CONSIGMENT and COLLECTION AUCTIONS - Ends Sep 16th

Ends Thursday, September 16th, 2010 at 6:45 PM (Central Time)
Consignments from the Kosnar family collections and inventory (with many classic minerals and Bolivian specimens).
DENVER SHOW SPECIAL - 60 Specimens on TWO PAGES THIS WEEK. Be sure to check them all out!
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Greenockite (classic material)
Contacto vein, Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
0.8 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm
Amethyst (scepters)
Bombori, Potosi Department, Bolivia
6.8 x 6.2 x 3.3 cm
Pyrargyrite (new find)
Porco, Agua de Castilla, Antonio Quijarro Province, Potosu Department, Bolivia
2.7 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm
Vauxite
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (Type Locality)
2.1 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm
Vivianite
Tomokoni adit, near Canutillos, Colavi, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, 36 km NE of Potosi, Bolivia
6.5 x 4.7 x 4.2 cm
Pyromorphite (rare from Bolivia)
Huari-Hauri, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
7.2 x 4.8 x 2.3 cm
Aragonite and Copper pseudomorph after Aragonite ("before and after set")
Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
2.3 x 2.2 x 1.1 cm and 2.2 x 2.2 x 1.1 cm
Ferberite (unusual twinned group!)
Tasna mine, Rosario section of Cerro Tasna, Nor Chichas Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
4.7 x 4.3 x 4.0 cm
Calcite on Siderite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Billy Creek Wildlife Refuge, Ouray County, Colorado
5.6 x 5.2 x 2.3 cm
Gold on Quartz
Little Johnnie Mine (Ibex Mine), Leadville, Lake County, Colorado
0.9 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm
Calcite on Fluorite
Denton mine, Goose Creek Mine Group, Harris Creek Sub-District, Illinois - Kentucky Fluorspar District, Hardin County, Illinois
9.0 x 8.8 x 3.3 cm
Microlite on Muscovite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Ipe mine, Governador Valadares, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
4.2 x 3.3 x 3.1 cm
Quartz ("Ticino" habit) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Alp Devero, Val d'Ossola, Piedmont, Italy
5.5 x 4.6 cm
Ruby Spinel (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Burma
0.5 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm
Dioptase (new find)
Kimbedi, Pool Region, Republic of the Congo
7.5 x 5.7 x 2.7 cm
Spessartine (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Shengus (Shingus), Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
1.8 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm
Axinite-(Fe)
Khapalu, Ganache District, Northern Areas, Pakistan
7.0 x 4.8 x 3.6 cm
Brookite on Quartz
Kharan, Baluchistan, Pakistan
5.8 x 4.6 x 3.3 cm
Aquamarine
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu district, Sichuan Province, China
3.8 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm
Bastnaesite
Zagi Mountain, Pakistan
2.16 ct, 6.89 mm x 6.36 mm
Andorite (great matrix specimen!)
San Jose mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
9.3 x 6.3 x 4.7 cm
Boracite
Alto Chapare, Chapare Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
4.2 x 4.2 x 3.6 cm
Scorzalite (rare) (new find)
Estano Orcko mine, Machacamarca District (Colavi District), Saavedra Province, Potosu Department, Bolivia
2.8 x 2.7 x 2.3 cm
Monazite-Ce (color change crystals)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
5.3 x 4.7 x 2.3 cm
Wavellite (new find)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
6.8 x 5.2 x 3.2 cm
Vivianite
Tomokoni adit, near Canutillos, Colavi, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, 36 km NE of Potosi, Bolivia
5.7 x 3.8 x 2.4 cm
Ludlamite
Huanuni mine, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
3.4 x 2.6 x 1.0 cm
Franckeite
San Jose mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
6.2 x 4.2 x 2.6 cm
Augelite (large crystals)
Machacamarca Mine, near Colavi, Potosi Department, Bolivia
6.1 x 4.3 x 2.8 cm