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The Tucson 2016 Best Offer Mineral Auction

Each auction specimen will be presented with it's Original Retail Price and Suggested Reserve Price Level.
Please feel free to place a bid at this level or make your own offer above or below the reserve. Any offers
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Most Recent Update was ....... 2:46 PM  August 29th, 2016

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Tucson2016-262AzuriteShiluMineYangchunCountyYangjiangPrefectureGuangdongProvinceChina56mm.jpg (375806 bytes)
Item #A1

Deep blue cluster of larger blocky Azurite crystals in a ball cluster!
The crystals are large and pronounced, measuring up to 1.2 cm in size and exhibiting a
good luster with a slight gloss. In excellent condition on all sides with no serious contacts.
From the Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China.
Measures 4.5 cm by 5.7 cm by 4.1 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $895

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Tucson2016-266AquamarineSchorlErongoMtNamibia.jpg (191206 bytes)
Item #A2

Aesthetic combination of Aquamarine perched atop a Schorl Tourmaline!
Very attractive and cute specimen, the Aquamarine is perfectly terminated
and gemmy blue while the Schorl is doubly terminated. It features a smooth
termination at top and a jagged termination at bottom. Very nice and no damage!
From the Erongo Mountain, Erongo Region, Namibia.
Measures 6.5 cm by 4.4 cm by 3.8 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $985

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Item #A3

Large, lustrous crystal of Native Sulfur with smaller Sulfur crystals and Aragonite!
The largest Sulfur crystal at top measures 3.2 cm in length. It is doubly terminated with
perfect crystal form both top and bottom. The crystal also display gemmy interiors beneath
lustrous crystal faces. It sits atop Aragonite and smaller Sulfur crystals which serve as a base.
From the Cianciana Mine, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy.
Measures 5.6 cm by 2.9 cm by 3.7 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $985

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Tucson2016-271WulfeniteRedCloudMineTrigoMtsLaPazCountyArizona.jpg (198329 bytes)
Item #A4

Fine blades of reddish-orange Wulfenite on matrix!
Brilliant, transparent, and highly lustrous, these deeply colored Wulfenite crystals
really set off the sparkling matrix surface with crystals on both sides. They measure to
1.1 cm in size and the crystals are sharp with only a few trivial contacts. Very aesthetic.
From the Red Cloud Mine, Silver District, Trigo Mts, La Paz County, Arizona.

Measures 5.5 cm by 4.3 cm by 2.3 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1250

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Item #A5

Stunning specimen of crystalline Native Gold sitting high atop Quartz matrix!
This piece reminds me of the famous bonsai tree on mountain top pictures. It is completely
crystalline and the close up photo displays the sharpness of the structure. It is essentially
dendritic in nature with individual crystals at the periphery and some of the dendrites appear
to be spinel-twins! The surfaces are bright and incredibly lustrous, with the entire crystalline
structure measuring over 3 cm in height. Below that, the Gold can be seen traveling its way
through the white Quartz matrix so there's much more Gold in this piece that what is shown.
From the Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer County, California.
Measures 6.1 cm by 3 cm by 3.3 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $7500

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Item #A6

Beautifully zoned Fluorite and Sphalerite with purple and blue layering!
The zoning in this crystal is incredible with vivid layering of purple, lavender, and
blue. The crystal faces are glassy with a rolling satiny luster and the crystal is complete
all the way around with natural light etching on the back side. Ruby-jack Sphalerite
crystals cover the top edge, adding a sparkling red flash to the Fluorite border.
From the Denton Mine, Hardin County, Illinois.
Measures 7.7 cm by 9.1 cm by 3.8 cm in total size.
Ex. Goings Mineral Collection
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Fair Market Value $1500

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Tucson2016-263MimetiteOjuelaMineMapimiMundeMapimiDurangoMexico85mm.jpg (406169 bytes)
Item #A7

