Ends Thursday, Aug 19th, 2010 at 6:45 PM (Central Time)
Consignments from the Kosnar family collections and inventory (with many classic minerals and Bolivian specimens).
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Cassiterite on Arsenopyrite
Viloco mine, Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
6.3 x 6.0 x 3.1 cm
Amethyst (reverse scepters)
Bombori, Potosi Department, Bolivia
9.0 x 7.8 x 4.7 cm
Copper pseudomorph after Aragonite (large "floater" specimen)
Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
3.7 x 3.7 x 2.8 cm
Bournonite (twin) on matrix
Machacamarca Mine, near Colavi, Dept. Potosi, Bolivia
3.8 x 3.8 x 2.1 cm
Smoky Quartz Scepter (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Crystal Creek, Crystal Peak area, Teller Co., Colorado, USA
8.0 x 2.7 x 2.1 cm
Stilbite (rare color)
Moore's Station Quarry, Hopewell Township, Mercer County, New Jersey
3.8 x 3.7 x 2.2 cm
Andradite (var: "Demantoid") (new find!)
Antetezambato, Ambanja, Madagascar
4.2 x 3.2 x 2.4 cm
Hematite ("rosettes") with Quartz
Lechang Mine, Lechang County, Heyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
5.8 x 4.4 x 4.3 cm
Red Quartz
Orange River, Northern Cape Province, South Africaa
6.3 x 6.3 x 4.8 cm
Pyrite Concretion
Dongchuan District, Kunming Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
7.0 x 6.2 x 5.8 cm
Silver (classic material)
Batopilas, Andres del Rio District, Mun. de Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico
2.0 x 0.7 x 0.1 cm
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
7.0 x 5.6 x 4.8 cm
Raspite with Cuprian Scheelite and Stolzite
Cordillera Mine, Kangaloolah, Tuena, Georgiana County, New South Wales, Australia
1.1 x 0.7 x 0.4 cm
Vesuvianite (cat's eye terminations)
Hashupa, Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Nortern Areas, Pakistan
1.6 x 1.3 x 1.0 cm
Quartz (reverse scepters) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
K. D. Pocket, (Ouray Amphitheater), Ouray County, Colorado
5.0 x 2.8 x 2.7 cm
Rhodochrosite with a cast after Anhydrite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Sunnyside mine, near Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado
2.3 x 2.1 x 1.8 cm
Titanite (bicolor twins on matrix)
Druntobel, Sedrun, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrheintal, Graubunden, Switzerland
6.8 x 5.1 x 3.3 cm
Scorzalite (rare) (new find)
Estano Orcko mine, Machacamarca District (Colavi District), Saavedra Province, Potosu Department, Bolivia
8.8 x 4.6 x 3.4 cm
Aquamarine (doubly-terminated crystals)
Shigar, Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
4.1 x 2.3 x 1.1 cm
Tomokoni adit, near Canutillos, Colavi, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, 36 km NE of Potosi, Bolivia
3.8 x 2.1 x 1.3 cm
Pyrosmalite-(Mn) (rare) (ex Rich Kosnar and Pat Gross Collections)
1400 Foot Level, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
0.5 x 0.4 x 0.2 cm
Fluorite on Pyrite
Huanzala Mine, Huallanca, Huallanca District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash, Peru
3.8 x 3.7 x 3.4 cm