$249 Reserve - Special Mineral Auction

Continuing with our special themed auctions we have a selection of higher-end minerals this week with $249 reserve bids. This is a great opportunity to pick up excellent pieces for bargain prices! You'll find a great mix of fine quality specimens from new and contemporary discoveries plus classics and showy display pieces from worldwide localities and various collections!
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Leiteite (incredibly rare)
Tsumeb Mine, Otjikoto Region, Namibia (Type Locality)
Ex. Shields Flynn
3.7 x 1.7 x 0.4 cm
Winning Bid: $330
Antique Mining Hammer Head (from the 16th-17th century)
Příbram District, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic
6.4 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm, 70.48 grams
Winning Bid: $259
Currierite (exceptionally rare)
Torrecillas Mine, Salar Grande, Iquique Province, Tarapacá, Chile (Type Locality)
4.8 x 4.3 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $375
Green Beryl with a blue ''cap''
Padre Paraiso, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ex. Brian Kosnar
5.1 x 1.0 x 1.0 cm, 13.80 grams
Winning Bid: $309
Tourmaline (multi-color doubly-terminated crystal)
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande Dist., San Diego Co., California, USA
Ex. Dave Bergman
6.4 x 2.7 x 2.3 cm, 99.02 grams
Winning Bid: $680
Fluorite (''phantom'' crystals) on Quartz
Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia, China
8.3 x 7.8 x 7.6 cm
Winning Bid: $575
Ruby (large faceted stone)
Subramanya, Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka, India
64.24 mm x 48.24 mm x 34.39 mm, 948 ct (approx.)
Winning Bid: $1,624
Quartz (Japan-Law Twin)
Snoqualmie Mining District, King Co., Washington, USA
9.2 x 7.7 x 5.7 cm
Winning Bid: $2,131
Microcline (large Baveno twin)
Raikot, Chilas, Diamer District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
11.16.6 x 4.9 x 4.2 cm
Winning Bid: $960
Fluorite (GEM crystals) with Calcite
Xianghualing Mine, Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
Ex. Dr. Stephen Smale
13.7 x 10.7 x 5.7 cm
Winning Bid: $2,550