Ex. Coll Auction - Kurt Hefendehl

We are pleased to offer a selection of classic specimens from the diverse and historic collection of Kurt Hefendehl. He was a well-known German collector with worldwide connections to many dealers and collectors. He started collecting seriously at the age of 14 and his worldwide collection reached over 6000 pieces. He was very active until shortly before his passing in 2020 at 82.

This selection features many of his beauties, offered here at no reserve for our customers!

Erythrite with Skutterudite
Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Ouarzazate Prov., Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
8.8 x 6.8 x 5.6 cm
Winning Bid: $240
Tetrahedrite with Galena on Quartz
Pribram, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
8.5 x 6.5 x 3.8 cm
Winning Bid: $227
Quartz included and with Hematite
Jinlong Hill, Longchuan Co., Heyuan, Guangdong, China
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
8.8 x 5.4 x 4.6 cm
Winning Bid: $559
Erythrite
Sara Alicia Mine, San Bernardo, Alamos Mun., Sonora, Mexico
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
5.5 x 4.0 x 2.4 cm
Winning Bid: $435
Pyromorphite on Goethite
Dognecea, Caras-Severin Co., Romania
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
5.3 x 5.0 x 3.0 cm
Winning Bid: $311
Titanite (twinned) with Chlorite
Habach Valley, Bramberg am Wildkogel, Zell am See Dist., Salzburg, Austria
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.0 x 5.5 x 5.0 cm
Winning Bid: $421
Calcite on Albite
Grieswies-Schwarzkogel, Rauris, Salzburg, Austria
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.0 x 4.1 x 5.5 cm
Winning Bid: $90
Epidote with Quartz
Rosario Mabel Mine, Pampa Blanca Dist., Castrovirreyna Prov., Huancavelica, Peru
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
8.5 x 7.0 x 6.0 cm
Winning Bid: $320
Pyromorphite
Black Star open cut, Mount Isa Mines, Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
8.5 x 7.2 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $275
Euclase with Calcite
La Marina Mine, Pauna Mun., Boyaca Dept., Colombia
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
3.8 x 2.3 x 2.0 cm
Winning Bid: $521
Schorl Tourmaline with Albite and Quartz
Shigar Valley, Skardu, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
8.0 x 7.5 x 6.0 cm
Winning Bid: $435
Bixbyite with Topaz
Solarwind Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
6.4 x 5.2 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bid: $61
Ilvaite with Quartz
Huanggang Mine No. 1, Hexigten Banner, Inner Mongolia A.R., China
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.0 x 6.8 x 2.8 cm
Winning Bid: $90
Mn-Vesuvianite
Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
8.8 x 4.5 x 3.8 cm
Winning Bid: $242
Baryte
Jinkouhe Dist., Leshan, Sichuan, China
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
8.5 x 7.4 x 3.0 cm
Winning Bid: $129
Azurite with Malachite
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.0 x 4. 9 x 3.9 cm
Winning Bid: $285
Hubnerite with Fluorite, Calcite
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.5 x 5.8 x 3.5 cm
Winning Bid: $190
Fluorapatite
Panasqueira Mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
5.8 x 3.2 x 3.4 cm
Winning Bid: $210
Calcite on Calcite
Santa Eulalia Dist., Mun. de Aquiles Serdan, Chihuahua, Mexico
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
8.7 x 7.9 x 6.6 cm
Winning Bid: $160
Cerussite with Malachite
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
6.0 x 4.5 x 3.4 cm
Winning Bid: $90
Olmiite on Calcite
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, KMF, Northern Cape, South Africa
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.5 x 6.0 x 1.4 cm
Winning Bid: $420
Fluorite
Tule Mine, Melchor Muzquiz, Melchor Muzquiz Mun., Coahuila, Mexico
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
13.3 x 11.6 x 5.5 cm
Winning Bid: $376
Titanite with Chlorite & other inclusions
Mulla Ghori, Khyber Dist., Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Prov., Pakistan
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
6.5 x 5.9 x 3.7 cm
Winning Bid: $222
Hausmannite, Andradite and Calcite
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, KMF, Northern Cape, South Africa
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
9.3 x 5.5 x 4.0 cm
Winning Bid: $185
Talmessite
Bou Azzer Mine, Amerzgane Cercle, Ouarzazate Prov., Draa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
5.5 x 4.6 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $726
Hubnerite with Quartz
Pasto Bueno, Pampas Dist., Pallasca Prov., Ancash, Peru
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
6.3 x 5.5 x 4.7 cm
Winning Bid: $185
Azurite (classic locale)
Cap Garonne Mine, Le Pradet, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
6.8 x 5.3 x 2.5 cm
Winning Bid: $145
Pyrrhotite
Nikolai Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.2 x 5.0 x 3.9 cm
Winning Bid: $155
Smithsonite with Bromian Chlorargyrite
Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.8 x 8.3 x 4.5 cm
Winning Bid: $160
Cuprite with Quartz - circa 1894
Wheal Muttrall, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
5.0 x 4.2 x 3.4 cm
Winning Bid: $277