Special $999 and $249 Reserve Auction

Continuing with our special themed auctions we have a selection of higher-end minerals this week with both $249 and $999 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!
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Tourmaline (gemmy multi-color crystals)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ex. Dr. Vasco Trancoso
7.3 x 4.4 x 3.3 cm, 170.23 grams
Winning Bid: $1,850
Azurite with Malachite (superb locality specimen)
Bou Beker, Touissit-Bou Beker mining district, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
13.2 x 7.3 x 4.7 cm
Winning Bid: $1,024
Halite with Paratacamite inclusions
Rudna Mine, Polkowice, Gmina Polkowice, Polkowice County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland
9.6 x 8.3 x 6.3 cm
Winning Bid: $999
Cavansite with Pentagonite (rare)
Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
7.3 x 7.2 x 5.7 cm
Winning Bid: $385
Wire Silver
Tongbai Co., Nanyang, Henan, China
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
5.1 x 3.4 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Calcite (rare color and style)
Wenshan Mine, Wenshan City, Wenshan, Yunnan, China
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
7.7 x 6.3 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bid: $480
Wulfenite (superb red color)
Jianshan Mine, Shanshan Co., Turpan, Xinjiang, China
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
9.7 x 6.7 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $290
Copper (''Spinel'' twin)
Rocklands Group Copper Project, Cloncurry, Cloncurry Shire, Queensland, Australia
6.7 x 2.0 x 0.7 cm, 25.20 grams
Winning Bid: $249
Artigas, Artigas Department, Uruguay
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
10.7 x 9.7 x 7.3 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Imperial Topaz (rare locality)
Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Prov., Zambia
4.6 x 1.6 x 1.3 cm
Winning Bid: $525
Agate (var: Iris Agate) (rainbow iridescence)
Java, Indonesia
10.1 x 7.1 x 0.2, 31.49 grams
Winning Bid: $249
Beryl (unique bi-colored crystals with green ''caps'')
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
3.5 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm, 31.95 grams
Winning Bid: $525
Fluorite (fantastic morphology) on Quartz
Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert, Karazhal, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
16.7 x 12.7 x 5.3 cm
Winning Bid: $999
Hemimorphite (excellent blue color)
Malipo Mine, Wenshan, Yunnan, China
14.1 x 7.3 x 5.7 cm
Winning Bid: $460
Calcite (fine crystal)
Fengjiashan Mine, Daye Co., Huangshi, Hubei, China
8.8 x 7.7 x 7.2 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Rhodonite (superb crystals)
San Martín Mine, Chiurucu, Huallanca District, Bolognesi Province, Áncash, Peru
Ex. Dr. Vasco Trancoso
8.3 x 6.7 x 2.2 cm
Winning Bid: $1,250
Calcite (''flower'')
Guilin, Guangxi, China
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
11.7 x 6.2 x 6.1 cm
Winning Bid: $925
Fluorite (GEMMY crystals) on Quartz
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
8.5 x 7.7 x 7.6 cm
Winning Bid: $525
Rhodochrosite with Quartz
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima, Peru
7.3 x 5.7 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bid: $1,050
Fluorite (large impressive specimen)
Weishan County, Dali, Yunnan, China
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
15.2 x 12.1 x 9.2 cm, 1703 grams
Winning Bid: $1,474
Azurite with Malachite pseudomorphs after Cuprite (historic material)
Chessy copper mines, Chessy, Villefranche-sur-Saône, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France (Type Locality for Azurite)
9.8 x 8.3 x 7.7 cm
Winning Bid: $707
Amethyst / Smoky Quartz
Goboboseb Mts, Brandberg Area, Dâures, Erongo, Namibia
Ex. Kurt Hefendehl
8.7 x 7.4 x 5.8 cm
Winning Bid: $551
Fluorite (beautiful color) with Calcite on Celestine
White Rock Quarry, Clay Center, Ottawa Co., Ohio, USA
11.3 x 9.7 x 7.5 cm
Winning Bid: $2,000