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Minerals Beginning with "W"

JC10698.  Wulfenite.   Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker district, Jerada province, Oriental region, Morocco.  5.5 x 8.5 cm   177g.  $260.00.   A better quality example of the wulfenite from this mine.    Bright yellow crystals coating the front of the piece.  It is mostly wulfenite, with less attractive wulfenite on the back also.   There are a few broken crystals, hard to see, but visible on a close look at the close up photos below.   Attractive specimen.  .  
JC10698.   Closer view. 
JC10698.  Closer view.  
JC10658.  Wulfenite.  Ahumada mine, Los Lamentos mountains, Ahumada municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico. 9 x 9 cm  358g.     $395.00.  Rather than the usual caramel color, these are a nice orange.  Some of the crystals are transparent and you can see other crystals underneath them through the transparent crystals.   There are two broken crystals...hard to spot.  Ex Gary Weaver collection.  Has a sawn back and partially sawn base. 
JC10658.  Closer view.   Fairly  close rendition of the crystals color.  
JC10658.  Closer view.  Note the transparent crystal near the top of the photo.  
JC10658.  Closer view
JC10552.  Wulfenite.   La Morita mine, Ascencion municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico.  3.5 x 4 cm  66g  $50.00.    Cute miniature from this recent find.   
JC10552.   Another view. 
JC10552.   Another view. 
JC10543.  Wulfenite.   La Morita mine, Ascencion municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico   3.5 x 4 cm  63g.  $45.00.  Approximately 9 mm crystals.  Several have damage, as can be seen.   Bright luster with good color.  
JC10543.  Another view.  
JC10542.  Wulfenite.   La Morita mine, Ascencion municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico.  5 x 5 cm   112g.  $55.00.   Up to approximately 7mm crystals, with white calcite.    From the recent (2018-2019) finds.  
JC10542.  Close up.  
JC10392.  Wulfenite, mimetite.  San Francisco Mine (Cerro Prieto Mine), Cerro Prieto, Cucurpe, Cucurpe Municipality, Sonora, Mexico.  7.5 x 7.5 cm   150g.  $225.00
JC10392.  Another view. 
JC10392.  Close up view. 
JC10392.  Close up view. 
JC10392.  Close up view. 
JC10392.  Close up view. 
JC10327.  Wulfenite. Mežica, Carinthia Region, Slovenia.  10 x 15 cm  965g.  $200.00.   Something not often seen is a large plate of crystals such as this from here.  There are some broken crystals, as can be seen in the close ups.  Overall in good shape.  Crystals are not bright and lustrous, more of a dull waxy luster.  
JC10327.  Close up
JC10222.  Wulfenite.  Zelidja mine, Touissit-Bou Beker district, Jerada province, Oriental region, Morocco.  10 x 12 cm   361g.   $175.00.   Nice coverage of yellow/butter scotch yellow crystals.  Largest crystal is 18mm across.  I counted a couple of broken, smaller crystals, otherwise in good shape.  Matrix is odd looking, corroded dolomite, with a few saddle shaped small dolomite crystals on the back.  Wulfenite crystals on the back side are rather dull, some with a beige clay like material that didn't come off in the ultrasonic cleaner.     
JC10222. Another view. 
JC10222.   Close up view, the 18 mm crystal is in the center left side.  
JC10222.   Close up view.
JC10100.  Wulfenite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  9 x 12 cm  686g.  $100.00.  From the somewhat recent finds at Ojuela.  Orange, bipyramidal crystals on hematitic matrix.   
JC10100.  Another view.   
JC10100.  Close up view.
JC9760.  Wulfenite.  Zelidja mine, Touissit-Bou Beker district, Jerada province, L'oriental region, Morocco.   4.5 x 8 cm  159g.  $125.00.   Light orange crystals on the front and back of this older specimen from here.  Probably collected around 1984.   Nice luster to the crystals.   A few broken crystals on the front and back, not obvious. 
JC9760.  Back side. 
