Ends Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 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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Alto Chapare, Chapare Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
6.7 x 5.2 x 2.8 cm
Vauxite with Paravauxite and Childrenite (new find)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (type locality for two species)
4.7 x 3.6 x 1.2 cm
Copper (new find) (unique locality specimen)
Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
8.1 x 7.7 x 2.3 cm
Pyromorphite (rare from Bolivia)
Huari-Hauri, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
5.6 x 3.6 x 3.3 cm
Leucophoenicite and Chlorophoenicite (ex Rich Kosnar and Pat Gross Collections)
Buckwheat Pit, Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for both species)
1.1 x 0.6 x 0.4 cm
Sherman mine, Leadville, Lake County, Colorado
4.4 x 3.7 x 2.0 cm
Quartz after Barite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Lower Pocket, Quartz vein outcrop, Dawn of Day Mine, Cement Creek, San Juan County, Colorado
3.6 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm
Kosnarite (named for Rich Kosnar) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Jenipapo district, Itinga, Taquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil
3.8 x 3.6 x 1.7 cm
Sierra de la Cruz, Mun. de Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico
2.2 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm
Opal (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Gracios O Dios Mine, Honduras
3.5 x 2.9 x 2.7 cm
Andradite (var Demantoid)
Ghazni Province, Afghanistan
6.3 x 4.7 x 2.3 cm
Diopside with Albite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Tormiq, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
5.7 x 4.1 x 2.3 cm
Vesuvianite (cat's eye terminations)
Hashupa, Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Nortern Areas, Pakistan
2.2 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm
Smoky Quartz
Royal Scepter Mine, Hallelujah Junction, Petersen Mountain, Washoe County, Nevada
5.8 x 4.1 x 3.0 cm
Pyrite Concretion
Dongchuan District, Kunming Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
7.7 x 6.7 x 5.6 cm
Northwestern mine, Keweenaw Co., Michigan
4.1 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm
Pink Apophyllite (rare color) with Natrolite on casts after Anhydrite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
10.2 x 6.7 x 4.7 cm
4.42 ct, 12.6 mm x 8.3 mm
Scorzalite (rare) (new find)
Estano Orcko mine, Machacamarca District (Colavi District), Saavedra Province, Potosu Department, Bolivia
7.1 x 3.1 x 1.6 cm
Aquamarine with Scheelite on Muscovite
Huya Village, Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Sichuan Province, China
4.8 x 4.1 x 2.6 cm
Cassiterite (gemmy twins)
Viloco mine, Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
2.5 x 2.4 x 1.3 cm
Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
3.2 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm
Tomokoni adit, near Canutillos, Colavi, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, 36 km NE of Potosi, Bolivia
8.0 x 7.1 x 4.7 cm
Dioptase (new find) (good sized crystals)
Kimbedi, Pool Region, Republic of the Congo
3.5 x 2.7 x 2.3 cm
Barite (great color) (classic material)
Paleokamariza Mines, Paleokamariza area, Lavrion (Laurion) District Mines, Lavrion District, Attiku Prefecture, Greece
5.2 x 4.1 x 2.3 cm
Amethyst (doubly-terminated scepters)
Bombori, Potosi Department, Bolivia
8.3 x 4.5 x 2.2 cm
Virgem da Lapa, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
5.6 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm
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