WEEKLY MINERAL & GEM AUCTIONS!

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We are proud to present a special auction featuring classics and fine display pieces from the collection of Keith Williams, well known dealer and collector specializing in the Olde Classics, Colorado, and Coppers. This selection includes a very esoteric mix of display specimens with a focus on aesthetic miniature and small cabinet examples of classics

This special auction features items such as:

AMAZING LOS LAMENTOS WULFENITE 

CLASSIC OLD USA MINERALS

Major OLD MICHIGAN CUBIC COPPER

FORTIFICATION GALENA from Kansas

and Many More $1000-up specimens

We have a great selection this week, featuring plenty of attractive, fine quality, classic, contemporary, rare and unusual specimens from around the world. Look for some great specimens from various collections that we've purchased over the last year or so like Dave Bergman, Bob Reynolds, Chet Lemanski, Al Kidwell and Gary Weaver. You might even find the occasional fossil, lapidary or gem item from time to time. 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. Beautiful RUBY crystals on matrix from Afghanistan
2. Excellent CRYSTALLIZED NATIVE BISMUTH from Wolfram Camp, Queensland, Australia
3. Attractive hard to find CHALCOPYRITE from the Sweet Home Mine in Colorado (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
4. AMBER with MULTIPLE INSECT INCLUSIONS from Dominican Republic
5. Lovely GOLD on QUARTZ from Leadville, Colorado
6. Large "floater" ALMANDINE GARNET crystal from North Carolina (ex Chet Lemanski Colleciton)
7. Excellent TOPAZ specimen from a RARE RUSSIAN locality! (ex Chet Lemanski Collection)
8. Cool bi-colored LEPIDOLITE mica from Brazil (ex Tom Campbell Collection
9. Attractive classic BRAZILIANITE with MUSCOVITE from Brazil
10. Rarities include PAPAGOITE, EUCHROITE, STRENGITE, SVANBERGITE, SENEGALITE, WIGHTMANITE and TYROLITE

Wulfenite - old classic, ex Keith Williams Coll.
Ahumada Mine, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, mexico
8.8 x 4.2 x 3.2 cm
Current Bid: $1,050
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/21/2021 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Dioptase on Calcite (type locality)
Alytn-Tube, Karagandy Prov., Kazakhstan
4.3 x 3.6 x 3.5 cm
Current Bid: $343
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Azurite perched on Malachite ex K Williams Coll
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
4.7 x 3.5 x 3.1 cm
Current Bid: $589
Bidder: blmineral
Time Left:
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Celestine with Strontianite (rare)
Woodville, Sandusky Co., Ohio, USA
9.8 x 7.0 x 4.6 cm
Current Bid: $79
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Franklinite, Calcite, and Willemite - old classic
Sterling Mine, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
7.0 x 5.3 x 4.2 cm
Current Bid: $265
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Calcite (Burnett & Williams Coll.)
Logansport, Cass Co., Indiana, USA
8.3 x 7.9 x 7.0 cm
Current Bid: $98
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Galena - rare locale (Burnett & Williams Coll.)
Bonanza Mine, Leadville, Lake Co., Colorado, USA
10.0 x 5.8 x 5.0 cm
Current Bid: $110
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Quartz var. Amethyst ex K Williams
Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico
6.4 x 6.1 x 4.4 cm
Current Bid: $85
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Calcite (Large scalenohedrons!) ex K Williams
Pugh Quarry, Wood Co., Ohio, USA
14.6 x 11.7 x 7.6 cm
Current Bid: $161
Bidder: duncangb
Time Left:
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GOETHITE (old 1800s classic) ex K Williams
Chestnut Hill, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
12.3 x 9.4 x 5.9 cm
Current Bid: $261
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Beryl var. Aquamarine ex K. Williams
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
9.4 x 5.6 x 5.3 cm
Current Bid: $340
Bidder: duncangb
Time Left:
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Wulfenite with Dolomite ex K. Williams
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
8.7 x 6.5 x 3.7 cm
Current Bid: $230
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Celestine ex K. Williams
Scofield Mine, Maybee, Monroe Co., Michigan, USA
5.7 x 5.0 x 3.5 cm
Current Bid: $120
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Celestine on Calcite ex K. Williams
Ottawa Quarry, Rockwood, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA
5.2 x 3.9 x 3.2 cm
Current Bid: $350
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Azurite with Malachite ex K. Williams
Milpillas Mine, Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
5.3 x 3.5 x 2.7 cm
Current Bid: $525
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Quartz (Japan-law twin) ex K. Williams
Ambolo Mine, Vakinankaratra, Madagascar
6.9 x 5.0 x 4.5 cm
Current Bid: $121
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Hemimorphite (old , circa 1900) ex K. Williams
Beer Cellar Mine, Granby, Newton Co., Missouri, USA
8.6 x 7.4 x 2.0 cm
Current Bid: $177
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Quartz (Herkimer Diamond) ex K. Williams
Ace of Diamonds Mine, Middleville, New York, USA
4.5 x 3.3 x 2.9 cm
Current Bid: $75
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Fortification Galena on chert (old USA style)
Netta Mine, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma, (Tri State District) USA
11.2 x 4.6 x 3.1 cm
Current Bid: $87
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Galena crystal - 3 kilos (classic old Fortification style)
(TriState) Galena District, Cherokee Co., Kansas, USA
11.2 x 9.9 x 5.8 cm
Current Bid: $160
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Calcite - huge for locale! ex K. Williams
Auglaize Quarry, Junction, Paulding Co., Ohio, USA
10.1 x 9.7 x 8.6 cm
Current Bid: $150
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Quartz cluster (Herkimer Diamond) ex K. Williams
Ace of Diamonds Mine, Middleville, New York, USA
4.1 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm
Current Bid: $85
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Galena on Dolomite ex K. Williams
Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
8.3 x 7.5 x 6.6 cm
Current Bid: $91
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Galena, Marcasite, Calcite and Dolomite
Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
18.0 x 10.9 x 2.4 cm
Current Bid: $180
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Copper (cubic xls) ex George English circa 1910
Lake Superior Dist., Houghton Co., Michigan, USA
6.3 x 5.4 x 4.0 cm
Current Bid: $360
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Fluorite (''phantom'' crystals)
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan, China
4.6 x 4.5 x 2.3 cm
Current Bid: $20
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
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Anatase
Taftan, Chagai District, Balochistan Region, Pakistan
3.8 x 3.0 x 2.1 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Brookite (gemmy ''phantom'' crystals)
Kharan District, Balochistan, Pakistan
5.5 x 4.5 x 2.3
Current Bid: $118
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Chalcopyrite (ex Dave Bergman Collection) (Mined 1978)
Sweet Home Mine, Mt Bross, Alma District, Park County, Colorado, USA
9.7 x 6.3 x 2.8 cm
Current Bid: $45
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Chalcedony (beautiful form)
South of Deming, Luna County, New Mexico, USA
6.3 x 4.3 x 2.7 cm
Current Bid: $60
Bidder: Private Bidder
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/21/2021 6:45:00 pm (CDT)