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Minerals Beginning with "F" and "G"

 JC7869.  Ferberite, quartz.   Mundo Nuevo Mine, Mundo Nuevo, Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion Province, La Libertad Department, Peru.  9 x 17.5 cm  870g.  $100.00.   Large, somewhat raggedy looking ferberite crystals scattered over quartz.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC7869.  Close up of largest crystal.
JC7869.  Close up of crystals on left side.
JC3714.  Ferberite, quartz, phlogopite.  Yaoganxian mine, Yizhang County, Chenzhou prefecture, China.     6 cm x 7.6 cm.  124g.  $150.00  Doubly terminated 3.1 cm x 3.8 cm ferberite crystal.  The ferberite has bright luster and perfect terminations with good luster.  The left hand end of the ferberite is coated with phlogopite.  There are a few other ferberite crystals embedded in the phlogopite.  There are a couple of dolomite rhombs on the reverse side, with minor pyrite cubes.   ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8190.  Fluorapatite, muscovite, schorl.   Shigar valley, Skardu district, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.  7 x 8.5 cm  307g  $200.00.   A pink fluorapatite nestled in 4 cm muscovite crystals with a little massive schorl.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8190.  Another view.  
JC8190.  Another view, showing the pink apatite crystal on the backside of the specimen.  
JC8765.  Fluorite, quartz.  Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhad league, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, China.   8 x 8 cm  302g.  $150.00.  Colorless, clear, fluorite, with the fluorite forming a sort of halo around numerous quartz crystals.  Some of the quartz crystals are broken (naturally?).   
JC8765.  Another view.  
JC8765.  Another view.
JC8765.  Another view.
JC8765.  Another view.
JC8743.  Fluorite.  Victory mine, Cave-in-Rock sub-district, Illinois-Kentucky fluorspar district, Hardin county, Illinois.   5 x7.5 cm  230g.   $40.00.   Zoned purple on the outer zone and yellow on the inner zone.  This one, the outer zone has been leached away as sometimes happens with these.   Makes for a nice contrast.   Nice bright luster on the crystal faces.  
JC8743.  Another view.  
JC8743.  Another view.
JC8730.  Fluorite.  Chumar bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Gilgit district, Gilgit-Bal6tistan, Pakistan.   5 x 6 cm   195g.  $90.00   A single sort of rose/pink crystal, fairly gemmy and transparent.   Would cut a nice stone or two, if one were so inclined. 
JC8730.  Another view.  
JC8730.  Another view.  
JC8730.  Another view.   In this view you can look clear through the crystal to the backside.   Quite gemmy.   
JC8667.   Fluorite.  Victory mine (Addison shaft), Cave-in-Rock sub-district, Hardin county, Illinois. 4.5 x 6 cm  153g.  $35.00.  Satin luster cubes with yellow cores.  The one side has what appears to be a cube that has been partially eroded off to expose the yellow core. 
JC8667.  Another view. 
JC8664.  Fluorite, quartz epimorph after calcite.   La Viesca mine, Huergo, La Collada mining area, Siero, Asturias, Spain.   5.5 x 8 cm  56g.  $250.00  Group of two transparent to translucent, slightly beveled fluorite cubes, with light zoning, are perched on contrasting clear to white sharp drusy quartz which is an epimorph after calcite.  Shot in tungsten light.
JC8664.  Shot in diffuse daylight.  
JC8664.  Back side.  Although not clear in the photo, the top is vertical downward to the flat face along the base.  Sort of an L shape when viewed from the side.   
JC8599.  Fluorite.  Deer Trail mine, Mount Baldy district, Cottonwood creek, Tushar mountains, Piute county, Utah.   5 x 6.5 cm  143g.  $40.00.   Light green crystals on etched calcareous matrix.   
JC8599.   Another view.  
JC8557.  Fluorite, celestite.  Victory mine (Addison shaft), Cave-in-Rock sub-district, Hardin county, Illinois.   4.5 x 6.5 cm  138g.  $70.00.   Glassy, dark purple 4 cm cube.  1 small ding.   
JC8557.  Another view. 
JC8557.  Another view. 
