Post-Denver Show Mineral Collections Liquidation Auctions - ends Oct 10, 2019

Post-Denver Show auction this week featuring a great selection with plenty of classics, unusual pieces, gem crystals and fine quality display specimens from well-known mineral collections and world-famous localities. 

 

Highlights this week include:

 

 

1. Old Michigan APOPHYLLITE, CALCITE & COPPER from George Kunz!

2. Large and rare Colombian GOLD
3. RHODOCHROSITES

4. Superb HAUSMANNITE thumbnail

5. Fine Central Mine COPPER

6. Excellent Tsumeb CERUSSITE

7. 100-200 year-old EUROPEAN CLASSICS from KAY ROBERTSON
Smithsonite stalactite slices (old - classic locale)
Lavrion District Mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece
4.6 x 3.5 x 0.5 cm (Largest of 2)
Winning Bidder: griffinite
Vanadinite (2008 find)
Mibladen, Midelt Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco
4.4 x 4.3 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bidder: insrocks
Axinite-(Fe) (classic locale) Kay Robertson Coll.
Roscommon Cliff, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England
3.2 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm
Winning Bidder: saveahorse
Agardite-(Ce), Dolomite, Malachite, etc (Shields Flynn Coll.)
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
7.3 x 5.8 x 4.0 cm
Winning Bidder: paulcon
Copper (old - classic locale) - rare elongated crystal habit
Central Mine, Central, Keweenaw Co., Michigan
8.8 x 3.3 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bidder: dormrat
Apophyllite, Calcite & Copper (rare, circa 1900 ) George Kunz !
Copper Country, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan
5.3 x 4.5 x 2.2 cm
Winning Bidder: dormrat
Rhodochrosite & Quartz (W.S. Logan Coll.) - rare locale!
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
4.2 x 3.6 x 3.5 cm
Winning Bidder: fifedog
Colored Lithographic Prints (circa 1900)
Prague, Czech Republic
34.3 x 28.0 x 2.1 cm (Largest of 3 )
Winning Bidder: forrestcarithers
Allanite-(Ce) on Dolomite (classic locale) ex Obodda
Trimouns Talc Mine, Luzenac, Ariege, Occitanie, France
7.3 x 4.6 x 3.1 cm
Winning Bidder: ramanguy
important large Fluorapatite (from the Type Locality) on Quartz (ex Robertson )
Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
4.4 x 3.5 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bidder: pyrdog
Shigaite (rare Michigan locale!) Nowakowski Coll.
Homer Mine, Menominee iron range, Iron Co., Michigan
5.1 x 3.7 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bidder: dormrat
Axinite (rare California) Kay Robertson Coll.
Plumas County, California
4.5 x 2.3 x 2.2 cm
Winning Bidder: jeweler
Hauyne w/ Sanidine (classic locale) Kay Robertson Coll.
Laacher See area, Eifel Volcanic Fields, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
5.0 x 4.5 x 3.9 cm
Winning Bidder: cotter4
Rhodochrosite (W.S. Logan Coll.)
Manuelita Mine, Morococha District, Yauli Province, Junin, Peru
8.1 x 4.9 x 3.8 cm
Winning Bidder: stonecold
Cinnabar w/ slickensides (Kay Robertson Coll.)
New Idria Mine, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California
7.0 x 5.2 x 3.6 cm
Winning Bidder: fredbug83
Grossular Garnet (RARE), Calcite, etc (classic locale)
Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
13.2 x 10.2 x 5.5 cm
Winning Bidder: stormnorm1@msn.com
DT gemmy twinned Calcite (Kay Robertson Coll.)
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith Co., Tennessee
9.8 x 5.3 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bidder: insrocks
Fluorapatite (Type Locality) ex Kay Robertson Coll.
Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
6.6 x 4.3 x 2.8 cm
Winning Bidder: mineralixq20
Stilbite, Calcite & Chabazite (old - classic NJ)
Upper New Street Quarry (Burger's Quarry), Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey
7.0 x 4.7 x 2.4 cm
Winning Bidder: rockwoman
Hemimorphite (OLD classic) Kay Robertson Coll.
Roughton Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England
8.8 x 6.5 x 5.0 cm
Winning Bidder: saveahorse
Quartz on Bournonite
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
4.2 x 3.3 x 1.9 cm
Winning Bidder: superhelen
Bi-colored Fluorite (fluorescent)
Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
8.0 x 7.2 x 5.8 cm
Winning Bidder: shayan
Stibnite w/ Sulfur & Valentinite (RARE combo)
Xikuangshan Sb deposit, Lengshuijiang Co., Loudi, Hunan, China
7.0 x 4.5 x 1.8 cm
Winning Bidder: ramanguy
DT Calcite on Prehnite w/ Laumontite (classic locale)
Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey
6.0 x 5.2 x 3.0 cm
Winning Bidder: insrocks
Superb Hausmannite crystal - competitive TN (Charlie Key)
Wessels Mine, Kalahari manganese field, South Africa
2.5 x 2.1 x 1.5 cm
Winning Bidder: 1cur2mudgeon3den
Wax Opal (uncommon locale)
Zemplen Mts (Tokaj Mts), Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen Co., Hungary
8.8 x 5.7 x 4.5 cm
Winning Bidder: grewberyl
Gold on Quartz (2017-18 finds) - large mass of ore
Los Delirios claim, Soto Province, Santander Department, Colombia
12.2 x 9.6 x 7.8 cm
Winning Bidder: argo
Bi-colored Tourmaline & Quartz (Sanabria Coll.)
Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar, Afghanistan
13.3 x 11.0 x 9.4 cm
Winning Bidder: raul vancouver
Fluorite w/ Baryte (rare combo) Kay Robertson Coll.
Cacilia Mine, Freiung, Wolsendorf Fluorite mining District, Bavaria, Germany
7.0 x 5.6 x 5.4 cm
Winning Bidder: dormrat
Rhodochrosite (RARE Canada - illustrated) Logan Coll.
Keystone Mine Mine #1, Coquihalla Pass, British Columbia, Canada
8.4 x 6.2 x 4.5 cm
Winning Bidder: padp11