Quartz (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)

Lawrence Level, Osceola Mine, Cunningham Gulch, Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado
Cabinet, 10.4 x 6.3 x 5.2 cm
Start Time: 04/01/2010 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/08/2010 6:49:56 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed

Item Description

A lovely cabinet sized Quartz specimen from the lesser known Osceola mine in the San Juan Mountains. The "stubby" hexagonal crystals have a yellowish hue which is most likely due to some kind of iron oxide coating, and gives the specimen a great two-tone appearance as you can clearly see the white milky Quartz underneath. A cool cabinet sized display specimen of the rarely seen material. Specimens from the Osceola mine are not common on the market.

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