Sparkling plate of orangeish-yellow Mimetite crystals on matrix!
This lovely plate is from that other famous Mexican Mimetite locality - the Ojuela Mine.
It's super lustrous and flashy with a brilliant sparkle. The color is orange over a yellow
base and the entire plate of small Mimetite crystal clusters is virtually blemish free.
From the Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico.
Measures 8.3 cm by 8 cm by 3 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1500

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Item #A8

Gorgeous, gemmy cluster of Quartz var. Amethyst crystals from China!
The largest crystal at top measures 8 cm in width and the color this cluster displays is the deepest
grape-jelly purple you'll see in an Amethyst specimen. There are numerous phantoms as well, just
beneath the glassy-lustrous surfaces, so this specimen has had several crystal growth cycles. In
excellent conditional with only a few matrix influenced irregularities on some lower crystal faces.
From the Tonglüshan Mine, Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China.
Measures 11 cm by 10 cm by 11.6 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $3500

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Tucson2016-272SilverPennCanadianMineGlenLakeColemanTownshipCobalt-GowgandaRegionTimiskamingDistrictOntarioCanada.jpg (129132 bytes)
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Item #A9

Two Rare Cobalt Native Silver classics in one offering!
At top we have a very rare Native Wire Silver specimen. The wires emerge along the
rich seam and the wires at bottom curl and twist with Acanthite accenting also present.
Silver wire specimens from Cobalt are extremely difficult to find and this specimen is
loaded with them! Additional wires are visible emerging from the seam using magnification.
From the Penn Canadian Mine, Glen Lake, Cobalt-Gowganda Region, Timiskaming Dist., Ontario, Canada.
Measures 5.4 cm by 1.7 cm by 1.9 cm in total size.

At bottom we have an exceptional specimen of Native Silver dendrites with Safflorite and Amphibole!
The Native Silver crystals are displayed atop the Quartz covered matrix in the form of very sharp
and distinctive dendrites. The crystal form is incredible to see using loupe magnification. A light
sprinkling of grayish Safflorite accents the crystalline Silver as does a white fibrous Amphibole.
From the Castle Mine, Haultain Township, Cobalt-Gowganda Region, Timiskaming Dist., Ontario, Canada.
Measures 2.5 cm by 1.6 cm by .9 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $985 for both

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Tucson2016-275RhodochrositeTetrahedriteQuartzCornerBallPocketSweetHomeMineAlmaColorado.jpg (124277 bytes)
Item #A10

Fine combination of Rhodochrosite with Tetrahedrite, Pyrite, and Quartz needles!
The Rhodochrosite rhombs are red and gemmy and border the lustrous Tetrahedrite
crystals on all sides. A bright golden Chalcopyrite is also visible in the center of the
lustrous cluster with small needle Quartz crystals completing the lovely combination.
From the Corner Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Park County, Colorado.
Measures 2.7 cm by 2.5 cm by 2.8 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $985

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Tucson2016-270SilverErythriteNipissingMineColemanTownshipCobaltAreaCobaltGowgandaRegionTimiskamingDistrictOntarioCanada.jpg (99488 bytes)
Item #A11

Rare specimen featuring a leaf of Native Silver on Erythrite accented matrix!
This classic specimen offers a look at the Silver and Erythrite combos that Cobalt
was famous for. I rarely find any because most have been lost or cleaned of the
pink mineral association. This is a superb small miniature in so many ways. The
Silver leaf is thick and firm with an aesthetic curling structure. There are other
exposed areas of Native Silver beneath the pink Erythrite which covers most of the
front side of the host matrix. A great representative for the Cobalt Mining District.
From the Nipissing Mine, Cobalt, Cobalt-Gowganda Region, Timiskaming Dist., Ontario, Canada.
Measures 4 cm by 2.3 cm by 2 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1850

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Tucson2016-173LRAquamarineMuscoviteChumarBakhoorPakistan7cm.jpg (340397 bytes)
Item #A12

Gemmy blue crystals of Beryl var. Aquamarine framed by Muscovite blades!
There are over half a dozen gemmy Aqua crystals in this cluster, with one being a doubly
terminated 2.7 cm jewel laying almost horizontally just below the top terminations of the
other vertical crystals on the back side in the above photo. It could also be displayed on the
front side as the specimen is displayable from both the front or back. In excellent condition.
From Chumar Bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan.
Measures 5 cm by 7 cm by 4.2 cm in total size.

