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

Wavellite (fine color)
James Zigras Mine, Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA
11.8 x 8.5 x 6.0 cm
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
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
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
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
Calcite (rare Ohio fluorescent) Chet Lemanski Coll.
Washington Court House, Fayette Co., Ohio, USA
9.8 x 7.5 x 6.8 cm
Rutile epitaxial on Hematite
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
6.6 x 3.1 x 2.0 cm
Cookeite (RARE) ps. Tourmaline ex Larson Coll.
Esmeralda Mine, Mesa Grande Mining Dist., San Diego Co., California, USA
4.9 x 4.9 x 3.7 cm
Tourmaline, Cleavelandite, Lepidolite, etc (1980s classic)
Stewart Mine, Pala Mining Dist., San Diego County, California, USA
6.3 x 6.2 x 5.3 cm
Large Halite & Nahcolite (classic CA - fluorescent)
Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
16.3 x 12.3 x 5.3 cm
Powellite (rare old classic) Bob Reynolds Coll.
Pandulena Hills, Nashik District, Maharashtra, India
5.4 x 4.3 x 3.8 cm
Schorl w/ Albite, etc. (RARE - Bill Larson Coll.)
Anza, Anza Valley, Cahuilla Mining Dist., Riverside Co., California, USA
5.9 x 5.8 x 2.9 cm
Gem bi-colored Tourmaline (Ex. Bill Larson Coll.)
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande Mining Dist., San Diego Co., California, USA
5.2 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm
Chamosite: Chlorite ps. after Almandine Garnet (old classic!)
Michigamme Mine, Michigamme, Marquette Co., Michigan, USA
4.7 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm
Indicolite Tourmaline (Ex. Bill Larson Coll.)
Tourmaline Queen Mine, Pala Mining Dist., San Diego Co., California, USA
4.3 x 3.9 x 3.9 cm