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WEEKLY MINERAL & GEM AUCTIONS !

Welcome to our mineral auction website. Thousands of mineral specimens sold - including fluorite, rhodochrosite and many other rocks and minerals. Please read the bidding rules and regulations before bidding. Enjoy!

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


Welcome to the largest and most diverse single-source site for fine minerals and mineral specimens at auction. This is an inventory LIQUIDATION venue adjunct to our gallery site

The Arkenstone, www.iRocks.com

If you're looking for a specific mineral, locality, or price point, visit www.iRocks.com and browse our extensive selection of fine minerals, crystals, and gemstones for sale.

 

 

Current Auctions

SPECIAL TUCSON SHOW FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - end February 11th, 2016

Specimens Available: 30

Ends February 11th, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

A 30 piece auction of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities !!

Some of the highlights include:
1. Gemmy yellow Heliodor crystals from Pakistan
2. An aesthetic Azurite specimen from Tsumeb
3. A beautiful bi-colored Tourmaline from the Himalaya Mine, California
4. Rare Descloizite on Limonite from Portugal
5. A BIG Joaquinite from the Dallas Gem Mine in San Benito County, California
6. Rare Teallite crystals from Monserrat, Bolivia

TUCSON SPECIAL FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - ends February 11th, 2016

Specimens Available: 60

Ends February 11th, 2016
at 6:45PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO FULL PAGES of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities !!

Some of the highlights include:
1. A beautiful pink and green gemmy Tourmaline on matrix from Afghanistan
2. Classic Rhodochrosite on Quartz from the famous Sweet Home Mine
3. A wonderful crystallized Copper from Michigan
4. GEM Kunzite from the Anita Mine in California
5. Brilliant blue Linarite from the classic Grand Reef Mine in Arizona
6. A rare “Trapiche” habit Ruby from Burma

TUCSON SPECIAL $100 and $50 RESERVE GEMSTONE AUCTION - Ends February 11th, 2016

Specimens Available: 15

Ends Thursday, February 11th, 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


Closed Auctions

SPECIAL TUCSON ROUGH and CUT SET CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends Thursday February 18th, 2016

Ends Thursday, February 18th, 2016 at 7:15 PM (Central Time Zone)

We rarely offer rough and cuts, but we have a real treat this week for the end of the Tucson Show. We have 30 sets of rough and cut gems and minerals from various worldwide localities. Plenty of your favorites including: Tanzanite, Rhodolite, Apatite, Spodumene and Orthoclase along with lots of interesting sets and rarities including Realgar, Brazilianite, Creedite, Tugtupite and Bustamite! Don’t miss out on these beauties, there are some really attractive and worthwhile sets in the mix.

SPECIAL TUCSON SHOW $25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends February 18th 2016

Ends February 18th, 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

TUCSON SPECIAL FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end February 18th, 2016

Ends February 18th, 2016
at 6:45PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO FULL PAGES of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities !!

Some of the highlights include:
1. A lovely silvery-yellow colored Diamond from the Miba Mine in the Congo
2. Gemmy green Sphalerite from the Portland Mine in Ouray, Colorado
3. Fine quality yellow Powellite on Scolecite from India
4. Great quality rare blue Shattuckite from the Tantara Mine in the Congo
5. Soft blue-green Emerald crystals from the Pomba pit, Bahia, Brazil
6. A classic “Rainbow” Andradite from the Kohse Mine, Japan

$25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends February 4th 2016

Ends February 4th, 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

TUCSON SPECIAL FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end February 4th, 2016

Ends February 4th, 2016
at 6:45PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO FULL PAGES of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities !!

Some of the highlights include:
1. A rare “Trapiche” habit Ruby from Burma
2. A well-formed UN-etched Ametrine crystal from Bolivia
3. Rich pink colored showy Cobaltoan Calcite from the Congo
4. Lovely reddish Calcite from China
5. A classic Romanian display specimen of Dolomite on Quartz
6. An attractive “ball” of Malachite on soft blue Chrysocolla from the Congo

SPECIAL TUCSON SHOW FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - end February 4th, 2016

Ends February 4th, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO FULL PAGES of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities !!

Some of the highlights include:
1. Fine selection of Tourmaline xls !
2. Large Itauz Mine Copper w/ Cuprite
3. Excellent large German Silver after Dyscrasite
4. Rare & sharp Pollucite xl
5. Huge Kyanite xls from a classic Swiss locale
6. Rich Vietnam Chondrodite w/ Spinel

PRE-TUCSON SPECIAL FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end January 28th, 2016

Ends January 28th, 2016
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO FULL PAGES of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities !!

