(308) 436-4056
1145 M St.  Gering, Nebraska 69341
GEOLOGICAL AUCTION: THE “JOHN T. HURST COLLECTION” AND LIQUIDATION OF INVENTORY OF “THE BEST LITTLE ORE HOUSE” OF BOULDER, COLORADO.
Saturday, August 26, 2017 9:30AM MT
Scottsbluff, Nebraska, Discount Fireworks at 2021 East Overland

JOHN T. HURST GEOLOGICAL COLLECTION









































AGATE: Dryhead, Montana, Fire Agate, Laguna, Coyomito, Berrendo, Gotteschied, Juchen Quarry, Agate Creek, Waldheim, Botswana, Morrocan, Brazilian, Mendoza/Condor, Timan River, Malwai Blue*

MINERALS: Amethyst, Malachite, Lapis, Fluorite, Chrysocolla, Tiger Eye, Labrodrite*

UV SPECIMENS: English Fluorite(Rogerly Mine), Chinese, Hackmenite, Calcite, Wernerite, Willemite, Wollastonite, Schrockingrite, Scheelite*

UV LAMPS: Museum Size, Portable/Field, Flashlights, Used Lamps*

UV CASE: Wood With OPTEX Glass*

FOSSILS: Fish, Ammonites, Leaf, Dinosaur Bone, Petrified Woods*

JASPERS: Ocean Jasper, Mookaite, Picture, Biggs*

JADES: British Columbia, Wyoming, Small Amounts of Siberian & New Zealand, Alaska*

TURQUOISE: Tibetian, Chinese, Arizona, Nevada*

OPALS: Ethopian/Welo, Boulder Opal-Australian, Yowah-Australian, Spencer-Idaho*

BEADS: Gemstones- Ocean Jasper, Lapis, Malachite, Red Creek Jaspers, Brazilian, Botswana, Mookaite, Tiger Eye, Onyx*

BEADS: Glass-Goldstone, Bicones, Faceted, Silicate, Harliquin*

BEADS: Metals-Pewter, Base Metal, Silver Plate, Gold Plate, Sterling Silver, Brass, Bronze*

BEADS: Clay/Porcelain, Wood*

FINISHED JEWLERY: Necklaces, Pendants, Earrings*

CABECHONS: Agate, Jaspers*

TOOLS: Diamond Blades for Saws, Ultrasonic Drill, Jewlery, Buffing Machine & Tools*

FURNITURE: Jeweler’s Bench, Work Bench*

BOOKS: Clarence Mulford-Hopalong Cassidy Stories, Zane Grey, Geology*


ADDITIONAL HURST PHOTOS





































































































































































Cash or good check the day of sale. No Credit Cards. Nothing removed before payment. State sales tax applies. Not responsible for accidents, or lost items. All items sold in “as is” condition. Announcements the day of sale take precedence. Driver’s license required to register for bidder number.
It is a privilege to be asked to help liquidate the remaining inventory of The Best Little Ore House. The Ore House was owned and operated by John T. Hurst and Jeanne Hurst. Mr. Hurst was a well respected expert in the field of Geology, and published the book “Dryhead Agate” in 2012. This Auction will offer interesting lots that are the result of many years of work, exploring and enjoyment for the Hurst Family.



LODGING INFORMATION


Hampton Inn & Suites-301 West Highway 26, Scottsbluff, Ne. 69361. 308-635-5200.

Fairfield Inn & Suites- 902 Winter Creek Drive, Scottsbluff, Ne. 69361. 308-633-3500.

Super 8 Motel- 2202 Delta Drive, Scottsbluff, Ne. 69361. 308-635-1600.

Comfort Inn-1902 21st Avenue, Scottsbluff, Ne. 69361. 308-632-8495.

Monument Inn & Suites, 1130 M Street, Gering, Ne. 69341. 866-436-1950.



JEANNE HURST-OWNER
(www.john.hurst2@comcast.net)



1145 M Street - Gering, NE 69341
308-436-4056
Don HelbergMike Nuss
Nebraska State Auctioneers Champions in 1995 & 2008