Worldwide Assorted Minerals

Mixed specimens this week include gem crystals, classic locales, fine display specimens and a selection of assorted pieces from our inventory and collections we've purchased such as Brian Kosnar, Ed Swoboda, Bill and Anne Cook, Paul Zerfass, Kurt Hefendehl, Colin Manlove and more!  Look for attractive higher value pieces this week, all starting at $10 reserve bids!

Some of the highlights from this week’s auction include:

1. Attractive AMAZONITE from Colorado with unusual white coloring – ex Brian Kosnar
2. Rarely seen TOPAZ on SMOKY QUARTZ from the Little Three Mine, CA – ex Dave Bergman Collection
3. Fine old classic CALCITE from the Onganja Mine, Namibia – ex Rich Kosnar Collection
4. Beautiful fine quality red INESITE from South Africa
5. Rare GOLD on BORNITE from Bisbee, Arizona
6. Impressive large old classic SCHEELITE from South Korea – ex Ed Swoboda Collection
7. Gorgeous, rarely seen CALCITE included with CHALCOTRICHITE from Ajo, Arizona
8. Hard to find DRAVITE with CHRYSOBERYL from Brumado, Brazil
9. Unusual striking SCEPTER SMOKY QUARTZ crystals with CALCITE from Mexico – ex Kurt Hefendehl Collection
10. Wonderful rarely seen CHALCOCITE from Spain

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Microcline var: Amazonite (unusual white color zoning)
R. A. Kosnar claim on Yucca Hill, Steven's Ranch, near Lake George, Park Co., Colorado, USA
Ex. Brian Kosnar
2.8 x 2.7 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bid: $240
Topaz on Smoky Quartz
Little Three Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California, USA
Ex. Dave Bergman
4.8 x 4.7 x 0.8 cm
Winning Bid: $77
Scheelite (fine classic material)
Tae Hwa Mine, Neungam-ri, Angseong-myeon, Chungju City, North Chungcheong Prov., South Korea
Ex. Ed Swoboda
4.8 x 4.3 x 3.7 cm
Winning Bid: $210
Sphalerite (gemmy crystals) on Quartz
Septemvri Mine (Deveti Septemvri Mine), Madan Ore Field, Smolyan Province, Bulgaria
10.8 x 9.7 x 6.2 cm
Winning Bid: $120
Silver (classic locality)
Cobalt, Coleman Township, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
3.5 x 2.4 x 2.2 cm, 12.8 grams
Winning Bid: $195
Aragonite (''floater'' specimen - 2023 find)
Los Molinillos - La Vacariza, Minglanilla, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
3.2 x 3.1 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bid: $111
Gold on Bornite (rare classic locality specimen)
Cole Mine, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
4.7 x 4.1 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $101
Titanite (twins) with ''Chlorite''
Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
5.2 x 4.9 x 3.3 cm
Winning Bid: $198
Boulder Opal (multi-color)
Quilpie, Quilpie Shire, Queensland, Australia
4.2 x 3.1 x 2.4 cm
Winning Bid: $220
Pyrite (classic material)
Huanzala Mine, Huanzala, Huallanca District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash, Peru
9.3 x 6.8 x 6.3 cm
Winning Bid: $435
Fluorite (GEMMY crystals - fluorescent)
Rogerley Mine, Rogerley Quarry, Stanhope, County Durham, England, UK
2.7 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm
Winning Bid: $225
Calcite (classic material - fluorescent)
St Andreasberg, Braunlage, Goslar District, Lower Saxony, Germany
Ex. Rich Kosnar
5.2 x 3.4 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $80
Epidote with Prehnite
Sougounikoura diggings, Sougounikoura, Diakon, Arrondissement of Diakon, Bafoulabé Cercle, Kayes Region, Mali
7.7 x 6.8 x 5.2 cm
Winning Bid: $250
Enargite with Pyrite (classic locality)
Leonard Mine, Butte Mining Dist., Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
6.3 x 4.7 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bid: $140
Quartz var: Amethyst
Amatitlán Mine, Amatitlán, Eduardo Neri Municipality, Guerrero, Mexico
4.7 x 1.7 x 1.3 cm
Winning Bid: $71
Calcite (classic material)
Onganja Mine, Helen Farm 235, Seeis, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia
Ex. Rich Kosnar
8.6 x 8.4 x 3.2 cm
Winning Bid: $198
Azurite (fine crystals)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Santa Cruz Mun., Sonora, Mexico
Ex. Dave Stoudt
7.1 x 4.6 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $266
Rainbow Obsidian Heart
La Revoltosa Mine, San Andreas, Magdalena Municipality, Jalisco, Mexico
5.2 x 4.2 x 2.3 cm, 63.60 grams
Winning Bid: $191
Hübnerite (gemmy) on Quartz with rare Sphalerite association
Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Pampas District, Pallasca Province, Ancash, Peru
7.5 x 5.1 x 4.2 cm
Winning Bid: $282
Trona (classic material)
Keeler, Owens Lake, Olancha, Owens Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
Ex. Bill and Anne Cook
12.3 x 6.7 x 6.1 cm
Winning Bid: $141
Santa Eulalia Mining District, Aquiles Serdán Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
7.6 x 6.7 x 4.7 cm
Winning Bid: $292
Stibnite on iridescent Quartz
Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramureș County, Romania
4.1 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm
Winning Bid: $206
Fluorite (rare locality)
Manaoshan Mine, Dongpo ore field, Suxian District, Chenzhou, Hunan, China
4.8 x 4.3 x 3.1 cm
Winning Bid: $135
San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia Mining District, Aquiles Serdán Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
8.7 x 8.3 x 5.0 cm
Winning Bid: $155
Calcite with Malachite
Aranzazú Mine, Concepción del Oro, Concepción del Oro Municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico
9.2 x 6.4 x 6.2 cm
Winning Bid: $161
Rutile (''bent'' crystal) (uncommon locality specimen)
McGregor Lake, Gatineau TE, Outaouais, Québec, Canada
5.3 x 4.3 x 2.4 cm
Winning Bid: $121
Daoping Mine, Gongcheng Co., Guilin, Guangxi, China
3.2 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bid: $260
Anatase with Albite and Quartz
Kharan District, Balochistan, Pakistan
5.2 x 3.3 x 3.1 cm
Winning Bid: $122
Calcite included with Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite (rare locality specimen)
New Cornelia Mine, Ajo Dist., Pima Co., Arizona, USA
5.7 x 2.7 x1.4 cm
Winning Bid: $320
Meteorite (iron octahedrite)
Canyon Diablo, Navajo Co., Arizona, USA
4.2 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm, 24.1 grams
Winning Bid: $140