Mining, Minerals and Mayhem Auction

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A Composium of Western Americana
Featuring the Bodie Collection and the Gottschalk Ore Specimen Collection.

Session D is a Mail-Bid Only Auction. Absentee bids will be accepted only. No live bidding will be allowed. All winners will be contacted after the auction.
Session D is a Mail-Bid Only Auction. Absentee bids will be accepted only. No live bidding will be allowed. All winners will be contacted after the auction. BIDDING ENDS MONDAY JUNE 27 AT 5PM PACIFIC TIME!!!
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Copper Specimens - U. S.2000 - Copper Specimens - U. S.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 14. One to 3 cubic inches. 1. Conichalcite from the Tintic District in Utah. 2. Copper placer nugget from Alaska. 3. Brachantite from the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********y for (275.00 + 48.13) x 1 = 323.13
 
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Gold Specimens -  United States & Canada2001 - Gold Specimens - United States & Canada
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 6 gold and platiunum ores from various mining districts within the US and Canada. These include the tellurides altaite and Hessite plus native
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********y for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
 
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Gold, Miscellaneous Specimens2002 - Gold, Miscellaneous Specimens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 5 gold bearing ore specimens from various worldwide locations. Samples range from 1/4 in to 2 inches in daimater and consist of gold within ma
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********y for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
 
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Iron Species - Eastern States & Foreign2003 - Iron Species - Eastern States & Foreign
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 14. Iron Specimens from the Eastern States and Georgia: Specimens include some of larger proportions i.e.: between 4”x3” or square 3”x 2” piec
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********y for (200.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 235.00
 
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Iron Species - Western States2004 - Iron Species - Western States
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 13. Western States Iron Specimens. Specimens range from 1cm x 1cm up to 3” in length. Most specimens possess a dull luster. Others, such as He
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********y for (100.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 117.50
 
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Mercury Ore Specimens - Various States2005 - Mercury Ore Specimens - Various States
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 36 mercury ore specimens from various localaties. Samples range from less than 1 inch to 4 inches in diameter and hail from AZ, CA, NM, NV, TX
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to m********y for (400.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 470.00
 
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Miscellaneous Mineral Specimens2006 - Miscellaneous Mineral Specimens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Miscellaneous lot of 21+ minerals specimens. Notable pieces include a 1/2 in piece of josephenite - a rare Ni-Fe alloy with the appearance of a meteo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********y for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
 
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Miscellaneous Mineral Specimens2007 - Miscellaneous Mineral Specimens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 21 mineral specimens from various locations in Nevada including Goodsprings, Bridgeport, Reno, Verdi, Pioche, Bridgeport, and Nicent. Specimen
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********y for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
 
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Miscellaneous Minerals, Odd Ore Species2008 - Miscellaneous Minerals, Odd Ore Species
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 13. Minerals include foxenite, eudialyte, heulandites, steenstrupite, anthite, ampangobeite, struverite, betatite, tantalite, malacon and other
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********y for (70.00 + 12.25) x 1 = 82.25
 
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Miscellaneous Minerals, Odd Species - East Coast2009 - Miscellaneous Minerals, Odd Species - East Coast
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 18. Ranging from 6" in length to 3sq. Inches. Minerals and Locations as follows; Selentite, France, Manqanocolumbite, Maine, Siderite, Con
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********y for (70.00 + 12.25) x 1 = 82.25
 
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Miscellaneous Minerals, Odd Species - Eastern U.S.2010 - Miscellaneous Minerals, Odd Species - Eastern U.S.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Historical academic mineral collection consisting of a lot of 70+ mineral specimens - collected primarily within the eastern U. S. Samples range up t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********y for (160.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 188.00
 
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Miscellaneous Minerals, Odd Species - Western States2011 - Miscellaneous Minerals, Odd Species - Western States
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 40 miscellaneous mineral specimens from various western states. Samples range from approximately 1 to 2 inches in diameter with collection loc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********y for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
 
