FINE MINERAL COLLECTION & INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION - Ends January 27, 2022

We have a great selection this week, featuring plenty of attractive, fine quality, classic, contemporary, rare and unusual specimens from around the world. Look for some great specimens from various collections that we've purchased like, Bob Reynolds, Richard Rossi, Chet Lemanski, Al Kidwell, Dave Bergman and Rich Kosnar. You might even find the occasional fossil, lapidary or gem item from time to time. 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!

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

1. Hard to find HÜBNERITE specimen from the Sweet Home Mine, Colorado (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
2. Beautiful bright orange "floater" SPESSARTINE crystal from Tanzania
3. Classic GEMMY TWINNED DOLOMITE on matrix from Spain (ex Al Kidwell Collection)
4. Excellent large PARGASITE crystal from Sri Lanka (ex Chet Lemanski Collection)
5. Beautiful pink CALCITE crystals in a geode from Missouri
6. Classic gemmy RUBY crystal from the famous John Saul Mine in Kenya
7. Attractive purple APATITE on matrix from Afghanistan
8. KIDWELLITE from the type locality from the collection of AL KIDWELL !!
9. Wonderful specimen of beautiful purple CHROMIAN CLINOCHLORE ("KAMMERERITE") from Turkey
10. Rarities include DAWSONITE, KRÖHNKITE, CARNALLITE and SABINAITE

Gyrolite (fine quality)
Malad Quarry, Malad, Ward 38, Mumbai, Mumbai District, Maharashtra, India
9.3 x 6.0 x 5.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Ruby (rare classic locality specimen) (ex Bill Larson Collection)
John Saul Mine (Rockland mine), Tsavo West, Voi, Taita-Taveta County, Kenya
2.2 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Fluorite (gemmy ''phantom'' crystal)
Les Rocs Quarry, Buxières-les-Mines, Moulins, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
2.8 x 2.7 x 2.0 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Tourmaline on Quartz (RARE locality specimen) (ex Gary Weaver Collection)
Brown Derby Mine, Ohio City Area, Quartz Creek Pegmatite District, Gunnison County, Colorado, USA
6.2 x 5.2 x3 .0 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Calcite (with iron oxide inclusions)
Tieshan Fe-Cu deposit (Daye Mine), Tieshan District, Huangshi, Hubei, China
3.4 x 2.6 x 1.9 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Azurite with Malachite (ex Kay Robertson Collection)
Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
10.7 x 6.6 x 5.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Clinozoisite
Hashupa Epidote Occurrence, Hashupa, Shigar Valley, Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
3.3 x 2.1 x 1.4 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Amazonite (circa 1960s) (ex Willard Wulff Collection)
Crystal Peak Area, Park County, Colorado, USA
5.3 x 3.7 x 2.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Pyrite (interesting crystal habit)
San Manuel Mine, San Manuel District, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
11.2 x 6.4 x 5.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Apatite (fine purple color)
Mawi, Nuristan, Afghanistan
4.2 x 3.8 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Calcite (beautiful crystals) (ex Bob Reynolds Collection)
Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
8.8 x 5.8 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Fluorite on Calcite
San Antonio Mine, East Camp, Santa Eulalia Mining District, Aquiles Serdán Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
5.6 x 5.3 x 2.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Azurite (floater ''rose''-shaped specimen) (classic material)
Morenci Mine, Copper Mountain District, Greenlee County, Arizona, USA
3.8 x 3.3 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Calcite (old classic) (ex Al Kidwell Collection)
North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana, USA
5.2 x 3.7 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Tourmaline
Paprok Mine, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
2.7 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Aragonite (rare purple color) (ex Al Kidwell Collection)
Los Molinillos - La Vacariza, Minglanilla, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
5.8 x 4.1 x 3.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Chrysocolla pseudomorph after Malachite replacing Azurite
Luputo, Kakumba, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo
8.3 x 6.8 x 3.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Kidwellite (ex Kidwell Collection!)
Coon Creek Mine (York Mine), Shady, Polk County, Arkansas, USA
4.0 x 3.8 x 3.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Fluorite (2 generations - 2-sided specimen) (ex Al Kidwell Collection)
Naica Mine, Naica, Saucillo Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
5.3 x 4.8 x 4.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Almandine Garnet (old East Coast classic)
Green's Farm locality, Roxbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
10.1 x 6.2 x 4.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Tennantite Subgroup (ex Chet Lemanski Collection)
Dzhezkazgan mining district, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan
4.1 x 4.0 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Fuchsite (chromium-bearing Muscovite) (RARE locality) (ex Bill Wilson Collection)
Wimhof Quarry, Vilshofen, Passau District, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
10.0 x 4.0 x 2.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Quartz (scepter) (ex Bill Larson Collection)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
6.6 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Carnallite (rare specimen from the type locality) (ex Chet Lemanski Collection)
Stassfurt, Stassfurt Potash deposit, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (Type Locality)
10.2 x 7.1 x 5.2 cm
Winning Bidder: DMT
Scapolite (GEM quality) (7.29 carats)
Marble Occurrence, Morogoro, Uluguru Mts, Morogoro Region, Tanzania
1.5 x 0.6 x 0.4 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Scapolite (rare locality specimen) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Pegmatite localities, Kukurt River, Pamir Mountains, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan
6.3 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Fluorite on Pyrite (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Bolognesi Province, Áncash, Peru
4.6 x 3.7 x 3.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Fluorite (rare locality) (ex Chet Lemanski Collection)
Belorechensk deposit (Belaya Rechka), Maykopsky District, Adygea, Russia
9.1 x 5.3 x 3.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Hübnerite with Rhodochrosite, Quartz and sulfides (ex Dave Bergman Collection)
Sweet Home Mine, Mount Bross, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado, USA
6.2 x 4.3 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Quartz (''Fadens'')
Tole (Tui), Wana, South Waziristan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan
7.8 x 4.0 x 2.9 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder