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 Minerals Beginning with "P" to "Py" exclusive of Pyromorphite which is Page 12

JC8489.  Paravauxite.  Siglo XX mine, Contacto vein, Llallagua, Bolivia.  3 x 5.8 cm  9g.  $125.00.   A thin crust of crystals with what appears to be white childrenite interspersed with the paravauxite crystals.  Ex Julio F. Gumucio collection.  Purchased in 1975.  
JC8489.  Another view.
JC9463.  Plumbogummite   Yangshuo mine, Yangshuo county, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, China.   7.5 x 10 cm  297g.  $150.00.   Blue gray to gray blue.  Mostly a coating on what appears to be a quartz breccia.  One corner has pyromorphite crystals that are partially replaced by the plumbogummite.  
JC9463.  Close up of the pyromorphite crystals.  
JC11700.  Pollucite.   Kunar?, Or Paprock? Afghanistan.   5 x 9 cm 214g.   $120.00.  I took 4 photos.  One for each side of this 4 sided piece.  Mostly subhedral crystal, with no good crystal faces.   Label just said Afghanistan, so I guessed at the location.   
JC11700.  Next side.  
JC11700.  Next side.  
JC11700.  Next side.  
JC11547.  Polybasite.  Proano mine?, Fresnillo, Fresnillo municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico.   1.4 x 1.7 cm  $300.00.   A classic, brilliant and well formed cluster of polybasite as a thumbnail.   Comes mounted in a perky box. 


JC11753.  Prehnite.  Kayes region, Mali.   3 x 6 cm  45g.  $120.00.    6 cm tall prehnite.   
JC11753.   Another view.  
JC11743.   Prehnite.   Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey.  5 x 5 cm 80g.   $28.00    Typical piece from this well known locality. 
JC7235.    Prehnite.  Jjouga, Benduko, Kayes region, Mali.  10.5 cm tall stalactite.  $40.00.   Pale green as shown.  Not lustrous.
JC7235.  Close up view.  
JC10050.  Prehnite.  Oficarsa Quarry (Cerro de las Culebras), Carchelejo, Cárcheles, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain   3.5 x 5 cm  58g.  $12.00.   Pale green, slightly botryoidal prehnite.      ON SALE, TAKE 40% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC10476.   Pseudomalachite.  Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Chingola District, Copperbelt Province, Zambia.  3 x 4.5 cm  74g.  $18.00.    A coating of somewhat sparkly pseudomalachite filling a vuggy area in the rock. 
JC7935.  Pyrite.  Huanzala mine, Huallanca, Huallanca district, Bogognesi province, Ancash department, Peru.   5 x 6 cm  283g.  $10.00.    A cube with the bottom quarter sawed off, so it sits well.   
JC7935.   Slightly different angle.  
JC10477.  Pyrite, calcite, sphalerite.   Gyongyosoroszi, Matra mountains, Heves county, Hungary.  7.5 x 11 cm  984g.  $165.00.  A relatively rare location...not often seen are nice specimens from this obscure location.  This one has brilliant pyrite crystals partially coated with small, bright calcite crystals and some black sphalerite scattered around.  
JC10477.   Closer view.  
JC10477.  Back side.  
JC10477.   Side view.   
JC7551.  Pyrite pseudo pyrrhotite.  Huanzala, Huallanca district, Dos de Mayo province, Huanuco department, Peru.  6 x 7 cm  197g.  $50.00.  Ex Dan Belsher collection, Ex Don Knowles collection, ex Crowley collection.   Collected in 1994.  Somewhat bladed pyrrhotite crystals have been replaced by small, brilliant pyrite crystals.  Scattered somewhat larger pyrite crystals throughout.  An attractive and quite pretty piece, much better than the photo would indicate. 
JC7551.   Another view. 
JC7209.  Pyrite.  El Indio mine, Elqui province, Coquimbo region, Chile.   4 x 6 cm   76g.  $40.00.   Octahedrons scattered over the matrix.  Not many of these came out from the El Indio mine. 
JC6937.  Pyrite, quartz.  Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico.  5 x 6.5 cm  165g.  $35.00  An older piece collected in the 1970's.   Probably San Antonio mine.   ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC5152.  Pyrite.  Huanzala, Huallanca district, Dos de Mayo province, Huanuco department, Peru.   3.5 x 7 cm  141g.  $90.00.    A brilliantly lustrous group of modified crystals.  Two views are shown.  Collected prior to March 1990.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC5152.  Another view.  
JC5031.   Pyrite.  Huanzala, Huallanca district, Dos de Mayo province, Huanuco department, Peru.  4 x 5.5 cm  140g.  $135.00.  Sawn base.  Fine little group of undamaged octahedral crystals.  Purchased room Rock Currier in February 1994.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC5032.   Pyrite.  Huanzala, Huallanca district, Dos de Mayo province, Huanuco department, Peru.  5.5 x 7 cm  296g.  $150.00.  Modified octahedral crystals.  No damage.   Purchased from Rock Currier in February 1991.  Collected in 1989.  Crowley coll.#998     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC5034.  Pyrite.  Quiruvilca, Santiago de Chuco province, La Libertad department, Peru.  5.5 x 9 cm  406g.  $125.00.   A nice bright group of undamaged octahedral crystals.  Four views are shown.  Purchased from Dan Belsher in March 1990.  Crowley coll.#941.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC5034.  Another view
JC5034.  Close up left end
JC5034.  Close up right end.
JC3786.  Pyrite, quartz.  Black Cloud mine, Iowa gulch, Leadville, Lake county, Colorado.   2.5 x 3 cm   9g.  $8.00.   An oddly shaped pyrite crystal with several smaller crystals on drusy quartz.  Collected about 22 years ago.  
JC3786.   Another view.  
JC297.  Pyrite, quartz, siderite?  Julcani mine, Julcani district, Angaraes province, Huancavelica department,  Peru.  5.7 x 8 cm  $30.00.   Older piece collected in 1998.   Flattish plate with pyrite pyriteohedron crystals sticking out of a layer of sparkly drusy quartz.  Small siderite? balls are on the quartz.    Pyrite has nice luster.  
JC297.  Slightly different angle. 
JC297.  Closer view.  
JC7665.  Pyrrhotite, quartz.  Potosí Mine, Francisco Portillo, West Camp, Santa Eulalia Mining District, Aquiles Serdán Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico.    4.5 x 6.5 cm   161g.  $30.00   Nicely terminated, sort of bronze colored crystal. There are a few cracks on this specimen.  They seem to be solid and holding together.  To be on the safe side I put a drop of super glue in the larger ones.  It doesn't show, and helps to stabilize the piece.  
JC7665.  Another view. 
JC7665.  Another view.  
JC7665.  Trying to show the terminations.  
JC7665.  Another view of the terminations.   The black specks appear to be sphalerite.  
JC3616.  Pyrrhotite, quartz.   Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico.   2.5 x 3.8 cm  26g.  $3.00.   Center pyrrhotite is not terminated.