SPECIAL $999 and $249 RESERVE MINERAL & GEM LIQUIDATION AUCTION - Ends September 22nd, 2022

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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Epidote (fine twin) with Quartz (ex Belsky Collection)
Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska
4.2 x 3.4 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Opal (Precious Opal) (Multicolor!)
Queensland, Australia
27.33 mm x 13.99 mm ; 10.40 carats
Winning Bid: $355
Phenakite (large stone)
Izumrudnye Kopi area, Malyshevo, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia (Type Locality)
5.15 ct ; 14.71 mm x 9.02 mm
Winning Bid: $259
Indicolite Tourmaline (GEMMY crystal)
Pederneira Mine, Sao Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
12.0 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bid: $999
Andradite Garnet (var: Demantoid) (ex Charlie Key Collection)
Tubussis Farm 22, Dâures Constituency, Erongo Region, Namibia
6.3 x 5.7 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $999
Rhodochrosite (RARE pegmatite specimen!)
Chhappu, Braldu Valley, Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
6.7 x 6.4 x 6.1 cm
Jeremejevite on Foitite Tourmaline (RARE matrix specimen!)
Ameib Farm 60, Usakos, Karibib Constituency, Erongo Region, Namibia
5.7 x 3.7 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $312
Petrified Wood (INCREDIBLY rare green color) with Chalcedony
Petrified Forest, Gokwe South, Midlands, Zimbabwe
12.5 x 7.8 x 6.7 cm
Cerussite (classic material) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
5.3 x 4.6 x 3.5 cm
Winning Bid: $259
Calcite with Boulangerite inclusions (ex Kurt Hefendehl Collection)
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramureș County, Romania
9.3 x 9.2 x 8.3 cm
Winning Bid: $999
Wulfenite on Calcite (classic material)
Ahumada Mine, Los Lamentos, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
7.3 x 6.2 x 6.1 cm
Winning Bid: $1,300
Sanidine (gem quality Feldspar) (large stone!)
Itrongay, Mahasoa Est, Betroka, Anosy, Madagascar
49.20 ct ; 29.75 mm x 20.84 mm
Winning Bid: $1,074
Fluorite on Sphalerite on Baryte
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
17.7 x 11.8 x 4.5 cm
Winning Bid: $2,450
Emerald (LARGE faceted stone)
Bubani Mine, Ajmer District, Rajasthan, India
1,500 ct (300 grams) ; 93.4 mm x 68.2 mm x 27.8 mm
Winning Bid: $1,799
Realgar (ex Bill and Anne Cook Collection)
Shimen Mine, Shimen Co., Changde, Hunan, China
5.7 x 3.0 x 0.9 cm
Winning Bid: $259
Fluorite (ex Dr. Stephen Smale Collection)
Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit, Hexigten Banner, Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia, China
6.0 x 4.5 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bid: $410
Baryte (''flower'')
Jebel Ouichane, Guelaia Cercle, Nador Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
10.2 x 6.3 x 5.7 cm
Winning Bid: $276
Antique Mining Hammer Head (from the 16th-17th century)
Příbram District, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic
9.3 x 3.3 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Red Quartz
Tinejdad, Er Rachidia Province (Errachidia Province), Meknes-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
10.8 x 7.7 x 6.1 cm
Winning Bid: $249
Peridot (HUGE stone for the locality!) (ex Marvin Rockey estate)
San Carlos Indian Reservation, Gila County, Arizona, USA
16.59 ct ; 17.80 mm x 10.90 mm
Winning Bid: $2,900