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Stolen Specimen Alert

  • Proustite crystal, 4 cm, from Chañarcillo, Chile. Stolen on November 25, 2019, from the "Dr. Alfred W. Stelzner" Museum of Mineralogy and Geology, National University of Córdoba, Argentina. The specimen has historical significance. Contact person: Museum Director Dr. Raúl Lira, raul.lira@unc.edu.ar

  • Idaho aquamarine, about fist-size. Call Rick Schubert, 208-830-8259. "There could be a reward for its recovery."

  • Gold nugget, 5.5 cm, from El Dorado, Bolivar, Venezuela. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Gold in Siderite 11 cm, from Morro Velho, Brazil. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Velvet malachite, 5 inches, stolen January 5, 2011, from Minerals Unlimited, Ridgecrest, California. Contact Wendi@mineralsunlimited.com.

  • Gold with Tetradymite, 10 cm, from the Rising Sun mine, Placer Co., California. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Gold, 10 cm, from the 10 Mine District, Humboldt Co., Nevada. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Gold, 8 cm, from Breckenridge, Colorado. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Gold, 8 cm, locality unknown. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Gold, 8 cm, locality unknown. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Gold, 8 cm, from the Nashville mine, El Dorado Co., California. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Gold, 6.5 cm, from the North Glymire mine, Queensland, Australia. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Gold, 8.5 cm, from the North Glymire mine, Queensland, Australia. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Gold, 10.5 cm, from the Nugget Pond mine, Newfoundland. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Gold, 12 cm, from Rio Cuaron, Miches, Dominican Republic. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • Gold, 6 cm, from the Round Mountain mine, Nye Co., Nevada. Stolen from the Sterling Hill Mining Mueum; contact Earl Verbeek, earlrverbeek@gmail.com.

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Mystery Wind Mine, Placer County, California. Beautiful leaves (dendrites) of crystallized gold (4.4 cm), no matrix, beautiful golden yellow color.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Eagle’s Nest mine, California; Excellent crystallized gold (nicknamed “the Llama”).
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Red Mountain gold mine (Round Mountain Gold Corp. High-grade vein, 5.32 oz.) Framed, beautiful 18.5-cm crystallized gold plate, sprinkled with milky white quartz up to 5 mm.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    JEREMEJEVITE, Namibia; 2 Jeremejevite cut stones, blue color (5 and 4 mm).
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Lokel mine, Winnemucca, Nevada; Arborescent crystals on limonite-stained quartz.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    JEREMEJEVITE, Namibia; Superb single blue jeremejevite crystal, measuring 4 cm. Second best/largest crystal in the world.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, San Pedro mine, New Mexico; Gold wires in calcite matrix.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Lokel mine, Winnemucca, Nevada; Fist-size mass of gold crystal on quartz/limonite matrix, one of the finest crystallized golds from Nevada.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    ELBAITE on Quartz, Usakos mine, Erongo, Namibia. Excellent dark green prismatic elbaite crystal perched in quartz matrix.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Eagle’s Nest mine, California; Superbly lustrous group of octahedrons with wire gold extending from one end.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Red Ledge mine, California; Flattened crystallized gold.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Mystery Wind Mine, California. Large, flattened octahedrons attached to small bit of quartz matrix.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    PROUSTITE, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany; 5.5 cm, gemmy cluster with two dominant, 5-cm crystals grown subparallel. One crystal seems repaired.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    PYRITE, Huanuco Department, Peru, 6.5 cm, modified octahedral crystals 4 to 5 cm.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    ELBAITE (cut stone- 5.64 ct), Neu Schwaben mine, Namibia; Blue-green emerald cut.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Eagle’s Nest Mine, California; Superb specimen; 8-cm fan rising from palm-size vein quartz section.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    ANDRADITE-DEMANTOID variety, Erongo Mountains, Namibia, 4.5 cm specimen; 3 dark green gemmy demantoid crystals (0.5 to 1 cm) grown in beige matrix, and three cut (0.5, 0.5 and 1 cm) demantoid stones.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    ELECTRUM, Ophir mining district, Placer Co, California; 3-cm group of wire electrum crystals, very showy specimen.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Red Ledge Mine, California. Excellent specimen; flattened, elongate and equant octahedrons.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    THREE FACETTED ANDRADITES (green-rectangular cut- 4.20 carats, Usakos Mine, Namibia, ex. S. Pieters; blue- circle cut-4.18 carats, Usakos Mine, ex S. Pieters, and rose, triangle cut- 2 carats, Usakos Mine, ex S. Pieters).
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    ANGLESITE, facetted, 23.25 CT., from Tsumeb, Namibia.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GUADAFROYITE, Wesssels mine, South Africa; 4-cm group of sharp, lustrous, doubly terminated crystals.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    ELECTRUM, Goldbridge, BC, Canada; 1-cm electrum nugget.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    SPESSARTINE, Marienflüss, Namibia, 7 cm specimen; two rounded, partially resorbed (or dissolved) fire-orange spessartine crystals (0.8 cm) and four cut spessartine stones (1 circle 7 mm, one oval 7 mm, droplet 9 mm and rectangular 11 mm).
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Lokel mine, Nevada; eight specimens (six shown), 1 to 3 cm, of crystallized gold, high luster.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    RHODOCHROSITE, Uchucchacua Mine, Peru, 9 cm; dark red, watermelon color rhombohedral crystals of rhodochrosite on dark, very finely botryoidal matrix.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD in Quartz matrix, 3 cm (no locality).
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD, Eagle’s Nest Mine, California, 6 cm; beautiful golden yellow leaves, crystals and dendrites of crystallized gold, sitting on 5.5-cm milky quartz matrix.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

  • STOLEN IN 2011:
    GOLD (no locality); Excellent but broken specimen of crystallized gold perched on a bit of quartz matrix.
    CONTACT: Denise Galts
    gmtpmineral@gmail.com

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