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The Tucson 2015 Best Offer Mineral Auction

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Please feel free to place a bid at this level or make your own offer above or below the number. Any offers
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This is a One Week Auction Only - Good luck and have fun!

Most Recent Update was ....... 10:50 PM  March 29th, 2015

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Closing will take place on April 2nd at 9 PM CST, 10 PM EST

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Tucson2015-123AquamarineBerylBahaPakistan9cm.jpg (433924 bytes)
Item #A1

Pretty specimen of bi-color Aquamarine-Goshenite with Schorl on Microcline!
This is the first Aqua-Goshenite I've discovered from this particular locality, with the bottom
half of the Aquamarines looking almost frosted white, similar to a cat's-eye appearance.
The cluster is quite beautiful with full glassy terminations and a contrasting accent of black
Schorl crystals of varying shapes and sizes. The Beryls could best be described as a split,
with the bottom half being colorless or white Goshenite and the upper half blue Aquamarine.
From Baha, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Northern Areas of Pakistan.
Measures 9 cm by 6.7 cm by 4.3 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $3500

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Tucson2015-128WVTAmethystIraiBrazil115mm.jpg (300418 bytes)
Item #A2

Lovely specimen featuring a crystal cluster "flower" of Quartz var. Amethyst!
This gorgeous specimen is completely concave with the Amethyst crystals standing
upright in the center. The crystals become lighter in color as they extend outwards
towards the edges, where they form terminations and complete the flower formation.
From Iraí, Alto Uruguai region, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Measures 11.8 cm by 9.8 cm by 6.7 cm in total size.
Ex. Van Tichelen Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $1850

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Denver2014-200MimetiteSanPedroCorralitosMexico.jpg (328220 bytes)
Item #A3

Butter-yellow botryoidal clusters of Mimetite on Calcite and on matrix!
This graceful looking specimen is from the world reknown locality for Mimetite - San Pedro Corralitos.
It consists of satiny botryoidal clusters of bright yellow Mimetite on matrix with Mimetite climbing up
and over the Calcite crystals which sit along the very top ridge. In excellent condition with only a few
minor contacts. The color is among the most yellow I've seen recently with very little hint of orange.
From San Pedro Corralitos, Mun. de Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Measures 4.5 cm by 7 cm by 2.8 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $2850

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Tucson2015-125WVTLinariteGalenaBlanchardMineNewMexico5cm.jpg (328603 bytes)
Item #A4

Vivid blue sprays of Linarite covered this Anglesite coated Galena on Quartz!
A specimen that is both incredible flashy and colorful, the sprays across the face of
this Galena are among the most impressive you will see from this locality. The Galena
appears to be a crystal which has split and rehealed, before being coated with Anglesite
druse with has given the crystal one of the most intense sparkles you will ever see. The
blue Linarite is super lustrous as well so the visual impact of both is amazing. A small
circular cluster of Quartz crystals makes forms the host base for this stunning specimen.
From the Blanchard Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico.
Measures 5 cm by 4 cm by 1.6 cm in total size.
Ex. Van Tichelen Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $1500

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Item #A5

Glassy-lustrous crystals of Cobaltoan Smithsonite on dark matrix!
Good pink color and gemmy interiors with a good amount of glassy reflection to the crystal surfaces.
Smithsonite crystals are also present on the back side to a lesser amount. In excellent condition.
From the Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia.
Measures 4.4 cm by 6.3 cm by 3.7 cm in total size.
Ex. Marianne Shale Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $1850

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Item #A6

Fine crystal of Quartz var. Citrine on matrix!
This is true Citrine - 100% natural and unheated. The crystal is a beautiful yellowish-orange and
features a complete termination. The luster is a rolling, somewhat satiny-glassy brilliance and the
interior is very clear and transparent without much internal noise.
From the Mansa District, Luapula Province, Zambia.
Measures 14 cm by 4.8 cm by 8 cm in total size.
Ex. Vermont Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $1500

