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JC4980.  Malachite pseudo azurite.  Emke mine, Onganja, Namibia.  4 x 5 x 6 cm  82g.   $100.00.   Sharp green pseudos, with nice chatoyancy.  Nice and 3 dimensional, which is hard to tell from the photo.  Very rarely are these offered for sale, and usually quite expensive.  These are all pseudos after azurite, with several crystals present.         RESERVED 
JC4980.  Slightly different view. 
JC6099.  Epidote.   Paymaster canyon, Gillis range, Mineral county, Nevada.   2.2 cm tall   4g.  $5.00.   Single terminated crystal with a bit of quartz from this one time limited find of several years ago.   
JC6597.    Andradite.      Cowboy mine (near), Wellington Hills, nr. Wellington, Lyon county, Nevada.  6 x 9 cm  253g.  $45.00.   Root beer brown, brilliant and glassy crystals from this one time limited find of several years ago.   The crystals are somewhat gemmy, as you can see into them.  
JC6597.  Another view.  
JC6626.  Andradite, titanite (sphene).     Cowboy mine (near), Wellington Hills, nr. Wellington, Lyon county, Nevada.  3.5 x 6 cm  109g.  $35.00.    Root beer brown andradite crystals, glassy luster crystals, partly gemmy, as you can see into them.  Rarely, titanite occurs on these andradites, and this one has a cream colored, thin, bladed, titanite dead center in the specimen.   From this one time limited find of several years ago   RESERVED
JC6626.  Another view.  
JC6635Andradite.      Cowboy mine (near), Wellington Hills, nr. Wellington, Lyon county, Nevada.  4.5 x 6 cm   98g.  $25.00.  Brilliant, dark brown with a hint of reddish brown, glassy, semi-transparent crystals.  From this one time limited find of several years ago
JC6635.  Slightly different angle.  
JC6635.  Reverse. 
JC6640.   Andradite.      Cowboy mine (near), Wellington Hills, nr. Wellington, Lyon county, Nevada.  3.5 x 5 cm  100g.  $18.00   Brilliant, glassy luster reddish brown, somewhat gemmy crystals, as you can see into them.    From this one time limited find of several years ago   RESERVED
JC6883. Andradite.      Cowboy mine (near), Wellington Hills, nr. Wellington, Lyon county, Nevada. 5 x 6 cm   218g.  $25.00.   Brilliant, glassy luster dark reddish brown, somewhat gemmy crystals, as you can see into them.    From this one time limited find of several years ago
JC6891.  Andradite.   Cowboy mine (near), Wellington Hills, nr. Wellington, Lyon county, Nevada.  4 x 6.5 cm   76g.  $15.00.   Brilliant, glassy luster dark reddish brown, somewhat gemmy crystals, as you can see into them.    From this one time limited find of several years ago   RESERVED
JC7186.  Amazonite.  Crystal Creek, Teller county, Colorado.   4.5 x 5 cm  single crystal.   94g.   $15.00.    Light blue single crystal collected about 15 years ago.
JC7496.  Libethenite, chrysocolla.  Los Azules mine, San Miguel, Tierra Amarilla Chile.  4.5 x 7 cm   98g.  $38.00.   Dark green bladed libethenite crystals with scattering of tiny bright blue chrysocolla balls on them.     
JC7496.   A close up. 
JC8636. Pyromorphite.  Little Giant mine, nr. Mullan, Coeur d'Alene district, Shoshone county, Idaho.  3.5 x 4.7 cm  31g.  $15.00     I collected the Little Giant in 1970, and sold most of the specimens collected.  At that time pyromorphite was very abundant in the mine, and it was obvious it had not been heavily collected.   Later, commercial collectors pretty much cleaned the place out of decent specimens.  This is one of the pieces from the 1970 effort.    Somewhat grayish green crystals on a hard metamorphic rock.   Typical of the material available at that time.  This one ended up in the University of Arizona collection #16173.  
