Special $249 Reserve Minerals Auction

Continuing with our special themed auctions we have a selection of higher-end minerals this week with $249 reserve bids. This is a great opportunity to pick up excellent pieces for bargain prices! You'll find a great mix of fine quality specimens from new and contemporary discoveries plus classics and showy display pieces from worldwide localities and various collections!
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Tiger's Eye Carving (circa 1950s)
Northern Cape, South Africa
Ex. Dave Bergman
11.5 x 7.2 x 1.6 cm
Winning Bid: $269
Trona pseudomorphs after Halite on Trona (rare) (NEW FIND!)
Owens Lake, Olancha, Owens Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
20.2 x 11.0 x 6.0 cm
Winning Bid: $310
Quartz var: Amethyst (RICH bi-colored crystal!)
Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg Area, Dâures Constituency, Erongo Region, Namibia
6.6 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Calcite (Manganese-bearing)
N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, South Africa
5.8 x 3.2 x 2.8 cm
Quartz var: Citrine (natural color)
Muli County, Liangshan Yi, Sichuan, China
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
14.2 x 5.7 x 4.6 cm
Winning Bid: $269
Pink Fluorite (GEM crystal) on Albite
Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
13.7 x 7.5 x 7.3 cm
Winning Bid: $975
Silver (fine crystals) with Calcite
Batopilas, Andres del Rio Dist., Mun. de Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico
Ex. Dave and Emily Stoudt
7.3 x 4.3 x 2.0 cm
Winning Bid: $526
Andradite Garnet var: Demantoid (superb color and size)
Ghazni Province, Afghanistan
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
6.1 x 4.7 x 1.8 cm
Winning Bid: $365
Calcite with iridescent Chalcopyrite
Brushy Creek Mine, Greeley, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
9.8 x 6.3 x 3.7 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Hambergite (excellent crystal) with Tourmaline on Albite
Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Roundu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.7 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bid: $550
Cuprite (fine crystals) (rare locality)
Chengmenshan Mine, Jiujiang Co., Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
11.8 x 9.4 x 6.2 cm
Winning Bid: $259
Colemanite (excellent large crystals)
Bigadiç Mine, Bigadiç District, Balikesir Province, Turkey
13.2 x 11.0 x 7.7 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Azurite (classic locality)
Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker District, Jerada Province, L'oriental Region, Morocco
12.3 x 7.5 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bid: $1,050
Topaz (GEM crystal) on Albite
Dassu, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
5.6 x 4.6 x 3.6 cm
Winning Bid: $797
Brookite (classic material)
Magnet Cove, Hot Spring Co., Arkansas, USA
6.9 x 5.7 x 3.7 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Feldspar (RARE color!)
Shigar Valley, Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
6.7 x 5.2 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bid: $310
Epidote (pseudo-hexagonal and slightly magnetic)
Raskoh Mts., Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
Ex. Ron Romanella
9.2 x 7.2 x 4.7 cm
Fluorite (GEM bi-color crystals) with Dolomite
Shangbao Mine, Leiyang Co., Hengyang, Hunan, China
Ex. Dr. Stephen Smale
8.6 x 7.1 x 5.8 cm
Winning Bid: $535
Cassiterite (fine twins) with Muscovite
Pingwu Beryl Mine, Huya Township, Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang, Sichuan, China
Ex. Dr. Stephen Smale
6.2 x 4.4 x 4.2 cm
Winning Bid: $602
Wavellite (superb color and quality)
Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA
9.8 x 9.3 x 6.1 cm
Winning Bid: $1,051
Diopside (Chromium-bearing)
Badakhshan, Afghanistan
Ex. Colin Manlove
6.9 x 6.2 x 4.7 cm
Winning Bid: $335
Enargite (fine crystals) coated by Bornite
Colquijirca Mine, Colquijirca Dist., Tinyahuarco Dist., Pasco Prov., Pasco, Peru
Ex. Dave Bergman
4.3 x 4.2 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $275
Beryl var: Aquamarine (unique termination)
Padre Paraíso, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ex. Brian Kosnar
3.8 x 3.7 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $249
813 pit, Alta Gold Mine, Olinghouse Mining District, Pah Rah Range, Washoe Co., Nevada, USA
15.5 x 7.3 x 6.7 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Bournonite (fine ''cogwheel'' twins) on Sphalerite
Viboras Mine, Machacamarca Dist., Cornelio Saavedra Prov., Potosi, Bolivia
6.0 x 4.7 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Fluorite with Quartz on Muscovite
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
7.5 x 6.1 x 5.7 cm
Winning Bid: $425
El Desierto Mine, San Pablo de Napa, Daniel Campos Province, Potosí, Bolivia
13.2 x 9.3 x 6.7 cm
Winning Bid: $550
Baryte (unusual ''Faden''-esque specimen)
Baryte Occurrences, Châtel-Guyon, Riom, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Ex. Paul Zerfass
8.2 x 2.9 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bid: $558
Austinite (fine rare classic material)
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
6.2 x 3.3 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bid: $310
Fluorite with Galena
Rosiclare Level, North-End Denton Mine, Cave-In-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
Ex. Ross Lillie
8.1 x 5.9 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bid: $1,300