Special Auction - Alex Schauss Thumbnails #1

We are truly honored to be trusted with the purchase and sale of the lifelong thumbnail collection of Alex Schauss (https://www.irocks.com/collect...). As part of our effort to find new homes for his treasures, a number of pieces, including some of the most well-known and famous, were selected for auction. During the Tucson show, approximately 75 specimens will be grouped into 3 auction sets, which will allow everyone, regardless of whether they are attending the show personally, the opportunity to acquire something.

Fluorite and Calcite
Denton mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.9 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm
Winning Bid: $691
Fluorite and Quartz
Deer Trail Mine, Mount Baldy-Ohio Mining Dist., Piute Co., Utah, USA
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.5 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm
Winning Bid: $320
Fluor-Liddicoatite
Tsarafara, Sahatany Valley, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.5 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm
Winning Bid: $310
Red Euclase
Livramento de Nossa Senhora, near Brumado Mine, Bahia Prov., Brazil
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.0 x 2.0 x 0.9 cm
Winning Bid: $2,450
Hematite (classic "iron rose")
Cavradi gorge, Val Curnera, Surselva, Grisons, Switzerland
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.5 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm
Winning Bid: $1,050
Quartz with Rutile and Hematite (polished)
Serra da Mangabeira, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.7 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bid: $195
Liroconite
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
Ex. Ron Petrelli, Alex Schauss
0.7 x 0.6 x 0.4 cm
Winning Bid: $775
Copper ps. Aragonite
San Agustín Mine, Coro Coro, Pacajes Prov., La Paz, Bolivia
Ex. Brian Kosnar, Alex Schauss
2.5 x 2.0 x 1.0 cm
Winning Bid: $1,564
Wupatkiite
Red Canyon Mining Dist., San Juan Co., Utah, USA
Ex. Alex Schauss
3.0 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm
Winning Bid: $285
Sugilite
N'Chwaning III Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari, Northern Cape, South Africa
Ex. Alex Schauss
1.7 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm
Winning Bid: $1,016
Paraiba (cuprian) Tourmaline on Quartz
Batalha mine, Junco do Serido, Paraíba, Brazil
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.0 x 0.8 x 0.8 cm
Winning Bid: $2,440
Copper, spinel twinned
Itauz Mine, Zhilandy , Satpayev, Karaganda , Kazakhstan
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.3 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm
Winning Bid: $730
Calcite with Mottramite inclusions
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto , Namibia
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.5 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm
Winning Bid: $1,155
Gypsum var. Selenite
Salinas de Otuma, Otuma , Paracas Dist., Pisco Prov., Ica, Peru
Ex. Alex Schauss
3.6 x 2.0 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bid: $626
Schizolite
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari, Northern Cape, South Africa
Ex. Alex Schauss, Tom Praszkier
2.7 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm
Winning Bid: $980
Fluorapatite (cuprian)
Paraiba mine, Parelhas, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.6 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bid: $332
Cerussite (twinned)
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto, Namibia
Ex. John Innes, Alex Schauss
2.5 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm
Winning Bid: $1,550
Silver (cubic crystals)
Kongsberg Mines, Buskerud, Norway
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.5 x 2.4 x 1.2 cm
Winning Bid: $1,450
Dravite Tourmaline
Mwajanga diggings, Simanjiro Dist., Manyara Region, Tanzania
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.8 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm
Winning Bid: $455
Rutile (twinned)
Fazenda do Vado claim, Diamantina, Jequitinhondha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ex. Frank Melanson, Alex Schauss
2.7 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm
Winning Bid: $2,100
Corundum var. Sapphire
Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
Ex. Alex Schauss
3.4 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bid: $1,750
Pyrite ps. Ammonite on Pyrite
Spring Creek, Alden, Erie Co., New York, USA
Ex. Alex Schauss
2.1 x 2.0 x 1.6 cm
Winning Bid: $833
Ludlockite
30th Level, Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto, Namibia
Ex. Marshall Sussman, Stuart Wilensky, Alex Schauss
1.9 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm
Winning Bid: $6,055
Mimetite
Rowley Mine, Painted Rock Mtns., Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
Ex. Alex Schauss
1.5 x 1.2 x 0.7 cm
Winning Bid: $830
Braunite
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari , Northern Cape, South Africa
Ex. Rob Smith, Alex Schauss
2.6 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm
Winning Bid: $4,050