JC9798.  Descloizite.  Berg Aukas mine, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa region, Namibia.  5.5 x 7 cm   222g.  $125.00.   Ox-blood red to orange-red descloizite crystal cluster.  A few contact marks from extraction.   One of the rarer color descloizite types from Berg Aukas.  
JC9798.   Slightly different view.  
JC9971Andradite.  Merrill prospect, Bishop tungsten district, Coyote ridge, Inyo county, California. 4 x 6 cm   81g.  $15.00.    Cinnamon colored andradite crystals...the outer zone is this reddish brown color, while the core of the crystals are dark brown.      RESERVED
JC9972Andradite.  Merrill prospect, Bishop tungsten district, Coyote ridge, Inyo county, California.   3 x 5.5 cm  59g.  $15.00.    Cinnamon colored andradite crystals...the outer zone is this reddish brown color, while the core of the crystals are dark brown.
JC9972.   Slightly different view.  
JC9974Andradite, actinolite (uralite), epidote, quartz.  Merrill prospect, Bishop tungsten district, Coyote ridge, Inyo county, California.   3 x 5.5 cm   88g.  $22.00.   A nice sharp pseudo of actinolite (uralite) after diopside.   These were rather rare in this deposit.   This is one of the best ones, with nice sharp crystal faces faithfully representing the now replaced diopside.   There is a small quartz crystal also present.   RESERVED
JC9974.  Another view.
JC9974.  Another view.  
JC9974.  Another slightly different view.
JC9974.  Close up view of the replaced diopside crystal.  
JC9975.   Andradite.  Merrill prospect, Bishop tungsten district, Coyote ridge, Inyo county, California.  5 x 5 cm  80g.   $15.00.     Cinnamon colored andradite crystals...the outer zone is this reddish brown color, while the core of the crystals are dark brown.
JC9976.    Andradite.  Merrill prospect, Bishop tungsten district, Coyote ridge, Inyo county, California.  3 x 4.8 cm  62g.  $10.00   Cinnamon colored andradite crystals...the outer zone is this reddish brown color, while the core of the crystals are dark brown.   RESERVED
JC9999.     Andradite.  Merrill prospect, Bishop tungsten district, Coyote ridge, Inyo county, California.  6 x 6.5 cm  68g.  $15.00  Cinnamon colored andradite crystals...the outer zone is this reddish brown color, while the core of the crystals are dark brown.  The green specks are uralite pseudos after diopside.      RESERVED
JC10002.  Andradite, actinolite (uralite).  Merrill prospect, Bishop tungsten district, Coyote ridge, Inyo county, California.   3 x 3.4 cm  24g.  $15.00.    Fairly sharp pseudo of uralite after diopside.   These were rather rare in this deposit.   This is one of the better ones, with fairly sharp crystal faces representing the now replaced diopside.
JC10004.   Andradite, actinolite (uralite), epidote, quartz.  Merrill prospect, Bishop tungsten district, Coyote ridge, Inyo county, California.   3 x 4 cm  42g.  $15.00    Fairly sharp pseudo of uralite after diopside.   These were rather rare in this deposit.   Several are present on the garnet crystals.  
JC10009.  Epidote, quartz.  Merrill prospect, Bishop tungsten district, Coyote ridge, Inyo county, California.  2.5 x 6 cm  71g.  $10.00.   Epidote was rare in this deposit as decent crystals.  This is one of the few pieces collected.   
JC10047.   Vanadinite on barite. ACF mine area, Mibladen mining district, Midelt, Khenifra province, Meknes-Tafilalet region, Morocco.  3 x 5 cm    56g.  $5.00.   Bright red little vanadinite crystals scattered over the white barite blades.      RESERVED
JC10048.  Fluorite, barite.   Boulder Hill Mine , Wellington, Silver Glance District, Wellington Hills, Douglas Co., Nevada.  4 x 4 x 4.5 cm  129g.  $10.00.    Several very pale cubes of fluorite.  
