Consignment and Collection Auctions - Ends April 8th

Ends Thursday, April 8, 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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Potosiite (very rare material!)
San Jose mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
3.0 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm
Cassiterite
Viloco mine, Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
3.5 x 3.0 x 1.8 cm
Pyromorphite (rare from Bolivia)
Huari-Hauri, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
4.9 x 3.5 x 2.3 cm
Siderite on Pyrite with Stannite
Siete Suyos mine, Atocha-Quechisla District, Sud Chichas Province, Potosu Department, Bolivia
4.5 x 3.8 x 3.6 cm
Barite
Estanifera Section, Machacamarca Mine, Colavi, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
9.8 x 9.7 x 6.3 cm
Vivianite
Tomokoni adit, near Canutillos, Colavi, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, 36 km NE of Potosi, Bolivia
4.2 x 2.4 x 2.2 cm
Rhodochrosite with Fluorite (classic material) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Hanging Wall Stope, Main Level, Sunnyside mine, near Gladstone, San Juan County, Colorado
6.9 x 4.0 x 2.2 cm
Barite on Pyrite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
2000' Level, Eagle mine, Gilman, Eagle County, Colorado
8.0 x 4.2 x 2.3 cm
Goethite (superb quality) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
C. G. Coil claim on Goethite Hill, near Lake George, Park County, Colorado
3.8 x 3.6 x 2.3 cm
Sphalerite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Zanett tunnel, Grizzly Bear Mine, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado
5.2 x 3.3 x 1.1 cm
Prehnite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
7.3 x 4.5 x 4.2 cm
Quartz ("Herkimer Diamond")
Middleville, Herkimer County, New York
3.8 x 1.9 x 1.7 cm
Apatite (neon color)
Governador Valadares, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
2.6 x 1.4 x 1.1 cm
Rhodochrosite
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
2.2 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm
Danburite (multi-crystal group)
Charcas, Mun. de Charcas, San Luis Potosu, Mexico
7.8 x 6.2 x 5.1 cm
Peridot
Soppat, Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan
2.2 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm
Aquamarine
Shigar, Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
3.4 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm
Andradite (var Demantoid)
Ghazni Province, Afghanistan
6.5 x 3.7 x 2.4 cm
Afghanite
Rabot, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
3.5 x 3.1 x 2.0 cm
Okenite
Bombay Quarry, Mumbai District (Bombay District), Maharashtra, India
6.5 x 5.7 x 4.2 cm
Diopside with Prehnite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Alchuri, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
2.9 x 2.7 x 2.2 cm
Tourmaline
Paprok, Kunar, Afghanistan
2.0 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm
Silver
Porco mine, Quijarro Province, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
3.8 x 3.3 x 1.2 cm
Cobaltoan Calcite
Katanga, Congo
2.87 ct, 9.4 mm x 6.8 mm
Monazite-Ce (New Find!) (Large Crystals!)
Cantaco vein, Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
10.8 x 8.3 x 4.2 cm
Quartz (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Lawrence Level, Osceola Mine, Cunningham Gulch, Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado
10.4 x 6.3 x 5.2 cm