CONSIGMENT and COLLECTION AUCTIONS - Ends Sep 2nd

Ends Thursday, September 2nd, 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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Vauxite with Paravauxite (new find)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (Type Locality for both species)
1.6 x 1.3 x 0.4 cm
Amethyst (scepters and reverse scepters)
Bombori, Potosi Department, Bolivia
11.0 x 5.7 x 4.2 cm
Pyromorphite (rare from Bolivia)
Huari-Hauri, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
6.4 x 4.6 x 2.9 cm
Silver
Porco mine, Quijarro Province, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
5.2 x 3.2 x 0.9 cm
Potosiite (large crystals!) on Franckeite
San Jose mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
7.2 x 4.4 x 2.4 cm
Rhodochrosite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
H0895 Ramp, Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado
2.9 x 2.4 x 1.3 cm
Amazonite with Smoky Quartz and botryoidal Hematite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
R. A. Kosnar claim on Yucca Hill, Steven's Ranch, near Lake George, Park County, Colorado
4.3 x 4.3 x 3.3 cm
Phenakite on matrix
Mt. Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado
2.4 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm
Rhodonite (ex Pat Gross and Rich Kosnar Collections)
Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey
0.5 x 0.3 x 0.2 cm
Villiaumite (gemmy)
Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry) Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville RCM, Monteregie, Quebec, Canada
1.1 x 0.8 x 0.8 cm
Vesuvianite
Jeffrey mine (Jeffrey quarry; Johns-Manville mine), Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada
1.5 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm
Hubnerite with Quartz (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Huallypon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Department, Peru
8.8 x 6.3 x 4.3 cm
Silver (classic material)
Batopilas, Andres del Rio District, Mun. de Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico
2.1 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm
Rhodochrosite
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
3.9 x 3.5 x 1.9 cm
Chrysoberyl (twin)
Itaguacu, Espurito Santo, Brazil
1.0 x 0.8 x 0.6 cm
Malachite ps. Azurite
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
5.3 x 3.6 x 2.6 cm
Grossular
Mana Mine, Barang-Turghao (Mor-Darra), Bajaur Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan
3.2 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm
Epidote (gemmy faden) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Nortern Areas, Pakistan
3.5 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm
Ruby
Jagdalak (Jagdalek) Ruby Mine, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
5.4 x 4.2 x 3.2 cm
Andradite (var: "Demantoid") (new find!)
Antetezambato, Ambanja, Madagascar
4.4 x 3.7 x 1.8 cm
Aquamarine with Albite
Shigar, Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
3.6 x 2.6 x 1.6 cm
Apophyllite
Lonovla, Maharashtra, India
6.5 x 3.6 x 2.1 cm
Calcite (Manganese-bearing)
Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
9.7 x 7.1 x 5.2 cm
Indicolite Tourmaline
Brazil
1.40 ct, 10.0 mm x 5.28 mm
Andorite
San Jose mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
2.7 x 2.7 x 1.2 cm
Fluorite
Tongbai County, Nanyang Prefecture, Henan Province, China
14.7 x 9.5 x 5.1 cm