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DENVER SHOW SPECIAL – The Collection of Dr. Stephen Smale! All of the specimens are culled from his world-famous collection of Chinese minerals.  A great selection of fine quality, mostly cabinet / small cabinet sized display specimens, the majority of which are valued at $1,000 and up to $4,500 in the inventory.
 
PLEASE NOTE: This auction closes on a TUESDAY.  We'll send out a reminder before it closes to you don't miss out.

Fluorite (gorgeous color) with Quartz (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Chenzhou, Hunan, China
9.7 x 7.2 x 5.3 cm
Current Bid: $261
Bidder: jabaco
Time Left:
Close Time: 09/24/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Topaz (unusually fluorescent) with Quartz (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Nujiang Valley, Nujiang, Yunnan, China
9.7 x 6.2 x 5.8 cm
Current Bid: $140
Bidder: jlk
Time Left:
Close Time: 09/24/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Sphalerite (gemmy) with Calcite on Quartz (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Kangjiawan Pb-Zn-Ag-Au deposit, Shuikoushan ore field, Changning Co., Hengyang, Hunan, China
14.3 x 6.2 x 2.9 cm
Current Bid: $40
Bidder: martintiersch
Time Left:
Close Time: 09/24/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Fluorite (multicolor "phantom" cubes) on Muscovite (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan, China
6.7 x 3.7 x 2.7 cm
Current Bid: $65
Bidder: stoasucha
Time Left:
Close Time: 09/24/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Cassiterite with Aquamarine on Muscovite (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Pingwu Beryl Mine, Huya Township, Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang, Sichuan, China
5.7 x 4.1 x 2.7 cm
Current Bid: $108
Bidder: dd001
Time Left:
Close Time: 09/24/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Fluorite (cubes on octahedrons) (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Xianghuapu Mine, Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
11.7 x 7.5 x 3.7 cm
Current Bid: $62
Bidder: jabaco
Time Left:
Close Time: 09/24/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Realgar (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Shimen Mine, Shimen Co., Changde Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
6.0 x 3.0 x 1.0 cm
Current Bid: $78
Bidder: tblackwood1
Time Left:
Close Time: 09/24/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Calcite (iron-included) (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Mine No. 884, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
2.8 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: tmr
Time Left:
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Pyrite on Quartz (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Shangbao Mine, Leiyang Co., Hengyang, Hunan, China
6.5 x 6.4 x 4.4 cm
Current Bid: $35
Bidder: tblackwood1
Time Left:
Close Time: 09/24/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Quartz (doubly-terminated bi-pyramidal crystals) on Calcite (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhad League, Inner Mongolia, China
6.3 x 5.0 x 4.8 cm
Current Bid: $61
Bidder: karose1
Time Left:
Close Time: 09/24/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Scheelite with Lollingite and Calcite (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhad League, Inner Mongolia, China
7.6 x 6.7 x 3.2 cm
Current Bid: $213
Bidder: stoasucha
Time Left:
Close Time: 09/24/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Fluorite ("phantom") crystals on Quartz (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan, China
12.5 x 3.7 x 3.4 cm
Current Bid: $535
Bidder: Walt
Time Left:
Close Time: 09/24/2019 6:30:00 pm (CDT)