"Raise a Glass to Yesteryear" 2023 August Auction

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Day 1, Thursday, August 24th
Art & Artifacts from around the world (Lots 1000-1227)
Paintings, Prints, Native American Artifacts, Sculptures, Textiles, Boxwood Root Sculptures, Viewing Stones
Display Minerals & Fossils (Lots 1228 – 1340)
Calcite, Fluorite, Mineral Groups, Quartz, Fossils
Stocks & Bonds (Lots 1341 – 1499)
Mining, Railroad, Petroliana, Etc.

Day 2, Friday, August 25th
General Americana (Lots 2000 -2495)
Antiquarian Books, Transportation, Ephemera, Autographed, Photographs
Mining (Lots 2308-2491)
Ephemera, Ore Specimens, Mining Equipment
Tools (Lots 2492-2496)

Day 3, Saturday, August 26th
Bottles (Lots 3000-3124)
Saloon, Brewery & Beer Tray Collection (Lots 3125-3254)
Gaming (Lots 3255-3265)
Cowboy (Lots 3266-3281)
Railroadiana (Lots 3282-3291)
Military (Lots 3292-3310)
Firearms & Weaponry (Lots 3311-3330)
License Plates (Lots 3331-3346)
Signs (Lots 3347-3359)
General Collectibles (Lots 3360-3475)
Toys, Musical, Furnishings, Etc.


Day 4, Sunday, August 27th
Philatelic (Lots 4000-4099)
Postal History, Postcards, Stamps, Wells Fargo & Express
Numismatics (Lots 4100-4420)
Bullion, Coins, Potty Coins, US Mint Sets, Fractional Currency, Foreign Coins, Ingots & Assay, Medals
Tokens (Lots 4421-4539)
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Jewel Display Box With Various Stones  [150908]1250 - Jewel Display Box With Various Stones [150908]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mostly small 1/2" o 1.5" pieces includes carved pendants and stone animals. Includes also tigers eye, quartz, citrine, smokey quartz, chia...
Bidding Has Concluded
Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (150.00 + 37.50BP) = 187.50
 
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Mineral Display Variety  [147334]1251 - Mineral Display Variety [147334]
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Green fluorite octahedron, 3 x 2 x 2"; seven pyrope garnets, 0.75" to 1" in diameter 206 gr; greyish clear fluorite cubes up to 0.75&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to M********9 for (50.00 + 12.50BP) = 62.50
 
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Mineral Display Variety  [147812]1252 - Mineral Display Variety [147812]
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Malachite, 1.25 x 1.25 x 1"; cluster of clear/white quartz crystals with small flecks of dark-green epidote crystals, 2.75 x 2.25 x 1.75";...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Mineral Display Variety  [147815]1253 - Mineral Display Variety [147815]
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White crystalline marble in which are several small clusters of green crystals (lighter green than epidote) and a deep red crystal that looks like cor
Bidding Has Concluded
Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t********f for (60.00 + 15.00BP) = 75.00
 
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Mineral Display Variety  [147816]1254 - Mineral Display Variety [147816]
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Malachite stalactite, 3 x 0.75 x 0.75"; black, tabular clusters of hematite with small quartz spears, 2 x 1.25 x 1"; seven pieces of rough...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Mineral Display Variety  [147821]1255 - Mineral Display Variety [147821]
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Pale blue-grey fluorite cubes up to 3/4" across, 6 x 3.5 x 2.85"; pale yellow-green, single fluorite crystal with irregular surface detail...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Mineral Display Variety  [147836]1256 - Mineral Display Variety [147836]
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24 Pyrope garnets from 3/4" to 1" in diameter, 383 gr; two clusters of clear quartz crystals with dark-green epidote crystals, 4 x 3 x 1.7...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 60.00 | Estimate : 120.00 - 180.00
 
 
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Mineral Display Variety - 5pcs  [147340]1257 - Mineral Display Variety - 5pcs [147340]
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Five medium to large display mineral specimens: water clear quartz crystals intermingled with creamy white dolomite/calcite crystals, 8 x 5 x 3"...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 110.00 | Estimate : 220.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Mineral Group  [147814]1258 - Mineral Group [147814]
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Two iron-stained quartz crystals, 2.75 x 2" and 2.75 x 1.125"; clear fluorite cubes growing on a two-inch-long, clear quartz crystal, 2.75...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 60.00 | Estimate : 120.00 - 180.00
 