Ex. Rossum Mineral Collection

Fair Market Value $2500

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Tucson2016-268FluoriteMinerva1MineHardinCountyIllinois.jpg (249368 bytes)
Item #A13

Glowing crystals of yellowish-golden Fluorite with purple accenting!
This specimen really lights up and the color jumps out from the interiors.
The surfaces are glassy and with complete and the backside is undamaged
with naturally etched surfaces displaying numerous small crystal faces.
From the Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin County, Illinois.
Measures 5 cm by 6 cm by 4.5 cm in total size.
Ex. Goings Mineral Collection
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Item #A14

Amazing combination specimen of Getchellite blades on Stibnite with orange Orpiment!
This is one of the finest Getchellite with Orpiment specimens in existance and is from the personal
collection of the miner who discovered the small pocket in 2006. The Getchellite blades are large
and sit top to bottom atop the lustrous Stibnite, with a fine flower petal-like cluster at top. This deep
red bladed cluster is the most impressive I've ever seen. Getchellite is already a rare mineral and
the combination with Orpiment is extremely rare and almost impossible to find. This specimen has
resided in the private collection of the miner since its discovery and has just now come to market.
From the Twin Creeks Mine, Potosi District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt County, Nevada.
Measures 6 cm by 4.8 cm by 3.7 cm in total size.

Ex. S. Kleine Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $3500

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Item #A15

Lustrous specimen of soft green Smithsonite on matrix!
A beautiful, blemish-free specimen of green botryoidal Smithsonite. The surfaces
actually display a slight crystallization which is unusual for Mexican Smithsonites.
In excellent condition with no surface contacts atop the flashy, convex structure.
From the Refugio Mine, Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Measures 10 cm by 7.2 cm by 3 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $985

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Item #A16

Large twinned Golden Calcite crystal!
This glowing, highly lustrous Calcite is from the Elmwood Mine and displays
a gorgeous gemmy interior beneath glassy exterior faces. The tips are complete
with only a few minor contacts, typical for a larger crystal, and the crystal sits atop
a small amount of white Barite matrix. These is a small repair to the far left tip where
it appears to have been stabilized or placed back on. The specimen is priced accordingly.
From the Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee.
Measures 9.2 cm by 21 cm by 7.7 cm in total size.
Ex. Webb Mineral Collection
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Item #A17

Tri-colored crystals of Tourmaline attached at center by a ball of Albite blades!
These beautiful crystals are doubly terminated and display a soft pink tip! The bottom side
termination is a flat termination, displaying a gemmy green portion just beneath the dark
green / olive-green center. In excellent condition with well striated and very lustrous faces.
From Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan.
Measures 6.7 cm by 3.2 cm by 2.6 cm in total size.

Ex. R. R. Stoddard Collection
Fair Market Value $1850

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Item #A18

Colorful combination of blue Azurite crystal balls on green Malachite matrix!
These are some of the most attractive combos but I rarely see them anymore.
The blue Azurite balls are textured and contrast beautifully atop the Malachite.
From the Lost Lake Claim, Nacimiento Mine, Cuba, New Mexico.
Measures 5.3 cm by 6.6 cm by 2.3 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $895

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Item #A19

Bright yellow crystal sprays of Legrandite on Limonite matrix!
This specimen has a good amount of Legrandite for its size. There are at least three sprays
covering the center of the matrix, covering an area the measures 3.3 cm in width. The crystals
are brilliant and glassy lustrous with gemmy transparent tips. In excellent shape with no damage.
From the Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.
Measures 4 cm by 7.2 cm by 2.9 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $1850

