Ex Collection Auction: Kurt Hefendehl

We are pleased to offer a selection of classic specimens from the diverse and historic collection of one of the great mineral collectors of Germany from the last nearly 70 years. Kurt Hefendehl was a well-known German collector in Europe with worldwide contacts to dealers and collectors. He started collecting seriously at the age of 14 and his great and varied worldwide collection reached over 6000 pieces. He was very active mineralogically until shortly before his passing in 2020 at the age of 82. This selection features many of his beauties, offered here at no reserve for our customers!

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Beryl var. Aquamarine on Muscovite
Nagar Dist., Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
9.7 x 8.0 x 3.5 cm
Winning Bid: $900
Tazeka, Agadir-Ida-Ou-Tanane Pref., Souss-Massa Region, Morocco
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
10.7 x 7.2 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bid: $291
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
4.7 x 2.8 x 1.2 cm
Winning Bid: $270
Melanite Garnet and Prehnite on Epidote
Kayes Region, Mali
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
8.3 x 5.8 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bid: $750
Tieshan Fe-Cu deposit, Tieshan Dist., Huangshi, Hubei, China
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.9 x 6.5 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bid: $421
Grossular var. Hessonite
Mana Mine, Bajaur Dist., Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Prov., Pakistan
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.0 x 6.1 x 5.6 cm
Winning Bid: $550