Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Artifact
Collections and Estate Sales

We Buy Minerals, Gems, Fossils, Rocks and Whole Collections!
Specializing in North Carolina collections, Fossils and Trinitite.

(828) 779-4501

We will buy, or help you find a buyer for your collection. With over 35 years experience dealing with North Carolina and southeastern US minerals. We have managed the sales of the late Robert Haley collection, the Ken Kyte collection with over 100,000 pounds of mineral specimens. The Philip Lucas collection, Lee Fleming collection, John Deney collection, Louis Shrum collection, Claude Davis collection and many more.

I have worked with estate liquidators; Bonnie Rose, The Art of Downsizing, Estate Sales by Treva and others.

I am currently working with Gemologist Mark Hartzman, to appraise the entire mineral and fossil collection at the Asheville Museum of Science in Asheville, North Carolina (Formerly the Colburn Gem and Mineral Museum).

We will make sure that your collection is properly preserved for future generations of rockhounds to enjoy and learn from. Feel free to call anytime for more information or questions you may have.

For more information call Rick at: 828-779-4501
or email

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