Ends Thursday, November 3rd, 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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Vauxite (excellent color) on Wavellite
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (Type Locality)
2.5 x 2.1 x 1.8 cm
Sphalerite pseudomorphs after Wurtzite on Pyrite (new find)
San Jose Mine, Oruro, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
4.6 x 3.6 x 2.6 cm
Gypsum (hard to find material)
Salar de Uyuni, Nor Lipez Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
6.3 x 5.2 x 2.7 cm
Aragonite (unique "floater" "discoball")
Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
3.3 x 3.3 x 2.7 cm
Scorzalite (rare)
Estano Orcko mine, Machacamarca District (Colavi District), Saavedra Province, Potosu Department, Bolivia
7.8 x 3.1 x 2.7 cm
Stannite with Jamesonite and Andorite
San Jose mine, Oruro Department, Bolivia
6.8 x 4.6 x 3.3 cm
Fluorite (mined 1977 by Rich Kosnar) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Sweet Home mine, near Alma, Park County, Colorado
3.8 x 2.7 x 1.7 cm
Rhodochrosite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Sunnyside mine, near Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado
1.1 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm
Stellerite (ex Brian Kosnar and Bob Batic Collections)
Summit Quarry, Springfield Township, Union County, New Jersey
7.3 x 4.3 x 3.9 cm
Stilbite (rare color)
Moore's Station Quarry, Hopewell Township, Mercer County, New Jersey
9.1 x 6.2 x 3.1 cm
Pectolite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
4.5 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm
Oficarsa Quarry (Cerro de las Culebras), Carchelejo, Jaen, Andalusia, Spain
7.3 x 5.4 x 2.2 cm
Elmwood mine, Smith County, Tennessee
7.0 x 5.3 x 2.6 cm
Azurite and Aurichalcite (ex Harold Urish Collection)
Gunsight Pass, Helvetia, Helvetia-Rosemont District, Santa Rita Mts, Pima County, Arizona
4.6 x 2.9 x 2.8 cm
Kandivali Quarry, Malad, Ward 38, Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India
10.8 x 7.7 x 4.8 cm
Posnjakite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Richtarova, Stare Hory, Spania Dolina ore belt, Starohorske Mts, Banska Bystrica Region, Slovakia
7.0 x 5.2 x 4.3 cm
Anatase (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Vizze Valley (Pfitsch Valley), Bolzano Province (South Tyrol), Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
4.5 x 3.8 x 2.9 cm
Emerald (from the ALPS!) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Pizzo Marcio, Val Vigezzo, Val d'Ossola, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont, Italy
4.8 x 3.4 x 2.7 cm
Dos de Mayo area, Haunuco, Peru
4.0 x 2.8 x 2.5 cm
Tourmaline (great color)
Paprok, Kunar, Afghanistan
4.1 x 1.3 x 1.0 cm
Wagholi, Poona, India
1.2 x 1.0 x 0.9 cm
Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam
2.3 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm
Shigar, Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
4.3 x 2.2 x 1.1 cm
RED Wulfenite
Maoniuping REE deposit, Mianning Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
6.5 x 5.6 x 2.1 cm
Calcite (pseudo-pyritohedral)
Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
6.4 x 6.3 x 5.8 cm
Xianghualing Mine, Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
6.3 x 5.7 x 4.2 cm
Quartz ("Faden")
Wanna, Waziristan, NWFP, Pakistan
7.8 x 6.7 x 2.2 cm
Kimbedi, Pool Region, Republic of the Congo
4.1 x 3.1 x 2.3 cm
Adularia with Quartz (old specimen)
St Gotthard massif, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland
8.2 x 6.6 x 4.3 cm
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