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JC8200.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.   A 4 cm crystal.  17g.  $30.00
JC8200.  Another view. 
JC8200.  Another view. 
JC8201Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  3 x 3 cm  7g.  $12.00
JC8201.  Another view. 
JC8201.  Another view.
JC8202Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  A 2.5 cm crystal with smaller satellite crystals.  Totally transparent and gemmy.   Very tiny dings on the small right hand satellite crystal.  The double refraction of calcite gives rather odd looking inclusions a strange look.   Nice piece.  
JC8202.  Another view. 
JC8201.  Another view.
JC8201.  Another view. The tiny dings on the left hand satellite crystal in this view, are barely visible.  
JC8203.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  A 3.5 cm long main crystal, growing left to right in the center of the photo.  $15.00.   The crystal has brown phantoms in it.  Several other crystals are attached, some with phantoms.  These are transparent, with the phantoms making them look opaque.  Nifty specimen that did not photo well.        RESERVED
JC8204.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  2  x 2.5 cm  $10.00.  A transparent nicely twinned crystal on a bit of matrix.   A very tiny ding on one edge, visible with a loupe.  
JC8204.  Another view.
JC8204.  Another view.
JC8205.  Gypsum.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  A 3 cm rather complex crystal.  $3.00.   Cleaved on one side. 
JC8205.  Another view.  
JC8207.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  3.4 x 4 cm  19g. $20.00.  A group of mixed forms, totally transparent.  I found two very minor dings with the naked eye, hard to spot without a loupe.     RESERVED
JC8208Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  3 x 5 cm  23g.  $20.00.  Totally transparent crystals with interesting crystal forms.  A few very minor dings, hard to spot, and do not detract.  None visible in the photos. 
JC8208.  Another view. 
JC8208.  Another view. 
JC8209Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  A 5 cm crystal, twinned and doubly terminated.  Opaque with satiny luster.  Some brown matrix on the front, as seen.  $10.00
JC8209.  Another view. 
JC8210.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  4 x 4.3 cm  27g.  $15.00.  Transparent, satiny to glassy luster crystals.  One cleaved crystal on the upper left edge of the specimen in this view.  
JC8210.  Another view. 
JC8210.  Another view. 
JC8211.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  4.3 x 4.5 cm  27g.  $20.00.  A 3.5 cm  doubly terminated crystal with a few smaller associated crystals.  A few very minor dings along the crystal edges, hard to spot and not visible in the photos. 
JC8211.  Another view.  
JC8211.  Another view.
JC8211.  Another view.
JC8212.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  A 3cm crystal.  8g.  $10.00.   A doubly terminated transparent crystal.  There is one ding about dead center on the crystal face, visible as a white spot on the crystal in this view.   Little specks of black manganese oxide are present on the crystal faces, visible in the photos. 
JC8212.  Another view. 
JC8212.  View of back side. 
JC8212.  View of back side. 
JC8213.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa. A 4 cm crystal.  13g.  $25.00.   Totally transparent and gemmy with matrix inclusions, and a bit of matrix on the back side.  Doubly terminated.  Nice specimen.   
JC8213.  Another view.
JC8213.  Another view, back side.  .  
JC8213.  Another view, back side. 
JC8215.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  2.5 x 4 cm  18g.  $15.00.  Modified rhombohedrons, transparent to translucent.  
JC8215.  Another view. 
JC8215.  Another view.
JC8216.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  A 2.7 cm crystal.  5g.  $15.00.  Totally transparent.   I found two very small dings.  One on the tip of the crystal, visible on the left termination end in this photo as a white spot.  
JC8216.  Another view. 
JC8216.  Another view.
JC8216.  Another view.
JC8217Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  2.5 x 3 cm  5g.  $10.00.   Two totally transparent crystals on a bit of matrix.  The crystals are growing one on top of the other.        RESERVED
JC8218Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  4 x 4 cm  36g.  $10.00.  A mostly transparent oddly twinned crystal.  There is a blemish, doesn't appear to be damage though, on the lower front in this photo.  Looks like a white spot in the crystal.  A couple of minor dings on crystal edges, not visible in the photos as they are quite small.  
JC8218.  Another view.  The blemish is white in this photo...it actually is inside the crystal.  Minor ding visible on the upper somewhat right of center part of the crystal. 
