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!


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

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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 Bid: $395
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 Bid: $315
Weird citrine-colored Quartz w/ clay inclusions ex Ken Roberts
Corinto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
12.4 x 8.1 x 6.2 cm
Winning Bid: $421
Qinglong Mine, Dachang Sb ore field, Guizhou, China
10.3 x 5.2 x 4.7 cm
Winning Bid: $120
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 Bid: $130
Stibnite w/ Barite (historic locale) ex Herb Obodda
Dahegou Mine, Lushi County, Henan, China
7.7 x 2.8 x 1.5 cm
Winning Bid: $200
Unusual Hematite
Nador, Nador Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
5.9 x 3.3 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bid: $53
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 Bid: $210
Azurite (classic locale)
Lavrion Mining District, Lavreotiki, Attica, Greece
6.0 x 3.7 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $135
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 Bid: $325
Azurite (High luster crystals!)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
5.6 x 4.0 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bid: $139
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 Bid: $250
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 Bid: $145
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 Bid: $191
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 Bid: $135
Wulfenite & Dolomite (Richard Rossi Coll.)
Touissit, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
15.7 x 12.3 x 7.2 cm
Winning Bid: $310
Tourmaline & Cleavelandite (classic locale)
Anjanabonoina pegmatites, Betafo, Vakinankaratra, Madagascar
8.1 x 4.6 x 4.2 cm
Winning Bid: $501
Turquoise (RARE Arizona) Bob Reynolds Coll.
Turquoise Mountain, Cerbat Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona, USA
12.2 x 5.2 x 3.6 cm
Winning Bid: $308
Cuprite (circa 1800s) 19th C. Zurich Coll.
Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England
3.8 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bid: $389
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 Bid: $195
Elpidite (classic locale) Dick Hauck Coll.
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
12.2 x 8.2 x 5.5 cm
Winning Bid: $395
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 Bid: $303
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 Bid: $89
Rahuri, Ahmadnagar Dist., Maharashtra, India
10.7 x 8.8 x 6.0 cm
Winning Bid: $442
Tourmaline w/ Cleavelandite (RARE loc. ex Larson Coll.)
Cota Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining Dist., San Diego Co. California, USA
3.5 x 2.4 x 1.8 cm
Winning Bid: $159
Schorl & Cleavelandite (rare - Bill Larson - selfcollected)
Hercules Mine, Ramona Mining Dist., San Diego Co., California, USA
5.2 x 5.0 x 4.1 cm
Winning Bid: $298
Gem bi-colored Fluorite & Quartz (old classic) ex Lemanski
Shangbao Mine, Leiyang Co., Hengyang, Hunan, China
7.2 x 5.5 x 3.9 cm
Winning Bid: $260
Aquamarine xls w/ Muscovite (NEW Find)
Nagar, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
9.0 x 6.8 x 5.0 cm
Winning Bid: $1,557
Baryte on Dolomite (mid-2000s finds) Richard Rossi Coll.
Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huamalies Prov., Huanuco, Peru
8.4 x 8.3 x 7.0 cm
Winning Bid: $166
Wavellite (fine color)
James Zigras Mine, Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA
11.8 x 8.5 x 6.0 cm
Winning Bid: $321