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Miscellaneous Odd Mineral Species - Tennesee & North Carolina Area2012 - Miscellaneous Odd Mineral Species - Tennesee & North Carolina Area
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 13 mineral species from North Carolina and Tennessee Area. Minerals includes cerussite, monazite, alleghnvite, galaxite, anthophyillite, columb
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********y for (100.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 117.50
 
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Miscellaneous Specimens - Multiple US and International Locations2013 - Miscellaneous Specimens - Multiple US and International Locations
Holabird-Kagin Americana
The perfect start for any mineral collection. This lot consists of 70+ mounted and unmounted samples from a variety of US states and international lo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********y for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
 
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Molybdenum Mineral Specimens2014 - Molybdenum Mineral Specimens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 29 molybdenum bearing samples. Crystal species are dominantly molybdenite (many with well developed hexagonal platlets), molydbite (a relative
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********y for (160.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 188.00
 
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Silver, Lead Species - Western States2015 - Silver, Lead Species - Western States
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 14. Minerals include beaverite, galena, anglesite, cerrusite, cerussite, pyramorphite, argentite, pyromorphite, plumbojarosite. Range is size f
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********y for (275.00 + 48.13) x 1 = 323.13
 
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Silver, Miscellanous Species - Western States & Mexico2016 - Silver, Miscellanous Species - Western States & Mexico
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 10. Minerals include boulangerite, antimony, livingstonite, stibiconite, cylinarite, pharcolite, berthierite and stibnite. Range is size from...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********y for (80.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 94.00
 
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Tungsten Ore Specimens - Western States2017 - Tungsten Ore Specimens - Western States
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 9 tungsten ore specimens from various western locales. 1.) Two samples of crystalline hubnerite + pyrite in quartz matrix from the Black Hills
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********y for (50.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 58.75
 
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Vanadium & Uranium Specimens2018 - Vanadium & Uranium Specimens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 24 includes Vanadium - Az, Co, Mex - Uraninite, Autenite, Carnotite, Gummite (NC), and Uranophane (NH).
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********y for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
 
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Zinc Mineral Specimens - USA & Mexico2019 - Zinc Mineral Specimens - USA & Mexico
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 55 mineral specimens - primarily zinc bearing minerals - dominantly collected within the US. Site locales inculde CA, CO, MO, MT, NC, NJ, NV,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********y for (275.00 + 48.13) x 1 = 323.13
 
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AL - Cleburne County - Gold in Quartz Specimen - Alabama2020 - AL - Cleburne County - Gold in Quartz Specimen - Alabama
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Native gold is hosted in massive quartz. The sample size is 5 x 2 cm.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********y for (400.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 470.00
 
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AK - Willow Creek,Valdez-Cordova County - Gold Ore Specimen - Willow Creek, Alaska2021 - AK - Willow Creek,Valdez-Cordova County - Gold Ore Specimen - Willow Creek, Alaska
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is a gold ore specimen from Willow Creek, Alaska. Between 1919 and 1940 Willow Creek produced 252,000 oz of gold. The sample contains visible g
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8****s for (400.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 470.00
 
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AZ - Copper Mineral Specimens - Arizona2022 - AZ - Copper Mineral Specimens - Arizona
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 27 copper specimens from various localaties within Arizona. Most of the mineral species in the following list are supergene products - that is
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to m********y for (750.00 + 131.25) x 1 = 881.25
 
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AZ - Gold, Platinum &  Silver Specimens - Arizona2023 - AZ - Gold, Platinum & Silver Specimens - Arizona
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 5, 1-3 cubic inches. 1) Two described as Gold, Gila Bend. 3) Silver, Monte Cristo mine, 12 mi. E. Of Wickenberg. 4) Spervylite, Platinum + Arse
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to m********y for (325.00 + 56.88) x 1 = 381.88
 
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AZ - Lead-Ore Specimens - Arizona2024 - AZ - Lead-Ore Specimens - Arizona
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 11. Arizona lead specimens and ore minerals. Lot is comprised of specimens all approximately 2sqin. Items mostly own a shiny, bright –colored l
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8****m for (200.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 235.00
 
