WEEKLY MINERAL & GEM AUCTIONS !

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A special auction set featuring a number of old classics from historic localities, and also a group of 2 dozen specimens selected form the longtime collection of Dr. Barratt Phillips, specializing in sulfides. Many really unusual and interesting pieces in this auction set! Highlights include: 1) Large matrix MOLYBDENITE ON QUARTZ2) "X TWIN" FERBERITE FROM BOLIVIA3) GREEK RHODOCHROSITE4) LARGE RUSSIAN COPPER5) AESTHETIC MEXICO ROSASITE6) ITALIAN SCHEELITE EX BEHIER7) COLORADO AQUAMARINE GEM CRYSTAL


A great selection this week with plenty of attractive, good quality, rare and unusual minerals specimens.  Look for new discoveries that we picked up at shows or direct from the source, plus we have plenty of pieces from collections we've acquired along the way.  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. WATER CLEAR sherry colored TOPAZ crystal from Pakistan
2. Old classic ALEXANDRITE from Zimbabwe
3. Rare "Trapiche" habit RUBY crystal from Myanmar
4. Beautiful yellow SMITHSONITE (with Greenockite inclusions) from Greece
5. Classic GEM QUALITY LEGRANDITE crystals on matrix from Mexico
6. Fantastic, multicolor phantom "floater" FLUORITE specimen from the Okorusu Mine, Namibia
7. Rarities include:  GOLDMANITE, SAMPLEITE and VANDENBRANDEITE
8. Plenty of cool US and European minerals and various rarities from the collection of Kay Robertson
 

Anapaite (rich , unusual European locality!)
Prats-Sampsor, Cerdanya, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain
11.6 x 8.8 x 5.6 cm
Current Bid: $43
Bidder: mmcdade
Time Left:
Close Time: 08/13/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Pyrite - rare locality
Rhomberg quarry, Dornbirn District, Vorarlberg, Austria
7.1 x 6.9 x 5.2 cm
Current Bid: $112
Bidder: mmcdade
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Dolomite pseudomorphs with Calcite (fl)
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
8.7 x 7.8 x 4.0 cm
Current Bid: $195
Bidder: mmcdade
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Sphalerite and Chalcopyrite on Pyrite, with Quartz
Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Ancash, Peru
6.1 x 4.6 x 4.2 cm
Current Bid: $40
Bidder: Araman
Time Left:
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Pyrite (rare Colorado locality)
South Mineral Creek, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA
12.6 x 8.8 x 5.8 cm
Current Bid: $154
Bidder: otis2005
Time Left:
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Rosasite
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
5.6 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm
Current Bid: $170
Bidder: cotter4
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Arsenopyrite, Wolframite, Sphalerite, and Quartz
Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China
6.7 x 5.0 x 3.3 cm
Current Bid: $187
Bidder: docrock
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Chalcopyrite
Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
15.4 x 7.9 x 4.0 cm
Current Bid: $106
Bidder: gmb421
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Calcite (fluorescent) in fossil clam shell
Rucks pit, Okeechobee Co., Florida, USA
10.7 x 8.8 x 4.0 cm
Current Bid: $200
Bidder: ashiswhite
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Pyrrhotite, Sphalerite, and Quartz
Dalnegorsk, Primorsky Krai, Russia
9.2 x 6.8 x 6.5 cm
Current Bid: $225
Bidder: NMera2
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Copper with Cuprite
Itauz Mine, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan
11.8 x 11.2 x 1.0 cm
Current Bid: $195
Bidder: karl novak
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Smithsonite on Goethite
Santa Eulalia Mining District, Chihuahua, Mexico
8.5 x 6.7 x 4.7 cm
Current Bid: $175
Bidder: fredbug83
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Hematite "rose"
Tormiq valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
2.1 x 2.0 x 1.6 cm
Current Bid: $54
Bidder: bnavis427
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Limonite ps. Siderite (Var: Spharosiderite)- dated 1927
Spokane, Spokane Co., Washington, USA
6.3 x 5.1 x 4.9 cm
Current Bid: $97
Bidder: ramanguy
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Pyrite (unusual German locality!)
Limestone Quarry, Hamelspringe, Lower Saxony, Germany
7.7 x 4.3 x 3.7 cm
Current Bid: $77
Bidder: pyrdog
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Ferberite - rare cluster with matrix
Tazna Mine, Potosi, Bolivia
7.1 x 6.7 x 4.0 cm
Current Bid: $277
Bidder: Mike82
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Galena tower on Calcite and Sphalerite (old classic!)
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA
9.4 x 8.2 x 7.0 cm
Current Bid: $230
Bidder: stoasucha
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Natrolite and Calcite (fluorescent) in petrified wood
Sipi caves, Kween, Eastern Region, Uganda
7.7 x 5.5 x 3.1 cm
Current Bid: $110
Bidder: mmcdade
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Marcasite "pinwheel"
Teutonia Mine, Hanover Region, Lower Saxony, Germany
7.9 x 6.9 x 4.1 cm
Current Bid: $147
Bidder: pyrdog
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Chalcopyrite and Calcite (old USA classic!)
Chimney Rock Quarry, Somerset Co., New Jersey, USA
4.8 x 3.8 x 2.6 cm
Current Bid: $113
Bidder: rand1190
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Galena, Dolomite (fl), Chalcopyrite, and Pyrite
Fletcher Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
10.3 x 10.3 x 7.6 cm
Current Bid: $167
Bidder: jl58
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Baryte (fluorescent) and Marcasite
Lubin Mine, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland
8.2 x 4.8 x 3.0 cm
Current Bid: $106
Bidder: rocks r us
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Ettringite/Charlesite (2010 find)
N'Chwaning Mines, Kalahari Fields, South Africa
3.6 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm
Current Bid: $77
Bidder: tillyfoster
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Cylindrite
Santa Cruz Mine, Poopo, Poopo Province, Oruro, Bolivia
7.6 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm
Current Bid: $143
Bidder: JIMVEE123
Time Left:
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Rhodochrosite ex Christos Spiromitros Coll.
Madem-Lakkos Mine, Stratoni, Chalkidiki, Macedonia, Greece
9.0 x 7.6 x 5.2 cm
Current Bid: $174
Bidder: jlk
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Silver on Tennantite ex Charlie Key coll.
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
7.5 x 5.5 x 3.8 cm
Current Bid: $343
Bidder: uk26
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Quartz Var. Amethyst (old classic locale!)
Eonyang, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
4.5 x 4.4 x 3.0 cm
Current Bid: $97
Bidder: jlk
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Chalcostibite Altering to Azurite
Rar-el-Anz, Cherrat Wadi, Casablanca Prefecture, Morocco
6.2 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm
Current Bid: $35
Bidder: uk26
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superb Colorado Aquamarine ex Kay Robertson Coll
Mt Antero, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
5.3 x 2.0 x 1.7 cm
Current Bid: $1,301
Bidder: otis2005
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historic Scheelite ex. Jean Behier Coll
Traversella Mine, Traversella, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
3.9 x 3.3 x 2.1 cm
Current Bid: $377
Bidder: jlk
Time Left:
Close Time: 08/13/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)