Auction sale

This is a preview site of my auctions run at e-rocks (seller name JN Minerals), when there are active auctions you will find the links below. 

Specimen that were not sold during past auctions are also listed - please make an offer if you are interested in any of them.

17-015 - Fluorite - auction starting soon

Mauterndorf quarry, Twenger Au, Taurach valley, Lungau, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 8.1 × 4.2 × 3.6 cm

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Turquois fluorite cubes up to 11 mm on edge and with fine-scale etching pattern on their surfaces. Representative specimen from a limited find in 2015.

PL-026 - Scepter Quartz - auction starting soon

Turbhörner, Binn valley, Wallis, Switzerland

Size: 9 × 3.5 × 2.9 cm

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Clear and lustrous scepter quartz with countless growth steps, windows and erkers all around. The main crystal is free of significant damage.

PL-013 - Faden Quartz - auction starting soon

Val Giuv,Tujetsch, Vorderrhein valley, Graubünden, Switzerland

Size: 10 × 5.6 × 4.8 cm

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Unusual cluster of lustrous faden quartz consisting of a main faden quartz and several side cars. The quartz has a slight smoky hue. There are some nicks at the main termination, bottom is fully rehealed.

17-023-b - Amethyst & Smoky Quartz - auction starting soon

Tong-Kol Mine, Eonyang, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

Size: 4.2 x 2.7 x 2.2 cm

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Second generation of a doubly terminated amethyst scepter on a smoky quartz stem. Minor edge wear at the tip.

16-075 - Smoky Quartz - auction starting soon

Schönach valley, Gerlos valley, Zillertal, Tyrol, Austria

Size: 7 × 3.9 × 3.1 cm

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High quality smoky quartz with very good color, luster and clarity. The main crystal is doubly terminated with some side cars on a small piece of white granite host rock. No significant damage.

ZF-021 - Rock Crystal, Adularia - auction starting soon

Erfurter Steig, Grieswies, Rauris, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 7.4 × 2.8 × 2.1 cm

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Water-clear and highly lustrous rock crystal - this is just the crystal quality the Rauris valley is so famous for.  A limonite coated cluster of adularia is ingrown at the front side. The bottom of the rock crystal is fully rehealed, some edge wear in the tip region.

PL-008 - Smoky Quartz - auction starting soon

Wanni glacier, Kriegalp valley, Binn valley, Wallis, Switzerland

Size: 8.2 × 3.7 × 3.4 cm

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Chocolate brown smoky quartz on gneis matrix. Small nicks at the tip of the main crystal.

90-016 - Smoky Quartz & Adularia - auction starting soon

Löbbentörl, innergschlöß, Tauern valley, East Tyrol, Austria

Size: 4.7 × 4.7 × 2.7 cm

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Lustrous smoky quartz crystals with glossy adularia, some greenish chlorite at the backside only. No significant damage.

PL-039 - Pyrite - auction starting soon

Wolfslöcher, Binn valley, Wallis, Switzerland

Size: 4.1 × 3.5 × 3.3 cm

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Lustrous golden pyrite cube. The crystal is somewhat corroded but free of significant damage.

16-039 - Emerald - auction starting soon

Leckbachrinne, Habachtal, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 8.9 × 7.8 × 7.1 cm

Emerald crystal of 13 mm in typical silvery mica schist matrix.

JW-024 - Fluorite & Rock Crystal - make an offer

Stampflkees, Ziller valley, Tyrol, Austria

Size: 6.1 × 4.8 × 2.1 cm

Two turquois-green fluorite octahedra of up to 13 mm tip-to-tip on a bed of short-prismatic rock crystals. No significant damage.

RM-006 - Rock Crystal - make an offer

Grieswies, Rauris, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 7.5 × 6.5 × 2.2 cm

Pair of lustrous rock crystals with mainly very clear bodies forming a very attractive assembly. The crystals are grown in the transitional habitus typical for this classic Austrian locale. Some siderite and ilmenite aggregates are attached or included. Both rock crystals have minor nicks at their tips.

ZF-017 - Sagenite & Rock Crystal - make an offer

Mörchnerkar, Mörchner area, Zemmgrund, Zillertal, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

Size: 2.8 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm

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Sagenite grid ingrown to a rock crystal scepter head. There are some chips on the rhomb section of the rock crystal, the bottom is mainly broken.

16-169 - Rock Crystal - make an offer

Val d'Illiez, Monthey, Wallis, Switzerland

Size: 3 x 2.7 x 2.2 cm

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Rock crystal scepter on top of a small quartz crystal group. The scepter head has a clear to cloudy interior and is roughly 15 mm high. No significant damage.

17-043 - Agate - make an offer

Caribou Creek, Glacier View, Alaska

Size: 10 × 7.5 × 4 cm

Polished cross-section of an agate filled amygdule from a remote locality. The agate core extends to the backside of the amygdule and can thus be illuminated with backlight (second image).

HK-015 -Kyanite - make an offer

Sponda Alp, Leventina, Ticino, Switzerland

Size: 8.2 × 5 × 4.5 cm

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Blue (Fe-bearing) kyanite crystals in mica matrix.

16-007 - Quartz - make an offer

Wana, Waziristan, Pakistan

Size: 5 × 4.2 × 2.3 cm

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Straight faden quartz cluster with some small side crystals. The contacts at the crystal tips are rehealed.

PL-005 - Adularia - make an offer

Lukmanier Gorge, Grischun, Switzerland

Size: 5.6 × 4.9 × 4.2 cm

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Cluster of sharp-edged, partially chlorite-coated adularia crystals on a small matrix base. No significant damage.

90-032 - Schorl - make an offer

Stak Nala, Northern Areas, Pakistan

Size: 4.4 × 3.2 × 2.3 cm

Group of schorl crystals exhibiting cogwheel-like twinning on matrix. No significant damage.

ZF-001 - Calcite - make an offer

Krumlbach Valley, Rauris Valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 98 x 67 45 mm

Filigree calcite scalenohedra on phyllite matrix. A number of broken crystals does not overly distract the character of the specimen.

90-030 - Azurite and Malachite - make an offer

Christiana Mine, Lavrion District, Attikí Prefecture, Greece

Size: 78 x 48 x 37 mm

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Oldtimer from now defunct Lavrion mining district. Azurite and malachite patches on a piece of karst matrix.

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