Special Auction - Mineralogical Record Benefit Auction - Ends Sept 11, 2022


The Mineralogical Record (https://mineralogicalrecord.com) has given us so much as collectors and helps drive the growth and appreciation of minerals forward into the future. To this end, we are happy to contribute the use of our platform to host a Benefit Auction of items donated by friends and supporters of the MR, to fund their continuing high quality and their ability to produce special issues that benefit us all. Supporting the MR through the purchase of these donated items supports and enriches us all. We are honored to host this auction on their behalf.

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Halite stalactite ex Wilensky
Solno mine, Inowroclaw, Inowroclaw Co., Poland
19.5 x 3.0 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $1,651
Fluorite, Calcite and Sphalerite (Maslansky Coll.)
2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorsky Krai, Russia
12.9 x 8.7 x 7.6 cm
Winning Bid: $526
Dioptase (Moffitt Coll.)
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
6.2 x 3.9 x 3.4 cm
Winning Bid: $440
Fluorite on and replacing Calcite with Selenite (Weaver Coll.)
Buena Tierra Mine, Santa Eulalia Mining Dist., Chihuahua, Mexico
17.0 x 10.8 x 8.9 cm
Winning Bid: $878
unusual color Grossular Garnet
Jeffrey Mine, Val-des-Sources, Québec, Canada
2.8 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm
Winning Bid: $355
Topaz (Kosnar Coll.)
Xanda mine, Virgem da Lapa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
4.6 x 4.1 x 3.4 cm
Winning Bid: $1,735
Fluorite (fluorescent) ex Sigerman coll.
Rogerley Mine, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
9.4 x 4.9 x 4.5 cm
Winning Bid: $1,054
Azurite and Olivenite
Tafraout, Tiznit, Souss-Massa, Morocco
7.5 x 7.5 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bid: $400
superb Legrandite thumbnail (Young & Gressman Coll.)
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí Mun., Durango, Mexico
1.9 x 1.0 x 0.4 cm
Winning Bid: $645
Quartz with Chlorite inclusions (John White Coll.)
Tipling Mine, Dhading Dist., Bagmati Pradesh, Nepal
14.5 x 7.1 x 1.3 cm
Winning Bid: $198
Galena, Chalcopyrite and Quartz on Sphalerite
Septemvri Mine, Madan ore field, Smolyan Prov., Bulgaria
6.8 x 6.2 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bid: $265
Creedite on Fluorite (Figueroa coll.)
Navidad Mine, Indé Mun., Durango, Mexico
9.3 x 8.6 x 4.2 cm
Winning Bid: $315
Cerussite (Lockhart Coll.)
Daoping Mine, Gongcheng Co., Guilin, Guangxi, China
4.8 x 3.2 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bid: $195
Kolwezite ps. Cuprite on Cobaltoan Dolomite
Kakanda deposit, Lubudi, Lualaba, DR Congo
13.2 x 9.3 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bid: $1,555
Hallelujah Junction world famous Quartz Scepter Mine Trip - Nevada
Hallelujah Junction, north of Reno, Nevada, USA
1 day
Winning Bid: $3,800
Leather bound Mexico Mineralogical Record issues
publisher: MR, Tucson, Arizona, USA
28.5 x 21.0 x 1.0 cm
Winning Bid: $675
La Viesca Mine, La Collada mining area, Asturias, Spain
16.0 x 11.3 x 10.8 cm
Winning Bid: $2,038
Calcite on Sphalerite (Cooper coll.)
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA
9.9 x 9.7 x 6.3 cm
Winning Bid: $2,000
Azurite (Gressman Coll.)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Santa Cruz Mun., Sonora, Mexico
2.9 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bid: $455
significant Baryte with Hematite (Barker Coll.) - circa 1800s
Frizington, Copeland, Cumbria, England, UK
13.6 x 12.3 x 7.5 cm
Winning Bid: $3,155
Fluorapophyllite on Stilbite (Cooper coll.)
Jalgaon Dist., Nashik Division, Maharashtra, India
12.8 x 10.7 x 7.3 cm
Winning Bid: $825
superb Cavansite TN (Gressman Coll.)
Wagholi Quarry, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2.4 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm
Winning Bid: $903
Jackson Crossroads Amethyst Mine Trip
Jackson Crossroads Amethyst Mine, Wilkes Co., Georgia, USA
1 day
Winning Bid: $3,250
Smoky Quartz on Microcline
Lake George, Park Co., Colorado, USA
15.8 x 14.3 x 3.1 cm
Winning Bid: $1,551