CONSIGNMENT and COLLECTION AUCTIONS - Ends Oct 21st

Ends Thursday, October 21st, 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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Cassiterite (gemmy twin)
Viloco mine, Loayza Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
2.1 x 2.0 x 1.6 cm
Phosphophyllite (new find!)
Huayllani mine, Infiernillos mine, Machacamarca District, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
4.3 x 2.8 x 2.0 cm
Potosiite (large crystals!) on Franckeite
San Jose mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
7.5 x 4.5 x 2.7 cm
Copper pseudomorph after Aragonite
Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
2.8 x 2.7 x 1.6 cm
Wavellite with Quartz
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
4.3 x 4.2 x 2.6 cm
Boracite (different color crystals together on the same specimen)
Alto Chapare, Chapare Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
3.3 x 3.1 x 2.8 cm
Vauxite with Paravauxite (new find)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (Type Locality for both species)
4.8 x 4.5 x 1.9 cm
Silver
Porco mine, Quijarro Province, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
4.8 x 2.6 x 1.3 cm
Vivianite (classic material)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
3.8 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm
Ferberite (twin on matrix)
Tasna mine, Rosario section of Cerro Tasna, Nor Chichas Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
7.2 x 5.4 x 5.3 cm
Manganite (ex Rich Kosnar and Pat Gross Collections)
Buckwheat Pit, Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey
1.7 x 1.3 x 0.9 cm
Prehnite ("finger" cast after Anhydrite)
Upper New Street, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
5.1 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm
Analcime
Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Bridgewater Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
2.2 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm
Tourmaline
Himalaya mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
1.1 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm
Opal (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Gracios O Dios Mine, Honduras
2.7 x 2.1 x 1.1 cm
Connellite (ex Brian Kosnar collection)
Gold Hill Mine (Western Utah Mine), Gold Hill District (Clifton District), Deep Creek Mts, Tooele County, Utah
2.3 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm
Aquamarine
Shigar, Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
4.3 x 3.8 x 2.4 cm
Spessartine with Muscovite on Albite
Shengus (Shingus), Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
10.8 x 10.7 x 8.2 cm
Tourmaline (GEM crystal) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Pederneira mine, Sa£o Jose da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
4.3 x 0.9 x 0.9 cm
Andradite Garnet (var: Demantoid)
Franscia Mine, Campo Franscia, Lanterna Valley, Val Malenco, Sondrio Province, Lombardia, Italy
5.5 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm
Greenockite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
State Route 25 road cuts, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut
2.6 x 1.9 x 0.5 cm
Stolzite (classic material)
Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia
2.4 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm
Vesuvianite (cat's eye terminations)
Hashupa, Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Nortern Areas, Pakistan
6.8 x 3.3 x 2.8 cm
Pyromorphite (Arsenian) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone County, Idaho
3.6 x 3.0 x 1.2 cm
Andorite (ex Federico Ahlfeld specimen)
San Jose mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
2.4 x 2.0 x 0.8 cm
Paravauxite with Sigloite
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia (type locality for both species)
7.2 x 4.7 x 1.6 cm
Aquamarine (hard to find locality crystal)
Mack Mine (Mac mine; San Luis Rey claim), Rincon Mountain, San Diego County, California
2.4 x 0.8 x 0.6 cm
Apatite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Barroca Grande Mine, Panasqueira, Covilha, Castelo Branco District, Portugal
8.4 x 8.1 x 5.6 cm