JC9512.   Wulfenite.  Mezica (Miess), Slovenia. 5 x 5 x 6 cm  131g.  $65.00.  Nice group of large crystals from here.  There are two main broken crystals and a few smaller ones also broken.   These can be seen in the photos. 
JC9512.  Another view.  
JC9512.  Another view.  
JC9514.     Wulfenite.  Mezica (Miess), Slovenia.   1.7 x 2 cm  7g.  $5.00   Single crystal from Mezica. 
JC9514.  Another view. 
JC9514.  Reverse side. 
JC9260.  Wulfenite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  4 x 8 cm  122g.  $275.00.  Nice coverage of yellow/butterscotch yellow crystals.  Better than average piece from the find of a few years ago, most likely the San Juan Poniente vein area.  These are quickly going up in price.  
JC9260.  Back side, with mottramite?
JC9163.  Wulfenite, mimetite.  San Francisco mine (Cerro Prieto mine), Cerro Prieto, Cucurpe, Mun. de Cucurpe, Sonora, Mexico.  5 x 8 cm   135g.  $30.00.  Several broken crystals.  Layer of mimetite with wulfenite crystals scattered overall. 
JC9163.  Another view. 
JC9139.  WulfeniteZelidja mine, Touissit dist., Oujda-Angad prov., Oriental region, Morocco. 7 x 8.5 cm  112g.  $175.00.  A few broken crystals are present.  These are becoming more scarce all the time.  Nice coverage of yellow crystals. 
JC9139.  Another view. 
JC8948.  Wulfenite.  Glove mine, Devil's Cash Box ridge, Amado, Cottonwood canyon, Tyndall district, Santa Rita mountains, Santa Cruz county, Arizona.  2.4 x 4.3 cm  5g.  $30.00.        ON SALE, TAKE 40% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8948.  Another view.  
JC8688.  Wulfenite, calcite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  4.5 x 6 cm  71g.  $45.00.  Bright yellow crystal blades with a thin layer of sparkly calcite partly coating most of them.  Old specimen, these haven't been found since the 1960's.   Daylight shot.     ON SALE, TAKE 40% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8688.  Tungsten light photo.  
JC8540.  Wulfenite, calcite.  Mammoth-St. Anthony mine, Tiger, Mammoth district, Pinal county, Arizona.  7 x 7 x 7 cm  208g.  $145.00.  Large, very thin, bladed yellow wulfenite crystals with gaps between the crystals completely filled with massive calcite.  Odd specimen.        ON SALE, TAKE 40% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8540.  Another view. 
JC8480.  Wulfenite.  Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.  4 x 6 cm   45g.  $175.00.    Several crystals on dark matrix.  Minor mimetite on the back side.   Purchased in 1980.  RESERVED
JC8480.  Another view. 
JC8438.  Wulfenite.  Erupcion mine, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico.   9 x 11 cm  936g.  $1,850.00.   An excellent specimen of Wulfenite from the classic Mexican location of the Erupcion Mine, Chihuahua. The Wulfenite crystals display the quintessential tabular-blocky butterscotch crystals, so characteristic of the location. The Wulfenite crystals measuring to 1.2cm are highly lustrous. A fine, older specimen of Wulfenite from the mine.  There is some damage on the top back side, not visible from the front (display side), which does not detract from the specimen.   CABINET specimen
JC8438.  Another view. 
JC8438.  Another view. 
JC8438.  Another closer view.  
JC7908.  Wulfenite.  Glove Mine, Glove Mine group, Devil's Cash Box ridge, Amado, Cottonwood Canyon, Tyndall District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona 4 x 5.5 cm  27g.   $100.00.   A single bright yellow crystal.  Front and back sides are shown.   The top in this photo appears to be where the crystal was attached to matrix.   The actual top of the crystal is on the bottom in this photo.       ON SALE, TAKE 40% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC7908.   Back side.  Properly oriented with the top of the crystal also the top in the photo.  