 
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Mineral Group (30+/-)  [150942]1259 - Mineral Group (30+/-) [150942]
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Mostly Quartz, some garnet, epidote and fluorite. Mostly smaller pieces. 2 larger quartz plates included 6 x 5.5 x 1.5 and clear quartz 5.5 x 4.5 x 2
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 70.00 | Estimate : 140.00 - 180.00
 
 
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Mineral Specimens (2)  [150917]1260 - Mineral Specimens (2) [150917]
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2 specimens with bases. Includes Gobi stone intricately wind carved chalcedony 4.5 x 3 x 2 ; stalactitical calcite cluster coral like structure white
Bidding Has Concluded
Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 140.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (70.00 + 17.50BP) = 87.50
 
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Mineral Spheres - 13  [147871]1261 - Mineral Spheres - 13 [147871]
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Polished spheres mix: translucent calcite: one 3.5", one 2.8", one 2.75", one 2.25", one pale yellow-green 2.3"; two salmon...
Bidding Has Concluded
Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 140.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (70.00 + 17.50BP) = 87.50
 
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Mineral Variety  [147358]1262 - Mineral Variety [147358]
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Seven pieces of epidote crystals with white quartz, each about 3/4" to 1" across, 113 gr; joined pair of clear quartz crystals, 4 x 2 x 2....
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Mineral Variety  [147832]1263 - Mineral Variety [147832]
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Milky quartz crystal cluster, 6.5 x 5 x 2.5"; large Herkimer Diamond, (doubly-terminated, single quartz crystal) with inclusions, a bubbler is ...
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold to y******1 for (45.00 + 11.25BP) = 56.25
 
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Mineral Variety - 16  [147818]1264 - Mineral Variety - 16 [147818]
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Water-clear quartz crystal, 2 x 1.25"; milky quartz crystal, 1.5 x 1"; "Gobi Stone" chalcedony, 2 x 2"; multi-crystal pyrit...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Mineral Variety - 21  [147819]1265 - Mineral Variety - 21 [147819]
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A variety of interesting minerals from China: quartz crystal cluster, 2.5 x 1.5"; rose chalcedony, 2.25 x 1.75"; a pair of Herkimer Diamon...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Minerals - Large Display (4)  [147345]1266 - Minerals - Large Display (4) [147345]
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Quartz crystal cluster with some interesting tabular crystal shapes, 8.5 x 4.75"; pale purple fluorite, 5.5 x 3 x 3.5"; pale blue celestit...
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 400.00 - 550.00
Sold to t********f for (45.00 + 11.25BP) = 56.25
 
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Minerals -Display Variety  [147350]1267 - Minerals -Display Variety [147350]
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Pale green and a bit of pale purple fluorite cubes up to 3/8" across, 4.5 x 3.75 x 3"; polished amazonite, 1.5 x 1.25 x1"; orange rea...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 90.00 | Estimate : 180.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Minerals, Large Display - 4  [147824]1268 - Minerals, Large Display - 4 [147824]
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Calcite single crystal, 7 x 4 x 2.5"; purple fluorite cubes up to 1/2" across on white matrix, 5.75 x 4 x 3"; pale green fluorite wit...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Mixed Mineral Lot (8)  [149235]1269 - Mixed Mineral Lot (8) [149235]
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8 crystal specimens including green fluorite about 4.5" in length; quartz 5"; quartz with tourmaline 4.5"; quartz clustered with pu...
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t********f for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Mixed Minerals (10)  [149273]1270 - Mixed Minerals (10) [149273]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 10 includes quartz, epidote, fluorite, beryl, 2 small bubble quartz, 1 bag of small quartz crystals up to 1.5" China Chunlin Zh...
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 200.00 - 240.00
Sold to M********9 for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Mixed Minerals (12+)  [149274]1271 - Mixed Minerals (12+) [149274]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of more than a dozen specimens measuring from .5" to 4" includes calcite, quartz, pyrite, fluorite, cinnabar? China Chunlin Zh...
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 160.00 - 220.00
Sold to t********f for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Mixed Minerals (5)  [149275]1272 - Mixed Minerals (5) [149275]
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Lot of 5 specimens includes pink calcite crusted 7 x 4 x 2.5" ;slender yellow quartz cluster 4 x 3.5" x 3"; clear quartz with small ...
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 240.00 - 300.00
Sold to t********f for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Mixed Minerals (5)  [149294]1273 - Mixed Minerals (5) [149294]
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lot of 5 specimens. Pink calcite with crystals to 1" measuring 7 x 6 x 2.5" ; quartz with hematite 4.5 x 3 x 3.5" ; quartz on hemati...
Bidding Has Concluded
Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold to y******1 for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Mixed Minerals (6)  [149271]1274 - Mixed Minerals (6) [149271]
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Lot of 6 specimens includes pink calcite 6 x 4 x 3; slender yellow quartz 5 x 4 x 2; large single quartz 3"; pale aqua fluorite with calcite 6 ...
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 260.00 - 340.00
Sold to t********f for (85.00 + 21.25BP) = 106.25
 
