CONSIGMENT and COLLECTION AUCTIONS - Ends Sep 9th

Ends Thursday, September 9th, 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
Viloco mine, Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
2.7 x 2.1 x 1.1 cm
Copper pseudomorph after Aragonite
Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
2.4 x 2.3 x 2.2 cm
Vivianite
Tomokoni adit, near Canutillos, Colavi, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, 36 km NE of Potosi, Bolivia
3.2 x 2.9 x 2.5 cm
Augelite
Machacamarca Mine, near Colavi, Dept. Potosi, Bolivia
5.5 x 3.6 x 1.3 cm
Scorzalite (rare) (new find)
Estano Orcko mine, Machacamarca District (Colavi District), Saavedra Province, Potosu Department, Bolivia
6.2 x 4.8 x 3.8 cm
Ferberite
Tasna mine, Rosario section of Cerro Tasna, Nor Chichas Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
4.2 x 3.2 x 1.8 cm
Paravauxite with Sigloite
Contacto vein, Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (type locality for both species)
9.3 x 7.8 x 3.4 cm
Danburite (rare blue color)
Alto Chapare, Chapare Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
3.3 x 2.4 x 2.1 cm
Pyroxmangite with Alleghanyite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Sunnyside mine, near Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado
4.1 x 2.4 x 1.3 cm
Fluorite (mined 1977) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Sweet Home mine, near Alma, Park County, Colorado
1.3 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm
Adamite
Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
6.6 x 3.8 x 2.2 cm
Chabazite
Wasson's Bluff, Parrsboro, Bay of Fundy, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
3.3 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm
Lazulite
Cross Cut Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada
3.1 x 2.6 x 2.3 cm
Epidote-Pb ("Hancockite") (ex Rich Kosnar and Pat Gross Collections)
Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
1.8 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm
Emerald (from the ALPS!) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Pizzo Marcio, Val Vigezzo, Val d'Ossola, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont, Italy
5.0 x 5.0 x 2.2 cm
Ludwigite (from the Type Locality!)
Ocna de Fier (Vasko-Moravita; Vasko-Moravicza; Eisenstein), Ocna de Fier-Dognecea District, Banat Mts, Caras-Severin Co., Romania
5.4 x 4.8 x 3.5 cm
Sulfur
La Serrata de los Yesares, Lorca, Murcia, Spain
9.2 x 7.8 x 7.1 cm
Titanite with Adularia
Val Formazza, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont, Italy
7.0 x 4.6 x 3.1 cm
Grossular
Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
5.2 x 3.8 x 3.2 cm
Tourmaline (multicolor)
Stak Nala, Skardu Road, Haramosh Mts., Gilgit, Northern Areas, Pakistan
4.4 x 2.8 x 2.5 cm
Andradite (var Demantoid)
Ghazni Province, Afghanistan
6.6 x 4.2 x 1.6 cm
Pyrite Concretion
Dongchuan District, Kunming Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
8.8 x 8.7 x 7.2 cm
Amethyst with Hematite/Goethite inclusions
Seyt Village, Kundas Nala, Khapalu, Ghanche District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
4.5 x 3.0 x 2.4 cm
Rhodizite (large crystal on matrix)
Antandrokomby pegmatite; Manandona Valley; Sahatany Pegmatite Field (Mt Bity (Ibity) area), Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
7.4 x 6.5 x 6.1 cm
Sapphire
Sri Lanka
0.94 ct, 5.7 mm
Goethite on Smoky Quartz (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Lake George area, Park County, Colorado
7.0 x 4.6 x 4.0 cm
Magnetite
Cerro Huanaquino, Potosi Department, Bolivia
5.1 x 4.5 x 3.1 cm