Ends FRIDAY, November 25th, 2011
(the day AFTER Thanksgiving) 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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Vauxite (superb color)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillos Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (Type Locality)
5.8 x 5.0 x 2.1 cm
Machacamarca Mine, near Colavi, Dept. Potosi, Bolivia
7.0 x 4.3 x 1.1 cm
Siderite on Pyrite pseudomorphs after Siderite with Stannite
Siete Suyos mine, Atocha-Quechisla District, Sud Chichas Province, Potosu Department, Bolivia
6.1 x 6.0 x 3.3 cm
Sphalerite pseudomorphs after Wurtzite with Pyrite (new find)
San Jose Mine, Oruro, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
4.2 x 2.7 x 1.8 cm
Copper (new find) (unique locality specimen)
Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
5.1 x 4.6 x 0.3 cm
Wavellite on Quartz
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
4.7 x 4.2 x 2.6 cm
Ilmenite (ex Rich Kosnar and Pat Gross Collections)
Buckwheat Mine, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
1.6 x 0.7 x 0.3 cm
Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
5.2 x 3.3 x 3.2 cm
Pyrite with "Cathedral Gothic" faces (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Garbutt Mine,, Breece Hill, Leadville, Lake County, Colorado
4.3 x 3.1 x 2.8 cm
Calcite with Quartz (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Idarado mine, near Telluride, San Miguel County, Colorado
3.7 x 3.6 x 2.7 cm
Zagi Mountain, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan
1.8 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm
Chhurka, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
7.2 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm
Hubnerite with Quartz (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Huallypon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Department, Peru
2.8 x 2.6 x 1.8 cm
Merelani, Tanzania
1.3 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm
Dioptase (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
2.2 x 1.7 x 1.3 cm
Chalcedony (good quality) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Slanec Quarry, Slanske Mts, Kosice Region, Slovakia
6.7 x 3.7 x 1.1 cm
Ruby Spinel in Calcite
Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Burma
2.6 x 2.3 x 1.9 cm
Grossular (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Val Malga, Sonico, Camonica Valley, Brescia Province, Lombardy, Italy
4.6 x 3.6 x 2.8 cm
Epidote (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Beura Quarries, Beura-Cardezza, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
7.7 x 4.1 x 2.8 cm
Cerussite with Arsentsumebite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
3.7 x 3.4 x 1.8 cm
Javier Mine (Javier Ortega Mine), Huachuas, Lucanas Province, Ayacucho Department, Peru
2.0 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm
Spessartine Garnet with Muscovite on Microcline
Wushan, Tongbei, Yunxiao, Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian, East Region, China
10.0 x 6.7 x 3.3 cm
Chromium/Vanadium Uvite (rare)
Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Burma
1.4 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm
Denton mine, Hardin County, Illinois
4.2 x 3.8 x 2.8 cm
Dioptase (ex Brian Kosnar and Harold Urish Collections)
Morenci Mine, Clifton-Morenci District, Shannon Mts, Greenlee County, Arizona
4.8 x 4.4 x 2.4 cm
Microlite on Albite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Ipe mine, Governador Valadares, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
7.3 x 4.7 x 3.2 cm
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