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Item #A20

Amazing specimen featuring a complete Pyrite ps after an Ammonite shell!
This specimen is in excellent condition with every internal chamber complete
and a sparkling inner surface. This is one of the larger examples I've seen.
From Buttenheim, Upper Franconia, Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany.
Measures 6 cm by 4.8 cm by 1.3 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $350

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Tucson2016-64PlumbogummiteYangshuoMineChina62mm.jpg (582149 bytes)
Item #A21

Beautiful bi-colored specimen of Plumbogummite after Pyromorphite crystals!
This very fine specimen is from a recent find in China and was hand picked for its aesthetic
display and perfection of crystals. The largest crystals in this cluster measure around 1.5 cm
and there are dozen of terminated crystals spraying out in all directions. Surrounding the blue
crystals is a border of bright yellow Pyromorphite coloration indicating that the crystals only
have a partial pseudomorphing in this area. In excellent condition with crystals popping out
in all directions from the Pyromorphite seam running along the edge of the specimen. This is
a specimen that could be displayed in myriad of ways, all very attractive with superb color.
From the Yangshuo Mine, Guangxi Zhuang A. R., China.
Measures 4 cm by 6.1 cm by 3.2 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $1850

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Denver2014-355WulfeniteBariteSanFranciscoMineMexico65mm.jpg (303099 bytes)
Item #A22

Beautiful combination of orange Wulfenite blades with white Barite on Mimetite!
This is a San Francisco Mine specimen and it features the three minerals this classic locality
is famous for. Fine Wulfenite blades measuring to nearly 2 cm sit atop a matrix covered by
orange botryoidal Mimetite. This is topped off by fine blades of white Barite and the visual
contrast is beautiful. There are some incomplete Wulfenite blades along the periphery and
this is normal for specimens from this locality. The main blades are all complete however,
and overall the specimen is in very good condition. The thin Barite blades are all complete.
Interestingly, the San Francisco was originally opened as a gold mine in the late 1800's.
From the San Francisco Mine, Cerro Prieto, Cucurpe, Mun. de Cucurpe, Sonora, Mexico.
Measures 6.4 cm by 5.7 cm by 5.3 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $1500

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Item #A23

Large deep green Fluorite octahedrons in cluster!
A beautiful specimen from the Riemvasmaak locality in South Africa. The color is what
impresses but the surfaces are also very smooth and glassy which is top end for a Fluorite
from Riemvasmaak. As most probably know, the majority of these crystals are covered by
Quartz and this can affect the texture of the surfaces. In excellent condition with few contacts.
From Riemvasmaak, Kakamas, ZF Mgcawu District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa.
Measures 7.5 cm by 8.4 cm by 6 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $3500

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Item #A24

Aesthetic specimen of Axinite (Fe) blades with Adularia crystals and Byssolite on matrix!
This specimen of Ferro-Axinite is one of the finest from the entire show. The smoky-brown Axinite
crystals are razor-sharp with glassy faces and gemmy to transclucent interiors. The crystals are in
top form with almost no contacts and measure to 3.2 cm in size! This locality is widely considered to
be the best in the world and this specimen came out in the mid 1980's to early 1990's. Plates of this
calibre with complete, isolate crystals were not common and are even rarer today. The addition of
terminated Adularia crystals and fibrous Byssolite make for an even more interesting specimen.
From Puiva Mount, Tyumenskaya Oblast', Prepolar Ural, Western-Siberian Region, Russia.
Measures 7.5 cm by 8 cm by 7 cm in total size.