Some of the highlights include:
1. A gemmy, richly colored matrix Emerald from Colombia
2. A large display specimen of Amethyst on Fluorite from New Mexico
3. Unusually GREEN Cerussite from China
4. Micro Leadhillite from Mammoth-St. Anthony, Arizona
5. Beautiful blue Papagoite (NOT INCLUDED IN QUARTZ!) from South Africa
6. An attractive purple Creedite from Mexico

SPECIAL $100 and $50 RESERVE GEMSTONE AUCTION - Ends January 28, 2016

Ends Thursday, January 28th, 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

SPECIAL PRE-TUCSON FINE MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS (Set 1 of 2) - ends Jan. 28, 2016

Ends January 28th, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

We are raiding our mixed inventory before planning for our huge 60-foot main show booth at the Tucson show, to offer another very diverse set of fine mineral specimens for sale online this week featuring the most diverse mix of any online mineral sale for mineral specimens from collections and new finds.
Some of the highlights include:
1. MUSEUM SIZED MANGANITE FROM GERMANY, CIRCA 1880'S
2. HEMATITE FROM SIR ROBERT FERGUSON, CIRCA 1800
3. SUPER RARE SPECIES &
4. MAJOR GEM CRYSTALS FROM AFGHANISTAN: TOURMALINE CLUSTER
5. & A UNIQUE DOUBLY-TERMINATED SPODUMENE WITH GARNET INCLUSIONS!

SPECIAL PRE-TUCSON FINE MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS (Set 1 of 2) - ends Jan. 21, 2016

Ends THURSDAY Jan. 21, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)
Raiding our mixed inventory before planning for our huge 60-foot main show booth at the Tucson show, we offer another very diverse set this week featuring a fine mix of mineral specimens from collections and new finds.
Highlights include:
Several Large and Rare TOURMALINES, ENHYDRO AMETHYST GEM CRYSTAL, a CABINET SIZED OLD FLUORITE FROM OKORUSO, RARE SPECIES, and OLD CLASSICS -
A superb, rare crystallized cordierite is particularly notable!

$25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends January 21st 2016

Ends January 21st, 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

FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end January 21st, 2016

Ends January 21st, 2016
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO FULL PAGES of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities !!

Some of the highlights include:
1. Beautiful red Rhodonite on matrix from Brazil
2. A single, gemmy, sharp Kunzite from Afghanistan
3. Super, GEM, lustrous Aquamarine on Muscovite from China
4. Fine pink Cobaltoan Smithsonite from Tsumeb
5. A classic sculptural twinned Silver from Mexico
6. An old time Copper from Michigan with an excellent patina

NEW YEAR'S FINE MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS (Set 1 of 2) - ends Jan. 14, 2016

Ends THURSDAY Jan. 14, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)
Before the Holiday, we pulled a number of good pieces from our planned Tucson show stock for old classics, and we offer another very diverse set this week featuring a fine mix of mineral specimens from 200 years of mining and many countries.
Highlights include:
1.Classic large fishtail-twinned Calcite
2. Matrix Carrollite
3. Fine Sperrylite xl from a major Competition TN collection
4. Excellent suite of Tsumeb minerals
5. Old Zschopau Pyromorphite (type locale)
6. Excellent old "Little Three" Spessartine
7. Large and rare old Mozambique Lepidolite ball from the 1950's

SPECIAL $100 and $50 RESERVE GEMSTONE AUCTION - Ends January 14, 2016

Ends Thursday, January 14th, 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 January 14th, 2016

Ends January 14th, 2016
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO FULL PAGES of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities !!

NEW YEAR'S FINE MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS (Set 1 of 2) - ends Jan. 7th, 2016

Ends THURSDAY Jan. 7, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)
Before the Holiday, we pulled a number of good pieces from our planned Tucson show stock for old classics, and we offer a very diverse set this week featuring a fine mix of mineral specimens from 200 years of mining and many countries.
Highlights include:
1. fine Tsumeb calcite & malachite
2. Rare fancy yellow diamond octahedron from South Africa
3. Rare Halite rhomb from Balmat, NY
4. Fine old blue Russian topaz
5. Sculptural large malachite stalactite
6. RARE Langban native lead w/ allactite
7. Rare Langban Jacobsite
8. Rare Brazil crystallized gold nugget
9. Outstanding large Pakistan aqua and quartz combo
10. Superb old Schneeberg pyrargyrite

$25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends January 7th 2016

Ends January 7th, 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

FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end January 7th, 2016

Ends January 7th, 2016
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO FULL PAGES of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities !!

POST-CHRISTMAS FINE MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS (Set 1 of 2) - ends SATURDAY Jan 2, 2016

Ends SATURDAY SATURDAY JANUARY 2, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)
This auction is set to close after the New Year's holiday in order to give everybody a few extra days. We have a great mix this week featuring two pages of fine quality worldwide specimens from various collections and our own inventory.

