Our Wants:

Specific Specimens We Will buy right now from You:

I would like to acquire the pieces shown on this page. If you have any of these, I am willing to trade for and/or purchase them.

contact us FIRST if you want to sell or trade these!  

Kunzite, Anita Mine, Pala, Calif.
Kunzite, Anita Mine, Pala, Calif.

MINID#15X-4CM Kunzite, Anita Mine, Hiriart Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA

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Kunzite Matrix, Vanderberg Mine Pala
Kunzite Matrix, Vanderberg Mine Pala

MINID#WL4-QHD Kunzite, Vanderberg Mine, Hiriart Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA

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Hiriart Mine Kunzite, Pala Calif.
Hiriart Mine Kunzite, Pala Calif.
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Kunzite, Ashley Gem Mine, Pala, CA
Kunzite, Ashley Gem Mine, Pala, CA
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OUR CURRENT WANTS:

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  • Any of the specific specimens pictured above;

  • Garage, attic, and storage collections of rock, mineral and crystal specimens;  

  • Minerals, crystals and rocks from storage containers and / or estate collections;

  • Apache Agate and Apache Flame Agates from El Apache, Chihuahua, Mexico, whether rough, cut, or polished.

  • California Minerals and crystals, particularly: San Diego County & Southern California: Tourmaline, Kunzite, Morganite, Aquamarine, Topaz, Spessartine, Quartz, Lepidolite, and associated pegmatite gems and minerals from San Diego County; etc., including but not limited to, Pala, Rincon, Mesa Grande, Ramona, Aguanga; Warner Springs;

  • "Blue Cap" Tourmalines from Pala, San Diego County, California.  If you have a pink to red tourmaline with a blue tip or cap and it is over 2 inches tall, we will probably want to buy it, whether it is a single crystal or attached to other rock / matrix.  Please CONTACT US first.  This includes Tourmalines from the Tourmaline Queen (Pala Queen or Queen Mine), Tourmaline King, Ed Fletcher, etc., Mines.....  Of particular want are Bluecap Tourmalines from the 1972 find at the Tourmaline Queen Mine, please CONTACT US first!

  • Kunzite Spodumene and Morganite Beryl from Hiriart Mtn at Pala, with old labels or documented history (incl. Sickler, Ashley, Katerina, Vanderberg, White Queen, Hiriart, Fargo, Senpe, Sempe, San Pedro, Anita, Aqualedge, (et al) Mines.

  • Mineral, Crystal, and Ore Specimens from the Homestake Gold Mine, Lead, South Dakota; Gold in Quartz from the Holy Terror Mine, Keystone South Dakota; and Gold in Quartz from the Goldfish Mine near Custer, South Dakota.  Stock Certificate/s and mine reports for the Gladiator Consolidated Gold Mines and the Salmon Gold Mining Company in South Dakota.  NATURAL gold nuggets and Gold in Quartz from California, Nevada, and South Dakota.  Any Gold in Quartz from Custer, South Dakota.

  • Old specimens of Opal, Precious Opal, Opal Limb Cast, Opalized Wood Replacement, from Virgin Valley Nevada USA, particularly any with old labels, notes and provenance; "Monarch Opal", "White Speck Opal," Wood-Opal combinations from Virgin Valley, incl. Conk or Conch Opal.  Colorful WET black opal from Virgin Valley, Nevada.

  • Collections of old mining law books, texts, Interior Dept Decisions volumes ("Decisions of the Land Department"), documents, magazines and publications about USA mining law and gemstone deposits.  Any old mining documents and texts for Custer SD.

  • Documents, correspondence, old photos, and documentation of the opal deposits of Virgin Valley, Nevada; anything related to Flora Loughead Gutierrez ("Flora Lockheed"), The Hammond Family, the Rainbow Ridge Mining Company (Prior to 1943); Deb Roop, George Hill, L.O. Hawkins, Mark Foster, Mr. Harrington, Thomson, and others.  

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EXAMPLES of what we want (Click to enlarge):  If you have something similar we might buy it, CONTACT US.

bluecap toumaline
bluecap toumaline

example of what we want. We will pay cash.

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Blue Top Pink Tourmaline
Blue Top Pink Tourmaline

example of what we want. We will pay cash.

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Red Pink Tourmaline  blue top cap we will buy similar
Red Pink Tourmaline blue top cap we will buy similar

example of what we want. We will pay cash.

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Tourmaline crystal we will buy similar
Tourmaline crystal we will buy similar

example of what we want. We will pay cash.

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bluecap tourmaline california
bluecap tourmaline california

example of what we want. We will pay cash.

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blue cap tourmaline pala
blue cap tourmaline pala

example of what we want. We will pay cash.

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San Diego County Tourmalines
San Diego County Tourmalines

example of what we want. We will pay cash.

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Pala Bicolor Tourmaline
Pala Bicolor Tourmaline

example of what we want. We will pay cash.

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Kunzite Vanderberg Mine Pala
Kunzite Vanderberg Mine Pala

example of what we want. We will pay cash.

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Orange Garnet crystal Little 3 Hercules Spessartine Ramona
Orange Garnet crystal Little 3 Hercules Spessartine Ramona

example of what we want. We will pay cash.

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