New Arrivals Page 2  

JC9264.  Stibnite.  Herja mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramures co., Romania.  4.5 x 7.5 cm  41g.  $90.00.   Small, flat plate with brilliant crystals.   ON HOLD
JC9264.  Slightly different angle.  
JC9264.  Another view.  
JC9266.  Axinite, adularia.  Nausherwani mine, Kharan, Baluchistan, Afghanistan.  3 x 4 cm  35g.  $50.00.  Nice group of transparent crystals.    ON HOLD
JC9266.  Another view. 
JC9266.  Another view.
JC9267.  Quartz.  Marshal canyon, East side Adam Peak, Osgood mountains, Potosi district, Humboldt county, Nevada.   7 x 8 cm 173g.  $20.00.   From a find in early 2000.  An alpine type vein in granite.  Minor muscovite in association.  A single pocket discovery.  Most specimens have minor damage here and there due to earthquake activity over the eons.   Group of  light smoky, gemmy crystals, with some clear crystals.  These are the last of decent cabinet specimens from this find.     ON HOLD
JC9267.  Vertical view. 
JC9267.  Slightly angled view. 
JC9268.  Quartz.  Marshal canyon, East side Adam Peak, Osgood mountains, Potosi district, Humboldt county, Nevada.   7.5 x 10 cm  422g.  $25.00.     From a find in early 2000.  An alpine type vein in granite.  Minor muscovite in association.  A single pocket discovery.  Most specimens have minor damage here and there due to earthquake activity over the eons.   Group of  light smoky, gemmy crystals, with some clear crystals.  These are the last of decent cabinet specimens from this find.
JC9268.  Another view.
JC9269.  Quartz.  Marshal canyon, East side Adam Peak, Osgood mountains, Potosi district, Humboldt county, Nevada.   3.5 x 6 x 7.5 cm tall  143g.  $18.00     From a find in early 2000.  An alpine type vein in granite.  Minor muscovite in association.  A single pocket discovery.  Most specimens have minor damage here and there due to earthquake activity over the eons.     These are the last of decent cabinet specimens from this find.  The largest crystal has a ding on the termination, typical of most specimens from here. 
JC9269.  Another view.  
JC9269.  Another view.  
JC9270.  Quartz.  Marshal canyon, East side Adam Peak, Osgood mountains, Potosi district, Humboldt county, Nevada.   9.5 cm tall.  54g.  $15.00   Double terminated single crystal.     From a find in early 2000.  An alpine type vein in granite.  Minor muscovite in association.  A single pocket discovery.  Most specimens have minor damage here and there due to earthquake activity over the eons.    These are the last of decent cabinet specimens from this find.
JC9270.  Another view.  
JC9271Quartz.  Marshal canyon, East side Adam Peak, Osgood mountains, Potosi district, Humboldt county, Nevada.   13cm tall.  272g. $15.00   A 12 cm crystal.  There is damage to two sides.    From a find in early 2000.  An alpine type vein in granite.  Minor muscovite in association.  A single pocket discovery.  Most specimens have minor damage here and there due to earthquake activity over the eons.   These are the last of decent cabinet specimens from this find.
JC9272.  Quartz.  Marshal canyon, East side Adam Peak, Osgood mountains, Potosi district, Humboldt county, Nevada.   10 x 16 cm  >1000g.  $30.00.  The largest group from this find.  Large, base crystal is broken on the left end, with satellite crystals growing at an angle off from the side.     From a find in early 2000.  An alpine type vein in granite.  Minor muscovite in association.  A single pocket discovery.  Most specimens have minor damage here and there due to earthquake activity over the eons.     These are the last of decent cabinet specimens from this find.
JC9272.  Another view. 
JC9272.  Another view. 
JC9273.  Quartz.  Marshal canyon, East side Adam Peak, Osgood mountains, Potosi district, Humboldt county, Nevada.   9 x 13 cm  680g.  $25.00.  There are two broken crystals present.   From a find in early 2000.  An alpine type vein in granite.  Minor muscovite in association.  A single pocket discovery.  Most specimens have minor damage here and there due to earthquake activity over the eons.   Group of  light smoky, gemmy crystals, with some clear, colorless,  crystals.  These are the last of decent cabinet specimens from this find.
JC9273.  Slightly different angle. 
JC9273.  Side view.  