JC8558.  Fluorite.  Victory mine (Addison shaft), Cave-in-Rock sub-district, Hardin county, Illinois.  5 x 7 cm  149g.  $30.00   Purple outer zone over yellow.  Chip on left side main crystal visible in photo.   
JC8558.  Another view. 
JC8559.   Fluorite.  Victory mine (Addison shaft), Cave-in-Rock sub-district, Hardin county, Illinois.  5 x 5.5 cm  132g.  $40.00.  Dark purple crystal. 
JC8559.  Another view.  
JC8537.   Fluorite, quartz.  El Gaudro mine, Talampaya,  La Rioja, Argentina.   6 x 9 cm  198g.  $175.00.    Nice group of rounded octahedrons, typical for this locality, on drusy quartz.  Nice specimen from this seldom seen locality.
JC8537.  Another view. 
JC8537.  Another view.  Back side.
JC8532.  Fluorite, calcite.  Dal'negorsk, Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern region, Russia.  3 x 3.5 cm    $50.00  A 1.7 cm clear, colorless (optical) fluorite cube with calcite crystals.   Sharp miniature.  
JC8532.  Another view. 
JC8532.  Another view. 
JC8497.  Fluorite, pyrite, sphalerite, quartz.  Animon mine, Huaron mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco prov., Pasco dept., Peru.  4.5 x 5.5 cm.  69g.  $150.00.  2 cm octahedrons.  One of the rarer minerals from this mine.  Good example.  SOLD
JC8170.  Fluorite, quartz.  Riemvasmaak fluorite occurrences, Riembasmaak, Kakamas, ZF Mgcawu district, Northern Cape province, South Africa.   6 x8.5 cm  114g.  $50.00  Usually seen as intense green octahedrons, this specimen, a somewhat older piece, features dark to light green cubo-octahedrons of fluorite on a quartz matrix.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8170.  Another view. 
JC8014.  Fluorite, quartz epimorph after calcite.  La Viesca mine, Huergo, La Collada mining area, Siero, Asturias, Spain.  8 x 10 cm  89g.  $150.00.   Drusy quartz grew on a calcite crystal which is now gone, the cast is easily seen on the back side as shown below.  Bright drusy quartz is host to four light purple crystals of fluorite.  
JC8014.  Back side.  
JC8004.    Fluorite, apatite.  Yaoganxian mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang county, Chenzhou prefecture, Hunan province, China.  3.7 x 5 cm 65g.  $80.00.  A large greenish apatite crystal is host to a purple zoned fluorite crystal resting on its face.   Unusual combo from here.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8004.   Another view.
JC8004.   Another view. 
JC8004.  Another view.  The shape of the apatite crystal can be seen better in this photo. 
JC7987.  Fluorite, mica.  Yaoganxian mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang county, Chenzhou prefecture, Hunan province, China.  2.5 x 5 cm  35g.  $35.00.   Light purple with very slight greenish tones here and there.  Fairly clear crystals.  Minor damage to main crystal on bottom edge corner.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC7987.  Another view. 
JC7987.  Another view. 
JC7980.  Fluorite, calcite.  Elmwood mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn district, Smith county, Tennessee.   9.7 x 10.7 cm cube.  >1000g.  $300.00.   There is minor chipping along the edges here and there, and a chip out of the offset fluorite near the center of the fluorite crystal.  The large calcite at the top center in this photo has the termination cleaved off, the two other calcites have very minor dings on them.  The top calcite resting on top of the fluorite cube has the back side of the crystal cleaved off and also has a couple of minor dings.  The corners of the fluorite are amber while the rest of the crystal is very pale purple.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC7980.   Another view. 
JC7980.  Another view. 
JC7849.   Fluorite, quartz.  Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China.   3 x 5 cm  $65.00.   An ice blue, gem clear crystal with a purple center.
JC7849.  Another view. 
JC7849.  Another view. 
JC7849.  Another view. 
JC7811.  Fluorite.  Erongo, Namibia.  1.5 x 4.5 cm  9g.  $300.00.   An elongated highly modified  spinel twin and ? crystal; a very rare form of crystallization.   Several views are shown of this unusual specimen.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC7811.   Another view. 
JC7811.   Another view. 
JC7811.   Another view.  
JC7811.   Another view. 
JC7811.  Other views. 
JC7811.   Another view. 
JC7758.  Fluorite, quartz, pyrite, calcite.   Fengjiashan mine (Daye Copper mine), Edong district, Daye county, Huangshi prefecture, Hubei province, China.   3.5 x 6 cm  97g.  $90.00   ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.

 

JC7758.   A little more light in this photo. 
JC7638.  Fluorite, calcite, chalcopyrite.   Huanzala, Huallanca district, Dos de Mayo province, Huanuco department, Peru.   2.3 x 3.5 cm  16g.  $10.00.   A clear, transparent crystal with white calcite growing on one end, and a tarnished chalcopyrite crystal in the lower front.  
JC3982.  Fluorite, sphalerite.  Gibralter mine, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico.  6 x 6 cm.  194g.  $50.00.  Near colorless, clear crystals on a bit of sphalerite matrix.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC3982.  Another view. 
JC2487.   Fluorite, barite, quartz.  Unnamed prospect south of Colorado mine cemetery, Castle Dome district, Castle Dome, Yuma county, Arizona.  3.2 x 5 cm  56g.  $5.00.  A partial cube of opaque light green color with white blades of barite, and implanted on the barite are tiny quartz crystals, some of which have just a hint of orange from hematite staining.       ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC2487.  Another view.
JC2490.   Fluorite.  Unnamed prospect south of Colorado mine cemetery, Castle Dome district, Castle Dome, Yuma county, Arizona.  2.5 x 3.5cm  47g.  $5.00.   A cube of light sea green color.       ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC2493.   Fluorite, quartz, calcite.  Unnamed prospect south of Colorado mine cemetery, Castle Dome district, Castle Dome, Yuma county, Arizona.  3.8 x 5 cm  76g.  $7.00.   Pale sea green cubes with a thin outer zone of purple giving some of them a lilac color on top of the sea green color.  They are resting on drusy quartz, with a tiny bit of brown calcite crystals also present.     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC2494.   Fluorite.  Unnamed prospect south of Colorado mine cemetery, Castle Dome district, Castle Dome, Yuma county, Arizona.  3.8 x 5 cm  47g.  $7.00.  Several cubes with pale sea green color and a trace of purple zoning, giving them a lilac on green color.  Bladed calcite crystals with a light to dark brown color are scattered around.       ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC2494.  Another view. 
JC2506.   Fluorite.  Unnamed prospect south of Colorado mine cemetery, Castle Dome district, Castle Dome, Yuma county, Arizona.   3.8 x 4 cm  96g.  $8.00    A cube with calcite crystals along the side.  The color is an odd lilac color which tends to be more greenish depending on the lighting.       ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC2507.   Fluorite, calcite, quartz.  Unnamed prospect south of Colorado mine cemetery, Castle Dome district, Castle Dome, Yuma county, Arizona.   3.8 x 5.3 cm  133g.   $12.00    Pale sea green cubes with a tiara of brown calcite crystals.  A couple of sprigs of little quartz crystals are also present on the fluorite.       ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC2507.  Another view. 
JC6087.  Fluorite.  Unnamed prospect south of Colorado mine cemetery, Castle Dome district, Castle Dome, Yuma county, Arizona.  4.1 x 5 cm  129g.  $8.00.   Several cubes, translucent pale sea green with a dusting of quartz on the.  One cube has an outer zone of purple, giving a pleasing lilac color to part of the cube.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC6087.  Another view. 
JC855.  Fluorite.  Unnamed prospect south of Colorado mine cemetery, Castle Dome district, Castle Dome, Yuma county, Arizona.  2.5 x 3.5 cm  42g. $5.00   Somewhat dull luster bluish crystal with traces of barite on it.     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8503.  Fluorapatite pseudo tarbutite.  Skorpion mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz district, Karas region, Namibia.  5 x 8 cm  184g  $150.00.  Beautiful sprays of tarbutite have been completely replaced by fluorapatite.  Color is a sort of light sea green with a hint of blue.  Nice specimen.     ON HOLD
JC8503.  Another view.
JC8503.  Another view.
JC1645A Fluor-richterite, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada.  An 18 mm crystal in matrix.  $7.00.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC1645A.  Another view showing crystals in matrix.  
JC6916.  Fluor-richterite.  Otter Lake road, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada. 5 x 6 cm  127g.  $50.00   Ex: Joe Cohen collection #633.  Collected in the 1980's.   Several crystals in calcite.       ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8665.  Galena, sphalerite.  Tri-state district. Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri.   4.5 x 5.5 cm  147g.  $45.00.   Cute group of cubes on sphalerite crystals.  Ex: Gene & Sally La Berge coll.; Ex Bob Seasor coll.  
JC8665.  Another view.  
JC8606.  Galena, quartz, calcite.  Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.   6 x 7.5 cm  257g.  $200.00.    Well formed crystals of galena are somewhat uncommon at Tsumeb, but they occur, typically, as combinations of the cube and octahedra.   Here is a nice grouping mixed with somewhat iron stained quartz crystals and sparkly small calcite crystals.      ON HOLD
JC8522.   Galena, quartz, chalcopyrite.  Borieva mine, Madan district, Smolyan Oblast, Southern Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria.  3 x 4.5 cm  31g.  $20.00.   Melted looking galena on quartz crystals.     ON HOLD
JC8522.   Another view.   
JC8183.  Galena, chalcopyrite, quartz.  Pfannenberger Einigkeit mine, Salchendorf, Neunkirchen, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. 6 x 9.5 cm  147g.  $110.00     A nice specimen from the famous locality in the Siegerland.  The edges of the undamaged galena are slightly rounded.  An old and classic specimen.  
JC8183.  Another view.  
JC7931.   Galena, sphalerite.  Blackstone mine, Shullsburg area, Upper Mississippi Valley district, Lafayette county, Wisconsin.    6.5 x 8.5 cm  260g.  $200.00.   Bright galena cubes on sphalerite.  Mine closed in the early 1970's, so the specimen predates this, but exactly when is unknown.  
JC7931.  Another view.  
JC7931.  Another view. 
JC7931.  Another view.  
JC7903.  Galena.  Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds Co., Missouri 3.5 x 6.2 cm  243g.  $75.00.   Nice group of brilliant crystals. 
JC7903.  Another view.
JC7903.  Another view.
JC7903.  Another view.
JC7904.  Galena, quartz.  Georgetown-Silver Plume District, Clear Creek Co., Colorado 3.5 x 4.8 cm  23g.  $60.00.   Not many of these have been preserved from this long closed district.  
JC7904.  Another view. 
JC7762.   Galena, calcite.  La Cruz mine? Linares,  Linares-La Carolina district, Jaen, Andalusia, Spain.   5 x 5 cm  247g.  $50.00.   Very few specimens have come from this area, and this is a nice miniature.  Back is coated with calcite. 
JC7762.   Another view.
JC7688.   Galena, sphalerite, calcite.    Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray
Russia
.  6 x 6.5 x 8 cm  562g.  $90.00   Nice combo specimen. 
JC7688.   Another view.  
JC7569.  Galena on pyrite.   Huanzala, Huallanca district, Dos de Mayo province, Huanuco department, Peru.  6.5 x 10 cm   487g.  $75.00.   Brilliant, rather modified crystals.  No obvious damage.  There has been a new find of galena and pyrite from Huanzala.  Most pieces have some degree of damage...this one looks pretty clean.  
JC7569.  Another view.  
JC6991.  Galena, marcasite.  Mid-continent mine, Treece, Kansas.  5 x 5 x 7 cm  >1000g. $100.00   Two joined together cubes with octahedral overgrowths.  I bought this in the 1960's from Harry Serring.       ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC6991.  Slightly different angle. 
JC6991.  Back side. 
