WEEKLY MINERAL & GEM AUCTIONS!

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Mixed specimens this week include gem crystals, classic locales, fine display specimens and a selection of assorted piece from our inventory and collections we've purchased such as Kurt Hefendehl, Bill and Anne Cook, Dr. Stephen Smale, Gerry Morvell and more! Look for attractive higher value pieces this week, all starting at $10 reserve bids!

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

1. Beautiful big SPESSARTINE GARNET with Smoky Quartz and "Hyalite" Opal from China
2. Gorgeous classic cobalt-bearing CALCITE with MALACHITE from Congo
3. Showing impressive large cabinet yellow cadmium-bearing SMTHSONITE from China
4. Wonderful GEM QUALITY "drillbit" twinned PHENAKITE from Myanmar
5. Super doubly-terminated, "floater" bi-colored SAPPHIRE crystal from Madagascar
6. Excellent classic raspberry colored GROSSULAR GARNET from Mexico
7. Fantastic quality rare pseudomorph of LAZURITE replacing SCAPOLITE
8. Alluring AMBER specimen with MULTIPLE INSECT INCLUSIONS!

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 like, Al Kidwell, Bob Reynolds, Chet Lemanski, Dave Bergman and Gerry Morvell. 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. Fine sharp gemmy PERIDOT crystal from Pakistan
2. Multicolor OPAL replacing Petrified Wood Limb from Virgin Valley, Nevada
3. Gorgeous classic Chromium-bearing CLINOCHLORE (''Kammererite'') from Turkey
4. Beautiful classic WULFENITE crystals on matrix from Los Lamentos, Mexico
5. Excellent quality GEMMY RUBY crystal group from Chatham
6. Attractive purple AMETHYST "Grapes" from Indonesia
7. Fantastic old classic HARMOTOME on FLUORITE from Scotland
8. Rare PURPLE APATITE crystals on matrix from Maine
9. Wonderful yellow cadmium-bearing SMITHSONITE from China
10. Rarities include VALENTINITE, CYLINDRITE, LAVENDULAN with CHENEVIXITE, and TIPTOPITE with ROSCHERITE, MONTGOMERYITE and FAIRFIELDITE

Peridot (sharp gemmy crystal)
Sapat Gali, Naran, Kaghan Valley, Mansehra District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
2.7 x 1.7 x 1.3 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Quartz (rare locality) (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
K.D. Pocket, Ouray Amphitheater, Ouray County, Colorado, USA
9.3 x 5.9 x 5.2 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Amethyst (''Grapes'')
Mamuju area, Sulawesi Barat Province, Sulawesi, Indonesia
7.2 x 4.2 x 2.2 cm
Current Bid: $38
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Pyrite (rare locality specimen) (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
Chino Mine, Santa Rita, Santa Rita Mining District, Grant County, New Mexico, USA
2.6 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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Tourmaline (RARE locality specimen) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Brown Derby Mine, Ohio City Area, Quartz Creek Pegmatite District, Gunnison County, Colorado, USA
8.6 x 5.7 x 2.8 cm
Current Bid: $110
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Gyrolite (fine quality) (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
Pune (Poona), Maharashtra, India
4.0 x 3.3 x 2.2 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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Opal replacing Petrified Wood Tree Limb
Virgin Valley District, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA
3.6 x 3.3 x 1.6 cm
Current Bid: $410
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Calcite with iridescent Stibnite (rare locality specimen)
Longtoushan Sn deposit, Dachang Sn-polymetallic ore field, Nandan County, Hechi, Guangxi, China
5.2 x 5.1 x 4.3 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Harmotome on Calcite (ex George Fletcher Collection)
Whitesmith Mine, Strontian, Fort William and Ardnamurchan, Highland, Scotland, UK
10.2 x 8.3 x 5.3 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Tetrahedrite Subgroup (large crystals) with Sphalerite
Casapalca Mine, Casapalca, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru
5.6 x 5.4 x 2.8 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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Aragonite (copper-bearing) (ex Bob Reynolds Collection)
Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District, Attikí Prefecture, Greece
8.2 x 6.4 x 3.4 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Pectolite (ex Chet Lemanski Collection)
Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
8.3 x 7.7 x 4.6 cm
Current Bid: $15
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Baryte
Northumberland Mine, Northumberland Mining District, Toquima Range, Nye County, Nevada, USA
6.3 x 4.2 x 2.3 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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Hematite
Bouse, Plomosa Mining District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz County, Arizona, USA
5.2 x 4.1 x 1.8 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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Chatham Ruby (synthetic)
Chatham Industries, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
1.6 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Chalcopyrite (classic material)
Bandora Mine, South Mineral Creek, near Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado, USA
10.2 x 5.7 x 2.8 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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Sugilite (rare)
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
6.8 x 4.6 x 1.6 cm
Current Bid: $20
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Valentinite (2011 find)
San Jose Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro, Bolivia
1.2 x 0.8 x 0.4 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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Chromium-bearing Clinochlore (''Kammererite'') (ex Chet Lemanski Collection)
Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Aşkale District, Erzurum Province, Turkey
2.1 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Molybdenite (rare locality piece) (ex Al Kidwell Collection)
Altenberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
8.7 x 6.7 x 5.7 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Smithsonite (cadmium-bearing)
Wenshan, Yunnan, China
5.9 x 3.7 x 2.6 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Baryte (''flower'') (ex Richard Rossi Collection)
Cavnic Mine, Cavnic, Maramureș, Romania
8.3 x 7.8 x 5.2 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Fluorite (multi-color "phantom" crystals) with Scepter Quartz
Okorusu Mine (Okarusu Mine), Otjiwarongo District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
3.7 x 2.7 x 2.6 cm
Current Bid: $240
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Andradite Garnet (RARE locality specimen) (ex Chet Lemanski Collection)
near Jacumba, San Diego County, California, USA
5.8 x 4.3 x 3.8 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Topaz (classic material)
Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, USA
3.3 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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Wavellite (RARE locality specimen)
Clear Spring Mine, Homeland, Polk County, Florida, USA
8.7 x 7.0 x 2.2 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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Mimetite (classic material)
Guatomo Mine (''Hat Yai'' Mimetite Locality), Tham Thalu, Bannang Sata District, Yala Province, Thailand
7.7 x 5.3 x 4.2 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Cylindrite (rare) (rich specimen)
Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó, Poopó Province, Oruro, Bolivia (Type Locality)
5.1 x 4.2 x 2.3 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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Chabazite (STRONG color) (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
2.3 x 2.0 x 1.3 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: Private Bidder
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Aragonite (rare purple color - twinned crystal)
La Pesquera, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
2.7 x 2.5 x 0.6 cm
Starting Bid: $10
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