JC9274Quartz.  Marshal canyon, East side Adam Peak, Osgood mountains, Potosi district, Humboldt county, Nevada.  7 x 7 cm  259g.    $18.00     From a find in early 2000.  An alpine type vein in granite.  Minor muscovite in association.  A single pocket discovery.  Most specimens have minor damage here and there due to earthquake activity over the eons.   Group of  light smoky, gemmy crystals, with some clear crystals.  These are the last of decent cabinet specimens from this find.
JC9274.  Side view. 
JC9274.  Oblique view. 
JC9274.  Vertical view. 
JC9275.  Quartz.  Marshal canyon, East side Adam Peak, Osgood mountains, Potosi district, Humboldt county, Nevada.    5 x 5 cm  88g.  $10.00.  A 4.5 cm tall crystal with nice phantom.     From a find in early 2000.  An alpine type vein in granite.  Minor muscovite in association.  A single pocket discovery.  Most specimens have minor damage here and there due to earthquake activity over the eons.   Group of  light smoky, gemmy crystals, with some clear crystals.  These are the last of decent specimens from this find.
JC9275.  Another view.  
JC9275.  Another view. 
JC9276.  Quartz.  Marshal canyon, East side Adam Peak, Osgood mountains, Potosi district, Humboldt county, Nevada.   3.5 x 6 cm  108g.  $12.00  Thee is one broken crystal present.    From a find in early 2000.  An alpine type vein in granite.  Minor muscovite in association.  A single pocket discovery.  Most specimens have minor damage here and there due to earthquake activity over the eons.   Group of  light smoky, gemmy crystals, with some clear crystals.  These are the last of decent specimens from this find.
JC9276.  Another view.  
JC9276.  Another view.  
JC9277.  Aurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, nr. Leadore, Lemhi county, Idaho.  6.5 x 12 cm.  217g.  $30.00   A plate of bright blue, microcrystalline azurite coating a breccia matrix.  Collected in 2002.   I found a couple of these stashed away in a mislabeled flat.  Thought I had sold all the larger pieces.   
JC9277.  Another view.  
JC9277. Back side. 
JC9278.  Andradite or grossular, clinozoisite.  Alpine mine, Nightingale district, Pershing county, Nevada.   5 x 7 cm  178g.  $20.00.  Collected in 2010.  The Alpine mine has produced both grossularite and andradite, these are often referred to as "grandite".  Hard to tell which is which just by visual identification.  A partial prism of clinozoisite is present on the upper right in this photo.   ON HOLD
JC9279.  Cerussite.  Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.  6 x 7 cm 114g. $10.00.  Several partial crystals of cerussite scattered through matrix.  
JC9279.  Another view. 
JC9280.  Melanite garnet.  Benitoite (Dallas) gem mine area, San Benito county, California.   10 x 10 cm  538g.  $18.00.   I collected this one about 35 years ago.  Tiny, sparkly melanite garnet scattered on both sides of the specimen.  
JC9280.  Back side. 
JC9281.  Sphalerite, dolomite, calcite.  Ballard mine, Baxter Springs, Picher field, Tri-State district, Cherokee county, Kansas.  7 x 11 cm  276g.  $18.00.  Collected in 1948 according to the label.  This one hasn't had the best treatment.  Minor bruising here and there.  The back side is nicely coated with crystallized calcite; many of the crystals have minor bruising unfortunately.  
JC9281.  Back side. 
JC9282.  Dolomite, chalcopyrite.  Ballard mine, Baxter Springs, Picher field, Tri-State district, Cherokee county, Kansas.  5 x 8.5 cm  79g.  $8.00.  Collected in 1948, same as the above specimen.   Pale pink dolomite with micro-crystals of chalcopyrite scattered around.  
JC9282.  Back side. 
JC9283.  Calcite, sphalerite, galena.  Ballard mine, Baxter Springs, Picher field, Tri-State district, Cherokee county, Kansas.  8 x 8 cm  124g.  $10.00.  Collected in 1948 according to the label.  This one hasn't had the best treatment.  Minor bruising here and there.  The front side is nicely coated with crystallized calcite; many of the crystals have minor bruising unfortunately.  Back side is drusy sphalerite in small crystals, and a single partial galena cube.  
JC9283.  Back side. 
JC9284.  Cerussite.  Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.  4 x 5 cm  56g.  $5.00.   Somewhat damaged cerussite on matrix.  Not the best photo.   