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Denver2014-361BariteMalachiteShanguloweCopperMineDRCongo94mm.jpg (317414 bytes)
Item #A7

Glassy crystals of Malachite included Barite in cluster atop Malachite!
Fine specimen displaying fully terminated Barite tabs and only a couple of incomplete crystals, well hidden behind
larger crystals along the back edge. The Barites are lustrous and reflective. The Malachite is smooth with no blemishes.
From the Shangulowé Mine, Kambove District, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo.
Measures 5.6 cm by 9.4 cm by 2.7 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1450

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$650.00 2:33 AM 3/28/15 China-4
       
       
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Item #A8

Very rich specimen of Native Gold wires on Quartz crystal covered matrix!
This is an impressive old timer that is loaded with fine wires of Gold, scattered
about from top to bottom. They sit atop and between small Quartz crystals. This
specimen is labeled as Montana but is most likely from the area just north of Butte.
From the Georgetown District, Deer Lodge County, Montana.
Measures 5.6 cm by 2.9 cm by 2.8 cm in total size.
Ex. Hauck Mineral Collection
Comes with an old handwritten label
Fair Market Value $3500

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Item #A9

Very aesthetic specimen of Native Silver wires rising above yellow Stellerite crystals!
This is a superb Native Silver specimen, featuring a nest of twisting wires set atop a
matrix of Stellerite crystals which cover the right edge and recede into a small vug.
Two larger wires rise upwards and form small "shepherd's hooks" above the specimen.
From the Altai Mts (Rudnyi Altai), Eastern Kazakhstan Province, Kazakhstan.
Measures 4.4 cm by 2.5 cm by 2.8 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $2450

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Tucson2015-130SenegaliteKouroudiakoSenegal54mm.jpg (514771 bytes)
Item #A10

Very rare specimen of Senegalite in Turquoise lined vugs in Limonite matrix!
One of the prettiest specimens from the show, this mineral occurs in the oxidation zone
of Iron ore deposits. This specimen displays a rich coverage of sparkling yellowish-green
crystals, all of which are flashy and gemmy. The way the blue Turquoise lines all of the vugs,
framing the Senagalite, makes this one of the best examples I've seen. It's also one of the most
impressive in crystal number. As is obvious from the mineral name, Senegal is the type locality.
From Mount Kourou Diakouma, Saraya, Falémé River basin, Tambacounda Region, Senegal.
Measures 3.5 cm by 5.4 cm by 3.8 cm in total size.
Ex. Gilbertson, Trimingham Mineral Collections
Fair Market Value $985

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Denver2012-32MBSilverHimmelsfurstMineGermany9cm.jpg (175779 bytes)
Item #A11

Incredibly aesthetic specimen of Native Wire Silver!
When it comes to fine Native Wire Silver specimens from Freiberg, this specimen is literally a work of art!
With a wonderful balance and its stunning eye appeal, this rates as one of the most attactive (and unique)
specimens I've ever seen or offered on the website. The base is composed of dozens of thin Silver wires
which nest together before giving rise to nearly a dozen twisting wires of various sizes which climb upwards.
The thickest Silver wire is actually quite thick at 1 cm and can be seen to the far right, just above the base.
It also sprouts upwards in the form of thinner wires on the right side where it is joined by numerous others!
From the Himmelsfürst Mine, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany.
Measures 9.7 cm by 7.4 cm by 4.5 cm in size.

