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JC9457.  Adamite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  5 x 7.5 cm  107g.  $50.00.   Most adamite from the Ojuela is various shades of yellow to lime green to shades of blue and blue green.  Much less common are the clear crystals as seen here.  
JC9457.  Another view. 
JC9459.  Pyromorphite.  Daoping mine, Gongcheng county, Guilin prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, China. 3 x 5 cm  52g.  $30.00.   Lime green crystals.   Lime green crystals are less common at Daoping than the yellow green typically seen.   
JC9459.  A little more light in this photo.  
JC9459.  Another view.  
JC9461.  Vesuvianite, grossularite.  Case Collina, Pitigliano, Grosseto, province, Tuscany, Italy.  6.5 x 8.5 cm  201g.  $60.00  Waxy luster brown vesuvianite crystals with waxy luster yellowish brown grossularite.  One of the lesser known vesuvianite localities in Italy.   Not many seen for sale.  
JC9461.  Another view.  
JC9461.  back side.   light brown grossularite with the darker brown vesuvianite in the upper left portion of the specimen.  
JC9462.  Fluorite.  Minerva No. 1 mine, Ozark Mahoning group, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin county, Illinois.  10 x 10 cm  284g.  $150.00.  Satiny luster yellow crystals, a rather dark yellow.  
JC9462.  Another view.  
JC9462.  Another view.
JC9463.  Plumbogummite   Yangshuo mine, Yangshuo county, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, China.   7.5 x 10 cm  297g.  $150.00.   Blue gray to gray blue.  Mostly a coating on what appears to be a quartz breccia.  One corner has pyromorphite crystals that are partially replaced by the plumbogummite.  
JC9463.  Close up of the pyromorphite crystals.  
JC9464.  Vanadinite. ACF mine area, Mibladen mining district, Midelt, Khenifra province, Meknes-Tafilalet region, Morocco   4 x 5 cm  77g.  $35.00.   Group of reddish brown crystals.  There is one damaged crystal in the top center visible in the photos and another on the lower part of the front.    
JC9464.   Another view.   
JC9464.  Back side.  
JC9465.  Sphalerite (var. cleiophane), galena, quartz. Krushev Dol mine, Madan ore field, Rhodope Mts, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria   5 x 7 cm  173g. $40.00.  When backlit, the sphalerite shows a lime-green/olive green color typical for this locality.        SOLD
JC9466.  Vanadinite. ACF mine area, Mibladen mining district, Midelt, Khenifra province, Meknes-Tafilalet region, Morocco.  6 x 6.5 cm  166g.  $90.00.   Bright red crystals on buff colored matrix.  Sawn base.   Nice.  
JC9466.  Another view.  
JC9467.  Azurite.  Christiana mine, Kamariza mines, Agio Konstantinos, Lavrion district, Attiki prefecture, Greece.  6 x 8 cm   126g.  $150.00.   From the 2012 find at the mine, which produced some of the best azurite from this district.  A solid mass of crystallized azurite in sparkly blue color that is most attractive.  Nice piece, and these are quite scarce in this quality these days.  
JC9467.  Another view, with a little more light exposure.
JC9468.   Vanadinite, barite. ACF mine area, Mibladen mining district, Midelt, Khenifra province, Meknes-Tafilalet region, Morocco.  10 x 13 cm  >1000g (approx. 2 Lbs).  $65.00.    Beige barite blades are partly coated with red orange vanadinites.  This is an odd two toned piece.  The vanadinite across the top third are more sparkly and dark brown, almost black, and the vanadinites in the lower third are the typical red orange color.  Vanadinite is also scattered across the back.   
JC9468.  Another view, slightly tilted back.  
JC9468.  Another view
JC9470.  Fluorite.  Carmeuse Lime quarry, Millersville, Sandusky county, Ohio.   4 x 8 cm wide.  74g.  $75.00.  One of the lesser known Ohio fluorite localities, and rarely seen on the market are these very pale amber, transparent fluorite cubes.  
JC9470.  Another view.  
JC9470.  Another view.
JC9473.  Barite.  Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huamalies province, Huanuco department, Peru.  6 x 9 cm  wide.  131g.  $50.00.   Mass of gray crystals on matrix from this pretty much exhausted locality. 
JC9473.  Another view. 
JC9473.  Another view.
JC9473.  Another view.
JC9473.  Another view.
JC9475.  Sphalerite.  Tri-state district of Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma.  5 x 7.5 cm  112g.  $35.00.   Nice group of crystals from this classic American locality.  
JC9475.  Another view.  
JC9475.  Another view.
JC9475.  Another view.

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