JC9284.  Another view.  
JC9285.  Cinnabar in opalite.  Idaho Almaden mine, Weiser district, Washington county, Idaho.  5 x 7 cm  96g.  $5.00.   Opalite with pink/red cinnabar going through it.  Interesting locality piece, a new locality for me.  
JC9286.  Albite, axinite.  New Melones dam spillway, Calaveras county, California.  5 x 7.5 cm  161g.  $25.00.   An older piece collected in the early 1980's.  There are near micro sized axinite and epidote crystals on the back side.  
JC9286.  A closer view. 
JC9286.  Reverse side, with albite, epidote, and small axinites.  
JC9287.  Azurite, malachite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico. 4 x 4.5 cm  40 g.  $175.00.   A single crystal that appears to have overgrown a malachite core.  Other bright blue crystals are associated.  Great luster.   Several views are shown.  This one looks better in person...tough to photo. 
JC9287.  Another view.
JC9287.  Another view.  
JC9287.  Another view.  
JC9287.  Another view, sidewise.  
JC9287.  Another view, sidewise. 
JC9288Aurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, nr. Leadore, Lemhi county, Idaho   6.5 x 12 cm   298g.  $25.00.      A plate of bright blue, microcrystalline azurite coating a breccia matrix.  Collected in 2002.   I found a couple of these stashed away in a mislabeled flat.  Thought I had sold all the larger pieces. 
JC9289. Azurite, malachite.  Khanong open pit, Sepon mine, Vilabouly district, Savannakhet province, Laos.  4 x 7 cm    93g.    $100.00.  Briliant, drusy azurite coating botryoidal malachite.  Hard to tell in the photo, but this is a nice little vug containing the crystals of azurite.   Pretty.  
JC9290.  Andradite.  Garnet Hill mine, Garnet Hill, Calaveras county, California.  14 x 15 cm  >1000g.  $225.00.   Something rarely seen these days, a large cabinet specimen of andradite from Garnet Hill.   Dark, reddish brown crystals with bright luster coating a massive garnet matrix with minor epidote.  An older piece, probably collected in the 1980's.  There are some broken crystals, especially near the edges.  Sawn base. 
JC9290.  Another view.  
JC9290.  Another view.
JC9291.  Andradite.  Garnet Hill mine, Garnet Hill, Calaveras county, California.   7.5 x 11 cm   455g.  $40.00.   Several nice bright crystals, dark reddish brown in color.  There are a couple of dinged crystals, not obvious.  
JC9291.  Another view. 
JC9291.  Another view. 
JC9291.  Another view. 
JC9292.   Azurite, malachite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico.  4 x 4 x 5 cm tall.  45g.  $150.00.   Brilliant crystals perched on matrix.  Pretty miniature. 
JC9292.  Another view.  
JC9292.  Another view.  
JC9292.  Another view.  
JC9292.  Another view.  
JC9292.  Another view.
JC9292.  Another view.
JC9293.  Azurite, malachite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico.  6 x 10 cm   329g.  $400.00.   Several brilliant blue, sharp crystals on light colored matrix on this CABINET specimen.  This one displays well and is a classic piece from here.  Sawn base.    Another one that looks better in person.  
JC9293.   Another view.
JC9293.   Another view. 
JC9293.   Another view.
JC9293.   Another view.
JC9294.  Azurite, malachite pseudo azurite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico.  8.5 x 12 cm  816g.  $325.00.  Large azurite crystals partially to completely replaced by malachite.  Nice cabinet specimen.  Again, this one looks better in hand (in person).  Two main crystals have been replaced.  Still have decent form.  There are azurite crystal faces visible here and there to add appeal.  They are nice and sharp, with bright luster.  Sawn base.  
JC9294.  Another view.  
JC9294.  I leaned it back to show the sawn base.  
JC9294.  Close up of one of the replaced crystals.  
JC9294.  Close up of the left side. 
JC9294.  Back side.  
JC9294.  Back side, oblique angle showing one of the replaced azurite crystals. 
JC9294.  Close up of right end, back side. 
JC9295.    Azurite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico.  5 x 6 cm  86g.  $120.00.  Small cabinet specimen of brilliant blue crystals. 
JC9295.  Another view. 
JC9295.  Another view, back side?  Depends on how its displayed.  
JC9295.  Another view, back side?  Depends on how its displayed

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