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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.
JC8489.  Another view.
JC8720.  Pharmacosiderite.  Lone Tree mine, Buffalo Mountain district, Humboldt county, Nevada.  5 x 5 cm  86g.  $35.00  A vug filled with nice sharp cubic crystals.  A close up view shown below.  A relatively rare mineral.  Not many around for sale from anywhere. 
JC8720.  Close up.  
JC7900.  Portlandite.  N'Chwaning Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. 5.5 x 8 cm  90g.  $120.00.   Nice piece of semi-crystalline material.  Naturally occurring calcium hydroxide mineral.  Rare.  
JC7704.   Prehnite.  Mullaley, Pottinger county, Gunnedan council, New South Wales, Australia.   5 x 7 cm  153g.  $35.00.   Interesting locality piece.  
JC7704.  Another view.  
JC7235.    Prehnite.  Jjouga, Benduko, Kayes region, Mali.  10.5 cm tall stalactite.  $100.00.   Pale green as shown.  Not lustrous.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8192.  Pyrargyrite, quartz.  Rosebud mine,  Rosebud district, Pershing county, Nevada.  8 x 13 cm  718g.  $65.00.   Small groups of pyrargyrite on micro drusy quartz.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8192.  Close up view. 
JC8169.  Pyrargyrite, stibnite, stilbite.  St. Andreasberg, St. Andreasberg district, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany.  3.5 x 9.5 cm  208g.   $90.00.   Nice combination specimen of minerals from this old, long since closed German locality.   Microcrystals of pyrargyrite are liberally sprinkled around on the calcite coated matrix.  A stilbite fan is located on the top side of the piece; a few small stibnite crystals are scattered around.  Hard to come by specimen from St. Andreasberg. 
JC8169.   Close up.  
JC8739.  Pyrite (arsenian).  Gold Quarry mine, Maggie creek subdistrict, Carlin trend, Eureka county, Nevada.   4 x 6 cm  66g with stand.  $45.00.   Brilliant silvery crystals.   These pyrites have an unusually high arsenic content.  The crystallization is obviously pyrite, but the color is a light silvery gold, not the typical "fools gold" color associated with pyrite.  A limited one time find.  
JC8739.  Another view. 
JC8739.  Another view. 
JC8733.   Pyrite (arsenian).  Gold Quarry mine, Maggie creek subdistrict, Carlin trend, Eureka county, Nevada.   5 x 7 cm  129g.  $45.00.   Brilliant silvery crystals.   These pyrites have an unusually high arsenic content.  The crystallization is obviously pyrite, but the color is a light silvery gold, not the typical "fools gold" color associated with pyrite.  A limited one time find.  
JC8733.  Another view. 
JC8175.   Pyrite, quartz.    Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru.  8 x 8 cm  804g.  $35.00.   Large splendint modified pyritohedra.  Several dings and chips and a broken crystal on one edge.       ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8175.  Another view.
JC8175.  Another view.
JC8175.  Another view.
JC8166.   Pyrite, quartz.   Animon mine, Huaron mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco department, Peru.  7.5 x 8.5 cm  490g.  $15.00   Several pyrite cubes embedded in dark quartz.  Some of the quartz crystals are broken.   This was once a very large specimen plate I trimmed into 3 parts.       ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8166.   side view. 
JC8166.  Vertical view.  
JC8247.   Pyrite, quartz.  Alice mine Glory Hole, Alice district, Clear Creek county, Colorado.  4 x 6 cm  48g.  $15.00.   Collected in 1974 before the glory hole was paved over.  Two cubes of pyrite with scattered quartz crystals.  Sawn back.  
JC8247.  Another view.  
JC7992.  Pyrite.  Darwin mine, Darwin district, Inyo county, California.  2.5 x 3 cm  29g.  $10.00.   Rarely seen for sale are pyrite specimens from the Darwin mine.  Collecting from the mine was highly discouraged by management, so it is rare to see any specimens from this mine.   There are a couple of broken crystals as seen in the photos. 
JC7992.  Another view. 
JC7992.  Another view. 
JC7837.  Pyrite, quartz. Animon mine, Huaron mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco department, Peru. 4 x 6 cm  $50.00.   Nice group of cubes with a prominent quartz crystal.  Some damage to cubes on left side in this photo. 
JC7837.  Another view.  
JC7837.  Another view.  
JC7837.  Another 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. 
JC7320.  Pyrite.  La Navidad mine,  Nacazori, Mexico.  3.5 x 3.5 cm   106g.  $5.00.   A rather banged up crystal with the typical triangular modification on the corner, for this location.  
