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Consignments from the Kosnar family collections and inventory (with many classic minerals and Bolivian specimens).
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Copper pseudomorph after Aragonite
Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
2.5 x 1.9 x 1.2 cm
Contacto vein, Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (type locality)
4.2 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm
Amethyst (reverse scepters)
Bombori, Potosi Department, Bolivia
2.8 x 2.7 x 1.6 cm
Vivianite (classic material)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
3.1 x 1.8 x 1.4 cm
Tasna mine, Rosario section of Cerro Tasna, Nor Chichas Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
5.5 x 4.0 x 1.8 cm
Machacamarca Mine, near Colavi, Dept. Potosi, Bolivia
5.4 x 5.2 x 1.6 cm
Phosphophyllite (classic material)
Unificada mine, Cerro Rico, Potosi City, Potosi Department, Bolivia
2.2 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm
Rhodochrosite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Sunnyside mine, near Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado
1.3 x 1.0 x 0.8 cm
K-22-6 Area, Sherman mine, Leadville, Lake County, Colorado
4.7 x 3.7 x 2.2 cm
Amethyst (scepter) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
1st Scepter Amethyst Pocket, North Star Vein, Little Giant Basin, San Juan County, Colorado
2.1 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm
Northwestern mine, Keweenaw Co., Michigan
2.6 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm
Stolzite on Hubnerite with Quartz (rare locality specimen)
Black Pine Mine, Flint Creek Valley, John Long Mts, Granite County, Montana
2.2 x 1.3 x 0.7 cm
Prehnite ("casts" after Anhydrite) (new find)
Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey
5.7 x 3.7 x 3.2 cm
Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam
1.5 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm
Javier Mine (Javier Ortega Mine), Huachuas, Lucanas Province, Ayacucho Department, Peru
3.1 x 2.9 x 1.5 cm
Hemimorphite (rare color and locality) (ex Allen Heyl Collection)
Memphis Mine, Organ District, Dona Ana Co., New Mexico, USA
3.0 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm
Shizhuyuan Mine, Chenzhou, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
8.8 x 7.0 x 4.4 cm
Millerite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Monte Acuto Ragazza, Grizzana, Bologna Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
3.8 x 3.2 x 1.7 cm
Quartz ("Faden")
West of Miram Shah, South Waziristan, NWFP, Pakistan
3.6 x 3.3 x 1.0 cm
Stilbite with Calcite
Pandulane Quarry, Nasik District, India
6.1 x 4.2 x 2.7 cm
Vanadinite on Barite
Mibladen, Midelt, Khenifra Province, Meknes-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
11.2 x 6.2 x 3.7 cm
Zagi Mountain, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan
1.8 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm
3.02 ct, 12.69 mm x 5.68 mm
2.40 ct, 8.81 mm x 7.07 mm
2.96 ct, 8.56 mm x 7.32 mm
Calcite (Manganese-bearing)
Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
11.1 x 6.6 x 6.2 cm
Dioptase (new find)
Kimbedi, Pool Region, Republic of the Congo
2.8 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm
Viloco mine, Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
2.9 x 2.7 x 1.7 cm
Tourmaline (multicolor)
Stak Nala, Skardu Road, Haramosh Mts., Gilgit, Northern Areas, Pakistan
4.0 x 3.1 x 1.6 cm
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