FINE MIXED MINERAL COLLECTION & INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION - ENDS JUNE 23, 2022

Recent finds, classics, and rarities are highlighted in this auction. Many are species and localities you normally don't see in auctions. This auction features a number of rare Southern California pegmatite species. Sherburn, Cook, Larson, Lemanski, Reynolds, Hefendehl, and other collections are featured.

Highlights:

1. MORGANITE, KUNZITE, SPODUMENE, SPESSARTINE, TOURMALINE and SMOKY QUARTZ from Southern California.

2. Large Brucite

3. REALGAR on NATIVE ARSENIC

4. Chinese FLUORITES

5. Rare AQUAMARINE from China

6. Fine English FLUORITES

7. Rare Swiss 2-generation CALCITE, CITRINE, and QUARTZ combination

Amethyst w/ Calcite (uncommon)
Goboboseb Mtns., Brandberg Area, Erongo Region, Namibia
5.4 x 4.1 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bid: $225
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Morganite (RARE! - old) Scripps, Bowersox, Larson Coll.
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande Mining Dist., San Diego Co., California, USA
4.6 x 3.0 x 1.0 cm
Winning Bid: $340
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Amethyst "flower"
Ametista do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
7.6 x 7.1 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bid: $539
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Kunzite (old! - 1950s) Reynolds, Scripps, Larson Coll.
San Pedro Mine, Hiriart Mtn, Pala Mining Dist., San Diego Co., California, USA
7.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 cm
Winning Bid: $351
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Copper-bearing Halloysite (rare) Lemanski Coll.
Gold Hill Mine, Gold Hill Mining District, Tooele County, Utah, USA
6.6 x 5.3 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $276
Winning Bidder: jabaco
Rainbow Obsidian (polished & carved) (Sherburn Coll.)
La Revoltosa Mine, San Andreas, Magdalena Mun., Jalisco, Mexico
11.0 x 9.3 x 6.3 cm
Winning Bid: $325
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Gem Fluorite (fluorescent!) Sherburn Coll.
"Queen of Green" pocket, Diana Maria Mine, Rogerley Quarry, Stanhope, County Durham, England
8.4 x 6.8 x 4.0 cm
Winning Bid: $1,903
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Yttrofluorite on Calcite
Qinglong Mine, Qinglong Co., Qianxinan, Guizhou, China
10.2 x 8.2 x 4.6 cm
Winning Bid: $760
Winning Bidder: jabaco
Wulfenite (rare color) Reynolds Coll.
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
4.2 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm
Winning Bid: $359
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Malachite w/ Goethite (rare combo) Rose & Phillips Coll.
Sepon Mine, Vilabouly Dist., Savannakhet Province, Laos
11.6 x 8.5 x 5.3 cm
Winning Bid: $575
Winning Bidder: jabaco
Fluorite (classic locale) Barstow & Lemanski Coll.
Hilton Mine, Scordale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
10.3 x 8.6 x 5.0 cm
Winning Bid: $301
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Sulfur (uncommon locale) Lemanski Coll.
Novoiavorivsk, Yavoriv Raion, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine
4.1 x 3.6 x 2.2 cm
Winning Bid: $186
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Calcite (2 generations) & Citrine Quartz (RARE combo) Lockhart Coll.
Piz Beverin, Mathon, Viamala Region, Grisons, Switzerland
8.7 x 4.9 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bid: $531
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Huge Andradite-Grossular Garnet (RARE color)
Guidefalié diggings, Madiawaya, Bafoulabé Cercle, Kayes Region, Mali
7.3 x 5.0 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bid: $542
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
large Calcite with Pyrite (RARE style) Lemanski Coll.
Chenzhou, Hunan, China
17.5 x 10.1 x 10.1 cm
Winning Bid: $1,910
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder