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Consignments from the Kosnar family collections and inventory (with classic minerals, unusual pieces and Bolivian specimens).
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Viloco mine, Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
4.4 x 3.1 x 1.4 cm
Pyromorphite (rare from Bolivia)
Huari-Hauri, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
5.7 x 5.3 x 2.7 cm
Copper (attractive locality specimen)
Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
4.9 x 4.1 x 0.6 cm
Mr. Pickering's Mistress Mine, near Ubina, Potosi Mining District, Potosi Department, Bolivia
5.1 x 3.6 x 2.4 cm
Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite (rare and good quality)
David Mosiah Prospect, Cerro Huanaquino, Potosi Department, Bolivia
1.1 x 0.4 x 0.4 cm
Apatite (mined by Rich Kosnar)
Sweet Home mine, near Alma, Park County, Colorado
4.7 x 2.6 x 1.2 cm
Rhodochrosite (mined 1978) (ex Rich Kosnar collection)
Sweet Home mine, near Alma, Park County, Colorado
1.8 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm
Hematite with Goethite on Microcline (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
R. A. Kosnar Claim, Aspenwood, near Florissant, Teller County, Colorado
4.8 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm
Smoky Quartz and Amethyst (scepter)
Royal Scepter Mine, Hallelujah Junction, Petersen Mountain, Washoe County, Nevada
5.2 x 2.8 x 2.1 cm
Wavellite (ex Harold Urish Collection)
Avant, Garland County, Arkansas
3.7 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm
Stilbite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
10.8 x 6.3 x 4.3 cm
Prehnite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
4.7 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm
Charlesite/Ettringite on Epidote-Pb ("Hancockite") (ex Rich Kosnar and Pat Gross Collections)
Parker Shaft, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
1.5 x 1.4 x 1.3 cm
Azurite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Graphic Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico
3.7 x 2.7 x 1.8 cm
Spessartine (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Val Codera, Novate Mezzola, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
5.3 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm
Quartz (unusually prismatic "Faden")
West of Miram Shah, South Waziristan, NWFP, Pakistan
6.8 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm
N'Chwaning Mines, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
2.0 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm
Smithsonite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
4.0 x 3.1 x 2.0 cm
Anatase with Rutile (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Cuiaba District, Gouveia, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
2.7 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm
Gracios O Dios Mine, Honduras
1.8 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm
Spessartine on Albite
Nyet Bruk, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan.
4.2 x 3.6 x 2.6 cm
Shizhuyuan Mine, Chenzhou, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
8.3 x 5.0 x 2.5 cm
Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
4.4 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm
Barra do Salinas district, Barra de Salinas, Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
6.2 x 2.0 x 1.8 cm
Aquamarine with unusual "casts"
Erongo Region, Namibia
3.8 x 3.4 x 3.3 cm
Denton mine, Hardin County, Illinois
8.4 x 6.2 x 5.7 cm
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