Ends Thursday, October 14th, 2010 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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Huanuni mine, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
6.7 x 4.3 x 2.8 cm
Stephanite (new find!)
Porco mine, Quijarro Province, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
2.1 x 2.0 x 1.4 cm
Monazite-Ce (New Find!) (Good-sized crystals)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
2.4 x 2.0 x 1.6 cm
Poopo town, Poopo Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
8.0 x5 .3 x 4.3 cm
Amethyst (reverse scepters)
Bombori, Potosi Department, Bolivia
3.5 x 3.3 x 2.0 cm
Vauxite with Paravauxite (new find)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (type locality for both species)
5.2 x 4.3 x 2.4 cm
Danburite (blue)
Alto Chapare, Chapare Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
3.3 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm
Ferberite (unusual twinned group!)
Tasna mine, Rosario section of Cerro Tasna, Nor Chichas Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
7.8 x 5.8 x 5.2 cm
Silver (Spinel-Law Twin)
Batopilas, Andres del Rio District, Mun. de Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico
3.1 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm
Prehnite ("cast" after Anhydrite)
Upper New Street, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
5.2 x 4.8 x 4.6 cm
Heulandite with Chabazite
Upper New Street, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
10.4 x 7.8 x 4.2 cm
Scorodite (ex Pat Gross and Richard Kosnar Collections)
Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
0.6 x 0.3 x 0.2 cm
Navegadora Mine, Penha do Norte, Conselheiro Pena, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
3.1 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm
Anatase with Rutile (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Cuiaba District, Gouveia, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
3.0 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm
Emerald (from the ALPS!) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Pizzo Marcio, Val Vigezzo, Val d'Ossola, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piedmont, Italy
4.7 x 3.9 x 2.9 cm
Emke Mine, Ogonja (Onganja), Seeis, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia
5.4 x 3.4 x 1.3 cm
Mibladen, Midelt, Khenifra Province, Meknes-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
3.8 x 2.9 x 2.1 cm
Wagholi, Poona, India
1.8 x 0.8 x 0.6 cm
Fluorite with Ferberite and Quartz
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
5.7 x 5.7 x 3.5 cm
Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
9.2 x 6.3 x 4.9 cm
Gypsum (var: "Selenite") (gem twin) on Halite
Las Salinas, Otume Village, Pisco, Pisco Province, Ica Department, Peru
6.8 x 5.8 x 5.2 cm
Daoping Mine, Gongcheng, Guilin area, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Central South Region, China
9.2 x 5.9 x 4.6 cm