Ex. Franz Saller, Kevin Ward, Bernardi Mineral Collections
Come with a custom made, labeled base
Fair Market Value $28,500

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Tucson2015-122BariteDentonMineIllinois55mm.jpg (234249 bytes)
Item #A12

Gorgeous specimen featuring yellow Barite crystals with Calcite on purple Fluorite!
The Barite blades are thick and sturdy, measuring up to 2.6 cm in size. They sit atop a
base of purple Fluorite and each blade is studded by small Calcite crystals. Very nice!
From the Denton Mine, Hardin County, Illinois.
Measures 5 cm by 4.5 cm by 3 cm in total size.
Ex. Ross Lillie Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $895

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$400.00 4:14 PM 3/27/15 Knoxville, TN
       
       
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Item #A13

Gemmy crystals of sceptered Amethyst inside a matrix recess!
This lovely specimen is from the same area from which Red Beryl is mined. The crystals
are super gemmy and terminated with a soft Amethyst blush. The Amethyst scepter in the
foreground measures nearly 4 cm. It is surrounded by numerous other crystals on the Rhyolite.
From the Rita Lynn Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah.
Measures 7 cm by 10.2 cm by 7.8 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $685

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$300.00 4:18 PM 3/27/15 Knoxville, TN
       
       
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Item #A14

Extremely rich specimen of Native Gold in Quartz from Arizona!
This nugget displays rich seams of water-worn Native Gold on both sides, set inside the fractured white
Quartz matrix. It weighs 1.86 ounces and was found by metal detector in the Mohave County, Arizona
desert. This region in the northwestern part of Arizona near the Nevada border is filled with Gold mines
from the past and some that still operate today. This is one of the richest nuggets I've seen from there.
From the desert near the Nevada border, Mohave County, Arizona.
Measures 4.7 cm by 3.2 cm by 1.8 cm in total size.
Ex. B. Wilson Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $3250

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$2000.00 2:14 PM 3/28/15 Centralia, WA
       
       
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Denver2014-291SpodumenePechAfghanistan67mm.jpg (142603 bytes)
Item #A15

Vibrant crystal of Spodumene var. Kunzite crystal!
This is a perfectly terminated crystal which features a strong rolling luster atop well
striated surfaces. The color is very rich and even more intense when viewed across
the crystal length. One interesting feature is the color shift towards Spodumene just
beneath the textbook termination. You can almost call the crystal bi-colored and when
exposed to a light source, it literally glows from one end to the other. Doubly terminated
with a complex termination at the bottom end and a very gemmy transparent interior.
From the Pech (Peech) Pass, Kunar Province of Afghanistan
Measures 6.8 cm by 2.2 cm by 2.3 cm in total size.
Ex. Matthew Webb Mineral Collection

Fair Market Value $2500

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Item #A16

Another beautiful Barite from Illinois - This one a blue Barite with Calcite on Fluorite!
The blue Barite crystals are in excellent condition, measuring to 2.5 cm in size as they
sit the Golden Calcite covering the reddish-purple Fluorite which serves as the base for
this lovely combination. The Barites are glassy and transparent with some slight frosting.
From the Minerva #1 Mine, Hardin County, Illinois.
Measures 6 cm by 7.7 cm by 3.8 cm in total size.
Circa early 1960's - Ex. Ryan Smith, Hammerslag Mineral Collections
Fair Market Value $1450

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Denver2014-92SulfurCiancianaMineItaly57mm.jpg (139937 bytes)
Item #A17

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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$450.00 4:18 PM 3/27/15 Knoxville, TN
       
       
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Item #A18

New find of large Atacamite crystals on Calcite with Malachite included Quartz!
This is an impressive specimen from a recent find just now appearing at the shows.
The lustrous green Atacamite crystals are so much better and larger than what I've
seen in the past and this specimen has crystals measuring greater than 2 cm in length.
They sit atop small, but sharp crystals of Calcite with Malachite included Quartz druse.
From the Lily Mine, Pisco Umay, Ica Department, Peru.
Measures 5.4 cm by 8.4 cm by 2.5 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1850

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$900.00 9:59 PM 3/28/15 Warsaw, Poland
       
       
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Denver2014-297FluoriteCalciteEurekaMineKentucky91mm.jpg (192299 bytes)
Item #A19

Rare specimen of raspberry colored Fluorite crystals in cluster with Calcite!
This is from a small obscure Mine that was worked in the 1940's. The site is now private and only available
for collecting with permission from the owners. The main shaft was filled in decades ago and this specimen
dates back to the original mining activity. It differs from the more recent finds which consist mainly of smaller
cubes of an isolated nature. The specimen is in excellent condition with most of the Calcites doubly terminated.
From the Eureka Mine, Marion, Illinois - Kentucky Fluorspar District, Crittenden Co., Kentucky.
Measures 9.3 cm by 5.6 cm by 3.9 cm in total size.
Ex. Bloch Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $985

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Item #A20

Exceptional combination specimen featuring a large Fluorite octahedron with Dolomite on brilliant Pyrite cubes!
This is a centerpiece for Shangbao collectors! The large Fluorite is light green and transparent. It sits atop the
super lustrous and mirror-like cubes of Pyrite while an accenting of cream-colored Dolomite crystals sit atop both.
One of the better mineral combo pieces I saw at the show, this specimen is well trimmed with some edge contacts.
From the Shangbao Mine, Leiyang Co., Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China.
Measures 10.8 cm by 12.4 cm by 10 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $5500

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Item #A21

Eye catching specimen of baby-blue colored Turquoise in Quartz matrix!
This beautiful example of Arizona Turquoise is from the Cerbat Mountains.
The entire region there from Kingman to Chloride is quite rich with this mineral
and this one is attractively shaped with a great looking matrix pattern. Very nice!
From the Kingman area, Kingman District, Hualapai Mts, Mohave Co., Arizona.
Measures 7.5 cm by 4.8 cm by 4.2 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $685

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$325.00 4:21 PM 3/27/15 Knoxville, TN
       
       
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Denver2014-215QuartzMarcasiteBenchmarkQuarryNewYork75mm.jpg (248899 bytes)
Item #A22

Large phantomed Quartz var. Herkimer with Dolomite atop Marcasite covered matrix!
Impressive combination specimen featuring a fully terminated Quartz which displays
a distinctive phantom beneath its gemmy clear outer layers. The early termination
was covered with tiny Marcasite crystals, making the phantom even easier to see.
From the Benchmark Quarry, St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York.
Measures 7.7 cm by 5.5 cm by 4.2 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $985

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$450.00 2:41 AM 3/28/15 China-4
       
       
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Item #A23

Lovely specimen featuring stacked crystals of Manganoan Calcite forming pillars in cluster!
These lovely pink Calcite specimens are of recent discovery and consist of numerous stacked crystals
which rise upwards atop one another, forming a skyline of pillars. There is no matrix as the specimen
is all Manganoan Calcite, from top to bottom.  The surfaces are super glassy and lustrous and there
is no damage to speak of. The color could best be described as a glowing, translucent pastel-pink.
From the Shizhuyuan Mine, Dongpo Ore Field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Pref., Hunan Province, China.
Measures 9.5 cm by 14 cm by 8 cm in total size.

Ex. Dawson Calcite Collection
Fair Market Value $1850

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Item #A24

Tabular crystals of misty-blue Celestine with Calcite on matrix!
Fine specimen with perfectly terminated Celestine crystals, both of which are
pristine. The largest measures 3 cm in length and smaller crystals surround it at
the base along with several tan Calcites. The specimen is well trimmed and aesthetic.
From Maybee, Monroe County, Michigan.
Measures 5.6 cm by 5.4 cm by 3.6 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $485

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Item #A25

Super aesthetic combo featuring Hematite blades with Rutile crystals set between Quartz crystals!
This is a beautifully balanced specimen, with highly lustrous Hematite blades perched horizontally
in the foreground, covered by red Rutile crystals and a backdrop of vertical Quartz points. The
Hematite blades are in excellent condition with clean edges. The blades in the very front rises
slightly as it climbs a small Quartz crystal. The larger Quartz crystals are terminated and gemmy.
From the Cavradi gorge, Curnera Valley, Tujetsch, Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun, Switzerland.
Measures 3.4 cm by 5.6 cm by 4.4 cm in total size.
Ex. Dirk Rheinlander Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $2850