JC10049.  Quartz.  Lincolnton, Lincoln county, North Carolina.   5 x 6 cm tall.   59g.   $10.00.   Two clear, gemmy crystals, with one offset crystal.  The label says "Japanese twin" on the quartz, but this is not the case, as the angle is wrong for the supposed twin.    Wish I had more exact (mine?) location, but the label just says Lincolnton.      RESERVED
JC10049.   The offset crystal is easily visible on the right side of the larger crystal.
JC10050.  Prehnite.  Oficarsa Quarry (Cerro de las Culebras), Carchelejo, Cárcheles, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain   3.5 x 5 cm  58g.  $12.00.   Pale green, slightly botryoidal prehnite.  
JC10051.  Cerussite & ?.  Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker district, Jerada province, Oriental, Morocco.   2.5 x 3.8 cm  29g.   $10.00.   Cerussite with unknown black mineral.   
JC10052.  Cerussite, barite.   Mibladen mining district, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco.  2.7 x 4 cm  57g.  $10.00.   Ball of cerussite crystals on barite.  
JC10053Cerussite & ?.  Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker district, Jerada province, Oriental, Morocco.   3 x 4.2 cm  26g.  $10.00.  Scattered cerussite crystals.  
JC10054.  Fluorite, quartz.  Glendon Pyrophyllite Mine & mill Glendon District, Moore Co., North Carolina.  2.5 x 3.3 cm.  44g.  $8.00.  Tiny, purple fluorite crystals on massive milky quartz.  Odd locality.   
JC10055.  Libethenite.  Miguel Vacas Mine, Conceição, Vila Viçosa, Évora, Portugal.  2.5 x 3 cm  26g.  $12.00.   Toenail size opening lined with dark green libethenite crystals.   
JC10056.  Calcite.  Buchan, East Gippsland Shire, Victoria, Australia.  3.5 x 5.5 cm   52g.  $10.00.   Scalenohedral crystals from this obscure location.  Couldn't find much about this location on Mindat.      RESERVED
JC10056.  Another view.  
JC10057.  Cerussite, barite.   Mibladen mining district, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco.   2.7 x 5.5 cm   60g.  $12.00.   Colorless, sparkly cerussite crystals form the matrix with some barite blades for accent.  
JC10057.   Another view.  
JC10058.  Fluorite.  Bois le Duc, Foisches, Givet, Ardennes, Grand Est, France   3 x 6 cm   55g.  $8.00.   Dark purple, not lustrous crystals.  
JC10059.  Celestine, calcite.   Stoneco Lime City quarry, Lime City, Wood county, Ohio.   5.5 x 5.5 cm   115g   $12.00.   Blue gray celestine crystals with small scalenohedrons of calcite.   Fluorescent. 
JC10060.  Barite.  Teresita mine, Atamaria, Sierra Minera de Cartagena-La Union, Cartagena, Murcia, Spain.   3 x 7 cm  69g.  $24.00.   Nice, white with hint of blue, sort of ice blue, crystals.      RESERVED
JC10060.  Another view. 
JC10061.  Limonite pseudo after pyrite.  Aquadale, Stanly county, North Carolina.   5 x 7.5 cm  162g.  $17.00.    Bunch of replaced cubes in matrix.  
JC10061.   Another view. 
JC10062.  Quartz.   Crystal Creek, Teller county, Colorado.  6 cm tall.  49g.  $6.00.   
JC10063.  Calcite.  Boldut mine, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania.   4.5 x 6 cm  29g.    $15.00.    Cream colored calcite on what appears to be an earlier generation of calcite scalenohedrons.  
JC10063.   Side view.  
JC10064.  Sphalerite.  Cumberland Mine , Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith Co., Tennessee 3.5 x 5.5 cm  67g.  $10.00.    Several crystals on white matrix. 
JC10065Quartz.   Crystal Creek, Teller county, Colorado.  4 x 4 cm  40g.  $5.00   A 4 cm smoky crystal on a shard of massive quartz. 
JC10065.  Another view.  
JC10066.  Aragonite.  Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain   4.5 x 5 cm  88g.   $20.00    A group of crystals, with hints of purple.    