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AZ - Silver Species - Arizona2025 - AZ - Silver Species - Arizona
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 8 silver specimens from various mining districts within Arizona. Samples range from 1 to 3 inches in diameter with districts and mines includi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********y for (80.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 94.00
 
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AZ - Tungsten Ore Specimens -  AZ and Mexico2026 - AZ - Tungsten Ore Specimens - AZ and Mexico
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of four tungsten ore specimens from Arizona and Mexico. 1.) Spectacular wolframite and hubnerite crystals in quartz from Doz Cabezas, Arizona. (1
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********y for (55.00 + 9.63) x 1 = 64.63
 
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CA - Copper Ore Specimens - California2027 - CA - Copper Ore Specimens - California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 7 copper ore specimens from Inyo and Mono Counties, California. These specimens contain tetrahedrite, conichalcite, linarite, caledonite, chal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********y for (300.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 352.50
 
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CA - Alpine & Amador Counties - Copper Specimens - California2028 - CA - Alpine & Amador Counties - Copper Specimens - California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 5. 1) Chalcanthite, Mojave Desert. 2) Chalcopyrite, Copper Hill mine, Amador County. 3) Two of Enargite, Morning Star mine, Alpine County. 4) E
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********y for (100.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 117.50
 
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CA - Gold Ore Specimens - California2029 - CA - Gold Ore Specimens - California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 14 gold ore specimens from the famous Mother Lode in California. These are the hard rock ores from the Sierras that produced most of Californi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to m********y for (1,300.00 + 227.50) x 1 = 1,527.50
 
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CA - Auburn,Placer County - Gold Specimen - Auburn, California2030 - CA - Auburn,Placer County - Gold Specimen - Auburn, California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is a set of four beautiful native gold specimens hosted in massive quartz from French Hill in Auburn, California. Auburn was a gold rush town se
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to m********y for (1,900.00 + 332.50) x 1 = 2,232.50
 
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CA - Mono County - Gold Specimen - Bodie, California2031 - CA - Mono County - Gold Specimen - Bodie, California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 1 gold sample, measuring one to three cubic inches. Mined in 1870 by "Bodie Sam" at the Standard Mine.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to m********y for (900.00 + 157.50) x 1 = 1,057.50
 
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CA - Downieville,Sierra County - Gold Specimen - Downieville, California2032 - CA - Downieville,Sierra County - Gold Specimen - Downieville, California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 2 . Downieville was settled in 1849 during the gold rush and remained productive until the late 1860s. The samples have native gold and argen
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********y for (300.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 352.50
 
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CA - Nevada County - Gold Specimens - Alleghany District, California2033 - CA - Nevada County - Gold Specimens - Alleghany District, California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 3 gold samples. 1. Is a 1 to 3 cubic inch sample from a placer boulder from the Washington District of Alleghany. 2. A 1 to 3 cubic inch float
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********y for (400.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 470.00
 
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CA - Calaveras County - Gold Specimens - California2034 - CA - Calaveras County - Gold Specimens - California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 7. 1. A one to two cubic inch sample from the I Love Mine. This sample assayed out at $401.25 a ton. 2. A one to two cubic inch ore sample from
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********y for (400.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 470.00
 
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CA - Plumas County - Gold Specimens - California2035 - CA - Plumas County - Gold Specimens - California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 7 gold specimens from the Green Horn Mine in Plumas County, California. Several of the samples have visible gold, other minerals include aurif
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to m********y for (1,000.00 + 175.00) x 1 = 1,175.00
 
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CA - Grass Valley,Nevada County - Gold Specimens - Grass Valley, California2036 - CA - Grass Valley,Nevada County - Gold Specimens - Grass Valley, California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 9 gold ore specimens from the Morning Star, Morning Glory, and Idaho-Maryland mines in Grass Valley, California. These ores are from the famou
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to m********y for (950.00 + 166.25) x 1 = 1,116.25
 
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CA - Gold Specimens - Sierra Nevada, California2037 - CA - Gold Specimens - Sierra Nevada, California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 4. 1. 2 to 3 cubic inch gold ore from Sierra Nevada in California. Assayed out at $1,860.00 per ton. 2. 1to 2 cubic inch gold ore from The Mon
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********y for (125.00 + 21.88) x 1 = 146.88
 
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CA - Bodie,Mono County - Gold, Copper & Silver Specimens - Bodie, California2038 - CA - Bodie,Mono County - Gold, Copper & Silver Specimens - Bodie, California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 10. One to 3 cubic inches. 1. Tetrahedrite (argentiteferous), Bornite (auriferous) from the Addenda Mine. 2. Low grade Gold-Silver ore. 3.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to m********y for (1,500.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 1,762.50
 
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CA - San Bernadino County - Lead Ore Specimens - Southern California2039 - CA - San Bernadino County - Lead Ore Specimens - Southern California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 14. Southern California Lead Specimens- Inyo and San Bernardino Counties. Most specimens have a light/brown, gray, or dark in color with patche
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********y for (200.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 235.00
 
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CA - Manganese Species - California2040 - CA - Manganese Species - California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 7. Minerals from Mono and Inyo County, CA. Items are all small, between 1” and 2 “ in size. Specimens include the following: Psilomelane, Bridg
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********y for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
 
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CA - Miscellaneous Mineral Specimens - California2041 - CA - Miscellaneous Mineral Specimens - California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 18 miscellaneous mineral specimens from throughout California. Specimens range from approximately 1 to 4 inches in diameter and include anorth
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********y for (200.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 235.00
 
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CA - Inyo County - Miscellaneous Mineral Specimens - California2042 - CA - Inyo County - Miscellaneous Mineral Specimens - California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 3. Minerals include miargyrite, gold ore and others. Sizes range from 2” x 1” to 4” x 2”.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********y for (100.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 117.50
 
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CA - Miscellaneous Mineral Specimens - Southern California2043 - CA - Miscellaneous Mineral Specimens - Southern California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This lot of 22 mineral specimens consists of a number of uncommon and rare borates, phospates, calc-silicates, and cerium carbonate-fluorides from a n
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********y for (110.00 + 19.25) x 1 = 129.25
 
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CA - Miscellaneous Minerals, Odd Species - California2044 - CA - Miscellaneous Minerals, Odd Species - California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 34. Minerals include rutile, crestmoreite, howlite, glaucophane, limonite, chromite, albite, ankeriteulexite, foshagite, tourmaline, quartz, bi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********y for (325.00 + 56.88) x 1 = 381.88
 
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CA - Inyo/Mono County - Silver Specimens - California2045 - CA - Inyo/Mono County - Silver Specimens - California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 7. One to 3 cubic inches. 1. Silver from the Silver Queen Mine, Barstow. 2. Miargyrite from San Bernardino County. 3. Silver + Partzite f
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********y for (325.00 + 56.88) x 1 = 381.88
 
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CA - Tungsten Ore Specimens - California2046 - CA - Tungsten Ore Specimens - California
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 10 tungsten ore specimens from various California locales. 1.) Granular scheelite in quartz - calcite matrix, Yosemite, CA ( 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********y for (100.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 117.50
 
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CO - Ouray County - Gold and Silver Ore - Colorado2047 - CO - Ouray County - Gold and Silver Ore - Colorado
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 2 gold and silver ore specimens from the Mickey Breen Mine in Ouray, Colorado. This area was productive from the 1870s to the 1890s as a gold
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to m********y for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
 
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CO - Ouray,Ouray County - Gold and Silver Ore Specimens - Ouray, Colorado2048 - CO - Ouray,Ouray County - Gold and Silver Ore Specimens - Ouray, Colorado
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 7 gold and silver ore specimens from historic mines in Ouray, Colorado including the American Nettie Mine, the Bright Diamond Mine, and the Iro
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to m********y for (500.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 587.50
 
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CO - Boulder,Boulder County - Gold and Silver, Rare Species - Boulder, Colorado2049 - CO - Boulder,Boulder County - Gold and Silver, Rare Species - Boulder, Colorado
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 10. Minerals include gold specimen, petzite, tellurium, hessite, silver ore, sylvanite and others. Size range from thumbnail to 2 1/4" x 2
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********y for (800.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 940.00
 
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