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
- The Beryl Collection of Bill Larson
Oct 9, 2023 - Shop a selection of fantastic and historic beryls from the Bill Larson collection, assembled over many decades and purchased by us in 2022!
- Gamini Ratnavira Crystal & Watercolor Paintings
Nov 13, 2023 - Pairings of crystals and watercolors from the internationally known wildlife artist, Gamini Ratnavira
- New Yellow Fluorite Find and Classics from China!
Nov 13, 2023 - A fine assortment of spectacular Chinese specimens from new finds in the past few years and old classics from renown collections! The new yellow fluorites are from a find of early 2022. We're release our cherry-picked stash of a half dozen superb specimens of this new fluorite style from China. These are shocking translucent yellow fluorite clusters that glisten naturally as if they were wet, perched on purple fluorite.
- The Alex Schauss Thumbnail Collection
Nov 7, 2023 - Fine selections from the award-winning thumbnail collection of Alex Schauss!
- Selections from the David Stoudt Collection
Oct 30, 2023 - Shop a selection of fine specimens from the David Stoudt collection, featuring many items from localities in Mexico and the Southwestern US!
- Mixed Minerals in 2023
August 1, 2023: Shop dozens of fantastic fine mineral specimens from a variety of worldwide localities and old collections!
- 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!
- 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!
- 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.