JC7901.  Wulfenite and unknown white mineral.  Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.   4.5 x 7.5 cm  316g.  $65.00.    Brown, bladed crystals interspersed with unidentified white mineral.   A couple of the crystals are broken.       ON SALE, TAKE 40% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC7860.   Wulfenite.  Mammoth-St. Anthony mine, Tiger, Pinal county, Arizona.   7 x 9 cm   241g.  $150.00.   Has a very old label with it.   Many crystals on both sides.  Quite a bit of damage.  Fairly heavy specimen.  
JC7860.   Another view. 
JC7860.   back side.
JC7863.  Wulfenite.  Defiance mine, Costello mine group, Gleeson, Turquoise District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona.  5 cm tall.  35g.  $100.00.   Now $75.00
JC7863.  Another view. 
JC7867. Wulfenite, mimetite.   San Francisco Mine (Cerro Prieto Mine), Cerro Prieto, Cucurpe, Mun de Cucurpe, Sonora, Mexico.   3 x 4.5 cm  15g.  $125.00  Now $75.00
JC7859.  Wulfenite.  Defiance mine, Costello mine group, Gleeson, Turquoise District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona.  3.5 x 4.3 cm  12g.    A single complex crystal.  $100.00
JC7571.  Wulfenite.  San Juan Poniente vein, Level 6, Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  7.5 x 11 cm  364g.  $350.00   Large, yellow orange crystals coating the matrix.  Almost solid wulfenite.  No damage.  Good piece. 
JC7571.  Another view. 
JC7388.  Wulfenite, mimetite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  8 x 9 cm  241g.  $75.00.   Bright yellow with a hint of caramel color wulfenite crystals on small blebs of mimetite from the San Juan Poniente vein finds of a few years ago.   
JC7124.   Wulfenite.  Touissit, Oujda-Angad province, Oriental region, Morocco.  5.5 x 5.5 cm  53g.   $75.00.   Yellow crystals typical for Touissit.  Pretty. 
JC7124.  A different view.
JC6317.  Wulfenite.  Mezica, Slovenia.  5 x 7 cm  326g.  $20.00.   Scattered 1 - 2 mm crystals on white matrix.  
JC6324.   Wulfenite.  Mezica, Slovenia.   2.5 x 4 cm  20g.  $20.00   Solid mass of crystals.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC6313.  Wulfenite.  Helena mine, Crna, Mezica, Slovenia.  3.5 x 7.5 cm  191g. $55.00.    Minor damage as seen.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC6291.  Wulfenite, calcite.  Mezica mine, Mies, Maribor, Slovenia.  8 x 8 cm  300g.  $30.00.   Small, orange, bi-pyramidal crystals on/with small calcite crystals on limestone matrix.     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC6291.  Close up view.
JC6292.  Wulfenite, calcite.  Mezica mine, Mies, Maribor, Slovenia.  3.5 x 5.2 cm   36g.  $45.00.   Orange, bi-pyramidal crystals on limestone.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC5451.  Wulfenite.  Glove mine, Devil's Cash Box ridge, Amado, Cottonwood Canyon, Tyndall dist., Santa Rita Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.  .   7 x 8 cm  326g.  $90.00.    This piece has yellow wulfenite on all sides except the bottom.  Although labeled as Glove mine, it has some of the characteristics of the Defiance mine also, so there is a small possibility that it is from the Defiance.   Seven views are shown.  Lots of sparkle.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC5451.  Another view
JC5451.  Another view
JC5451.  Another view
JC5451.  Another view
JC5451.  Another view
JC5451.  A close up
JC4960.  Wulfenite, mimetite.  San Juan Poniente, Level 6, Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  4 x 6.5 cm  54g.  $50.00.  Distinct, pyramidal crystals on greenish mimetite.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC4280.  Wulfenite.  Ojuela mine, San Judas vein, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  4 x 6 cm  89g.  $70.00   From the recent find.  There is a crack running across the middle that is a shrinkage crack I believe.    It does not extend through the specimen, and the specimen appears to be quite solid.         ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.