POST-CHRISTMAS MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS (Set 2 of 2) - Ends SATURDAY January 2, 2016

Ends SATURDAY January 2, 2016
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)
This auction is set to close after New Year’s Day in the in order to give everybody an extra day to get their bids in time. We have a great mix this week featuring two pages of fine quality worldwide specimens from various collections and our own inventory. Some of the highlights include a fine GEM quality Topaz on matrix from Pakistan along with a beautiful green-blue Flourite on Quartz from China and a fantastic old-time Auzrite and Malachite from Bisbee, Arizona! Various assorted oddities, classic minerals and rarities round the mix this week – check them out!

SPECIAL $100 and $50 RESERVE GEMSTONE AUCTION - Ends SATURDAY Januarya 2, 2016

Ends SATURDAY, January 2nd, 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

$25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends SATURDAY December 26, 2015

Ends SATURDAY December 26th, 2015 at 7:00 PM (Central Time Zone)

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

CHRISTMAS WEEK MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS (Set 2 of 2) - Ends SATURDAY December 26, 2015

Ends SATURDAY December 26, 2015
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)
This auction is set to close after Christmas in the U.S. in order to give everybody an extra day to get their bids in time. We have a great mix this week featuring two pages of fine quality worldwide specimens from various collections and our own inventory. Some of the highlights include a nice cabinet “ruby jack” Sphalerite from Joplin, Missouri along with a cool GEM crystal of Ametrine of Bolivia plus an attractive Aquamarine / Topaz combo from Pakistan and a very striking Ilvaite from Dal’negorsk, Russia! Various assorted oddities, classic minerals and rarities round the mix this week – check them out!

CHRISTMAS WEEK FINE MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS (Set 1 of 2) - ends SATURDAY December 26, 2015

A very diverse set this week featuring a fine mix of beautiful and impressive mineral specimens from 200 years of mining and many countries. Look for old classics such as a Russian gold nugget and a Russian Malachite dated to circa 1800; GEM CRYSTALS, Rare species such as a fine $1000-2000 chevkinite and a priceless matrix nambulite from the great 1970s find; and particularly fine specimens of old Michigan Native Copper and museum sized ADAMITE and SMOKY QUARTZ (China).

FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end December 17th, 2015

Ends December 17th, 2015
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO FULL PAGES of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities !!

SPECIAL $100 and $50 RESERVE GEMSTONE AUCTION - Ends December 17th, 2015

Ends Thursday, December 17th, 2015 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 LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS (Set 1 of 2) - Ends December 17, 2015

Ends December 26, 2015
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)
A great group of fine mineral specimens this week, with some beautiful material from various collections we’ve acquired along with overstock from our diversified inventory. Look for a mix of classic and rare minerals, which are highlighted by old Russian and European classics, gold, a wonderful and rare Michigan copper with huge crystals, and more. These and many more make up this week’s exciting auction. Enjoy!

$25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends December 10, 2015

Ends SATURDAY December 10th, 2015 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 December 10th, 2015

Ends December 10th, 2015
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO FULL PAGES of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities !!

FINE MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS (Set 1 of 2) - Ends December 10, 2015

Ends December 10, 2015
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)
A great group of fine mineral specimens this week, with some beautiful material from various collections we’ve acquired along with overstock from our diversified inventory. Look for a mix of classic and rare, which are highlighted by an impressive Gold leaf specimen on matrix from Australia, along with a very hard to find rare old Pikes Peak, Colorado Pyrite from the George Kunz Collection, plus a beautiful GEM Kunzite specimen from Afghanistan along with a classic and fine quality Amethyst from South Carolina and even a bright and colorful Opal from the famous locality at Virgin Valley, Nevada. These and many more make up this week’s exciting auction. Enjoy!

SPECIAL HOLIDAY JEWELRY and GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends Thursday December 3rd

Ends Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 at 7:15 PM (Central Time)

TWO PAGES of items in the special auction this week!
Buy your holiday gem and jewelry gifts now! With the upcoming holidays, it’s time for another one of our popular assortments of some of our collector gems and unique jewelry items. We have plenty of great, one-of-a-kind pieces with fair and reasonable starting bids (starting from $25), along with a few more valuable items (up to $500).

For those who missed out on our jewelry auction two weeks ago, we’re giving everybody a second chance to come back and bid on items you might have missed on PAGE 2, so be sure to 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 Dec 3, 2015

Ends Dec 3, 2015
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO PAGES of attractive, unique, classic and rare minerals from contemporary and classic worldwide localities. A great mix featuring specimens from our overstocked inventory, liquidations of the many collections we’ve purchased, and assorted pieces from new finds and classic localities!