Ends Thursday, November 10th, 2011 at 6:45 PM (Central Time)
Consignments from the Kosnar family collections and inventory (with classic minerals, unusual pieces and Bolivian specimens).
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Contacto vein, Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillos Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
4.5 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm
Copper pseudomorph after Aragonite on Copper (rare matrix piece)
Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
5.5 x 4.8 x 1.2 cm
Alto Chapare, Chapare Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
9.1 x 5.3 x 2.8 cm
Estano Orcko mine, Colavi District, Potosi Department, Bolivia
2.8 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm
Tomokoni adit, near Canutillos, Colavi, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, 36 km NE of Potosi, Bolivia
6.8 x 4.7 x 3.2 cm
Stephanite (recent find)
Porco mine, Quijarro Province, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
1.7 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm
Amethyst (Scepter) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Marmot Pocket, North Star Vein, Little Giant Basin, San Juan County, Colorado
4.8 x 1.4 x 1.3 cm
Smoky Quartz (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Lake George area, Park County, Colorado
5.2 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm
Gold on Quartz
Little Johnnie Mine (Ibex Mine), Leadville, Lake County, Colorado
1.6 x 1.3 x 0.9 cm
Siderite (ex Rich Kosnar and Pat Gross Collections)
Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
2.2 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm
Prehnite (cast after Anhydrite)
Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic Count, New Jersey
4.8 x 3.4 x 3.3 cm
"Vanuxemite" and Halloysite (ex Rich Kosnar and Pat Gross Collections)
Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
2.2 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm
Wulfenite on Calcite (ex Harold Urish Collection)
79 Mine, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila County, Arizona
4.6 x 3.6 x 1.6 cm
Aragonite (ex Harold Urish Collection)
Ash Fork, Yavapai County, Arizona
3.8 x 3.3 x 3.1 cm
Quartz (unique material) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Banska Stiavnica (Schemnitz), Banska Bystrica Region, Slovakia
6.3 x 3.6 x 2.5 cm
Uralite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Sissone Valley, Malenco Valley, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
4.6 x 3.0 x 2.7 cm
Fluorite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Beura Quarries, Beura-Cardezza, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
3.4 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm
San Andres Mine, Villaviciosa de Cordoba, Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain
5.6 x 4.1 x 2.2 cm
Wenshan Mine, Dulong ore field, Wenshan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
4.7 x 3.9 x 3.3 cm
Hematite ("Iron Rose") with Quartz
Xichang Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
4.6 x 2.2 x 1.4 cm
Diopside (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Tormiq, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
1.9 x 0.2 x 0.2 cm
Kharan, Baluchistan, Pakistan
1.8 x 1.1 x 0.1 cm
Tourmaline (multicolor)
Stak Nala, Skardu Road, Haramosh Mts., Gilgit, Northern Areas, Pakistan
2.7 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm
Herreruas Mine, Puebla de Guzman, Huelva, Andalusia, Spain
2.7 x 2.7 x 0.3 cm
Fluorite (phantoms)
Dachang (Qinglong), Sb-Au deposit, Qinglong Co., Qianxi'nan Autonomous Prefecture, Guilzhou Provice, China
10.4 x 8.0 x 3.3 cm
Vesuvianite (cat's eye terminations)
Hashupa, Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Nortern Areas, Pakistan
1.8 x 0.8 x 0.3 cm
Andradite (var: "Demantoid") (great quality)
Antetezambato, Ambanja, Madagascar
6.9 x 6.1 x 2.8 cm
Anatase with Rutile (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Cuiaba District, Gouveia, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
2.3 x 1.0 x 1.0 cm
Navajun, La Rioja, Spain
4.8 x 4.5 x 4.3 cm
Stilbite with Calcite (ex Bob Batic and Brian Kosnar Collections)
Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
6.7 x 5.9 x 5.4 cm
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