FINE MINERAL COLLECTION & INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION - Ends July 22, 2021

Another week of organized bounty of the earth! This auction is rich in tourmalines and offers a diverse selection of species from current finds, classics and old-timers from collections and acquisitions.  

This auction features specimens from the Richard Rossi Mineral Collection and another diverse set of species and localities from new and old finds through collections we have obtained!

Highlights:

1. APOPHYLLITE "disco ball" from the 2001 find plus more fine pieces from India.

2. Bill Larson Collection TOURMALINE, MORGANITE and APATITE specimens

3. Large DOLOMITE specimens from Kosovo

4. AQUAMARINE from a NEW find

5. Classic older TOURMALINES

6. Sceptered BARITE from France

7. Arkansas WAVELLITES from the Zigras Mine

8. Large WULFENITE & DOLOMITE from Touissit

Elpidite (classic locale) Dick Hauck Coll.
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
12.2 x 8.2 x 5.5 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Wulfenite & Dolomite (Richard Rossi Coll.)
Touissit, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
15.7 x 12.3 x 7.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Tourmaline & Cleavelandite (classic locale)
Anjanabonoina pegmatites, Betafo, Vakinankaratra, Madagascar
8.1 x 4.6 x 4.2 cm
Winning Bidder: duncangb
Pyromorphite (1990s finds) Richard Rossi Coll.
Bunker Hill Mine, Yreka Mining Dist., Shoshone Co., Idaho, USA
3.6 x 3.2 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Epidote on Grossular Garnet (rare CA) Bob Reynolds Coll.
Coyote Range, Bishop Mining Dist., Inyo Co., California, USA
11.4 x 6.9 x 3.7 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Turquoise (RARE Arizona) Bob Reynolds Coll.
Turquoise Mountain, Cerbat Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona, USA
12.2 x 5.2 x 3.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Cuprite (circa 1800s) 19th C. Zurich Coll.
Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England
3.8 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Magnetite (RARE CA) Minette & Reynolds Coll.
Iron Hat deposit, Cadiz, Marble Mts, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
7.1 x 3.6 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Vanadinite (classic 1990s finds) ex Reynolds Coll.
North Geronimo Mine (Pure Potential Mine), La Paz County, Arizona, USA
7.8 x 5.4 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Gemmy DT Calcite twin, etc. (Ex. Ross Lillie Coll.)
Denton Mine, Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
7.6 x 4.6 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Azurite (High luster crystals!)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
5.6 x 4.0 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Tourmaline (rare locale) Bill Larson Coll.
Cryo-Genie Mine, Warner Springs Mining Dist., San Diego Co., California, USA
4.8 x 4.0 x 2.0 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Azurite (classic locale)
Lavrion Mining District, Lavreotiki, Attica, Greece
6.0 x 3.7 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Faden Quartz (rare Arkansas) Ron Coleman Coll.
Ron Coleman Mine, Blue Springs, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA
6.6 x 3.8 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Fluorite w/ Chalcopyrite (old Czech locale) - Lemanski Coll.
Vykmanov, Perstejn, Chomutov District, Ustí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
8.8 x 5.8 x 5.7 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Unusual Hematite
Nador, Nador Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
5.9 x 3.3 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Stibnite w/ Barite (historic locale) ex Herb Obodda
Dahegou Mine, Lushi County, Henan, China
7.7 x 2.8 x 1.5 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Manganoan Dolomite w/ Calcite (classic locale) ex Bembia Coll.
Trepca Stari Trg Mine, Trepca complex, Mitrovica, Mitrovica District, Kosovo
13.8 x 8.7 x 5.9 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Cyanotrichite
Qinglong Mine, Dachang Sb ore field, Guizhou, China
10.3 x 5.2 x 4.7 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Weird citrine-colored Quartz w/ clay inclusions ex Ken Roberts
Corinto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
12.4 x 8.1 x 6.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Fluorapatite & Quartz (Ex. Bill Larson Coll., selfcollected)
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande Mining Dist., San Diego Co., California, USA
5.3 x 3.4 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Morganite (rare - Bill Larson Coll. collection)
Katerina Mine, Hiriart Mtn., Pala Mining Dist., San Diego Co., California, USA
4.9 x 2.7 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Pyromorphite (classic locale) Lee Burnett Coll.
Wheatley Mines, Phoenixville Mining Dist., Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
10.1 x 6.6 x 5.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Apophyllite
Rahuri, Ahmadnagar Dist., Maharashtra, India
10.7 x 8.8 x 6.0 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Aquamarine xls w/ Muscovite (NEW Find)
Nagar, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
9.0 x 6.8 x 5.0 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Floater Pyrite nodule (Texas!) James Carter Coll.
Martin Marietta Materials Cement quarry, Midlothian, Ellis Co., Texas, USA
8.8 x 6.8 x 6.4 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Unusual Baryte scepter (Zerfass coll.)
Saint-Babel, Issoire, Puy-de-Dome, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France
7.8 x 4.4 x 2.4 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Scolecite sprays (Richard Rossi Coll.)
Nashik District, Maharashtra, India
7.7 x 7.3 x 8.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Large Manganoan Dolomite and Quartz (Paul Bembia Coll)
Trepca Stari Trg Mine, Trepca complex, Mitrovica, Mitrovica District, Kosovo
26.0 x 19.5 x 13.0 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Wavellite (beautiful color)
James Zigras Mine, Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA
12.9 x 5.4 x 5.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder