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MINERAL SPECIMEN and COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - end Sept. 1, 2016

Specimens Available: 49

Ends Sept. 1, 2016
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

We did summer cleaning of a back room and found many old buried treasures from past deals! So, this auction set is PACKED with FINE OLD CLASSIC MINERAL SPECIMENS including a number of pieces of HIGH $$$ from old mineral collections! Look for important rare species, material from 2010 production at Milpillas, and fine irreplaceable old classics from the Paterson (NJ) Museum and other East Coast collections we acquired years ago.


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:
1. Fine , old, early 1900s COPPER crystals and old USA CLASSICS!
2. MAINE ROSE QUARTZ - very rarely seen for sale!
3. Fine selection of RARE SPECIES
4. LARGE VIETNAM SPINEL with CHONDRODITE from finds ten years ago
5. Ross Lillie ILLINOIS specimens other old USA classics!
6. Rare old classics from the PATERSON MUSEUM collection dating to the early 1900s
7. RARE "BLUE EARTH" kimberlite from Tanzania!

FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end September 1st, 2016

Specimens Available: 60

Ends September 1st, 2016
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)

TWO FULL PAGES featuring a great selection of pieces with specimen from world famous classic localities, along with contemporary treats, native elements, rarities, gem crystals and more! There are also specimens from a recently acquired collection from the east coast with plenty of classic material from historic defunct localities. Look for a mix of rarities, classics, hard to find and well-known species plus gem crystals and native elements. This collection dates from the 1950s to the 1990s and covers a wide variety of material. There are plenty of hidden treasures and valuable older material mixed in, so look closely! 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 rare “Trapiche” habit Ruby from Burma!
2. Interesting green Uvite Tourmaline on a partially etched doubly-terminated crystal of Quartz from Brazil!
3. VERY gemmy purple Scapolite crystal from Tanzania!
4. A classic Witherite with Barite from Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Alston Moor, England!
5. A real cool piece from the Blanchard Mine in Bingham, New Mexico with FOURTEEN species present!
6. A RARELY seen matrix golden Barite from Brazil!

$25 and $10 RESERVE GEMSTONE CONSIGNMENT AUCTION - Ends September 1st, 2016

Specimens Available: 21

Ends September 1st, 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