Fine Minerals for Auction featuring old finds and Lemanski Collection - ends September 17, 2020

This week's auction featuring a wonderful selection of material that came from recent unpacking of minerals / collections, many of which we have not viewed since our move to the new building over 2 years ago.  Look for plenty of fine quality, beautiful and important mineral specimens from classic and contemporary localities !!  Also, look for specimens from the mixed worldwide collection of Richard Mushlitz, acquired in the 1990s and early 2000s; and of Chester “Chet” Lemanski.
 
 

1. Impressive large AMETHYST from Indonesia

2. Gem AQUAMARINE & MUSCOVITE from Pakistan

3. Fine CASSITERITE from the Ed David Collection

4. Unusual CALCITE & BARITE on FLUORITE from the Minerva Mine

5. Rare RUBY xl from North Carolina

6. Thailand MIMETITE with a rare large xl

7. Superb old rare German ACANTHITE

8. large Pakistan SCHORL from the Herb Obodda Collection

9. "Egg yolk" FLUORITE on AMETHYST, red APOPHYLLITE , and others

sharp Willemite on Calcite (Chet Lemanski Coll.)
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Franklin Mining Dist., Sussex Co., New Jersey
3.5 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Wavellite (very good color)
Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas
8.7 x 3.4 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Red Apophyllite (rare), Stilbite & Mordenite
Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India
9.6 x 7.8 x 6.2 cm
Winning Bidder: andrew_rocks
Cassiterite on Quartz (excellent) Ed David Coll.
Viloco Mine, Loayza Province, La Paz, Bolivia
8.8 x 6.6 x 3.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Pyromorphite (classic locale) Chet Lemanski Coll.
Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Correze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
7.4 x 6.0 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bidder: jabaco
Celestine (classic Michigan)
Maybee Quarry, Maybee, Monroe Co., Michigan
7.8 x 5.7 x 4.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Gem Aquamarine on Muscovite
Chumar Bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
9.7 x 9.2 x 6.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Calcite twin (superb - fluorescent)
Jose Maria Patoni, San Juan del Rio Municipality, Durango, Mexico
3.6 x 2.6 x 1.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Gem Cerussite V-twin (classic AZ locale)
Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona
2.0 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm
Winning Bidder: Daveedo
Color-zoned Fluorite (classic locale - fluorescent)
Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
4.9 x 4.5 x 3.4 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Ruby (RARE for USA!) - Chet Lemanski Coll.
Franklin Co., North Carolina
6.0 x 2.9 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Amethyst
Mamuju area, Sulawesi Barat Province, Sulawesi, Indonesia
30.3 x 12.7 x 4.4 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Minium (classic locale) Chet Lemanski Coll.
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
8.1 x 5.9 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Mimetite (RARE large xl for this 1998 find)
Guatomo Mine, Tham Thalu, Yala Province, Thailand
4.5 x 3.4 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder