CONSIGMENT and COLLECTION AUCTIONS - Ends July 15th

Ends Thursday, July 15th, 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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Phosphophyllite (new find!)
Machacamarca District, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosu Department, Bolivia
4.0 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm
Ametrine
Anahi, Bolivia
3.5 x 3.3 x 2.6 cm
Bournonite
Machacamarca Mine, near Colavi, Potosi Department, Bolivia
5.5 x 4.3 x 1.1 cm
Ludlamite
Huanuni mine, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
2.6 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm
Vauxite with Paravauxite and Metavauxite (very rare association)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (type locality for three species)
8.1 x 4.4 x 3.7 cm
Fluorite (mined 1977) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Sweet Home mine, near Alma, Park County, Colorado
1.6 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm
Goethite (rare matrix specimen) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
R. A. Kosnar claim on Yucca Hill, Steven's Ranch, near Lake George, Park County, Colorado
7.3 x 4.2 x 2.8 cm
Sphalerite with Quartz (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
OH vein, Bachelor mine, Creede, Mineral County, Colorado
4.7 x 3.7 x 1.7 cm
Wulfenite (gemmy window pane) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Red Cloud mine, Trigo Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona
2.7 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm
Copper
Morenci, Clifton-Morenci District, Shannon Mountains, Greenlee County, Arizona
13.4 x 7.3 x 1.6 cm
Gold Nugget
Yukon River, Alaska
3.0 x 2.5 x 1.0 mm (NOTE mm!, not cm)
Quartz ("Herkimer Diamond")
Middleville, Herkimer County, New York
1.7 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm
Aquamarine and Morganite (rare bicolor crystal)
Baha, Baltistan, Braldu Valley, Northern Areas, Pakistan
2.1 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm
Microlite on Muscovite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Ipe mine, Governador Valadares, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
7.3 x 4.7 x 3.2 cm
Quartz (ex Richard A. Kosnar Collection)
Lawrence Level, Osceola Mine, Cunningham Gulch, Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado
12.3 x 7.3 x 3.5 cm
Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
3.5 x 2.7 x 1.7 cm
Silver Wires on Calcite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Cobalt, Coleman Township, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
4.6 x 3.1 x 1.9 cm
Rhodochrosite
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
3.7 x 3.2 x 1.2 cm
Dioptase (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
6.2 x 4.7 x 2.7 cm
Tourmaline (from China!)
Gaoligong Shan, Nujiang Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
8.8 x 5.5 x 6.2 cm
Aquamarine
Mozambique
3.01 ct, 12.8 mm x 7.8 mm
Grossular (GEM quality)
Jeffrey Quarry, Asbestos, Richmond Co., Quebec, Canada
1.2 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm
Cassiterite with Siderite
Viloco mine, Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
7.3 x 3.2 x 1.7 cm
Andorite on Zinkenite (good sized specimen)
San Jose mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
6.3 x 5.3 x 4.3 cm