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JC9476.  Mimetite, calcite.  Potosi mine, Francisco Portillo, West camp, Santa Eulalia district, Mun. de Aquiles Serdan, Chihuahua, Mexico.   6.5 x 7 x 9 cm   518g.  $150.00.   A mounded aggregate of mimetite crystal with white/beige calcite crystals.  An older classic specimen from here; ones like this haven't come out for many years.   There is minor damage/rubbing of the crystals on the left center part of the specimen.   RESERVED
JC9477.  Quartz with hematite phantoms.  Orange river, Warmbad, Karasburg district, Karas region, Namibia.   7 x 12.5 cm.  400g.  $90.00.  The color is accurate, as these crystals have  intense red/red-orange phantoms.   There are 6 crystals where there is damage to the terminations, hence the lower price.      SOLD
JC9478.  Pyromorphite.  Pyromorphite mine, Mineral claim 24456, Mt. Shoobridge, Norther Territory, Australia.   5 x 6.8 cm  223g.   $175.00.   A nearly solid mass of yellow green/lime green crystals.   These are from a little mining venture to procure pyromorphite specimens from this prospect.  The find is quite limited, and very few specimens were produced.  A rather different locality and not related to the Rum Jungle locality.  
JC9478.  Back side.  
JC9479. Spessartine, quartz.  Wushan spessartine mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao county, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian prov., China.  4 x 7 cm  68g.  $55.00.  Sawn back.   Light smoky quartz crystals with gemmy spessartine.  
JC9480.  Pyromorphite.  Alte Alscheid mine? Malscheid?, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany.   8 x 10 cm  408g. $289.00 Up to 1.5 cm crystals, average 1 cm.  Color is a beige to gray.  A few broken crystals are present.  This is from the Kay Robertson collection, and she purchased the specimen from Sol Shale in 1967.   The location is a bit of a question.  Kay's label gives the Wolf mine as the locality, and this seems pretty unlikely as pyromorphite is not recorded from there.   Other possibilities in this district are the Alte Alscheid mine and the San Fernando mine.   Large crystals for either location. 
JC9480.  Another view.
JC9481Spessartine.  Wushan spessartine mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao county, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian prov., China.  5 x 8 cm  110g.  $45.00.   Bright orange crystals on both sides.   
JC9481.  Slightly different view.  
JC9481.  Side view.
JC9481.  Back side of specimen
JC9482.  Mimetite.  Bilbao mine, La Blanca, Mun. de Ojo Caliente, Zacatecas, Mexico.   3.2 x 5. cm  33g.  $75.00.   Lime green botryoids from this old locality that is no longer producing.  Not many of these around these days.   RESERVED 
JC9486.  Azurite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico.  3 x 5 cm  31g.  $110.00  Bladed crystals on white matrix.   
JC9486.  Another view. 
JC9486.  Another view.  
JC9487.    Spessartine.  Wushan spessartine mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao county, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian prov., China.  8 x 16 cm   619g.  $140.00.   Plate of crystals with several small quartz crystals present.  The quartz crystals are capped by a white unknown, probably an amorphous silica material.   There is a minor bruise near the top center, not obvious.   Sawn back.
JC9487.  Oblique view.  
JC9487.  Another view. 
JC9487.  Closer view.
JC9488.   Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.7 x 13 cm  489g.  $350.00.   Not often seen are specimens from here with larger crystals.  Most specimens are small druses of crystals.  This nice piece has 1 cm crystals in a shallow vug with botryoidal malachite.  Crystals have bright luster and display nicely.   There are several broken crystals, mostly on the left side of the specimen.  
JC9488.  Another view.  
JC9488.  Left side of specimen. 
JC9488.  Right side of specimen.  
JC9490.  Wulfenite.  6th level, Stefanie mine, Bleiberg, Carinthia, Austria.  5 x 11.5 cm  304g. $450.00.   Averaging about 1 cm, a fine specimen of wulfenite for this location which has been closed for many years.  Quite rare in this size and quality these days.      Ex. Werner Lieber collection, Ex Kay Robertson collection.   SOLD
JC9491.  Silver.  Batopilas, Andres del Rio district, Mun. de Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico.   4.2 x 5.3 x 6.8 cm  192g.  $290.00.   Nearly solid mass of crystals.  About 6.5 oz of silver in this piece.   I photographed it from all sides, as can be seen in the photos here.    RESERVED
JC9492.  Mimetite.  Tsumeb, Namibia.   12.5 x 13cm  888g.  $285.00.  Lots of mimetite on this one.  Nice large cabinet specimen completely coated with pale yellow to cream colored crystals.  Displays well.  
JC9492.  Another view. 
JC9492.  close up of one side.  
JC9492.  Close up of top portion. 
JC9492.  Close up of bottom left...a bit of malachite shows in this one.  
JC9492.  Another close up.  
JC9493.  Apatite.  Cerro de Mercado mine, Victoria de Durango, Cerro de los Remedios, Mun. de Durango, Durango, Mexico.  6 x 6 cm  148g.  $53.00.  Two clear, mostly gemmy crystals, 22 and 23 mm each.   A few broken partial crystals are also present.      SOLD

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