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Mixed Minerals (7)  [149269]1275 - Mixed Minerals (7) [149269]
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Lot of 7 specimens measuring from 2-4" in size includes quartz, fluorite, and a real beauty - beryl variation emerald on quartz China C...
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold to M********9 for (90.00 + 22.50BP) = 112.50
 
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Mixed Small Crystals  [150911]1276 - Mixed Small Crystals [150911]
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Mini crystals including single clear quartz, garnet, epidote, malachite, azurite, tourmaline, pyrite, bismuth, fluorite, and 3/4" beryl Ch...
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 300.00 - 360.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (95.00 + 23.75BP) = 118.75
 
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Pink Calcite Plate Specimen  [149342]1277 - Pink Calcite Plate Specimen [149342]
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42lb specimen of pink calcite. Measures 18" x 10" x 5" China Chunlin Zhu Collection
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 180.00 - 240.00
Sold to t********f for (75.00 + 18.75BP) = 93.75
 
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Polished Quartz Pendants with Large Inclusions  [147960]1278 - Polished Quartz Pendants with Large Inclusions [147960]
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Ten pieces of polished quartz that contains large, greenish, natural inclusions (possibly epidote) that resemble landscapes or abstract designs which
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to t********f for (100.00 + 25.00BP) = 125.00
 
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Polished Quartz Pendants with Large Inclusions  [147962]1279 - Polished Quartz Pendants with Large Inclusions [147962]
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Ten pieces of polished quartz that contains large, colorful, natural inclusions that resemble landscapes or abstract designs. Shapes include round, te
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Polished Quartz Shapes with Inclusions - 22  [147878]1280 - Polished Quartz Shapes with Inclusions - 22 [147878]
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Twenty-two single-crystal quartz pieces with rutile and other inclusions which have been shaped and polished into teardrops, ovals, and faceted forms.
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 350.00 | Estimate : 700.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Polished Rutilated Quartz Pendants  [147961]1281 - Polished Rutilated Quartz Pendants [147961]
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Ten pieces of polished quartz that contains natural copper-toned rutile inclusions that resemble abstract designs that are magnified by the curved sha
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to t********f for (100.00 + 25.00BP) = 125.00
 
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Pyrope Garnets  [150918]1282 - Pyrope Garnets [150918]
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Full flat of single pyrope garnet crystals from 0.5 to 1 inch in diameter. China Chunlin Zhu Collection
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 240.00
 
 
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Quartz & Calcite (3)  [149326]1283 - Quartz & Calcite (3) [149326]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3. Clear quartz spray 5" x 3.5" x 2.5" ; single yellow quartz crystal 4" x 2.5 x 2.5" ; pink calcite plate 10" ...
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold to t********f for (50.00 + 12.50BP) = 62.50
 