JC4719.  Galena, wurtzite.   Huanzala, Huallanca district, Dos de Mayo province, Huanuco department, Peru.  4 x 4.7 cm  138g.  $35.00.  Silvery galena crystals are emplaced on somewhat bronze colored underlying wurtzite.  Uncommon specimen from Huanzala.  The wurtzites were found in one area of the mine in the 1990's, and no more has been forthcoming since.     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8861.  Getchellite, orpiment, stibnite.  Getchell mine, Adam peak, Potosi district, Osgood mountains, Humboldt county, Nevada.  3.5 x 3.5 x 4 cm   33g.  $100.00.   Nice rich example, with the dark red getchellite making up most of the specimen with orange/yellow orpiment and minor sparkly steel gray stibnite.       ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.  ON HOLD
JC8855.  GoldSunnyside mine group, Bonita Peak, Gladstone, Eureka district, San Juan county, Colorado.  3 x 4 cm  50g.  $50.00.   Flecks of gold scattered through matrix.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8867Gold.  Sunnyside mine group, Bonita Peak, Gladstone, Eureka district, San Juan county, Colorado.  5.3 x 6 cm  94g.  $60.00.  Flecks of gold on a flat polished slice of quartz.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8867.  Closer view.  
JC8852.  Gold (roasted).  Cripple Creek, Teller county, Colorado.   2 x 2.5 cm   5g.  $30.00.   Gold roasted from tellurides most likely.  
JC8836.  Gold.  Sunnyside mine group, Bonita Peak, Gladstone, Eureka district, San Juan county, Colorado.  8.5 x 10 cm   193g.  $150.00.   A seam across the middle of the specimen has small subhedral quartz crystals and mixed in are small wires of gold scattered along the opening. 
JC8836.   Another view. 
JC8836.   Another view. 
JC8836.   Another view closer up
JC8836.   Another view closer up
JC8745.  Gold, galena.  Sunnyside mine, Bonita peak, Gladstone, Eureka district, San Juan county, Colorado.   4.2 x 4.5 cm  90g.  $75.00.   Gold is scattered through the quartz.  Can be more easily felt than seen.   Has wires and crystals sticking out of the quartz and easily felt.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.   ON HOLD
JC8745.  Another view, with the gold scattered through the quartz and seen as slightly brownish crystalline aggregates. 
JC8745.  Another view. 
JC8729.   Gold, quartz.  Mother Lode gold belt, California.   3 x 5 cm  75g.   $175.00.   White massive quartz with limonite staining/alteration liberally sprinkled with small grains/specks of gold.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8729.   Another view. 
JC8729.  Another View. 
JC8729.  Another View. 
JC8690.  Gold, chalcopyrite, sphalerite, galena.  Sunnyside mine, Bonita peak, Gladstone, Eureka district, San Juan county, Colorado.   3 x 6 cm  65g.  $35.00.   Scattered flecks of gold intermixed with the other minerals.  One face is polished to show the gold better.    SOLD
JC7752.   Gold, smoky quartz.  Sheepranch mine, Mountain district, East Belt, Calaveras county, California.  3 x 4 cm  31g.  $60.00.  Small grains of visible gold in massive smoky quartz from this mine which closed in 1942.     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.

 

JC7752.   Another view.  
JC7752.   Another view. 
JC7752.   Another view. 
JC7752.  Another view. 
JC8848.   Gypsum.  Chihuahua, Mexico.   3.5 x 4.5 cm  19g.  $5.00.   Little group of bladed crystals.  No exact location information. 
JC8848.  Another view.  
JC8194.  Gypsum (selenite).  Kimberly mine, Robinson district, Ely, White Pine county, Nevada.  10 x 20 cm  568g.  $100.00   A large plate covered with water clear selenite crystals.  Here again, a rarely seen specimen from Nevada.     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC8194.  Another view.  
JC8019.  Gypsum.  Santa Eulalia district, Mun. de Aquiles Serdan, Chihuahua, Mexico.  9 x 14 cm  592g.  $85.00.  A nice large "fishtail" twin of gypsum.  Minor dings on the termination (common with gypsum as it is so soft).  Wish I had the mine name, but the label just listed Santa Eulalia.   Nice large gypsum cabinet specimen.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC7669.  Gypsum pseudo glauberite.  Camp Verde, Yavapai county, Arizona.  6.5 x 7 cm   183g  $65.00.  Excellent pseudo.      ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC7669.  Another view.