Fine Mineral and old Mineral Collection Liquidation Auction featuring San Diego and Gem Crystals - Ends Thurs, October 14

This auction features an  outstanding selection of old classics and particularly a strong group of Southern California pegmatite classics and rarities from the Bill Larson and Bob Reynolds mineral Collections- both  out of California ; and classics from the Chet Lemanski mineral collection including many things we do not see on the market! The auction also includes a diverse selection of species and localities from old and new finds.

1. Old, rare TOURMALINES from Madagascar, Brazil and California

2. Large Gibeon METEORITE slab

3. Rare California BLUE TOPAZ of huge size for California

4. LAZULITE from Switzerland

5. Classic old English CALCITE of major size and sparkle!

6. CUBANITE suite

7. Rare , large Colorado PYRITE and SPHALERITE specimens

8. Selection of large specimens: including FLUORITE, TOPAZ w/ QUARTZ, CELESTINE, COLEMANITE, AMETHYST, CALCITE and more

9. Rare SUOLINITE specimen from CANADA among other rarities

Malachite with Cerussite (Reynolds Coll.)
Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia
11.5 x 9.2 x 3.6 cm
Winning Bid: $155
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Large Calcite on Dolomite, Calcite & Sphalerite (old classic) Lee Burnett Coll.
Joplin Field, Tri-State District, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA
16.3 x 15.3 x 8.7 cm
Winning Bid: $260
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
"Paper" Calcite (rare CA) Bill Larson Coll.
Hilton deposit (Gunsight Mine), Borrego Springs, San Diego County, California, USA
7.2 x 5.0 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bid: $160
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Bi-colored Fluorite (Burnett Coll.)
Tule Mine, Melchor Múzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico
13.1 x 12.3 x 8.3 cm
Winning Bid: $220
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Azurite with Malachite (unusual)
Hanover #2 Mine, Hanover-Fierro Mining District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
11.1 x 7.3 x 5.4 cm
Winning Bid: $345
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Pyromorphite (classic locale) Bob Reynolds Coll.
Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Correze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
5.0 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $417
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Cassiterite (rare) Scripps & Larson Coll.
Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining Dist., San Diego Co., California, USA
5.2 x 4.4 x 2.4 cm
Winning Bid: $530
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
"Angel Wing" Calcite (RARE Russian classic)
Ural Mountains, Russia
5.9 x 4.8 x 3.0 cm
Winning Bid: $79
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Spessartine Garnet (RARE CA) Bob Reynolds Coll.
Crystal Annie Mine, Little Cahuilla Mt, Riverside Co., California, USA
7.3 x 6.5 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bid: $218
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Sphalerite, Quartz, Calcite & Pyrite
San Antonio Mine, East Camp, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
12.7 x 9.7 x 8.3 cm
Winning Bid: $360
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
large Gibeon Meteorite slab (GREAT Widmanstatten patterns)
Gibeon, Hardap Region, Namibia
17.0 x 16.5 x 0.6 cm
Winning Bid: $2,005
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Mimetite (Rock Currier Collection)
Santa Eulalia, Aquiles Serdan, Chihuahua, Mexico
6.0 x 5.0 x 5.0 cm
Winning Bid: $325
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Mimetite - unusual locale (Currier Collection)
Velardena, Cuencame Mun., Durango, Mexico
7.2 x 4.5 x 4.2 cm
Winning Bid: $210
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Acanthite (Currier Collection)
San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato Mun., Guanajuato, Mexico
2.5 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm
Winning Bid: $70
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Vanadinite (McGill Coll.)
Apex mine, San Carlos, Manuel Benavides Mun., Chihuahua, Mexico
2.9 x 2.6 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bid: $310
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Quartz with Shattuckite incl. (McGill Coll.)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
2.1 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm
Winning Bid: $220
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Chalcocite on Pyrite (McGill Coll.)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
2.8 × 2.6 × 2.4 cm
Winning Bid: $117
Winning Bidder: blmineral
Pyrargyrite (Miguel Romero Coll.)
Guanajuato, Mun. de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
1.9 x 1.9 x 1.0 cm
Winning Bid: $42
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Sphalerite, etc. on Amethyst (classic Colorado) Burnett Coll.
Emperius Mine (Bachelor Mine), Creede Mining Dist., Mineral Co., Colorado, USA
12.5 x 5.8 x 5.6 cm
Winning Bid: $292
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Pyromorphite (McGill Coll.)
San Francisco mine, Cucurpe, Sonora, Mexico
7.0 x 5.0 x 2.5 cm
Winning Bid: $335
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
large Calcite twin (important for classic locale) Lemanski Coll.
Thomasville Crushed Stone Quarry, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA
12.5 x 8.5 x 6.8 cm
Winning Bid: $319
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Calcite (rare Ukraine)
Novotroitsk quarries, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine
8.3 x 7.3 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bid: $210
Winning Bidder: andrew_rocks
Calcite, Chalcopyrite and Galena (Lemanski Coll.)
Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
9.5 x 7.9 x 7.5 cm
Winning Bid: $130
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Colemanite (RARE locale - Type Locality area) Reynolds Coll.
East Coleman Mine, Furnace Creek, Inyo Co., California, USA
13.6 x 12.0 x 8.2 cm
Winning Bid: $260
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
large Celestine (Lemanski Coll.)
Ottawa Silica Company Quarry, Rockwood, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA
16.7 x 7.9 x 3.1 cm
Winning Bid: $501
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Heulandite (rare locale) Lemanski Coll.
Tura, Tunguska River Basin, Evenkiysky Dist., Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia
7.7 x 6.4 x 5.2 cm
Winning Bid: $210
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Schorl on Feldspar & Quartz (RARE Peru) Reynolds Coll.
Chacoya, Castrovirreyna Prov., Huancavelica, Peru
8.2 x 7.3 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bid: $130
Winning Bidder: Daveedo
Large Talc (RARE PA) Lemanski Coll.
Geiger Quarry, Kirkwood, State Line Chromite Mining District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
18.7 x 9.0 x 3.8 cm
Winning Bid: $160
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Quartz var. Amethyst - superb TN (McGill Coll.)
Mina La Sorpressa, Amatitlan, Guerrero, Mexico
3.0 x 1.0 x 1.0 cm
Winning Bid: $320
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Mimetite var. Campylite (Hauck & McGill Coll.)
Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
5.7 x 3.7 x 3.4 cm
Winning Bid: $122
Winning Bidder: DMT