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Quartz Clear Fine Crystal Sprays (2)  [149421]1284 - Quartz Clear Fine Crystal Sprays (2) [149421]
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Lot of 2 crystal sprays: 9" x 4" x 2" and 10" x 9" x 5" China Chunlin Zhu Collection
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Quartz Cluster with Epidote Flecks  [147341]1285 - Quartz Cluster with Epidote Flecks [147341]
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Ten clusters of milky to clear quartz crystals with dark-green flecks of epidote crystals, each is approximately 3 x 3 x 1"; one clear single q...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 120.00 | Estimate : 240.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Quartz Crystal Sprays - 2  [153301]1286 - Quartz Crystal Sprays - 2 [153301]
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Two large citrine quartz crystal sprays of numerous, radiating spears, from 1/10th of an inch across up to 1 inch in diameter. Crystal lengths up to t
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Quartz Variety (3)  [150924]1287 - Quartz Variety (3) [150924]
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Yellow quartz clusters 5 x 4 x 4 and 7 x 4 x 1.5 and white quartz with pyrite 6 x 4 x 2.5 China Chunlin Zhu Collection
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 120.00 | Estimate : 240.00 - 320.00
 
 
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Quartz, Calcite, Malachite, Azurite, & More  [147833]1288 - Quartz, Calcite, Malachite, Azurite, & More [147833]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large angular wedge of white rhombohedral calcite, 6 x 3 x 2.5"; seven pieces of rough azurite from 3/4" to 1.75" across, 179 gr; fiv...
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 130.00 - 200.00
Sold to y******1 for (45.00 + 11.25BP) = 56.25
 
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Scalenohedral Calcite  [149330]1289 - Scalenohedral Calcite [149330]
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large specimen measuring 13" x 9" x 4" with large crystals. China Chunlin Zhu Collection
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 90.00 | Estimate : 180.00 - 240.00
 
 
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Scalenohedral Calcite w/Hematite - 2 pcs  [147902]1290 - Scalenohedral Calcite w/Hematite - 2 pcs [147902]
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Two nice display specimens of cream-colored scalenohedral (a.k.a. dogtooth) calcite, the outer margins of which have been stained deep reddish brown b
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Smoky Quartz & Fluorite (2)  [149417]1291 - Smoky Quartz & Fluorite (2) [149417]
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2 large specimens: large single smoky quartz with cleaved side 9" x 7" x 6"; plate of purple, green, and blue fluorite crystals on ca...
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Quantity : 1 | Start Price : 300.00 | Estimate : 600.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Very Large Beige Calcite  [149334]1292 - Very Large Beige Calcite [149334]
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Very large calcite specimen measuring 12"x 9" x 6" China Chunlin Zhu Collection
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t********f for (60.00 + 15.00BP) = 75.00
 
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Yellow Quartz (7)  [150933]1293 - Yellow Quartz (7) [150933]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
sprays medium to large, 6 small clusters and 1 large cluster 9 x 7 x 3 China Chunlin Zhu Collection
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 240.00 - 300.00
Sold to f*****E for (70.00 + 0.00BP) = 70.00
 
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Yellow Quartz Clusters (10)  [149335]1294 - Yellow Quartz Clusters (10) [149335]
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Lot of 10 yellow quartz clusters with mostly slender crystals. 2-6" in size. China Chunlin Zhu Collection
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 240.00 - 300.00
Sold to t********f for (85.00 + 21.25BP) = 106.25
 
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Calcite  [150852]1295 - Calcite [150852]
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Calcite 7x7x4. Excellent quality, beautiful display piece. Chunlin Zhu Collection
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to r********e.. for (90.00 + 22.50BP) = 112.50
 
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Calcite And Quartz  [150842]1296 - Calcite And Quartz [150842]
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Lot of 2. Calcite 12x4x4 Ï, Quartz crystals 09x6x3Ó. 10 lbs. Chunlin Zhu Collection
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to y******1 for (90.00 + 22.50BP) = 112.50
 
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Gem and Precious Stone Library  [168631]1297 - Gem and Precious Stone Library [168631]
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About 19 gem and precious stone publications. Sapphire, diamonds and other related gem subjects. 10 lbs.
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (75.00 + 18.75BP) = 93.75
 
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GIA References and Refractometer  [168767]1298 - GIA References and Refractometer [168767]
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GIA refractometer in case, 1.3-1.85. 3 mineral booklets, gems and gemology 1974-76, The Science of Gems by Fisher, Faceting for Amateurs by Vargas. GI
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (65.00 + 16.25BP) = 81.25
 
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Bivalve , Insect Fossils  [162990]1299 - Bivalve , Insect Fossils [162990]
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Lot of 11.One Bivalve, Insect fossils largest is 5x5x1Ó. China Chunlin Zhu Collection
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Quantity : 1 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50BP) = 62.50
 
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