Worldwide Mixed Mineral Auction!

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, Gerry Morvell, Armon McPherson, Rich Kosnar, Colin Manlove, Dave Bergman, Kurt Hefendehl, John Dagenais 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. Unusually flattened/tabular TOURMALINE crystal from Brazil – ex Rich Kosnar Collection
2. Beautiful DIOPTASE crystals with PLANCHEITE from Republic of the Congo
3. Classic RED BERYL crystal on matrix from Utah – ex Brian Kosnar Collection
4. Uncommon association of MIMETITE with FLUORITE from Germany – ex Gerry Morvell Collection
5. Wonderful, gemmy, multi-color, doubly-terminated TOURMALINE from Morocco
6. NEWLY MINED AZURITE from a rare Indonesian locality
7. GEM yellow SPHALERITE on matrix from Morocco
8. A rarely seen DATOLITE specimen from Inner Mongolia, China – ex Gerry Morvell Collection
9. Classic yellow ANGLESITE on matrix from Morocco – ex Gerry Morvell Collection
10. Classic GEM JEREMEJEVITE crystal from Namibia
11. A hard-to-find DIOPTASE from the Bonanza Mine, Arizona

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Tourmaline (unusually tabular "floater" crystal)
Araçuaí, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ex. Rich Kosnar
4.3 x 3.8 x 1.0 cm, 31.17 grams
Winning Bid: $215
Babingtonite with Prehnite and Quartz
Babingtonite occurrences, Qiaojia County, Zhaotong, Yunnan, China
8.3 x 5.6 x 3.7 cm
Winning Bid: $90
Beryl var: Red Beryl
Wah Wah Mountains, Utah, USA
Ex. Brian Kosnar
3.6 x 3.4 x 2.0 cm
Winning Bid: $152
Stibnite with Marcasite (Mined: 1980s)
Salvadora Mine, Yarvicoya, Caracollo, Cercado Prov., Oruro, Bolivia
7.3 x 3.2 x 1.5 cm
Winning Bid: $160
Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite with Smithsonite
Sounion Mine #6, Lavrion Mining District, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece
5.3 x 3.2 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $60
Baryte (doubly-terminated crystals)
Belorechensk deposit, Maykopsky District, Adygea, Russia
8.8 x 5.3 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $580
Dioptase with Plancheite
Pimbi hill prospects, Mindouli, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Republic of the Congo
8.9 x 6.4 x 5.3 cm
Winning Bid: $242
Marcasite (classic material)
Sokolov District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic
Ex. Rock Currier
4.7 x 3.8 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bid: $50
Mimetite with Fluorite (rare association)
Clara Mine, Oberwolfach, Ortenaukreis, Freiburg Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Ex. Gerry Morvell
8.7 x 6.8 x 5.3 cm
Winning Bid: $79
Chihuahua, Mexico
Ex. Armon McPherson
12.1 x 9.0 x 7.6 cm
Winning Bid: $201
Azurite (recent discovery) (rare locale)
Tasikmalaya Regency, West Java Prov., Indonesia
6.7 x 5.3 x 4.3 cm
Winning Bid: $131
Cerussite (rare locality specimen)
Ibex Mine, Breece Hill, Leadville, Lake County, Colorado, USA
Ex. Dave Bergman
4.1 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bid: $80
Turquoise (classic material)
Mona Lisa Mine, Porter Mountain, Gilham, Polk Co., Arkansas, USA
Ex. Rich Kosnar
6.3 x 5.2 x 2.8 cm
Winning Bid: $81
Schorl (rare locality)
Albany, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
7.2 x 7.0 x 4.8 cm
Winning Bid: $56
Spessartine (uncommon Colorado locale)
Ruby Mountain, Nathrop, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA
Ex. Willard Wulff
2.8 x 2.4 x 1.3 cm
Winning Bid: $85
Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite on Goethite
Sounion Mine No. 6, Agrileza mines, Lophos, Lavrion Mining District, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece
Ex. Christos Spiromitros
5.6 x 5.3 x 1.8 cm
Winning Bid: $160
Datolite (rare locality specimen)
Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit, Hexigten Banner, Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia, China
Ex. Gerry Morvell
9.7 x 6.4 x 5.2 cm
Winning Bid: $50
White Coral
Ex. Armon McPherson
22.5 x 5.3 x 4.1 cm
Winning Bid: $30
Golden Baryte on Quartz
1250 Level, Black Cloud Mine, Leadville, Lake Co., Colorado, USA
Ex. Brian Kosnar
5.3 x 4.3 x 2.3 cm
Winning Bid: $50
Jeremejevite (GEM crystal)
Ameib Farm 60, Usakos, Karibib Constituency, Erongo Region, Namibia
1.4 x 0.5 x 0.3 cm
Winning Bid: $222
Fluorite (''phantom'' crystal - rare locality)
Mandronarivo, Beroroha, Atsimo-Andrefana, Madagascar
3.0 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm
Winning Bid: $41
Limonite pseudomorph after Pyrite
Norwood, Stanly Co., North Carolina, USA
3.3 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm
Winning Bid: $41
Beryl var: Aquamarine (doubly-terminated GEM crystals)
Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
3.6 x 1.2 x 1.0 cm, 7.72 grams
Winning Bid: $125
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite (rare locality specimen)
New Cornelia Mine, Ajo Dist., Pima Co., Arizona, USA
4.3 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm
Winning Bid: $110
Inyoite (superb crystals)
Monte Azul Deposit, Sijes, Susques Dept., Jujuy Prov., Argentina
Ex. Demetrius Pohl
6.2 x 5.2 x 3.8 cm
Winning Bid: $160
Wire Silver with Siderite (rare locality specimen)
Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia
7.7 x 4.3 x 2.7 cm
Winning Bid: $405
Epidote (rare locality)
Ribaué District, Nampula Province, Mozambique
Ex. Dr. Vasco Trancoso
3.3 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm
Winning Bid: $46
Kinoite (rare)
Christmas Open Pit, Christmas Mine, Banner Dist., Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Ex. Colin Manlove
6.2 x 3.4 x 1.7 cm
Winning Bid: $105
Baryte (polished) (fluorescent)
Rutyna's Pocket, Lubin Mine, Legnica, Lower Silesia, Poland
10.3 x 7.7 x 1.0 cm
Winning Bid: $255
Anglesite (classic material)
Touissit, Jerada Prov., Oriental Region, Morocco
Ex. Gerry Morvell
6.6 x 3.4 x 2.9 cm
Winning Bid: $72