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

Wavellite (fine color)
James Zigras Mine, Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA
11.8 x 8.5 x 6.0 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
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 Bidder: Private Bidder
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 Bidder: Private Bidder
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 Bidder: Private Bidder
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 Bidder: Private Bidder
Calcite (rare Ohio fluorescent) Chet Lemanski Coll.
Washington Court House, Fayette Co., Ohio, USA
9.8 x 7.5 x 6.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Rutile epitaxial on Hematite
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
6.6 x 3.1 x 2.0 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
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
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
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
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Large Halite & Nahcolite (classic CA - fluorescent)
Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
16.3 x 12.3 x 5.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Powellite (rare old classic) Bob Reynolds Coll.
Pandulena Hills, Nashik District, Maharashtra, India
5.4 x 4.3 x 3.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
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
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
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
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Chamosite: Chlorite ps. after Almandine Garnet (old classic!)
Michigamme Mine, Michigamme, Marquette Co., Michigan, USA
4.7 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
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
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder