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JC8164.  Rhodochrosite.   Animon mine, Huaron mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco department, Peru.  6.5 x 11.5 cm   303g.  $40.00.   Pink rhodochrosite with a thin layer of amber/honey color over the pink.  Looks like some other bladed mineral was etched away leaving linear marks across the face of the specimen.      ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC8164.  Another view.  
JC8164.  Another view. 
JC7885.  Rhodochrosite, pyrite, sphalerite.  Alimon Mine (Animon Mine), Huaron mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco department, Peru.   8 x 13 cm   $40.00.  Pink rhodochrosite with a thin coating of more brown material, giving the rhodochrosite a pinkish brown color.  Very minor sphalerite and pyrite associated.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7885.   Close up view. 
JC7088.  Rhodochrosite, quartz.  Sunnyside mine (American Tunnel), Gladstone, Eureka district, San Juan county, Colorado.  10 x 11 cm  >1000g.  $200.00.   A sulfide rich matrix is coated with quartz.  Two generations of rhodochrosite are present.  The first generation is pink rosettes coated with drusy quartz.  The 2nd generation are pink rosettes, a few of which are coated with what appears to be clay.  Purchased in 1965 from Sacramento Lapidary, Sacramento, California.  There are a few broken quartz crystals and a rub spot or two in the drusy quartz.        ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7088.  a closer view
JC8035.  Rosasite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  3.5 x 6 cm  29g.  $90.00.  Interesting shape of botryoidal rosasite.  A little nicer than the flat plates usually seen.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 50% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC8035.  Another view.  
JC5966.   Rosasite, gypsum.  Kansas mine, Muncy Creek (Grand Deposit) sub-district, Aurum district, White Pine county, Nevada.   3 x 5 cm  27g.  $5.00.   The left side is rosasite, the right side is coated with small gypsum crystals.   A thin coating of rosasite has been partially to completely coated with somewhat sparkly gypsum crystals.  Collected in 2000         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7057.  Rosasite, gypsum.  Kansas mine, Muncy Creek (Grand Deposit) sub district, Aurum district, White Pine county, Nevada.  5.5 x 7 cm  96g.  $15.00  A thin coating of rosasite has been partially to completely coated with somewhat sparkly gypsum crystals.  Collected in 2000.  The crack down the middle is a shrinkage crack that does not go all the way through, and is lined with rosasite/gypsum also.            ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7059.  Rosasite, gypsum.  Kansas mine, Muncy Creek (Grand Deposit) sub district, Aurum district, White Pine county, Nevada.  4 x 6 cm   69g   $10.00    A thin coating of rosasite has been partially to completely coated with somewhat sparkly gypsum crystals.  Collected in 2000.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC2902.  Rosasite, hemimorphite, azurite, malachite.  Zinc Hill mine, Zinc Hill subdistrict, Darwin district, Inyo county, California.   3.5 x 5 cm  101g.  $20.00.  Brownish hemimorphite is coating little rosettes of azurite that have been replaced by rosasite.  The malachite is zinc rich and a lighter green than usual.  This location was written up in the Mineralogical Record, Vol. 6, No. 5, May-June 1975.  Collected:  1970 by the author.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC2903.   Rosasite, hemimorphite, azurite, malachite.  Zinc Hill mine, Zinc Hill subdistrict, Darwin district, Inyo county, California.  5 x 6.3 cm  164g.  $25.00.  Black stained hemimorphite crystals on azurite rosettes that have been mostly replaced by rosasite, with a few by chrysocolla.   This location was written up in the Mineralogical Record, Vol. 6, No. 5, May-June 1975.  Collected:  1970 by the author.           ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC2904.   Rosasite, hemimorphite, azurite, malachite.  Zinc Hill mine, Zinc Hill subdistrict, Darwin district, Inyo county, California.  3.8 x 5 cm  90g.  $25.00.  Black stained hemimorphite crystals on azurite rosettes that have been mostly replaced by rosasite.  The somewhat olive yellow-green material was never identified.  The white material is poorly crystallized calcite.   This location was written up in the Mineralogical Record, Vol. 6, No. 5, May-June 1975.  Collected:  1970 by the author.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC2906.    Rosasite, hemimorphite, azurite, malachite.  Zinc Hill mine, Zinc Hill subdistrict, Darwin district, Inyo county, California.  3.8 x 5.5 cm  52g.  $25.00.  Black stained hemimorphite crystals are coating azurite rosettes that have been largely replaced by rosasite and zincian malachite.  The white material is poorly crystallized calcite.   This location was written up in the Mineralogical Record, Vol. 6, No. 5, May-June 1975.  Collected:  1970 by the author.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC2906.  Reverse side.  
JC877.  Rosasite, gypsum.  Kansas mine, Muncy Creek (Grand Deposit) sub district, Aurum district, White Pine county, Nevada.  3.8 x 5 cm  67g.  $7.00    A thin coating of rosasite has been partially to completely coated with somewhat sparkly gypsum crystals.  Collected in 2000.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC891.  Rosasite, gypsum.  Kansas mine, Muncy Creek (Grand Deposit) sub district, Aurum district, White Pine county, Nevada.  3 x 5 cm  43g.  $5.00    A thin coating of rosasite has been partially to completely coated with somewhat sparkly gypsum crystals.  Collected in 2000.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7701.   Rutile.  Graves mountain, Lincoln county, Georgia.  4.5 x 6.5 cm tall.   326g.  $150.00.  A mostly complete crystal with good luster.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7701.  Another view. 
JC7428.  Scheelite, epidote, andradite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  2.5 x 5 cm  63g.  A 5mm tan crystal embedded in epidote on upper center.  $25.00.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7428.  Scheelite.  Close up.
JC7429.  Scheelite, andradite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  4 x 6 cm   103g.  $30.00.  3 scheelite crystals up to 4mm across.          ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7429.  Another view.  There is a partial 4th crystal visible. 
JC7430.   Scheelite, epidote, andradite, actinolite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  3 x 3.5 cm  37g.  $25.00.  A 4mm crystal nestled amongst epidote and actinolite.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7430.  Another view.  
JC7431.   Scheelite, epidote, andradite, actinolite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  4 x 4 cm  55g.  $35.00.   A 6 mm main crystal with others.          ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7431.  Another view. 
JC7431.   Another view showing a few small crystals embedded in the matrix.  
JC7436.    Scheelite, andradite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  4.5 x 5 cm  45g.  $75.00    A 3mm crystal, 5mm crystal, and 8mm crystal centered in brown andradite.  Some of the andradite has a bit of a white coating which is probably something siliceous; the same white coating is common in the epidote rich part of the skarn.          ON SALE, DEDUCT 60% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7436.  Another view. 
JC7443.      Scheelite, andradite, epidote.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  3 x 5 cm  40g.  $35.00    A 5mm crystal        ON SALE, DEDUCT 60% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7443.  Another view.  
JC7444.   Scheelite, epidote.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.   3.5 x 4.5 cm  39g.   $30.00.   More than 6 crystals up to 5mm in size, in and on epidote, on front and back of specimen.  The epidote has a whitish coating common on these specimens.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7444.  Another view. 
JC7444.  Somewhat closer view. 
JC7444.  Back side. 
JC7446.      Scheelite, andradite, epidote.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  3.5 x 5 cm  30g.  $30.00.   A somewhat crude crystal, 6mm in size, and a 1mm crystal also present.          ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7447.   Scheelite, epidote.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  4 x 4 cm  26g.  $45.00.  A grayish tan 1.5 cm somewhat crude, wedge shaped crystal.  One end of the crystal appears to be chipped.          ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7447.  Another view.
JC7447.  Another view. 
JC7448.    Scheelite, andradite, actinolite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  4.5 x 5.5 cm  78g.  $50.00.   Six crystals up to 3mm across nested in a vug with andradite and actinolite.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7448.  Close up. 
JC7449.    Scheelite, andradite, actinolite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  2.5 x 3.5 cm  36g.  $30.00.   A 4mm crystal sitting in a vug with andradite crystals and actinolite crystals.          ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7449.  Another view. 
JC7449.  Close up of scheelite crystal.  Dark blackish green crystals on right are actinolite.
JC7449.  Another close up view of the main scheelite crystal.
JC7454.      Scheelite, andradite, epidote.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  5 x 5 cm  49g.  $30.00    A 6mm scheelite and some smaller, partial crystals.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7454.  Another view.  
JC7454.  Another view. 
JC7459.      Scheelite, andradite, actinolite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  6 x 6 cm   217g.  $65.00   Four, up to 5mm crystals.       ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7459.  Another view. 
JC7459.  Close up view. 
JC7460.      Scheelite, andradite, actinolite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  7 x 7 cm  195g.  $80.00   A somewhat elongated vug with actinolite crystals on/with andradite crystals.  There are three main scheelite crystals up to 5mm in size, as well as some smaller ones.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7460.  Another view. 
JC7460.  Another view. 
JC7463.    Scheelite, andradite, and ?.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  6 x 8.5 cm  165g.  $80.00.   More than seven honey color crystals to 6mm in size scattered across a shallow vug lined with small andradite crystals and an unknown sort of greenish beige micro-crystalline mineral.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7463.  Another view. 
JC7463.  Another view. 
JC7464.      Scheelite, andradite, actinolite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  5 x 6.5 cm 161g.  $65.00.   More than four honey colored crystals up to 5mm in size, on brown andradite, with actinolite crystals.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7464.  Another view. 
JC7465.   Scheelite, epidote, andradite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  6 x 7.5 cm  264g.  $200.00.    Three main scheelite crystals up to 1 cm in size.          ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7465.  Close up of center scheelite crystals. 
JC7465.  Another view. 
JC7465.  Another view. 
JC7465.  Another view.  The reflective epidote crystal in the upper left appears to be terminated; unusual for this deposit. 
JC7467.   Scheelite, epidote, andradite.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.  5 x 7 cm  253g.  $175.00.   A 12mm crystal nested in a vug with epidote crystals.          ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7467.  Another view.
JC7467.  Another view. 
JC7467.  Close up view. 
JC7469.   Scheelite, epidote, andradite, actinolite?.  Merrill prospect, Coyote Ridge, Inyo county, California.   5 x 6 cm  126g.  $185.00.  Two crystals up to 7mm across.   These are nesting on andradite and a light green mineral...diopside replaced by actinolite?         ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC7469.   Another view.  
JC7469.  Close up view. 
JC7469.  A close up view of larger crystal.
JC7845.  Schorl, spessartine, quartz.  Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan.  3.2 x 4.5 cm  $55.00.   A 1 cm schorl, and a 1 cm spessartine crystal on/in quartz.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7845.  Another view. 
JC7845.  Another view. 
JC7845.  Another view. 
JC7912.  Schorl, muscovite.    Erongo mountains, Erongo region, Namibia.  5.5 cm tall.  75g.  $50.00.  Light yellow muscovite coating a black schorl crystal that has a silky, somewhat silvery looking chatoyancy.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7912.  Another view.
JC7912.  Another view.
JC7912.  Another view.
JC7893.   Schorl.   Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.  3.5 x 5 cm  44g  $150.00.   Interestingly stacked crystals.  Black, lustrous crystals.  They are all doubly terminated, although the bottom crystal in the stack has a chipped termination on the base end.        ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7893.  Another view. 
JC7893.  Another view. 
JC7779.   Schorl.   Stak Nala (near), Gilgit, Pakistan.   15.5 cm long  42g.  $175.00.   A brilliant black long slender crystal.      ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7779.   Another view.  
JC7754.   Schorl.  Erongo mountains, Omaruru district, Erongo region, Namibia.   6.3 cm tall schorl crystal.  Nicely terminated.  $50.00.          ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7742.   Schorl.  Minas Gerais, Brazil.  A 6.5 cm tall crystal.  53g   $30.00  ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7687.  Schorl.  Nr. Stak Nala, Gilgit, Pakistan.  10.5 cm long.  15g.  $125.00.   Small ding on one termination.   Black, with glassy luster.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7660.  Schorl.  Erongo, Namibia.  4 x 4.56 cm  59g.  $70.00.   Although the bottom crystal looks silvery, it is really quite black.  It tapers out to a somewhat fibrous termination.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7660.   Another view. 
