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JC8892.  Copper.  Chino mine (Santa Rita pit), Santa Rita district, Grant county, New Mexico.  2 x 2.8 cm   7g.  Thumbnail specimen.   $8.00.   SOLD
JC8893.  Gypsum (selenite).   Salinas de Otuma (Salinas de Paracas), Otuma village, Paracas, Pisco, Pisco province, Ica department, Peru.  10.5 x 16 cm  393g.  $175.00.   Mass of golden yellow/ yellow orange, bladed crystals from the find of several years ago.  
JC8893.  Another view.   some of the crystals are transparent as can be seen on the upper left of the specimen. 
JC8893.   Another view.  
JC8893.   Another view.   Some crystals are twinned as can be seen on the middle right edge crystal.  
JC8894.  Gypsum (selenite).   Salinas de Otuma (Salinas de Paracas), Otuma village, Paracas, Pisco, Pisco province, Ica department, Peru.    8 x 16 cm  393g.  $145.00.   Golden yellow to yellow orange crystals from the find of a few years ago. 
JC8894.  Another view.  
JC8895.  Quartz (pale amethyst).  Morococha district, Yauli province, Junin department, Peru.  13 x 14 cm  >1000g.  $150.00.   Three broken crystals, otherwise in good shape.  satiny luster, pale amethyst; a limited number of these came out about 10 years ago. 
JC8895.  Another view. 
JC8895.  Another view. 
JC8896.  Quartz epimorph after fluorite.  Sidi Rahal, El Kelaa des Sraghna province, Morocco.  7 x 8 x 16  306g.  $175.00   A shell of quartz showing the obvious shape of the fluorite.  Unusual specimen from this locality.  
JC8896.  Another view.  
JC8896.  Another view.  
JC8897.  Copper.  Lake Superior mine, Ontonagon county, Michigan.  10 x 12 cm  658g.  $300.00.    Specimen from this mine, which are seldom seen.  Small somewhat sparkly subhedral crystallization  
JC8897.   Another view.  
JC8898.  Quartz, dolomite.  Renison Bell mine, North Dundas, Zeehan district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia.   7 x 8 x 14 cm  >1000g.  $150.00.   A floater specimen composed of dolomite with quartz crystals all around.   Neat specimen from this Australian tin mine, which rarely produces good specimens.  
JC8898.  Another view.  
JC8898.  Another view.  
JC8898.  Another view.  
JC8898.  Another view.  
JC8899.  Calcite (manganoan).  Pachapaqui district, Bolognesi province, Ancash department, Peru.   6 x 8 x 10 cm  560g.  $185.00.   A bright, light pink mass of crystals.  Unusual to get this bright a luster on manganoan calcites from here.   A superior specimen.  
JC8899.  Another view. 
JC8899.  Another view. 
JC8899.  Another view. 
JC8900.  Calcite (manganoan).  Dal'negorsk, Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Far Eastern Region, Russia.   9.5 x 10 cm  383g.  $180.00.   A 8.5 cm crystal.   Somewhat flattened rhombohedron.  
JC8900.  Another view.
JC8900.  Another view.
JC8900.  Another view.
JC8900.  Another view.
JC8901.  Calcite (manganoan).  Huanggang Mine, Hexigten Banner, Inner Mongolia A.R., China.  9 x 9 cm  540g.  $180.00.   Nice group of rhombohedral crystals rather than the more common "wheat sheaf" type seen from here.  
JC8901.  Another view.  
JC8901.  Another view.  
JC8901.  Another view.  
JC8903.  Quartz, goethite, microcline.  Pikes Peak (batholith?), El Paso county, Colorado.  9 x 9 cm  520g.  $100.00.  This is an oldie, originally in Mihelcic collection and then Mike Grobin collection or vice verse;  Label has it as Pikes Peak, and it is just enough different, that the label is probably accurate.  An odd looking quartz crystal group with goethite sprays growing on it.  Looks different from anything I've collected in the Crystal Creek area where most of this type of specimen comes from these days.  
JC8903.  Another view.  
JC8903.  Another view. 
