WEEKLY MINERAL & GEM AUCTIONS !

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We have a great selection of material that we picked up over the last few months along with rarities, unusual pieces, gem crystals, classics and display specimens.  Look for new goodies from recent shows / discoveries along with new collection acquisitions to appear in the coming weeks.  Selections from various collections we've obtained including David Burgess, Tom Campbell and Dr. William Logan along with pieces from Charlie Key and Rich Kosnar, plus plenty of pieces from Kay Robertson.  Look here for the not so typical mineral specimens along with plenty of your favorites.  Not just 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. New discovery of DIOPTASE with WULFENITE from Rep. of Congo (Brazzaville)
2. Hard to find locality specimen of CALCITE from Furubira, Japan                
3. Gemmy crystals of greenish-brown SIDERITE from Bolivia     
4. Excellent crystallized (!) TALC specimen from Vermont          
5. An unusual natural skeletal / etched PYRITE from King County, Washington              
6. Rarely seen RHODOCHROSITE specimen from the Daniel Bonanza Mine, Colorado (ex Bill Logan)                
7. Gorgeous gemmy twinned DOLOMITE with rare reddish color from Brazil (ex Tom Campbell)
8. GEMMY pink FLUORITE crystal from Pakistan
 


The biggest mix of old classic minerals from old mineral collections - all at Auction!  You'll pieces from newly acquired collections such as Shields Flynn (TSUMEB! & ERONGO!) and Bill Logan (RHODOCHROSITE) as well as Steve Smale (CHINA!). We are releasing more material from Burgess and Robertson collections of old classics, as well - Look for a great mix of specimens you'd expect to see at retail prices at shows!
This week's selection includes:
1. Fine large HACKMANITE (SODALITE) CRYSTAL - Fluorescent2. St Andreasberg specimens from the Kay Robertson Collection3. Rare N'Chwaning RHODOCHROSITE rhombs4. Shields Flynn Collection NAMIBIA CLASSICS specimens5. Rare Colombia GOLD6. Gem Chinese FLUORITE cuboctahedrons7. NEW FIND of AQUAMARINE from Pakistan8. Rare California MERCURY & CINNABAR

Cobaltoan Calcite (rich color)
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Prov., Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco
7.0 x 5.5 x 4.3 cm
Current Bid: $86
Bidder: ncc-1701
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Color-zoned Fluorite & Schorl/Foitite (illustrated) Flynn Coll.
Tubussis Farm 22, Daures, Erongo Mts, Erongo Region, Namibia
9.3 x 7.5 x 5.0 cm
Current Bid: $196
Bidder: stoasucha
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Rhodochrosite w/ Fluorite (rare - illustrated) W.S. Logan Coll.
Urad mine, Dailey District, Clear Creek Co., Colorado
4.3 x 3.0 x 2.7 cm
Current Bid: $135
Bidder: fredbug83
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Strontianite w/ Calcite (rare - old) Kay Robertson Coll.
Neue Hoffnung Gottes Mine, Braunsdorf, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany
4.3 x 3.7 x 3.5 cm
Current Bid: $37
Bidder: medicinewheel
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Sphalerite (classic Colorado) Kay Robertson Coll.
Bachelor Mine, Amethyst vein, Creede District, Mineral Co., Colorado
4.3 x 4.0 x 2.6 cm
Current Bid: $15
Bidder: weloganites
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Large Botryoidal Hematite
Irhoud Mine, Safi Province, Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco
13.6 x 7.2 x 7.0 cm
Current Bid: $38
Bidder: bnavis427
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Large, Bi-colored Fluorite (illustrated) ex Shields Flynn Coll.
Erongo Mts, Erongo Region, Namibia
10.3 x 8.8 x 6.9 cm
Current Bid: $330
Bidder: jisup
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Analcime on Calcite (RARE combo - old) Robertson Coll.
St Andreasberg, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
2.9 x 2.0 x 1.7 cm
Current Bid: $25
Bidder: mati1408
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Allemontite (Stibarsen) (old) Kay Robertson Coll.
St Andreasberg, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
4.2 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: medicinewheel
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Smithsonite var. Cadmium rich (New/old Find)
Wei Nan, Yunnan, China
5.1 x 4.9 x 2.2 cm
Current Bid: $80
Bidder: scooter
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Sharp Carrollite on Calcite (Rob Sielecki Coll.)
Kamoya South II Mine, Kamoya, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
4.6 x 3.0 x 1.5 cm
Current Bid: $38
Bidder: daveshipman
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Galena (old classic) Kay Robertson Coll.
St Andreasberg, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
6.3 x 4.2 x 2.0 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: jar7709
Time Left:
Close Time: 07/18/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)