Mixed Mineral Auction!

Mixed specimens this week include gem crystals, classic locales, fine display specimens, and a selection of assorted pieces from our inventory and collections we've purchased such as, Gerry Morvell, Rock Currier, Colin Manlove, Kurt Hefendehl, Dave Bergman, Paul Zerfass, Chet Lemanski, Rich Kosnar and more! Look for attractive higher-value pieces this week, all starting at $10 reserve bids!

Some of the highlights from this week’s auction include:
1. Beautiful gemmy TANZANITE crystal with GRAPHITE from Tanzania
2. Unique AGATE with MOVING WATER BUBBLE INCLUSION from a new find in Indonesia
3. Attractive blue FLUORITE from the Sweet Home Mine in Colorado (Mined: 1978) – ex Dave Bergman
4. Large SPHALERITE crystal group from the Emperius Mine, Creede, Colorado – ex Rich Kosnar
5. Rare YELLOW LEPIDOLITE from Brazil – ex Colin Manlove
6. Eye-catching FLUORAPTITE with ARSENOPYRITE and QUARTZ from Panasqueira, Portugal – ex Kurt Hefendehl
7. Wonderful gemmy ANDRADITE GARNET (Topazolite & Demantoid) from Madagascar
8. Gorgeous vibrant purple SUGILITE on matrix from South Africa
9. Good-sized doubly-terminated MONAZITE-(Ce) twin from Brazil – ex Rock Currier
10. A very hard-to-find KTENASITE on CALCITE from Joplin, Missouri
11. A very hard-to-find BUSTAMITE from the Meldon Quarry, Devon, England

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Hureaulite (rare)
Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ex. Gerry Morvell
4.3 x 3.7 x 3.5 cm
Winning Bid: $90
Fire Agate
Aguascalientes, Mexico
3.7 x 2.7 x 0.5 cm, 8.28 grams
Winning Bid: $131
Lepidolite (rare yellow color)
Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ex. Colin Manlove
7.2 x 4.2 x 3.4 cm
Winning Bid: $150
Sanidine (Carlsbad Twin) (rare locality)
Tuscany, Italy
Ex. Gerry Morvell
5.2 x 4.7 x 2.3 cm
Winning Bid: $43
Baryte Occurrences, Châtel-Guyon, Riom, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Ex. Paul Zerfass
7.5 x 6.9 x 2.2 cm
Winning Bid: $80
Picher Field, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma, USA
Ex. Chad Dalrymple
7.4 x 6.3 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bid: $120
Prehnite with Epidote
Djouga Diggings, Bendougou, Diakon, Arrondissement of Diakon, Bafoulabé Cercle, Kayes Region, Mali
Ex. Demetrius Pohl
8.1 x 7.4 x 6.2 cm
Winning Bid: $300
Boulangerite included in Calcite
Stari Trg Mine, Trepča Complex, Mitrovica District, Kosovo
6.4 x 4.2 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $310
Sugilite (rare) (fine color)
N'Chwaning III Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, South Africa
5.7 x 3.4 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bid: $400
Tennantite Subgroup pseudomorph after Enargite
Julcani Dist., Angaraes Prov., Huancavelica, Peru
Ex. Bill and Anne Cook
5.2 x 4.2 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $55
Palygorskite (rare locality specimen)
Seaton, East Devon, Devon, England, UK
Ex. Shields Flynn; Marty Zinn
2.1 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm
Winning Bid: $20
Cerussite (GEM twin)
Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Ex. Armon McPherson
2.4 x 1.7 x 1.3 cm
Winning Bid: $198
Aragonite (Copper-bearing)
Wenshan Mine, Wenshan Co., Yunnan, China
4.5 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm
Winning Bid: $70
Sphalerite (fine twins) with Calcite
1100 Level, Stari Trg Mine, Trepča Complex, Mitrovica District, Kosovo
8.3 x 5.2 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bid: $70
Spinel (6 crystal set)
Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar
Ex. Ron Romanella
1.3 x 1.0 x 0.7 cm to 0.6 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm, 5.48 grams (total weight)
Winning Bid: $141
Rutile (classic material)
Magnet Cove, Hot Spring Co., Arkansas, USA
5.8 x 4.7 x 4.2 cm
Winning Bid: $285
Ktenasite coating Calcite (VERY RARE locality specimen)
Joplin Field, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA
4.7 x 4.6 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $470
Bustamite (RARE locality specimen)
Meldon Quarry, Okehampton Hamlets, West Devon, Devon, England, UK
Ex. Colin Manlove
5.3 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm
Winning Bid: $85
Ankerite with Sodalite
Cerro Sapo, Ayopaya Province, Cochabamba, Bolivia
Ex. Chet Lemanski
5.3 x 5.0 x 3.7 cm
Winning Bid: $114
Red Zircon
Astor, Astor Valley, Astore District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
2.7 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm
Winning Bid: $155
Hematite (''Rainbow Hematite'')
Andrade Mine, João Monlevade, Iron Quadrangle, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ex. Rock Currier
13.0 x 4.3 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bid: $423
Quartz (''Faden'')
Tole, Wana, South Waziristan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan
Ex. Herb Obodda
7.0 x 4.7 x 0.7 cm
Winning Bid: $75
Monazite-(Ce) (twin)
Buenópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ex. Rock Currier
2.6 x 2.1 x 1.6 cm
Winning Bid: $241
Rakovanite (extremely rare)
Sunday Mine, Slick Rock Mining Dist., San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA
Ex. Colin Manlove
4.3 x 3.2 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bid: $335
Andradite var: Demantoid and Topazolite
Antetezambato Demantoid-Topazolite Mine, Antsakoamanondro, Ambanja, Diana, Madagascar
Ex. Ron Romanella
2.7 x 2.6 x 2.6
Winning Bid: $363
Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada
Ex. Colin Manlove
2.7 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bid: $50
Epidote (GEMMY crystals)
Hashupa Epidote Locality, Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Ex. Rich Kosnar
3.3 x 2.7 x 2.2 cm
Winning Bid: $219
Atacamite (rare locality specimen)
Poona Mine, Moonta, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
Ex. Gerry Morvell
6.3 x 4.9 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bid: $158
Imperial Topaz (rare locality)
Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Prov., Zambia
3.1 x 1.0 x 0.7 cm, 4.31 grams
Winning Bid: $309
Dumortierite included in Quartz (rare)
Vaca Morta Quarry, Serra de Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil
3.2 x 1.7 x 0.7 cm
Winning Bid: $260