JC7320.  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. 
JC1757.  Pyrite.  Julcani mine, Julcani district, Angaraes province, Huancavelica department, Peru.  3 x 4 cm  51g.  $8.00.   Nice pyritohedron.  Collected in the 1990's.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC1762.    Pyrite.   Julcani mine, Julcani district, Angaraes province, Huancavelica department, Peru. 3.8 x 5 cm  44g.  $5.00.   Group of pyritohedrons.     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC1763.    Pyrite.   Julcani mine, Julcani district, Angaraes province, Huancavelica department, Peru. 3 x 5 cm  39g.  $8.00.   Group of pyritohedrons.  Small specks of another sulfide on the crystals.       ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC1772.    Pyrite.   Julcani mine, Julcani district, Angaraes province, Huancavelica department, Peru. 3 x 3.7 cm  43g.  $6.00.   Group of pyritohedrons.     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC1774.  Pyrite.  Julcani mine, Julcani district, Angaraes province, Huancavelica department, Peru.  3 x 6 cm  80g.  $12.00.   Group of pyritohedrons with minor quartz.   ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC1828.    Pyrite.  Julcani mine, Julcani district, Angaraes province, Huancavelica department, Peru. 3.2 x 3.8 cm  $5.00.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC1828.  Another view.
JC1716.  Pyrite.   Julcani district, Angaraes province, Juancavelica department, Peru.   5 x 9 cm   333g.  $35.00   Stout pyritohedrons from the 1990's finds at Julcani.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC1716.  Another view.  
JC1716.   Another view. 
JC408.  Pyrite (replacing calcite?), sphalerite.  Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico.   2.5 x 3.8 cm  44g.  $10.00.  A scalenohedral shaped stack of pyrite crystals on sphalerite.  An odd specimen.  Collected in the 1960's.   Obviously a pseudomorph, but I'm not sure of what, although the shape would suggest calcite or possibly pyrrhotite.     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC408.  Another view. 
JC7074.  Pyrite.  Morning Star mine, Monitor-Mogul district,Alpine county, California.  3 x 6 cm  93g.  $10.00.  Of interest as a locality piece.  The Morning Star mine was noted for its enargite specimens, once abundant on the dump; now there is nothing left...amazing what collectors can do.  This piece was collected from the dump in 1968.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
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.
JC6299.  Pyrite, quartz, siderite?  Shangbao mine, Leiyang, Hunan province, China.  6 x 9 cm   614g.  $75.00.    Small cubes of bright pyrite interspersed with quartz crystals and a partial crystal of what appears to be siderite.  Fairly free of much damage, unusual for these specimens.   Three views are shown.   The mine is currently closed and may not produce any more of these nice little pyrite specimens.  ON HOLD
JC6299.  Another view.
JC6299.  Another view.  
JC3102.  Pyrite, quartz.  Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico.  6 x 9cm     436g.  $35.00.  An older specimen collected in the 1960's.  Large, dark sphalerite crystals underlie the pyrite.  The pyrite is a solid coating on these sphalerite crystals.  A number of small white, acicular quartz crystals are scattered over the pyrite.  The pyrite is very bright and sparkly, and varies from micro crystals to the larger crystals visible in the photo.  There is one small area of damage, on the upper right edge of the specimen, not noticeable in the photo, and not obvious when held.   The pyrites are very bright and sparkly, and make for an attractive specimen.  Tough to photo, this is a pretty piece, much better in person.          ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC1718.  Pyrite.  Julcani, Angaraes prov., Huancavelica dept., Peru.   4 x 7 cm  108g.  $15.00.   Pyritohedrons.     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.  
JC258.  Pyrite.  Julcani, Angaraes prov., Huancavelica dept., Peru.   7.5 x 14 cm.  584g.  $50.00  Oddly striated pyritohedrons, which give a slightly different reflectivity.  Pretty much damage free.  A closer view is shown below.  Collected in the early 1990's.     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC258.  Closer 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.
JC7665.  Pyrrhotite, calcite.  Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico.   4.5 x 6.5 cm tall.   183g.  $25.00.   The front of the pyrrhotite is coated with calcite as seen here.  The back side exposes the pyrrhotite.  The previous owner has apparently filled in some cracks in the pyrrhotite with some type of filler which shows as white in the lower photo.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC7665.  Back side.  
JC3616.  Pyrrhotite, quartz.   Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico.   2.5 x 3.8 cm  26g.  $3.00.   Center pyrrhotite is not terminated.