Mixed Mineral Auction!

An eclectic selection of large specimens, classics, new finds, and rarities from the well-known collections of Steve Smale, Dick Hauck, Reynolds, Minette, Dave Stoudt, Trancoso, Peterson, Doug Wallace, Dr. Marco Boccardi, Baruta-Murada and other collections.


1. AQUAMARINE from China and Vietnam
2. David Stoudt SW USA specimens
3. Excellent Chinese CALCITE
5. Large COPPER specimens
6. Classic old yellow FLUORITE from Germany
7. Italian specimens
8. Gemmy Chinese SCHEELITE and wire SILVER specimens
10. Rush, Arkansas SMITHSONITE pseudomorph after DOLOMITE
11. VIVIANITES from Bolivia
13. Rare large DIOPSIDE & MELANITE GARNET from California
14. Excellent large Dalnegorsk pseudomorph of CHALCOPYRITE & SPHALERITE after PYRRHOTITE

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Goethite (old classic)
Grubb Lake, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Ex. Doug Wallace
8.7 x 5.5 x 4.4 cm
Winning Bid: $205
Andalusite on Quartz and Schist (MINDAT BENEFIT AUCTION)
Chete-Canete area, Villa di Chiavenna, Sondrio Prov., Lombardy, Italy
8.7 x 4.0 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bid: $81
Calcite (2 generations - rare New Mexico)
Waldo-Graphic Mine, Magdalena, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA
Ex. J. E. Dixon, Tom Wolfe, David Stoudt
22.5 x 11.3 x 6.0 cm
Winning Bid: $363
Galena King Mine, Tijeras Canyon, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico, USA
Ex. David Stoudt
12.6 x 9.1 x 3.5 cm
Winning Bid: $454
Blue Halite
Kerr McGee Mine, Eddy Co., New Mexico, USA
Ex. David Stoudt
10.3 x 9.3 x 6.0 cm
Winning Bid: $638
Chalcocite, Djurleite and Malachite ps. Petrified Wood
Nacimiento Mine, San Pablo, Sandoval Co., New Mexico, USA
Ex. David Stoudt
11.8 x 7.8 x 7.3 cm, 4.1 pounds
Winning Bid: $439
Calcite Septarian concretion (rare France)
Mont St. Martin, Meuse, France
Ex. Renaud Vochten
14.2 x 11.6 x 4.4 cm
Winning Bid: $90
Hematite-included Fluorite above Fluorite
Galena King Mine, Tijeras Canyon, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico, USA
Ex. Jay Rosenbauer, David Stoudt
12.5 x 10.0 x 7.2 cm
Winning Bid: $158
Malachite in Breccia (polished)
Morenci Mine, Morenci, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Ex. David Stoudt
15.4 x 8.0 x 6.9 cm, 2.4 pounds
Winning Bid: $119
Quartz cast after Calcite (rare New Mexico)
Lake Valley, Sierra Co., New Mexico, USA
Ex. Tom Wolfe, David Stout
14.0 x 11.5 x 6.0 cm
Winning Bid: $90
West Fork Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
Ex. Chet Lemanski
7.3 x 7.2 x 7.0 cm, 3.0 pounds
Winning Bid: $197
Schorl, Lepidolite & Microcline
Shigar Valley, Shigar Dist., Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
10.2 x 8.6 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bid: $151
Sphalerite & Chalcopyrite ps. Pyrrhotite with Quartz
Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Krai, Russia
Ex. Bill & Anne Cook
10.3 x 9.5 x 9.0 cm, 3.5 pounds
Winning Bid: $81
Smithsonite ps. Dolomite (classic old Arkansas)
Philadelphia Mine, Rush, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA
Ex. Doug Wallace
9.3 x 9.0 x 3.5 cm
Winning Bid: $291
Schorl and Quartz (RARE Italian locale) (MINDAT BENEFIT AUCTION)
Dombastone Valley, Sondrio Prov., Lombardy, Italy
Ex. Dr. Marco Boccardi
5.5 x 3.2 x 1.8 cm
Winning Bid: $70
Wulfenite with Vanadinite (classic locale)
Erupcion Mine, Los Lamentos Mtns., Chihuahua, Mexico
Ex. Wolfgang E. Henkel, David Stoudt
8.9 x 5.9 x 5.6 cm
Winning Bid: $305
Color-zoned Fluorite octahedron (RARE for New Mexico)
Cabresto Creek Canyon, Taos Co., New Mexico, USA
Ex. David Stoudt
5.1 x 4.7 x 3.6 cm
Winning Bid: $575
Quartz var. Smoky
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
5.9 x 4.6 x 3.8 cm
Winning Bid: $61
Spodumene var. Triphane
Pech, Kunar, Afghanistan
13.4 x 3.3 x 3.3 cm, 381 grams
Winning Bid: $213
Calcite (2 generations)
Fuzichong ore field, Wuzhou, Guangxi, China
11.6 x 8.7 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bid: $243
Aragonite (classic locale)
Podrečany, Lučenec Dist., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia
9.5 x 8.9 x 4.6 cm
Winning Bid: $448
Scheelite (2 pound crystal!)
Pingwu beryl mine, Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Sichuan, China
Ex. Dr. Vasco Trancoso
7.5 x 7.2 x 6.8 cm, 1.96 pounds
Winning Bid: $410
Diopside on Andradite var. Melanite (rare combo)
San Benito Co., California, USA
Ex. Bob Reynolds
16.2 x 9.3 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bid: $330
Rutile epitaxial on Hematite
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
5.0 x 4.1 x 3.6 cm
Winning Bid: $160
Hyalite Opal and Schorl with Quartz
Erongo Mtns., Karibib Con., Erongo Region, Namibia
17.0 x 11.8 x 5.8 cm
Winning Bid: $197
large New Mexico Copper
Ray Mine, Scott Mtn., Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
Ex. David Stoudt
24.0 x 17.5 x 0.5 cm
Winning Bid: $376
Powellite - fine, large crystal
Nashik Dist., Nashik Div., Maharashtra, India
3.7 x 3.6 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $680
Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
Ex. Doug Wallace
5.4 x 5.4 x 3.6 cm
Winning Bid: $705
Hematite - unusual old locale
Saphoz, Lure, Haute-Saône, France
Ex. Kay Robertson
8.6 x 5.5 x 3.9 cm
Winning Bid: $210