Dallas Symposium 2020 - Sunday Benefit Auction

Thanks for exploring this year's Dallas Symposium Benefit Auctions, with separate auction lots closing on Saturday, Aug 22 and Sunday, Aug 23. Auction proceeds benefit Mineralogical Record, Rocks & Minerals, Tucson Gem and Mineral Society, and mindat.org. 

We have 60+ items available here, including fine minerals, unique experiences, and special mineralia! 


Billing for this auction will occur on Monday, August 24, for payment using PayPal or credit card directly to MineralAuctions.com. Shipping will be billed at cost, or please contact brandy@mineralauctions.com if you'd like to plan on picking up items at future shows or during a stop through Dallas. In accordance with Texas law, sales tax must be charged for orders shipping within Texas. 

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Aquamarine scepter, Ex. Herb Obodda
Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
6.2 x 3.3 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bid: $9,850
Stibnite (old classic locality)
Baiut, Maramures County, Romania
11.0 x 8.0 x 5.0 cm
Winning Bid: $3,050
Fluorite with Quartz
Four de Cluzel Mine, Peyrebrune area, Tarn, Occitaine, France
14.0 x 11.0 x 10.0 cm
Winning Bid: $2,550
Smithsonite "pocket"
Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico
16.0 x 10.0 x 9.0 cm
Winning Bid: $2,050
Silver on Acanthite on Calcite, Ex. Clarence Bement, AMNH, Herb Obodda
St. Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany
11.0 x 6.5 x 6.0 cm
Winning Bid: $4,500
Malachite (modern classic!)
Shilu Mine, Yangchun County, Guangdong Province, China
14.5 x 9.2 x 8.5 cm
Winning Bid: $9,001
Mineralogical Record complete set (thru 2010)
Tucson, Arizona, USA
8.5 x 11.0 inches
Winning Bid: $2,050
Gold - superb large thumbnail!
Serra de Caldeirao, Pontese Lacerda, Mato Grosso State, Brazil
2.6 x 2.3 x 1.0 cm
Winning Bid: $3,171
Morganite with Varynynite inclusion
Pech, Nuristan, Afghanistan
6.0 x 6.0 x 5.1 cm
Winning Bid: $1,650
Phosphophyllite (ca. 1940s)
Cerro de Potosi, Potosí City, Potosi, Bolivia
3.2 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm
Winning Bid: $6,056
Rhodochrosite on Quartz - Colorado classic, Ex. Bill Logan
John Reed Mine, Alicante, Lake Co., Colorado, USA
7.0 x 4.8 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bid: $3,700
Pendant - Ametrine and Amethyst, Ex. Rock Currier
Bolivia and Mexico
9.0 x 4.3 x 1.5 cm
Winning Bid: $2,034