WEEKLY MINERAL & GEM AUCTIONS !

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We have a great selection this week featuring plenty of attractive, fine quality, rare and unusual specimens.  Look for new discoveries that we picked up at recent shows or direct from the source. We have many more specimens from the untouched, unpicked collections of Chet Lemanski and Gary Weaver that we have only just sorted out !

Some of the highlights from this week’s auction include: 

1. Huge and significant gem YELLOW ANGLESITE from Touissit

2. 1970s RHODOCHROSITES from the N'Chwaning I Mine and Peru

3. Classic old Bisbee AZURITE

4. PHILIPSBURGITE from the Type Discovery

5. North Carolina SMOKY/AMETHYST QUARTZ

6. nice matrix MORGANITE from Afghanistan

7. FLUORITES from classic locales

8. Rare FLUORESCENTS


Continuing with our special themed auctions we have a selection of higher-end specimens this week with $249 reserve bids.   You'll find a wonderful mix of fine display specimens, plus rarities and gem crystals from contemporary and classic localities around the world.  The vast majority of the specimens are valued AT LEAST at $1,000 and up, so there are deals to be had!!  Check out everything and be sure to pick up some excellent quality pieces for bargain prices.
 


A great auction this week featuring assorted gems with varying reserve bids as low as $10 up to $100.  A wonderfulmix of classic, rare, unique and collector gems!

Calcite, Fluorite & Pyrite (Chet Lemanski Coll.)
El Hammam Mine, Meknes, Fes-Meknes Region, Morocco
7.8 x 5.6 x 5.3 cm
Current Bid: $31
Bidder: Marius
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Gold in Quartz (Chet Lemanski Coll.)
Harvard Mine, Jamestown Mine, Tuolumne Co., California
3.8 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm
Current Bid: $75
Bidder: mmcdade
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Fluorite (classic locale - fluorescent) Chet Lemanski Coll.
Weisseck, Murwinkel, Tamsweg District, Salzburg, Austria
14.0 x 8.7 x 5.8 cm
Current Bid: $136
Bidder: mmcdade
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Vanadinite
Mibladen, Midelt Province, Draa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
6.5 x 4.5 x 2.8 cm
Current Bid: $49
Bidder: Blummer
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Bournonite (classic old Mexico) James Carter Coll.
Noche Buena Mine, Mazapil Municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico
4.5 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm
Current Bid: $90
Bidder: keith
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
large Calcite (rare CA - fluorescent) Dixon & Wolfe Coll.
Hilton deposit (17 Palms), Borrego Springs, San Diego County, California
12.7 x 7.0 x 4.3 cm
Current Bid: $140
Bidder: Ahnsfohnt
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
large Hematite
Montreal Mine, Montreal, Iron Co., Wisconsin
18.7 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm
Current Bid: $387
Bidder: Ahnsfohnt
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
large Brochantite
Vieja Mine, Potrerillos, Atacama, Chile
17.1 x 8.4 x 4.4 cm
Current Bid: $56
Bidder: ironman
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
large Sodalite var. Hackmanite fluorescent/ tenebrescence
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
17.2 x 9.0 x 3.3 cm
Current Bid: $70
Bidder: fifedog
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
large Opalized Wood (RARE locale & self-collected by Chet Lemanski)
Nakhon Ratchasima (Khorat), Ratchasima Province, Thailand
17.0 x 13.2 x 10.5 cm
Current Bid: $54
Bidder: insrocks
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Calcite (rare style - 2 generations) Heinz Gugeler Coll.
San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
11.8 x 10.8 x 7.4 cm
Current Bid: $80
Bidder: mmcdade
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Fluorite (fluorescent) on Calcite (rare Mexico)
Tecolotes Mine, Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico
12.1 x 8.6 x 3.7 cm
Current Bid: $135
Bidder: mmcdade
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
large Willemite (classic fluorescent example!)
Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
20.3 x 11.0 x 7.2 cm
Current Bid: $30
Bidder: oldgunnislake
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Smoky/Amethyst Quartz w/ phantoms (North Carolina)
Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln Co., North Carolina
15.0 x 9.6 x 7.4 cm
Current Bid: $95
Bidder: eoadave
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Quartz on Malachite
Orogrande District, Otero Co., New Mexico
10.9 x 6.9 x 6.5 cm
Current Bid: $98
Bidder: Sgoldst4
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Quartz with Sphalerite (Steve Schwab Coll.)
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
12.1 x 11.6 x 6.4 cm
Current Bid: $208
Bidder: Argojack
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Arsenopyrite, Sphalerite & Quartz (Univ. of Arizona Coll.)
Tajo Mine, Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico
13.4 x 9.8 x 8.4 cm
Current Bid: $117
Bidder: escalade1602
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
large Mica (RARE locale) Chet Lemanski Coll.
Kovdor Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia
18.3 x 13.1 x 0.5 cm
Current Bid: $32
Bidder: mmcdade
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Manganoan Calcite (fluorescent!) Dixon & Wolfe Coll.
Idarado Mine, Telluride, San Miguel Co., Colorado
8.3 x 7.5 x 4.8 cm
Current Bid: $95
Bidder: jb81427
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
very fine Philipsburgite (Type Locality) on Quartz (Chet Lemanski Coll.)
Black Pine Mine, Philipsburg Mining District, Granite Co., Montana
3.0 x 2.6 x 1.9 cm
Current Bid: $89
Bidder: frank*gold
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Dolomite (James Carter Coll.)
Black Rock, Lawrence Co., Arkansas
11.0 x 9.0 x 2.7 cm
Current Bid: $35
Bidder: keith
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Fluorapatite (unique color and habit)
Medina Pegmatite Field, Pedra Azul Pegmatite District, Minas Gerais, Brazil
3.5 x 2.8 x 2.7 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
Fluorite (gemmy green cubes)
Xianghuapu Mine, Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
9.3 x 7.8 x 6.1 cm
Current Bid: $249
Bidder: tattooTink
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
Aquamarine (ex Richard A. Kosnar Collection)
Padre Paraiso, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
4.5 x 1.3 x 1.0 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
Sapphire (bi-color crystals) on matrix
Amboarohy, Ihosy District, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
5.5 x 5.0 x 2.7 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
Fluorite (classic material) (ex Herb Obodda)
Jaimina Mine, Carrales, Obdulia vein, Caravia District, Caravia mining area, Asturias, Spain
9.7 x 8.5 x 4.8 cm
Current Bid: $249
Bidder: mmcdade
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
Hessonite (Grossular Garnet)
Antsirabe, Vakinankaratra, Madagascar
5.87 ct, 12.11 mm x 10.10 mm
Current Bid: $277
Bidder: Argojack
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
Calcite (doubly-terminated GEM twin)
Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee
4.4 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
Almandine Garnet (large crystals) (ex Gary Weaver Collection)
Sedalia Copper Mine, north of Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado
11.2 x 6.2 x 5.7 cm
Current Bid: $249
Bidder: Ahnsfohnt
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
Lazulite (rare, classic locality specimen)
Werfen, Salzburg, Austria
6.7 x 5.6 x 5.0 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 10/29/2020 6:45:00 pm (CDT)