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TUCSON SHOW SPECIAL  – To close out our time in Tucson, we filled this auction with plenty of great pieces, some valued as high as $3,500 in our inventory!  A FANTASTIC selection of fine quality specimens this week, all with $249 reserve bids.   You'll find a mix of beautiful display specimens, plus gem crystal, native element and many attractive Fluorites from both contemporary and classic localities around the world. 
 
 Check out everything and be sure to pick up some excellent quality pieces for bargain prices.


TUCSON SHOW SPECIAL – The Collection of Dr. Stephen Smale! All of the specimens are culled from his world-famous collection of Chinese minerals.  A great mix of specimens from some of the most classic localities in China.  Fine quality, mostly cabinet sized display specimens, the majority of which are valued at a minimum of $1,000 and up to $3,500 in the inventory.
 
PLEASE NOTE: This auction closes on a TUESDAY.  We'll send out a reminder before it closes so you don't miss out.

Aegirine
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
4.7 x 2.9 x 2.8 cm
Current Bid: $35
Bidder: Yvette GRG
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Chrysocolla (hard to find specimen) (ex Kay Robertson Collection)
Wolsendorf East District, Wolsendorf Fluorite Mining District, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
4.8 x 3.0 x 2.2 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Gwani
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Andalusite (well-formed crystal)
Jenipapo, Itinga, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
4.5 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm
Current Bid: $26
Bidder: wayneolin
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Calcite on Fluorite
Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
9.3 x 7.3 x 6.8 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite (Spinel-Twin) (RARE for the locality)
Erongo Mountains, Namibia
3.1 x 2.3 x 1.9 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Tourmaline (Fluor-Liddicoatite)
Tamponilapa, Sahatany Valley, Sahatany Pegmatite Field, Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
2.5 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Quartz ("Fadens") (RARE matrix piece!)
Tole (Tui), Wana, South Waziristan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan
17.1 x 9.8 x 5.7 cm
Current Bid: $105
Bidder: snsminerals
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Rhodochrosite with Fluorite and Quartz
Clay Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Mount Bross, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado
3.6 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm
Current Bid: $333
Bidder: Gwindelking
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Gem color-zoned Fluorite (Soregaroli Coll.)
Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Namibia
5.3 x 4.7 x 3.4 cm
Current Bid: $87
Bidder: Gwindelking
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Quartz (old classic)
nr. Hot Springs, Garland Co., Arkansas
12.4 x 12.1 x 9.8 cm
Current Bid: $75
Bidder: miagem
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Amethyst (classic locale)
Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Veracruz, Mexico
6.1 x 5.0 x 4.3 cm
Current Bid: $41
Bidder: Araman Minerals
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Rhodochrosite on Quartz (classic material) (ex Geary Murdock Collection)
Sunnyside Mine, Bonita Peak, Gladstone, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado
7.8 x 2.7 x 1.7 cm
Current Bid: $15
Bidder: denham92
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite (classic material)
La Viesca, La Collada, Asturias, Spain
9.7 x 5.1 x 4.3 cm
Current Bid: $76
Bidder: usmc_mp
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Rhodochrosite
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
3.1 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Gwindelking
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Hauyne (rare)
Eifel Mts, Germany
0.07 ct, 2.98 mm x 2.47 mm
Starting Bid: $50
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 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: $35
Bidder: Yvette GRG
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Beryl (var: Morganite) (ex Geary Murdock Collection)
Elizabeth R. Mine, Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego County, California
3.6 x 3.1 x 2.4 cm
Current Bid: $25
Bidder: magetrealstones
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Opal-AN (Hyalite Opal) ("Blood Vessel Opal")
Etienne Mine, San Luis Potosu, Mexico
2.7 x 2.1 x 1.6 cm
Current Bid: $15
Bidder: llivie
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Smoky Quartz (uncommon locale) Paul Zerfass Coll.
Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
11.0 x 5.8 x 5.5 cm
Current Bid: $30
Bidder: Gwindelking
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
DT Quartz xls w/ Hematite & clay inclusions (Heini Soltau Coll.)
Orange River, Warmbad, Karasburg District, Karas Region, Namibia
6.1 x 5.2 x 3.6 cm
Current Bid: $30
Bidder: jaymfriedman
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Smoky Quartz (Gwindel)
Winterstock, Goscheneralp, Goschenen Valley, Uri, Switzerland
8.2 x 4.5 x 3.6 cm
Current Bid: $170
Bidder: dnick926
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Quartz (twin and scepter) with Chlorite
Binn Valley, Wallis, Switzerland
4.5 x 3.1 x 2.3 cm
Current Bid: $70
Bidder: wayneolin
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Smoky Quartz
Fresno County, California, USA
4.8 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm
Current Bid: $60
Bidder: usmc_mp
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Rhodochrosite (ex Dennis Uridil Collection)
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
6.2 x 5.0 x 2.8 cm
Current Bid: $15
Bidder: jacobds
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite (classic material)
Denton Mine, Hardin County, Illinois
9.3 x 7.6 x 4.8 cm
Current Bid: $51
Bidder: therocks
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Spodumene ("floater" GEM twin) (58.38 grams) (ex Rolando Gioia Collection)
Resplendor, Minas Gerais, Brazil
4.7 x 3.2 x 1.7 cm
Current Bid: $35
Bidder: ncgems054
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Quartz (WATER CLEAR crystal) (121.15 grams)
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
7.2 x 5.2 x 3.2 cm
Current Bid: $45
Bidder: usmc_mp
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite ("phantom" crystals) (ex Kay Robertson Collection)
Erika Mine, Saulnhof, Stulln, Wulsendorf West District, Wolsendorf Fluorite Mining District, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
7.7 x 5.2 x 3.2 cm
Current Bid: $60
Bidder: llivie
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite octahedrons (fluorescent)
Riemvasmaak, Kakamas, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
10.8 x 8.0 x 7.7 cm
Current Bid: $45
Bidder: jaymfriedman
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Amethyst & Quartz (classic locale)
Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Veracruz, Mexico
6.4 x 4.0 x 3.4 cm
Current Bid: $61
Bidder: katier9878
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)