CONSIGMENT and COLLECTION AUCTIONS - Ends July 8th

Ends Thursday, July 8th, 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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Amethyst (reverse scepters)
Bombori District, Potosi Department, Bolivia
7.4 x 6.3 x 3.5 cm
Magnetite
Cerro Huanaquino, Potosi Department, Bolivia
4.7 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm
Vauxite with Paravauxite and Childrenite (new find)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (type locality for two species)
5.8 x 3.4 x 3.3 cm
Acanthite
Porco mine, Quijarro Province, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
2.3 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm
Vivianite
Tomokoni adit, near Canutillos, Colavi, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, 36 km NE of Potosi, Bolivia
3.5 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm
Quartz with Siderite and Pyrite
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillos Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
4.3 x 3.6 x 1.5 cm
Ferberite
Tasna mine, Rosario section of Cerro Tasna, Nor Chichas Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
5.0 x 3.0 x 1.7 cm
Wulfenite (gemmy window panes) (ex Rich Kosnar collection)
150' level, Red Cloud mine, Trigo Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona
1.1 x 0.9 x 0.7 cm
Apatite (gem quality)
Tormiq, Haramosh Mountains, Skardu, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
1.8 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm
Vesuvianite (cat's eye terminations)
Hashupa, Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Nortern Areas, Pakistan
1.8 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm
Babingtonite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
4.0 x 3.5 x 2.3 cm
Amethyst (scepter) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Denny Mountain, King County, Washington
2.9 x 1.6 x 1.3 cm
Pyrite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Eagle mine, Gilman, Eagle County, Colorado
8.9 x 8.8 x 4.1 cm
Spinel
Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam
4.2 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm
Barite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
N-19-3 area, Sherman mine, Leadville, Lake County, Colorado
3.2 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm
Rhodochrosite with Fluorite (mined 1978) ex Rich Kosnar collection)
Sweet Home mine, near Alma, Park County, Colorado
1.8 x 1.2 x 0.6 cm
Dioptase (gemmy crystals)
Kimbedi, Pool Region, Republic of the Congo
6.0 x 3.8 x 2.7 cm
Grossular with Diopside (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
5.5 x 4.0 x 2.6 cm
Quartz ("Faden")
West of Miram Shah, South Waziristan, NWFP, Pakistan
7.5 x 7.5 x 3.5 cm
Kermesite (classic material)
Mt Kolarsky, Pezinok, Male Karpaty Mts, Bratislava Region, Slovakia
4.8 x 3.1 x 3.0 cm
Chrysoberyl (twin)
Itaguacu, Espurito Santo, Brazil
0.8 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm
Tourmaline (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Barra de Salinas, Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
3.5 x 1.3 x 0.8 cm
Apatite (color change) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Barroca Grande Mine, Panasqueira, Covilha, Castelo Branco District, Portugal
4.4 x 4.1 x 2.7 cm
Prehnite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey
4.1 x 2.8 x 2.1 cm