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MINERAL COLLECTION LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 1 of 2) - ends Thursday April 25, 2019

Specimens Available: 47

ends Thursday April 25, 2019
at 6:30 PM (Central Time Zone)

Featuring new specimens culled from the purchase of the Kay Robertson, David Burgess, and Bill Logan (RHODOCHROSITE) collections! We have pieces set aside specifically for the auctions that didn't make it to the Tucson shows, along with new finds and old collections we've purchased. Look for a great mix of old classics and specimens you'd expect to see at retail prices at shows! STAY TUNED : NEW TSUMEB COLLECTION ACQUIRED! Tsumeb minerals are harder to come by now, and we got lucky - a large number will be presented to the auctions, coming soon!


Some of the highlights from this week’s include:


1. Classic large yellow FLUORITE from the Hilton Mine
2. Old Morenci AZURITE & MALACHITE slab
3. Rare and excellent RHODOCHROSITES from the Logan Collection
4. Large Indian FLUORITE "egg yolk"
5. Fine Tsumeb and Namibia specimens from the Shields Flynn Collection
6. Excellent New Mexico specimens from the Chris Cowan Collection
7. Dr. Stephen Moreton Collection English specimens

FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end Thursday April 25th, 2019

Specimens Available: 45

Ends Thursday, April 25th, 2019
at 6:45 PM (Central Time Zone)


We have a great selection of material that we picked up over the last few months along with rarities, unusual pieces, gem crystals, classics and display specimens. Look for new goodies from recent shows / discoveries along with new collection acquisitions to appear in the coming weeks. You'll even find a few fossils, carvings / lapidary items and gemstones mixed in every now and then. We'll still have selections from various collections we've obtained including the newly acquired collection of David Burgess and Dr. William Logan along with pieces from Rolando Gioia, Geary Murdock and plenty of pieces from Kay Robertson along with various dealers' inventories. 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! Enjoy!

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

1. Beautiful blue-green colored "butterfly" twinned PHOSPHOPHYLLITE on matrix from Bolivia
2. Rarely seen RUBY crystal from North Carolina
3. Wonderful pink "rosettes" of RHODOCHROSITE on QUARTZ from China
4. Classic gemmy blue crystals of HAUYNE on matrix from Germany
5. Attractive, thick, blocky twinned FERBERITE specimen from Bolivia
6. Unusual bicolored CHALCEDONY from Morocco
7. A cool old CARBONATE-RICH FLUORAPATITE ("Francolite") from Cornwall
8. Page 2 features assorted worldwide minerals (focusing on European and North American localities) from the Kay Robertson Collection