JC8905.  Pyrite, sphalerite, tetrahedrite, quartz.  Animon mine, Huaron mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco department, Peru.  9 x 14 cm  >1000g.  $40.00  There are a few broken quartz crystals...one in the lower center of the group, and one in the back of the group.   
JC8905.  Another view.  
JC8906.  Quartz, pyrite.  Animon mine, Huaron mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco department, Peru.  9 x 13 cm  888g.  $40.00.   
JC8908.  Grossular.  Genesee valley, Plumas county, California.   7.5 x 11.5 cm  736g.  $50.00.   Light brown, bright crystals on flat plate.  Wish I had more of an exact location.  
JC8908.  Another view.  
JC8908.  Another view. 
JC8909.  Adamite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  6 x 8 cm  131g.  $35.00.  Brown balls of adamite on top of and sandwiched between layers of hematite gossan.  
JC8909.  Another view. 
JC8909.  Side view. 
JC8910.  Silver (bornite coated), on massive bornite.  San Martin mine.  San Martin-Sabinas district, San Martin, Municipio de Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico.  5 x 6 x 9 cm  393g.  $100.00.  A leaf of silver protruding from matrix with the silver covered by a thin layer of bornite, giving it an iridescent purple color.  
JC8910.  Another view showing the silver leaf protruding from the bornite matrix. 
JC8910.  Another view showing the silver leaf protruding from the bornite matrix. 
JC8910.  Another view showing the silver leaf protruding from the bornite matrix. 
JC8911.  Copper.  Ray mine,  Scott mountain area, Mineral Creek district, Dripping Spring mountains, Pinal county, Arizona.   9 x 11.5 cm  79g.  $70.00.   A thin mass of copper crystals.     ON HOLD
JC8912.  Calcite.  Red Dome mine, Mungana, Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia. 7 x 12cm  409g.  $40.00.   Translucent crystals scattered over corroded calcite.  
JC8912.  Another view.  
JC8912.  Another view, back side.  
JC8913.  Calcite, pyrite.  Pribram, Central Bohemia region, Bohemia, Czech republic.  9 x 14 cm  628g.  $175.00.  Nice clean group of crystals with small scattered pyrite over them.  Mines closed in 1991, so this predates that.   
JC8913.   Another view. 
JC8913.   Another view.
JC8913.   Closer view.   
JC8915.  Hemimorphite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  8.5 x 9.5 cm  370g.  $35.00.  Nice specimen, quite typical for the Ojuela mine.   ON HOLD
JC8916Clinozoisite.  Rosario Mabel mine (Flor de Peru II claim), Pampa Blanca district, Castrovirreyna province, Huancavelica department, Peru.  6.5 x 7 cm  287g.  $40.00.  A one time find, and small occurrence of these beige/honey colored crystals.  The location may not be the Rosario Mabel mine itself, but a small occurrence nearby.    No mention of this find on Mindat.  These came out about the same time as the epidote crystals from this locality, which were abundant several years ago.   One dealer has these as the Angelina II mine in this area.  
JC8916.  A close up view. 
JC8918.   Clinozoisite.  Rosario Mabel mine (Flor de Peru II claim), Pampa Blanca district, Castrovirreyna province, Huancavelica department, Peru.  6.5 x 7 cm  287g.  $40.00.  A one time find, and small occurrence of these beige/honey colored crystals.  The location may not be the Rosario Mabel mine itself, but a small occurrence nearby.    No mention of this find on Mindat.  These came out about the same time as the epidote crystals from this locality, which were abundant several years ago.      One dealer has these as the Angelina II mine in this area.  
JC8919.  Adamite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  7.5 x 9 cm  112g.  $15.00.  brown balls of adamite on hematitic matrix.  
JC8920.  Wulfenite.  Jianshan mine, Ruoqiang county, Bayin'gholin autonomous prefecture, Xinjiang autonomous region, China.  3 x 5.5 cm  97g.  $80.00.  Bright red crystals from the find of a few years ago.  This area is currently being mined for specimens, however, this is one from the earlier finds.  
JC8920.  Another view.   
JC8920.  A closer view.  

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