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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.

Chrysocolla (Kay Robertson Coll.)
Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona
4.6 x 3.5 x 2.6 cm
Current Bid: $38
Bidder: georock2
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Rhodochrosite & Quartz (rare combo) W.S. Logan Coll.
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
3.1 x 3.0 x 2.1 cm
Current Bid: $48
Bidder: llivie
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Pendant, "Snowflake" with Diamond in 18kt Gold over Sterling Silver with FREE CHAIN
N/A
23.00 mm (across), Chain = 18 inches
Starting Bid: $100
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Phenakite on Amazonite (rare association) (ex Willard Wulff Collection)
Crystal Peak, near Florssiant, Teller County, Colorado
3.6 x 2.1 x 1.8 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: ramanguy
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Unusual bi-colored DT Tourmaline (David Burgess Coll.)
Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California
4.7 x 3.6 x 2.7 cm
Current Bid: $79
Bidder: randuzi
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite (fluorescent) Allen Dillwith Coll.
Riemvasmaak, Kakamas, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
5.1 x 5.0 x 3.5 cm
Current Bid: $36
Bidder: keith
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Bi-colored Fluorite w/ Drusy Quartz (illustrated - Dr. S. Moreton Coll.)
Hollywell Mine, Frosterley, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England
14.2 x 9.3 x 6.8 cm
Current Bid: $60
Bidder: keith
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Tourmaline
Mt Mica, Maine
0.23 ct, 6.16 mm x 3.10 mm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: usmc_mp
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite (GEM pink crystal) (ex Alex Cook Collection)
Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan
3.7 x 3.3 x 1.7 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: usmc_mp
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Azurite
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
4.8 x 3.0 x 1.9 cm
Current Bid: $82
Bidder: usmc_mp
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Apophyllite w/ Laumontite (classic PA) Schlichter Coll.
Cornwall Mines, Lebanon Co., Pennsylvania
9.0 x 7.2 x 4.3 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: rocks r us
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite (fluorescent) & Quartz
Riemvasmaak, Kakamas District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
8.3 x 7.8 x 4.5 cm
Current Bid: $160
Bidder: rimico
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Shattuckite (2014 find)
Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
4.7 x 3.0 x 1.2 cm
Current Bid: $42
Bidder: tmr
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Faden Quartz
Toyee, Wana, South Waziristan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
8.1 x 7.6 x 4.4 cm
Current Bid: $20
Bidder: Brewsterdave
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Chabazite, Smoky Quartz & Goethite (Robertson Coll.)
Becker Quarry, Freisen, St Wendel, Saarland, Germany
9.5 x 6.5 x 3.3 cm
Current Bid: $20
Bidder: llivie
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Barite (old classic) (ex Tom Campbell Collection)
Frizington, Arlecdon & Frizington, Copeland, Cumbria, England, UK
5.2 x 4.1 x 0.7 cm
Current Bid: $27
Bidder: denham92
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Calcite on Amethyst (classic combo) Tom Wolfe Coll.
Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
7.0 x 6.3 x 3.2 cm
Current Bid: $43
Bidder: llivie
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Chalcopyrite with Quartz and Dolomite (big specimen)
Casapalca Mine, Casapalca, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru
16.7 x 6.8 x 2.9 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Calcite (unique classic specimen) (ex Ross Lillie Collection)
Bahama Pod, Timber Drift, Rosiclare Level, Denton Mine, Hardin County, Illinois
8.3 x 7.1 x 4.7 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Calcite (classic material)
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
13.1 x 11.3 x 7.3 cm
Current Bid: $285
Bidder: RockDoctor56
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Pargasite (superb color)
Ali Abad, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
6.3 x 4.8 x 2.7 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Plumbogummite replacing Pyromorphite (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Laohu, Gongcheng Co., Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
5.5 x 4.7 x 2.3 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Uvite Tourmaline with rare EMERALD association
Pomba Pit, Serra das Eguas, Brumado, Bahia, Brazil
10.3 x 9.8 x 8.6 cm
Current Bid: $249
Bidder: fifedog
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Thomsonite (rare pink color - fine quality)
Aurangabad, Maharahstra, India
10.3 x 8.4 x 5.9 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite (GEMMY phantoms) on Dolomite
Shangbao Mine, Leiyang Co., Hengyang, Hunan, China
11.5 x 6.5 x 5.7 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Ludlamite (rare locality)
Colavi Mine, Machacamarca District, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosu Department, Bolivia
6.1 x 5.8 x 3.6 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite (rare habit) (1,337 grams)
Naica Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico
13.2 x 9.3 x 8.3 cm
Starting Bid: $249
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Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite with Ferberite, Arsenopyrite and Quartz
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
11.3 x 7.8 x 2.8 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Gypsum (GEM twins) (floater specimen)
Red River Floodway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
9.8 x 8.3 x 6.7 cm
Starting Bid: $249
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite ("ice crystals")
Dal'negorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
8.3 x 7.1 x 6.8 cm
Current Bid: $249
Bidder: Gwani
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CST)