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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.

Fluorite (rare style and color) (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Xianghualing Mine, Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
9.8 x 7.7 x 4.2 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: DiegoMat
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/25/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite with Calcite (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Shangbao Mine, Leiyang Co., Hengyang, Hunan, China
7.7 x 7.4 x 5.2 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: DiegoMat
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/25/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Scheelite (rare color for the locality!) (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
8.2 x 6.7 x 3.1 cm
Current Bid: $15
Bidder: esper
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/25/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Ferberite with Fluorite and Muscovite (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
8.8 x 7.8 x 5.4 cm
Current Bid: $111
Bidder: stoasucha
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/25/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Sphalerite (Spinel Twins) with Quartz (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Rucheng Mine, Caojia, Nuanshui, Rucheng Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
7.2 x 4.7 x 3.5 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: DiegoMat
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/25/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Realgar (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Shimen Mine, Shimen Co., Changde, Hunan, China
5.7 x 0.7 x 0.3 cm
Current Bid: $87
Bidder: warden
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/25/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Fluorite (GEMMY cubes) with Calcite on Chalcopyrite (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
7.8 x 3.6 x 3.2 cm
Current Bid: $71
Bidder: Moose
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/25/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Arsenopyrite with Quartz and Dolomite (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
6.2 x 4.5 x 3.8 cm
Current Bid: $10
Bidder: DiegoMat
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/25/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Arsenopyrite with Fluorite on Stannite (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
3.7 x 3.4 x 3.3 cm
Current Bid: $15
Bidder: denham92
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/25/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Sphalerite (excellent gemmy crystals) (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Shizhuyuan Mine, Dongpo ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
18.3 x 9.4 x 7.7 cm
Current Bid: $62
Bidder: stoasucha
Time Left:
Close Time: 02/25/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST)