Announcements

  • December 15, 2017 - New Update

    We have added another 47 specimens from the recently acquired Povill collection to the website.  This update features many great pieces, including the following:

    1. Beautiful Peruvian rhodochrosite
    2. large incredibly lustrous hematite rose cluster from Brazil
    3. gorgeous gemmy bluish-green French fluorite
    4. excellent cassiterite from both China and Portugal in cabinet pieces
    5. well crystallized berthierite in a cabinet piece
    6. rarities from Chile

    Plus many others.  To view these directly click on the "Latest Additions" link on our home page.

  • December 14, 2017 - New Update, New Auction

    We have added new specimens to the website.  We will continue to do so very frequently throughout the end of this month.  To view these directly go to the "Latest Additions" link on our home page.

    New auction specimens are now posted.  There are 150 terrific items available, with the auction closing on Tuesday evening, December 19, 2017 at 7 p.m. eastern standard time.  Some of the highlights include:

    1. superb crystallized gold from Tellruide, Colorado
    2. large fine Russian datolite
    3. several showy Russian fluorite specimens
    4. beautiful large Illinois fluorite on sphalerite
    5. several Red Cloud mine wulfenite specimens
    6. very fine Chinese wulfenite
    7. neat etched translucent large blue fluorite from Belgium
    8. interesting Spanish minerals from the Povill collection

    Plus many others.  To see these click on the "Auction" link on our home page.

  • December 13, 2017 - New Update

    We have added 60 new specimens to the website.  To see these directly click on the "Latest Additions" link on our home page.

  • December 12, 2017 - New Updates/Auction Closing

    New specimens have been added to the website.  The recently acquired Jordi Povill collection has finally arrived in St. Louis.  We will be cleaning, sorting, photographing, etc. the 3500 plus specimens as we unpack boxes.  Watch for updates almost daily until we leave for Tucson.  You can view these directly by clicking on the "Latest Additions" link on our home page.

    This is a reminder that the auction will close this evening at 7 p.m. eastern standard time.  There are 149 great specimens.  Some of the highlights include:

    1. excellent Bisbee malachite/azurite; also a fine azurite miniature from Bisbee
    2. pretty pink rhodochrosite from Romania
    3. a superb lanarkite thumbnail from Scotland
    4. several fine Russian fluorite specimens
    5. showy well crystallized rose quartz from Brazil
    6. Red Cloud wulfenite, ex Ed Over
    7. a gorgeous red elbaite matrix piece from California
    8. several excellent classic Cornish specimens
    9. choice Peruvian rhodochrosite thumbnail specimen
    10. superb blue euclase thumbnail from Brazil

    Plus many others.  To see these click on the "Auction" link on our home page.

  • December 11, 2017 - New Update

    We have added over 135 new specimens to the website.  All of these come from the recently acquired Jordi Povill collection.  This collection has over 3000 specimens, almost all which we will get to the website in the coming months.  Look for a lot of updates, almost daily, between now and the beginning of Tucson next month.

  • December 7, 2017 - New Update, New Auction

    New specimens have been added to the website.  You can view these directly by clicking on the "Latest Additions" link on our home page.

    New auction specimens are now posted.  There are 149 great specimens.  This auction will close on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 7 p.m. eastern standard time.  Some of the highlights include:

    1. excellent Bisbee malachite/azurite; also a fine azurite miniature from Bisbee
    2. pretty pink rhodochrosite from Romania
    3. a superb lanarkite thumbnail from Scotland
    4. several fine Russian fluorite specimens
    5. showy well crystallized rose quartz from Brazil
    6. Red Cloud wulfenite, ex Ed Over
    7. a gorgeous red elbaite matrix piece from California
    8. several excellent classic Cornish specimens
    9. choice Peruvian rhodochrosite thumbnail specimen
    10. superb blue euclase thumbnail from Brazil

    Plus many others.  To see these click on the "Auction" link on our home page.

  • December 5, 2017 - New Updates, Auction Closing

    New specimens have been added to the website.  To view the latest additions click on the "Latest Additions" link on our home page.

    This is a reminder that the auction will close this evening at 7 p.m. eastern standard time.  There are 140 great items up for auction this week. Be sure to check these out!  Some of the highlights include:

    1. a wonderful pink and green scepter tourmaline from Brazil
    2. fine arsendescloizite with mimetite from Mexico
    3. Cornish libethenite with very large crystals for the species
    4. large fine Cornish cuprite
    5. many quite good thumbnail specimens
    6. beautiful green tourmaline from Afghanistan
    7. large showy red calcite from Tsumeb
    8. large excellent Arizona wulfenite, ex Minette
    9. selected European classics such as Swiss titanite, Romanian sylvanite, etc.
    10. fine Michigan copper with calcite
    11. old choice Romanian gold
    12. superbly crystallized matrix gold from Bolivia
    Plus many others.  You can check these out by clicking on the auction link on our home page.
  • December 1, 2017 - Special Sale!

    We have updated the Special Sale section with 15 new items, all at 60% off their previous listed prices.  You can check these out by going to the "On Sale Now" link on our home page.  This sale will end some time on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

  • November 30, 2017 - New Update, New Auction Specimens

    We have added 25 new specimens to the website, all neat and unusual items from the old Tri-State District.  These are culls from our personal collection.  Please note that we are currently traveling and will not be shipping again until Saturday, December 2, 2017.  To view the latest additions click on the "Latest Additions" link on our home page.

     

    New auction specimens are now posted.  There are 140 great items up for auction this week.  The auction will close on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 7 p.m. eastern standard time.  Be sure to check these out!  Some of the highlights include:

    1. a wonderful pink and green scepter tourmaline from Brazil
    2. fine arsendescloizite with mimetite from Mexico
    3. Cornish libethenite with very large crystals for the species
    4. large fine Cornish cuprite
    5. many quite good thumbnail specimens
    6. beautiful green tourmaline from Afghanistan
    7. large showy red calcite from Tsumeb
    8. large excellent Arizona wulfenite, ex Minette
    9. selected European classics such as Swiss titanite, Romanian sylvanite, etc.
    10. fine Michigan copper with calcite
    11. old choice Romanian gold
    12. superbly crystallized matrix gold from Bolivia
    Plus many others.  You can check these out by clicking on the auction link on our home page.
  • November 28, 2017 - New Update, Auction Closing

    We have added over 50 new specimens to the website, all neat and unusual items from the old Tri-State District.  These are culls from our personal collection.  We should have another 25 or so ready to post in the next few days.  Please note that we are currently traveling and will not be shipping again until Saturday, December 2, 2017.  To view the latest additions click on the "Latest Additions" link on our home page.

     

    This is a reminder that the auction will close this evening, Tuesday November 28, 2017, at 7 p.m. eastern standard time.  This week there are 150 great specimens available.  Some fantastic pieces are available this week.  Be sure to check these out!  Some of the highlights include:

    1. a superb large well crystallized corkite from Portugal
    2. large display quality skutterudite from Morocco
    3. several attractive fine Elmwood, Tennessee specimens
    4. several fine items from southern Illinois
    5. a number of choice attractive specimens from Missouri's Viburnum Trend
    6. large showy inesite from South Africa
    7. superb cabinet uvite from Brazil
    8. showy wulfenite from China
    9. yellow smithsonite from Arkansas
    10. outstanding freibergite from Romania
    11. matrix cumengite from Mexico 
    Plus many others.  You can check these out by clicking on the auction link on our home page.
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