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JC2222.  Quartz. Zaca mine.   Colorado Hill, Loope, Monitor-Mogul district, Alpine county, California.  7.5 x 7.5 cm  109g.  $18.00   Vug in silicified rhyolite filled with tapering quartz crystals.  
JC2225.  Quartz. Zaca mine.   Colorado Hill, Loope, Monitor-Mogul district, Alpine county, California 5 x 9 cm  178g.  $20.00   Vug in silicified rhyolite filled with tapering quartz crystals.  
JC4254.  Albite, quartz.  Crystal creek, Teller county, Colorado.   C: 2006.  8 x 8 cm  139g.  $25.00.  A mound of albite with a small smoky quartz crystal implanted on it.  
JC4256.  Quartz, albite.  Crystal creek, Teller county, Colorado.  C: 2006.  6 x 6 cm tall x 8 cm wide.  A 2 x 5.5 cm quartz crystal on white, bladed albite.   $30.00  ON HOLD
JC5339.  Quartz, calcite.  Virginia range, Reno, Washoe county, Nevada.  4.5 x 7.5 cm.  150g.  $25.00.   Dogtooth calcite with "star burst" style clear quartz crystals as sprays on the calcite.  Lots of sparkle.  A one time find from within the city limits of Reno...not often one finds a collectible mineral occurrence within the city limits.   Better in person. 
JC5339.  Another view. 
JC5339.  A closer view of some of the sprays of quartz.  
JC6281.  Microcline.  Crystal creek, Teller county, Colorado.  C: 2006.  5 x 6 x 7.5 cm  374g.    $15.00.   Nice sharp microcline crystal with one attached on the side.  
JC6281.  Another view. 
JC6281.  Another view. 
JC6286.  Quartz.  Hot Springs blowout, nr. Adam peak, Potossi district, Osgood mountains, Humboldt county, Nevada.  7 x 7 cm  207g.  $10.00.   A raggedy looking crystal from within the throat of the extinct spring.  The crystal grew against the granite sidewall, hence the raggedy look.  The matrix is weathered, altered, granite. 
JC6286.  Another view. 
JC6314.   Wulfenite.   Mezica, Slovenia.  5.5 x 9 cm  143g.  $20.00.   Scattered up to 3mm crystals . 
JC6336.  Rosasite, hemimorphite.  Baystate mine, Mining canyon, Newark dist., Diamond mountains, Eureka county, Nevada. 7 x 8 cm  300g.  $20.00.   Has a sawn base.  Drusy hemimorphite partly coated with blue-green rosasite.  
JC6336.  Close up view.  
JC7187.  Azurite.  Red Hills mine, Eagle district, White Pine county, Nevada.  2 x 3.5 cm 19g.  $10.00.   Azurite from Nevada is quite uncommon.  This little mine has produced a small number of crystallized specimens that make great locality pieces.   None have come out in many years.  This piece was collected in 1990.  
JC7352.   Hubnerite.     Colorado Hill, Loope, Monitor-Mogul district, Alpine county, California.   4.5 x 6.5 cm  130g.  $18.00.   Sawn base.  Rarely seen are the hubnerite specimens from this long closed mine.  The hubnerite forms brown sprays in quartz vugs in massive quartz and silicified rhyolite. 
JC7352.  Another view, close up.  
JC7356.   Hubnerite, quartz.     Colorado Hill, Loope, Monitor-Mogul district, Alpine county, California.  6 x 7 x 7.5 cm   362g.  $20.00   Sawn base.  Rarely seen are the hubnerite specimens from this long closed mine.  The hubnerite forms brown sprays in quartz vugs in massive quartz and silicified rhyolite. 
JC7356.  Another view. 
JC8782.  Azurite, malachite.  Khanong open pit, Sepon mine, Vilabouly district, Savannakhet province, Laos.  8 x 9 cm.  417g.  $350.00.  A superior specimen with brilliant dark blue azurite crystals with a partial coating of medium to dark green malachite, both as botryoidal material and fuzzy green, crystalline material.  Specimen is good on both sides as can be seen in the 3rd photo down.  In this photo, the malachite is a deeper green than the photo would indicate.   Better in person.     SOLD
JC8963.  Rhodizite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  4.5 x 4.5 cm  92g.  $75.00.  A 16mm crystal, one corner is dinged. 
JC8963.  Another view. 
JC8963.  Another view. 
JC8964  Rhodizite, rubellite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  3.3 x 4.3 cm  58g.  $50.00.   A 1 cm crystal with associated rubellite. 
JC8964.  Another view.  
JC8965  Rhodizite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  3 x 4.5 cm  41g.  $50.00.   A 1 cm crystal. 
JC8965.  Another view.  
JC8966.    Rhodizite, rubellite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  3 x 3.7 cm  38g.  $45.00.   A 1 cm crystal, with associated rubellite. 
JC8966.  Another view. 
JC8966.  Another view.
JC8967  Rhodizite, rubellite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  2.5 x 3.7 cm   36g.  $45.00.  A 1 cm crystal with associated rubellite.  
JC8967.  Another view. 
JC8967.  Another view. 
JC8968.    Rhodizite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  2.7 x 3.2 cm  33g.  $45.00.  A 1 cm crystal embedded in feldspar, quartz and ?
JC8968.  Another view. 
JC8968.  Another view.
JC8969  Rhodizite, rubellite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  2.7 x 4 cm  90g.  $45.00    A 7mm crystal
JC8969.  Another view.  
JC8969.  Another view.
JC8970.    Rhodizite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  3.2 x 5.5 cm  69g.  $60.00.  A 13mm compound crystal group.  
JC8970.  Another view.  
JC8970.  Another view.
JC8971.    Rhodizite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  3 x 4 cm  33g.  $50.00.   A 1 cm crystal
JC8971.  Another view.  
JC8971.  Another view.  
JC8972.    Rhodizite, rubellite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  2.5 x 2.5 cm 19g.  $40.00.   Thumbnail.  A 12mm crystal with associated rubellite. 
JC8972.  Another view.  
JC8972.  Another view.
JC8973  Rhodizite, rubellite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  3 x 3 cm  22g.  $45.00.   A 1 cm crystal.  
JC8973.  Another view. 
JC8973.  Another view.
JC8974.    Rhodizite.  Ampasogona pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely pegmatite field, Andrembesoa commune, Betafo district, Vakinankaratra region, Antananarivo province, Madagascar.  2 x 3.4 cm  19g.  $35.00   A 6mm crystal and two smaller crystals. 
JC8974.  Another view.  
JC8974.  Another view. 
JC9053.  Pyrite, sphalerite, quartz. Animon mine, Huaron mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco department, Peru.  5 x 8 cm   231g.  $35.00.   Nice mix of sulfides.  
JC9054.  Pyromorphite.  Beim Stollen mine, Grafenwohr, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany.   6 x 12 cm  126g.  $275.00   A few minor bruises, otherwise good piece.  
JC9054.  A closer view. 
JC9057.  Mimetite, hemimorphite, willemite.  M'Fouati mine, M'Fouati district, Bouenza department, Dem. Rep. of the Congo.  7 x 10.5 cm  774g.  $350.00.    A rare and large combination from this district.  Mimetite is very rare from here, with glassy, sparkly, spherical aggregates of goldenrod-yellow crystals on all sides.  A rosette of glassy light blue hemimorphite blades at the top looks like a capping on a Christmas tree.  Small blades of hemimorphite are also scattered through the mimetite.  
JC9057.  Slightly different view. 
JC9057.  Closer view. 
JC9057.  Closer view.

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