JC8218.  Another view. 
JC8219.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  A 3cm crystal.  $20.00.  Totally gemmy doubly terminated crystal.        RESERVED
JC8220.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  A 3 cm crystal.  $18.00   Single termination, with cleaved base.  Totally gemmy crystal. 
JC8220.  Another view. 
JC8220.  Another view. 
JC8221Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  A 2.2 cm crystal.  $15.00.   Totally gemmy, single termination, crystal.   Base is matrix material.   Tiny ding on one edge, not noticeable without a loupe.
JC8221.  Another view. 
JC8221.  Another view.
JC8222.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  A 2.7 cm doubly terminated twin crystal.  $18.00.    Completely gemmy with two twin planes.        RESERVED
JC8223.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  A 1.8 cm group, translucent to somewhat transparent.  $5.00
JC8224Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa  2.5 x 4.5 cm  25g.  $25.00.  Highly modified crystals; not being a crystallographer, not sure how to describe this one.  Neat specimen.  Transparent crystals with glassy to satiny luser.  
JC8224.  Another view. 
JC8224.  Another view.
JC8224.  Another view.
JC8225Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  2 x 2.7 cm  10g.  $20.00  Highly modified, glassy, transparent, gemmy crystals.  
JC8225.  Another view. 
JC8225.  Another view. 
JC8226.  Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  6.4 cm long group.  13g.  $15.00.  Interesting group of scalenohedrons.  The longest, main crystal has a cleaved tip. 
JC8226.  Another view, with the cleaved tip of the main crystal visible, right end of the crystal.  
JC8226.  Another view.  
JC8226.  Another view.  
JC8227Calcite.  N'Chwaning II mine, N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  2.5 x 5 cm    35g.  $15.00.  Tiny ding on the end of the main crystal.  Satiny luster, translucent crystals.   . 
JC8227.  Another view.  
JC8228.  Pyromorphite.   Daoping mine, Gongcheng county, Guilin prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, China.  A 15 mm long crystal group.  $5.00.  
JC9617.  Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho. 4.5 x 6 cm   79g.  Sawn back.  Drusy micro crystals with minor black tenorite.   $15.00
JC9619. Azurite, malachite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  4 x 6.5 cm  76g.  $15.00  Drusy micro crystals with minor malachite in small spherules.   Sawn back. 
JC9621.Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  4 x 5 cm  23g.  $12.00
JC9622Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3.5 x 5.3 cm  46g.  $12.00.  Sawn back.
JC9623Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3 x 8 cm   23g.   $15.00
JC9624Azurite, malachite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3.2 x 7.5 cm  56g.  $15.00  RESERVED
JC9625Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  4.5 x 5.5 cm  80g.  $12.00
JC9626.  Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3.5 x 6 cm   47g.   $12.00
JC9627Azurite, malachite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  4 x 4 cm  34g  $10.00
JC9628.  Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  5 x 6 cm   47g.  $15.00
JC9629.  Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3.5 x 6.5 cm   82g.  $12.00
JC9630Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3 x 4 cm  33g.  $10.00
JC9630.  Another view. 
JC9631Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  4.3 x 5.5 cm  69g.  $15.00  RESERVED
JC9632.  Azurite, tenorite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3 x 6 cm   48g.  $10.00
JC9633Azurite, tenorite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3.2 x 3.5 cm  36g.  $8.00
JC9633.  Back side. 
JC9634Azurite, malachite, tenorite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3.5 x 6.5 cm  42g.  $12.00.  
JC9634.  Back side. 
JC9635Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  2.5 x 5 cm   33g.  $10.00
JC9636Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3.5 x 4 cm  15g.   $10.00
JC9637Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3 x 4.5 cm  20g.  $8.00
JC9638.  Azurite, malachite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3.5 x 5 cm  68g.   $12.00
JC9639Azurite, malachite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3.7 x 4.5 cm   18g.  $15.00  RESERVED
JC9640Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  5.2 x 6 cm   55g.   $12.00
JC9641.  Azurite, malachite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  4 x 5.3 cm  60g.   $15.00.   Sawn back.   SOLD
JC9642Azurite, malachite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  5 x 6.5 cm   50g.   $12.00

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