SPECIAL MINERAL AUCTION - THE COLLECTION SHIELDS FLYNN - ends SATURDAY January 15, 2022

A special auction highlighting mostly thumbnail sized specimens from the worldwide collection of Shields Flynn.  Many fine quality specimens from classic and contemporary localities, spanning from well-known species to some very rare minerals.  PLEASE NOTE:  This auction closes on a SATURDAY, not our normal Thursday closing.  

Native Copper included in Gypsum (Selenite) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Hezhou, Guangxi, China
3.2 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Alexandrite (twin) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Carnaíba Mining District, Pindobacu, Campo Formoso, Bahia, Brazil
2.2 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Azurite (''flower'') (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Malbunka Cu Mine, Gardiner Range, Areyongo, Northern Territory, Australia
2.4 x 2.0 x 0.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Siderite (var: Sphärosiderite) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
2.8 x 1.7 x 0.7 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Realgar (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Shimen Mine, Shimen Co., Changde Prefecture, Hunan, China
3.7 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Hambergite (superb crystal) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Rangkul' pegmatite field, Rangkul' Highlands, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan
3.1 x 1.7 x 0.7 cm
Winning Bidder: reddirtokie
Fluorapatite on Tourmaline (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
3.3 x 1.4 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Newberyite (rare) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Skipton Caves, Mt. Widderin, Skipton, Corangamite Shire, Victoria, Australia (Type Locality)
2.3 x 2.1 x 0.9 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Quartz (rare pseudocubic habit) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Middleville, Town of Newport, Herkimer County, New York, USA
0.6 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Serandite (rare) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry) Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallee-du-Richelieu RCM, Monteregie, Quebec, Canada
2.7 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Cassiterite (gemmy twin) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Aberfoyle Tin Mine, Rossarden District, Northern Midlands Municipality, Tasmania, Australia
2.6 x 2.1 x 1.9 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Mimetite (classic material) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
San Pedro Corralitos, Casas Grandes Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
1.7 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Fluorapatite (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
La Marina Mine, Pauna Municipality, Boyacá Department, Colombia
1.3 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Spessartine Garnet (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
1.1 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bidder: jmzdrum91
Mushistonite coating Kesterite (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Pingwu Beryl Mine, Huya Township, Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan, China
1.7 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Ancylite pseudomorph after Apatite (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry) Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallee-du-Richelieu RCM, Monteregie, Quebec, Canada
2.0 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Cummingtonite on Rhodonite (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Morro da Mina Mine, Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil
2.7 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Senarmontite (very rare) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Djebel Hammimat Mine, Aïn Babouche, Ain Babouche District, Oum el Bouaghi Province, Algeria (Type Locality)
1.4 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Fluorapatite on Muscovite (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Golconda Mine, Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
2.5 x 2.3 x 1.4 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Siderite (fine quality) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Vizille, Grenoble, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
2.5 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Tourmaline (classic material) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
2.7 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Azurite (doubly-terminated) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Bluebird Mine, Miami, Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila County, Arizona, USA
1.9 x 0.8 x 0.6 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Anatase with Rutile (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Cuiaba District, Gouveia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
2.3 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Sugilite (rare) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, South Africa
1.8 x 1.1 x 0.5 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Silver on Copper (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Osceola Mine, Osceola, Houghton County, Michigan, USA
3.1 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Tourmaline (multicolor) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan, Afghanistan
4.0 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm
Winning Bidder: reddirtokie
Rhodonite (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Morro da Mina Mine, Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil
1.8 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Sapphire (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
2.2 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Langite (old classic Irish locality) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Mountain Mine, Allihies, Castletown-Bearhaven Copper Mines, Cork County, Munster, Ireland
2.8 x 1.3 x 0.8 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder
Psilomelane (manganese oxide) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)
Brent Tor, Devon, England, UK
2.2 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder