Galleries of Fine Minerals for Sale
This is a special section of the website dedicated to very significant, admittedly pricier, specimens in context. Many of these minerals find homes with collectors who not only enjoy the beauty of fine minerals, but also treat their collections as valuable alternative investments.ENTER THE VAULT
- Gem Mineral Species
September 6, 2023: Shop a variety of fine gem mineral species from various worldwide localities!
- Killer Thumbnails!
Updated: August 28, 2023 - Shop a selection of superb thumbnails (and a few miniatures) from our drawers, including fine ex collection specimens and rare species!
- Mixed Minerals in 2023
August 1, 2023: Shop dozens of fantastic fine mineral specimens from a variety of worldwide localities and old collections!
- Staff Picks
July 26, 2023 - A special Arkenstone staff-curated selection of fine specimens from our website, featuring a variety of species, localities, and ex collections, including many specimens illustrated in The Mineralogical Record and Lapis (cover specimen).
- The Ruben Avila Collection
July 19, 2023 - Featuring a selection of carefully chosen small cabinet specimens picked by a collector on the ground in Mexico, at the time that they were contemporary over the last 30-40 years!
- Mixed Fine Miniatures
July 12, 2023 - A selection of mixed fine miniature specimens from a variety of localities and ex collections
- Rare Mineral Species Update
June 14, 2023 - A selection of rare and interesting mineral specimens from around the world!
- The Alex Schauss Thumbnail Collection
May 31, 2023 - Fine selections from the award-winning thumbnail collection of Alex Schauss!
- Italian Blue Fluorite
May 24, 2023 - A selection of fine fluorite from the famous Poggio Balate locality in Sicily, discovered sometime in 2019-2020!
- The Bill and Anne Cook Collection
April 19, 2023 - Shop a curated selection of fine specimens from the Bill and Anne Cook collection, including many rarities!
- Mango Quartz (Quartz included by Halloysite)
April 12, 2023: We are pleased to offer our first ever release of "Mango Quartz" featuring a fine selection of cherrypicked specimens from a direct source in Tucson 2023 of this fine material from Colombia!
- Mixed Minerals From Peru
UPDATED - April 5, 2023: Shop a curated selection of fine mineral specimens from old collections and new finds from various great localities in Peru!
- Gold Update
March 15, 2023 - A selection of fine gold specimens from around the world!
- The Kurt Hefendehl Collection
March 15, 2023 - Selections from the the large, historic collection of Kurt Hefendehl.
- New! Flynn Thumbnail Specimens
Updated! Jan 11, 2023 - Start the new year with another release of fine thumbnails from the Shields Flynn collection.
- Misc. Ex Collection Specimens
New! Jan 11, 2023: Shop a small selection of miscellaneous fine specimens!
- Irv Brown Collection - Miniatures
Jan 4, 2023: A selection of wonderful miniature specimens from the collection of Irv Brown.
- Updated! Mixed Minerals in 2022
UPDATED: Dec 6, 2022 - A broad selection of fine minerals from around the world, featuring many new acquisitions from old collections, new finds, and special offerings.
- New Find: Aquamarine!
NEW: Dec 6, 2022: We are pleased to present a fine selection of specimens from a new find of Aquamarine from 2020. Many of these specimens feature associations with albite, clevelandite, and/or muscovite.
- Connoisseur Thumbnails From The Kyle Kevorkian Collection
October 19, 2022: NEW: Connoisseur thumbnails from the Kyle Kevorkian collection.
- Greek Cuprian Adamite
NEW: Oct 12, 2022 - An affordable selection of fine cuprian adamite specimens from a recent find at Hilarion mine, Greece.
- Fine Wendwilsonites and Aurichalcites
NEW - September 14, 2022: A selection of very fine Wendwilsonite specimens - many from the collection of Dr. Wendell Wilson himself - as well as a lot of beautiful Aurichalcite specimens from a brand new find in Turkey.
- Smithsonite from Kelly mine, New Mexico and China!
August 3, 2022 - Shop a selection of fine smithsonite specimens, featuring a recent release of superb Kelly mine smithsonites from the Marty Zinn collection as well as a small new find of cadmium-bearing smithsonite from China - the first major find of these in over a decade!
- Bill Larson Burma Collection
UPDATED: July 20, 2022 - Shop selections from the recently-acquired Bill Larson Collection of Burmese Minerals.