JC7660.  Another view.  The somewhat silvery color is due to reflectance.  The crystals are actually quite black, although there is just the slightest hint of a blue tint to the fibers. 
JC4382.  Scorodite.  Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, China.  4 x 4.5 cm   51g.  $95.00.   Small blue crystals.   These came out in about April 2008, although some had been found earlier.      

ON SALE, DEDUCT 75% FROM LISTED PRICE

JC7668.  Smithsonite.  Kelly mine, Magdalena district, Socorro county, New Mexico.   6 x 8.5 cm  256g.  $165.00.   Solid mass of light blue smithsonite.  There are several small bruises scattered around visible as white spots in the photos.        ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7668.   Another view. 
JC6954.   Smithsonite.  Buena Tierra ramp, area 45, West Camp, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico.  8.5 x 12 cm  704g.  $275.00    Glassy light gray with a hint of blue crystals.  It appears that there is a very thin secondary coating of a colorless, transparent, other mineral on some of the botryoids of smithsonite giving it the brilliant luster in places.  Possibly anglesite or calcite.  Sawn back.   Some damage in the front where the specimen was chiseled out of its place in the mine.       ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7212.  Sphalerite, chalcopyrite.  Joplin area, Tri-state district, Missouri.  5 x 8 cm  295g.  $45.00.  An oldie from the 1960's.   A near floater group of sphalerite      ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7212.  Another view. 
JC7212.  Another view. 
JC3332  Sphalerite, galena.  Gordonsville mine, Gordonsville nr. Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee.  5.7 x 11.3 cm    364g.  $150.00.  Two bright galena cubes perched on dark sphalerite.  Galena on sphalerite is relatively rare from these mines.  The larger cube is 5/8" (about 13mm) across.  ON SALE, DEDUCT 85% FROM LISTED PRICE   ON HOLD
JC7782.  Spodumene (kunzite).  Pala district, San Diego county, California.   12.5 cm long.  12g.  $90.00.   A long slender crystal that appears to be cleaved on one side.  The color is lilac pink.  Not sure which mine this is from.         ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7782. A view of the back side.  
JC5009.  Tetrahedrite, calcite.  Casapalca, Huarochiri prov., Lima dept., Peru.  8 x 10 cm  722g.  $125.00.  This one is tough to photograph.  It consists of large (2.5 cm +) tetrahedrite crystals as the primary growth of tetrahedrite, followed by a 2nd growth of tetrahedrite crystals as small crystals coating the larger crystals.   Two views are shown.  Crowley coll.#1058.  Collected prior to 1993.   Looks much better in person.        ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC5009.  Another view. 
JC7928.  Tremolite pseudo diopside.  Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhad League (Chifeng prefecture), Inner Mongolia autonomous region, China.    4.5 x 8 cm   260g.  $45.00.  A rather odd looking specimen      ON SALE, DEDUCT 55% FROM LISTED PRICE 
JC7928.  Another view
JC7928.  Vertical view. 
JC1646.   Uranophane.  Grants Lake, New Mexico.   4.2 x 5 cm  51g.  $15.00.   Yellow coating on rock.  Radioactive of course.  ON SALE, DEDUCT 65% FROM LISTED PRICE
JC5246.  Wulfenite, mimetite.  Rawhide mine, Rawhide wash, Artillery Mountains, Mohave Co., Arizona. 2.5 x 5 cm  28g.  $13.00.   Small scattered wulfenites with the mimetite and minor calcite.       

ON SALE, DEDUCT 80% FROM LISTED PRICE  

Three bulk garnet photos...3 pieces.  Scale is in inches.  Wellington Hills, Nevada
Bulk Garnet 3.  Scale in inches. 
Bulk Quartz 1.  Single crystals, light smoky.  From 2 to 4 or so inches long.   Osgood mountains, Nevada.