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Item #A26

Elegant cluster of Prehnite "fingers" ps after Laumontite!
The backside of these elongated crystals are coated with a white Zeolite, making the specimen displayable
from either side. I prefer the side shown above which shows the Prehnite with the white dusting at the edges.
In good shape with only a few missing terminations -very unusual for a plate of this size with so many fingers!
From Bombay, Maharashtra State, India.
Measures 10.3 cm by 21.4 cm by 12 cm in total size.
Ex. Edward David Collection

Fair Market Value $2500

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Tucson2015-126ProustiteImiterMineMorocco75mm.jpg (475772 bytes)
Item #A27

Deep red, elongated crystal of Proustite on matrix!
This incredible specimen features a 2.5 cm tall Proustite crystal sitting atop a nest
of smaller but equally lustrous Proustite crystals. The crystals stretch all the way
towards the bottom of the matrix and there must be several dozen of them jutting
out in all directions as they form a chain across the matrix. The color of the crystals
is a deep, almost brownish red, and the reflectivity and luster is super bright. This
is easily one of the largest Proustite crystals I've seen from Morocco. The matrix
at the top has been stabilized to prevent a crack at the junction from expanding.
From the Imiter Mine, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco.
Measures 7.9 cm by 7.6 cm by 3.2 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1850

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Denver2014-289QuartzpsAnhydriteIraiCityBrazil195mm.jpg (418940 bytes)
Item #A28

Amazing cabinet specimen featuring Quartz ps after Anhydrite crystal blades!
The Quartz has faithfully preserved the crystal habit of the Anhydrite while completely
replacing the original mineral. Large, terminated pseudomorphed blades branch out in all
directions, creating an aesthetic as well as a dramatic display. I only notice one incomplete
blade and it is well hidden down between the large surrounding blades which measure 10 to
11 cm in length on average. Specimens of this calibre are not seen at the shows very often
and there is only one specimen pictured on mindat.org that is of a similar nature. Very nice!
From Iraí, Alto Uruguai region, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Measures 13.3 cm by 19.5 cm by 17 cm in total size.
Ex. Laerico Endriga Mineral Collection (2001)
Fair Market Value $4500

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Item #A29

Dazzling specimen of Quartz crystals covered by bright yellow Cadmium Willemite!
An unusual specimen from the famous Tsumeb locality, this one is intensely lustrous
and flashy. There are hundreds of small gemmy yellow Willemite crystals atop the Quartz
points. Atop the Willemite are green crystal clusters which have not yet been identified.
From the Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia.
Measures 6.7 cm by 5.4 cm by 2 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $685

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$350.00 9:59 PM 3/28/15 Warsaw, Poland
       
       
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Tucson2014-310CreediteFluoriteNavidadMineMexico.jpg (261548 bytes)
Item #A30

Gorgeous specimen of Orange Creedite crystals in cluster with elongated Fluorites!
This is a large cabinet sized specimen and it features some of the largest Fluorite crystals
I've seen on a Creedite cluster. The Fluorite to upper right is elongated, measuring 7 cm in size!
Both it and the Fluorite on the left display the typically etched and lustrous surfaces which give
way to a deep grassy-green accented by reddish-purple. The majority of the is entirely composed
of glassy orange Creedite crystals, cluster together on both the front and back, with a small amount
of host matrix in the mix. Mounted upright as shown, this specimen is an amazing display piece.
From the Navidad Mine, Abasolo, Rodeo, Mun. de Rodeo, Durango, Mexico.
Measures  10.6 cm by 11 cm by 8.3 cm in total size.

Ex. Holloway Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $2500

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