JC10066.  Side view.  
JC10067.  Malachite.  Southwest mine, Bisbee, Cochise county, Arizona.   4.5 x 7.5 cm   152g.  $10.00.    Groups of needle like malachite crystals in dark matrix.  
JC10068.  Titanite, adularia.  Ticino, Switzerland.   6 x 9 cm  187g.  $10.00.   Hard to see crystals with adularia.   Titanites are covered with chlorite.  
JC10068.  Another view.  
JC10068.  Another view. 
JC10068.  Close up view.  
JC10069.  Goethite, quartz, chalcedony.   Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK   5 x 7 x 9 cm   361g.  $7.00.  This falls into the ugly rock category.  Interesting as a locality piece.      RESERVED
JC10069.   Another view.  
JC10069.   Another view.  
JC10070.  Willemite, calcite.   Preguiça Mine, Sobral da Adiça, Moura, Beja, Portugal.  5 x 9.5 cm   124g.  $15.00.   May be some plattnerite here also.   Micro crystals of willemite coating the hematitic matrix.
JC10070.   Another view.  
JC10070.   Another view
JC10071. Analcime, heulandite, mordenite.    Crastu Muradu Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia, Italy.  5.5 x 8 cm   130g.  $12.00.   Another somewhat obscure locality.  
JC10072.  Calcite.   Bleiwäsche quarry, Bleiwäsche, Bad Wünnenberg, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  5.5 x 6 cm  122g. $15.00.   Rhombic, somewhat transparent crystals.     
JC10073.  Aragonite.  Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain.   11cm long.  192g.   $15.00.   
JC10073.  Back side.  
JC10074 Celestine.   Stoneco Lime City quarry, Lime City, Wood county, Ohio.  5 x 9 cm  208g.  $25.00.  Nice coverage of stout light blue crystals.     RESERVED
JC10074.   Another view.  
 

JC10075.  Libethenite.   Miguel Vacas Mine, Conceição, Vila Viçosa, Évora, Portugal.  5 x 5 x 7 cm   212g.  $25.00.  Nice coverage of this rare mineral from this interesting locality.  

JC10075.  Close up view.  
JC10075.  Back side.  
JC10076.  Barite.  La Morena Mine, El Gorguel, La Unión, Sierra de Cartagena, Murcia, Spain 4 x 5.2 cm  55g.  $20.00.   White bladed barite on dark matrix.  Black specks of unknown mineral on the barite crystals.  
JC10076.  Another view.  
JC10076.  Another view.
JC10076.  Another view.
JC10077 Aragonite.  Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain.   8.5 cm long.  98g.  $20.00.  Classic aragonite crystal with light purple zone near the center.   RESERVED 
JC10077.  Another view. 
JC10077.  Another view.
JC10077.  View of the termination on one end.   
JC10078.  Calcite, dolomite.  Calcite quarry, Holzen, Arnsberg, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  6 x 6.5 cm    102g.  $12.00.   Brown crystal on one end of the dolomite matrix.   Calcite is a twin, and the twin plane can be seen in the close up photos.  
JC10078.  Close up view. 
JC10131.  Scolecite, apophyllite.  Nashik quarry, Nashik district, Maharashtra, India.   3 x 12 cm  112g.   $15.00.  Long spary of scolecite with apophyllite, in light green, perched on the end.     RESERVED
JC10133.  Barite, calcite.  Calcite quarry, Holzen, Arnsberg, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.    5.5 x 10 cm  368g.   $10.00.   red stained bladed barite with red stained calcite.   
JC10133.  Closer view.   
JC10140.  Actinolite after diopside (uralite).   Calumet mine, Turret mining district, Chaffee county, Colorado.   5 x 6 x 8.5 cm   330g.  $25.00   A better than average piece with nice coverage of small grayish green crystals.    RESERVED
JC10140.   Close up view. 
JC10140.   Close up view. 
JC10141.  Calcite.   La Sambre quarry, Landelies, Montigny-le-Tilleul, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium.  7 x 9 cm   472g.   $20.00.   Slightly iron stained crystals.  Some nice twins present.  
JC10141.  Another view.  
JC10141.  Another view.  
JC10142.  Heulandite and ?.  Upper New Street quarry, Paterson, Passaic county, New Jersey.   6.5 x 8.5 cm  150g.  $15.00  Pinkish heulandite with other zeolites; prehnite?, not sure of the white acicular crystals. 
JC10142.  Close up view.  
JC10144.  Calcite on dolomite.  Corydon Stone co. quarry, Corydon, Harrison co., Indiana.  12 x 14 cm  556g.  $20.00 .  Large, somewhat crude calcite crystals nestled on to beige dolomite.  Neat piece.  
JC10144.   Close up of the calcite.  
JC10145.  Calcite.   National Limestone quarry No. 2, Lime Ridge, Mount Pleasant Mills, Perry township, Snyder co., Pennsylvania.  7 x 14 cm   161g.  $12.00.   Large plate of small sparkly calcite crystals.       RESERVED
JC10145.   Close up view.
JC10146.  Datolite.   Millington quarry, Bernards township, Somerset county, New Jersey. 9 x 10 cm 304g.   $15.00.   Druse of crystals in cavity.    Sparkly.  
JC10146.  Close up view. 
JC10194.  Adamite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico. 6 x 10 cm  148g.   $50.00.   Very pale yellow green crystals scattered all over the matrix.    
JC10194.   Close up view.  
JC10194.   Close up view.  
JC10195.  Calcite.   Marble quarries, Estremoz, Évora, Portugal          6 x 6.5 cm   181g  $15.00.   Both clear crystals and crystals covered with a secondary overgrowth of micro-crystalline calcite.      RESERVED
JC10195.  Another view. 
JC10196.  Sphalerite, calcite, pyrite on dolomite.  Becke-Oese quarry, Menden, Iserlohn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  7 x 9 cm   238g.  $15.00.   Matrix is loaded with thousands of tiny sphalerite crystals with speckles of golden pyrite micro crystals.  
JC10196.  Back side.  
JC10196.  Close up of back side.  
JC10196.  Close up.
JC10197.  Pyrite on fluorite.   Moscona Mine, Solís, Corvera de Asturias, Villabona mining area, Asturias, Spain.  6.5 x 8 cm  131g.   $25.00.  Bright, sparkly micro crystals of pyrite partially coating the fluorite cubes.       RESERVED
JC10197.  Close up view.  
JC10198.  Quartz.   Penalobo (or Pena Lobo), Sabugal, Guarda, Portugal.  5 x 8 cm   104g.  $15.00.  White quartz crystals from this relatively unknown location.  
JC10198.  Slightly different angle.
JC10199.  Fluorite, quartz.  Berbes Mining area, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain.  5 x 7 cm   139g.  $15.00.  Purple crystals on drusy quartz.       RESERVED
JC10200.  Calcite.   Marble quarries, Estremoz, Évora, Portugal.  6 x 8 cm  239g.  $15.00.  Single crystal with nice twinning. 
JC10200.  Another view.  
JC10201.  Dolomite.  Sainte-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay quarry Sainte-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay, Les Jardins-de-Napierville RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada.  5.5 x 7 cm  134g.  $15.00.   Nice floater specimen of dolomite crystals.  
JC10201.  Back side.  
JC10202.  Prehnite.  Woodleaf Quarry, Woodleaf, Rowan Co., North Carolina.  7.5 x 7.5 cm  275g.  $12.00.    Sawn back.  Light green prehnite coating the face of the specimen.  
JC10202. Close up view.  
JC10203.  Calcite.   Marble quarries, Estremoz, Évora, Portugal.  6.5 x 7 cm  195g.  $17.00.   Three crystals grown together.   
JC10203.  Another view.  
JC10204.  Calcite.   Abbeytown Mine & Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Connacht, Ireland.  4 x 7.5 cm  134g.  $15.00.   A 6.5 cm crystal with other minor crystals.      RESERVED
JC10205.  Quartz, dolomite.  Sainte-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay quarry Sainte-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay, Les Jardins-de-Napierville RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada.  6.5 x 7 cm  138g.  $15.00.   Dolomite matrix is host to a myriad of small, clear, gemmy, quartz crystals.      RESERVED
JC10205.  Closer view. 
JC10205.  Close up view.
JC10206.  Calcite, dolomite.  Sainte-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay quarry Sainte-Clotilde-de-Châteauguay, Les Jardins-de-Napierville RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada.  4 x 7.5 cm  167g.   $15.00.  Beige/tan calcite crystals on pink dolomite.  
JC10206.  Another view.  
JC10207.  Hematite.   Florence Mine, Haile, Copeland, Cumbria, England, UK.  3.5 x 4.8 cm  74g.  $25.00.   Some botryoidal hematite with sparkly micro crystals of hematite.    RESERVED 
JC10208.  Aragonite.  Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain.   3.3 cm long.  58g.  $6.00
JC10208.  View of termination.  
JC10209.  Prehnite.  Woodleaf Quarry, Woodleaf, Rowan Co., North Carolina.  4 x 5.5 cm   63g.  $10.00   Crystals of prehnite.  
JC10209.  Close up view.  
JC10210.  Pseudomalachite.  Miguel Vacas Mine, Conceição, Vila Viçosa, Évora, Portugal.  4 x 6.5 cm  100g.  $50.00.  Pretty specimen of this rare copper mineral.      RESERVED
JC10211.  Prehnite.  Woodleaf Quarry, Woodleaf, Rowan Co., North Carolina.  4.5 x 5 cm  45g.  $10.00.   Pale green somewhat crystalline prehnite.  
JC10211.   Close up view.  
JC10212.  Quartz, prehnite.  Qiaojia, Yunnan,China   3 x 4.5 cm  63g.  $5.00   Very pale green prehnite in amongst the quartz crystals.  
JC10212.  Closer view.  
JC10213.  Descloizite.  Preguiça Mine, Sobral da Adiça, Moura, Beja, Portugal.  3 x 7.5 cm  64g  $15.00.   Partial coating of near black micro crystals. 
JC10213.  Close up view.  
JC10214.  Stibnite.   Grand Maleval Mine, Flaviac, Privas, Ardèche, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.  5 x 6 cm   88g.  $15.00.   Mine was closed around World War 1 days, so a fairly old piece.    RESERVED 
JC10215.  Calcite.   Grevenbrück quarry, Lennestadt, Olpe, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  6 x10 cm   409g.  $15.00.   White crystals with interstitial iron staining from this somewhat obscure locality. 
  JC10215.  Closer view. 
JC10215.  Close up view. 
JC10215.  Close up view.
JC10216.  Galena, pyrite & ?      Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall, England, UK .  5.5 x 8 cm  163g.  $15.00.   More of an ore specimen than display specimen.   
JC10216.  Back side.  
JC10216.  Close up of back side.  
JC10217.  Goethite pseudo siderite, amazonite.  Harris Park, Park county, Colorado.   6.5 x 10 cm  299g.   $18.00.   A large siderite crystal has been replaced by goethite.  Pale green amazonite is attached.   Hard to see the rhombohedral form of this siderite, but it is there.      RESERVED
JC10218.  Kyanite, quartz, pyrite.  East Ridge Plant (Kyanite Mining Corporation), East Willis Ridge Deposit, Sprouses Corner, Farmville Mining District, Buckingham Co., Virginia.   5 x 7 cm  108g.  $18.00.   Pretty blue kyanite with sparkly pyrite and quartz.      RESERVED
JC10219.  Smithsonite.   El Lirio Mine, Llano del Beal, Sierra Minera de Cartagena-La Unión, Cartagena, Murcia, Spain.  3.5 x 6.5 cm  124g.  $12.00.   A 2.5 x 4.5 cm patch of colorless smithsonite on the dark matrix.  
JC10219.   Close up view. 

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