Ex. Webb Mineral Collection
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Item #A25

Gorgeous cluster of raspberry-purple Fluorite cubes
A wonderful specimen that actually sits upright all on its own, displaying large gemmy cubes
of raspberry colored Fluorite on all sides. The shape is this specimen is similar to a hilltop in which
the underlying matrix is centered beneath and surrounded on all sides by Fluorite. The cubes are
phantomed with darker raspberry colored cores covered by multiple layers of zoning. The surfaces
lustrous with a "brick-like" texture and the entire specimen glows from within. In excellent condition
with very few contacts except for the matrix attachment contact on the far back side, out of view.
From Rosiclare, Rosiclare Sub-District, Illinois - Kentucky Fluorspar District, Hardin Co., Illinois.
Measures 10.4 cm by 10 cm by 11 cm in total size.

Ex. Charles M. Noll Mineral Collection
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Item #A26

Brilliant and very gemmy crystals of Precious Topaz on hard matrix!
I love the aesthetics of this double Topaz specimen. The crystal sitting upright on the
upper left is like clear glass it's so transparent and gemmy. It measures 3 cm in size
and the smaller crystal to the right measures 1.5 cm. Both display a gorgeous golden-pink
coloration that literally glows from within. The terminations are complete and well formed.
There's really no damage to speak of and I can't imagine a more sculptural Topaz specimen!
From Shamozai, Katlang, Mardan District, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan.
Measures 5 cm by 5 cm by 3.3 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $2500

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Item #A27

Extremely rare combination of Native Silver crystals on olive-green Chlorargyrite var. Embolite!
Both sit atop a matrix of orange Limonite. This is the only specimen of this combination that I've ever seen
and they are extremely rare from all localities. Using a 10X loupe, you literally see hundreds of lustrous
Silver crystals and some fine Silver wires sitting atop and between green crystals of Embolite! This is
truly a  rare opportunity to acquire a mineral conbination that very few collectors have ever owned.
From the Broken Hill Mine in New South Wales, Australia.
Measures 5.2 cm by 7.5 cm by 3.5 cm in total size.

Ex. Dr. Eric Asselborn, Albert Chapman, Kevin Ward Mineral Collections
Fair Market Value $12,500

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Item #A28

Large, gemmy crystal of violet zoned Blue Fluorite with Quartz and Muscovite!
Some of the back side Muscovite can actually be seen through the glassy faces of this
transparent crystal. The color combination is lovely and all crystal faces are complete.
From the Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou City, Yizhang, Hunan Province of China.
Measures
4.5 cm by 5 cm by 3.3 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $1500

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Item #A29

Spectacular cluster of Quartz var. Citrine crystals with Scepter tipped terminations!
This is an incredible display specimen and it can be displayed in a myriad of ways due to the
positioning of the large scepter-tipped crystals. One thing I want to point out is that this is not
a small specimen. It is borderline large cabinet with the main center crystal measuring nearly
18 cm in length. The crystals are included by a green mineral, probably Chlorite, along the lower
right edge, before changing over to a beautiful deep orange along their lengths. The crystals then
terminate with colorless scepters. The surfaces of the crystals are textured by hundreds of small
faces which reflect the light and create an intense sparkle. The scepters are smooth and glassy.
This is a superb Quartz specimen from a recent find and it is in excellent condition, top to bottom.
From Huanggang Mine, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhad League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.
Measures 17.8 cm by 17 cm by 8.2 cm in total size.

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Item #A30

Beautifully zoned Quartz var. Amethyst crystal sitting inside a Calcite and Prehnite lined matrix vug!
Perfectly terminated and very gemmy-clear, this nearly 6.5 cm crystal displays one of the sharpest Amethyst
phantoms I've seen in quite some time. Obviously, an Amethyst crystal was overgrown by transparent Quartz,
imparting a two-toned appearance to the crystal. A smaller crystal can be seen attached to the front side of the
large crystal and a perfect ball of green Prehnite accents the back side as shown in the close up photo above.
Calcite crystals lined the Quartz covered walls of the matrix vug. In excellent condition with lots of brilliance.
From the Goboboseb Mts, Brandberg Area, Erongo Region, Namibia.
Measures 7.9 cm by 9.5 cm by 7.6 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $2850

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