Ends Thursday, October 27th, 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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Pyromorphite (rare from Bolivia)
Huari-Hauri, Saavedra Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
6.1 x 2.9 x 2.7 cm
Amethyst (reverse scepters)
Bombori, Potosi Department, Bolivia
6.2 x 2.6 x 1.9 cm
Bournonite (unique appearance)
Machacamarca Mine, near Colavi, Potosi Department, Bolivia
5.6 x 4.4 x 2.3 cm
Copper pseudomorph after Aragonite with Malachite, Cuprite and Connellite
Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
3.1 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm
Wavellite (new find)
Siglo XX mine, Llallagua, Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
8.8 x 8.5 x 5.2 cm
Danburite (unique blue color)
Alto Chapare District, Chapare Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
3.3 x 2.6 x 1.5 cm
Quartz (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Lawrence Level, Osceola Mine, Cunningham Gulch, Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado
6.3 x 4.7 x 4.2 cm
Amazonite with Smoky Quartz
Lake George area, Park County, Colorado
5.3 x 4.8 x 4.7 cm
Clinohedrite (ex Neal Yedlin, Pat Gross and Rich Kosnar Collections)
Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality)
0.5 x 0.2 x 0.2 cm
Prehnite ("casts" after Anhydrite) (new find)
Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey
4.5 x 3.3 x 3.2 cm
Andradite Garnet (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Stanley Butte, San Carlos, Pinaleno Mts, Graham Co., Arizona
6.3 x 3.8 x 3.3 cm
Wulfenite (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)
Hull Mine, Castle Dome District, Castle Dome Mts, Yuma County, Arizona
4.2 x 3.8 x 2.8 cm
Fluorite with Barite and Sphalerite on Quartz
Elmwood, Smith County, Tennessee
9.5 x 6.6 x 5.7 cm
Pyrite with Quartz (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
San Cristobal Mine, Lima Dept., Peru
6.2 x 4.6 x 4.0 cm
Millerite (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Monte Acuto Ragazza, Grizzana, Bologna Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
4.6 x 3.6 x 2.8 cm
Hematite (mammellar) (ex Rich Kosnar Collection)
Alpe Agueglio, Esino Lario, Lecco, Lombardia, Italy
3.8 x 2.7 x 1.6 cm
Chromium/Vanadium Uvite (rare)
Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Burma
1.5 x 1.1 x 0.7 cm
Jagdalak (Jagdalek) Ruby Mine, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
4.8 x 4.2 x 3.2 cm
Andradite (var Demantoid)
Ghazni Province, Afghanistan
5.0 x 4.7 x 4.2 cm
Andradite (hard to find material)
Dognecea, Banat Mts, Romania (formerly in Hungary)
1.7 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm
Calcite ("Frog" Twin)
Nandan Co., Hechi Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
6.2 x 4.3 x 3.2 cm
Rhodochrosite on Quartz
Wutong (Wudong) Mine, Liubao ("Babu"), Cangwu Co., Wuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
3.0 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm
Pyrite Concretion
Dongchuan District, Kunming Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
5.3 x 4.6 x 4.3 cm
Spessartine Garnet with Muscovite on Microcline
Wushan, Tongbei, Yunxiao, Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian, East Region, China
8.3 x 5.2 x 3.2 cm
Barite (good quality)
Estano Orcko mine, Colavi District, Potosi Department, Bolivia
7.2 x 5.4 x 1.8 cm
Valentinite (New Find!)
San Jose Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
3.8 x 3.2 x 2.7 cm
Apatite (classic material) (ex Allen Heyl Collection)
Harvard Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine
8.1 x 3.8 x 3.3 cm
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