rosettes'') (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Sunnyside Mine, Bonita Peak, Gladstone, Eureka Mining District, San Juan County, Colorado, USA
4.9 x 3.6 x 1.8 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Hübnerite with Rhodochrosite, Quartz and sulfides (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
Sweet Home Mine, Mount Bross, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado, USA
6.2 x 4.3 x 3.3 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Azurite with Malachite (classic material from Mexico)
Aranzazú Mine (El Cobre Mine), Concepción del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico
13.2 x 11.3 x 6.8 cm
Starting Bid: $10
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Magnetite (rare locality specimen) (ex Al Kidwell Collection)
Rumpersdorf, Weiden bei Rechnitz, Oberwart District, Burgenland, Austria
9.1 x 6.1 x 5.1 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Wulfenite (ex Bob Reynolds Collection)
Hilltop Mine, Rustler Park, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
5.8 x 4.8 x 3.8 cm
Current Bid: $31
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Dolomite (excellent classic twins) (ex Al Kidwell and Univ. of Navarra Collections)
Azcárate Quarry, Eugui, Esteríbar, Navarre, Spain
8.2 x 6.2 x 5.2 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Chromian Clinochlore (''Kammererite'') (ex Al Kidwell Collection)
Krop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Erzerum Province, Eastern Anatolia, Turkey
9.2 x 7.8 x 4.1 cm
Current Bid: $31
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Pargasite (excellent large crystal) (ex Chet Lemanski Collection)
Katukubura Hills, Kolonne, Embilipitiya, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
6.2 x 4.3 x 2.8 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Hemimorphite (fine blue color) with Veszelyite (2020 discovery)
M'Fouati Mine, Bouenza Department, Republic of the Congo
11.8 x 8.5 x 7.3 cm
Current Bid: $31
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Ilvaite (old classic from the type locality)
Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy (Type Locality)
2.6 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm
Starting Bid: $10
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Mimetite (classic material)
Guatomo Mine (''Hat Yai'' Mimetite Locality), Tham Thalu, Bannang Sata District, Yala Province, Thailand
5.7 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Geode with Pink Calcite (ex Richard Kosnar Collection)
Clark County, Missouri, USA
7.2 x 6.8 x 5.2 cm and 7.3 x 6.7 x 5.2 cm
Current Bid: $30
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Peridot (gemmy crystal)
Sapat Gali, Naran, Kaghan Valley, Mansehra District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
4.1 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm
Current Bid: $40
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Quartz (''Fadens'')
Tole (Tui), Wana, South Waziristan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan
7.8 x 4.0 x 2.9 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Ruby (rare classic locality specimen) (ex Bill Larson Collection)
John Saul Mine (Rockland mine), Tsavo West, Voi, Taita-Taveta County, Kenya
2.2 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Barite
Cerro Warihuyn (Huarihuyn), Miraflores, Huamalíes Province, Huánuco, Peru
4.8 x 2.7 x 1.0 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Azurite (floater ''rose''-shaped specimen) (classic material)
Morenci Mine, Copper Mountain District, Greenlee County, Arizona, USA
3.8 x 3.3 x 2.7 cm
Starting Bid: $10
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite (gemmy ''phantom'' crystal)
Les Rocs Quarry, Buxières-les-Mines, Moulins, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
2.8 x 2.7 x 2.0 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Tourmaline on Quartz (RARE locality specimen) (ex Gary Weaver Collection)
Brown Derby Mine, Ohio City Area, Quartz Creek Pegmatite District, Gunnison County, Colorado, USA
6.2 x 5.2 x3 .0 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Calcite (with iron oxide inclusions)
Tieshan Fe-Cu deposit (Daye Mine), Tieshan District, Huangshi, Hubei, China
3.4 x 2.6 x 1.9 cm
Starting Bid: $10
Time Left:
Close Time: 01/27/2022 6:45:00 pm (CST)