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JC11789.  Vivianite.   Machacamarca district, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí, Bolivia.  3 x 5.8 cm 73g   $150.00.   stout green crystal with apparent twinning.   A bit of brown childrenite and some light green paravauxite.  Ex. Alfredo Petrov coll.    Back side has an almost iridescent green color to it, visible in the photo below. 
JC11789.   Another view. 
JC11789.  Another view, back side.  
JC11790.  Hubnerite.  Pasto Bueno, Pampas District, Pallasca Province, Áncash department, Peru.   7 cm Tall    28g.  $50.00.  A highly lustrous acicular crystal.   
JC11790.  Another view.  
JC11790.  Another view.  
JC11791.  Stolzite.   Broken Hill, Broken Hill district, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia.   3 x 5 cm 83g.  $450.    Abundant and sought after sparkling lustrous crystals of Stolzite are seen on the specimen from the Broken Hill Orebody. Crystals of Stolzite are predominately bi-pyramidal with development of pinacoid faces, tabular habits are rare, which some of these are.  Ex Earl Calvert collection #2152.  Purchased from Jewel Tunnel Exports many years ago.    RESERVED
JC11791.  Close up.  
JC11792.  Aragonite.   Tazouta, Sefrou Cercle, Sefrou Province, Fès-Meknès Region, Morocco.  5 x 5 cm 81g.   $10.00  
JC11792.  Another view.  
JC11793.  Wulfenite.  Los Lamentos (Burminco label), Chihuahua, Mexico.   3 x 5 cm 53g.  $20.00.   Old Burminco label (Monrovia, Calif.).  Has Has 3 broken crystals and a few dings on the other crystals.     
JC11793.  Another view.   
JC11794.  Fluorite, quartz.   Xianghualing Mine (Hsianghualing Mine), Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China.   7 x 10 cm 308g.  $150.00   Nice, bright, light green, transparent crystals, with penetration twin.   
JC11794.  Another view.   
JC11795.   Ferberite.  Tazna Mine, Cerro Tazna, Nor Chichas Province, Potosí, Bolivia.  7 x 8 cm 168g.  $150.00  
This was one of the very few matrix pieces from the 2006 find of these amazing specimens. This is an eye-catching and aesthetic piece featuring a select few sharp, lustrous, jet black blades of ferberite RESERVED
JC11795.  Another view.   
JC11795.  Closer view.   
JC11796.  Copper.   Itauz Mine, Zhilandy group, Satpayev, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan.  3 x 6.5 cm 55g. with stand   $150.00   Nicely crystallized copper crystals with alteration to reddish cuprite in several places. 
JC11796.   Another view.   
JC11796.   Another view.   
JC11797.  Cerussite.  Flux Mine, Flux Gulch, Alum Gulch, Harshaw Mining District, Patagonia Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.   6 x 8 cm 84g.  $200.00   Jackstraw group from the 1980's era find, by Dave Shannon.   RESERVED
JC11797.  Slightly different angle.  
JC11798.  Aegerine.   Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi.  2.5 x 7 cm Tall  with stand  60g.  $100.00  Dark green, lustrous, terminated crystal group.   
JC11798.  Different angle.  
JC11800.  Smithsonite.  Kelly Mine, Magdalena, Magdalena Mining District, Socorro County, New Mexico.  3.5 x 6 cm 48g.  $50.00 
JC11801.  Cassiterite.    Conselheiro Lafaiete?, Minas Gerais, Brazil Or :  Galaleia.   4.8 x 6.5 cm 114g    $250.00  Although the label said Conselheiro Lafaiete, this location has never produced good cassiterite as near as I can tell.  May be mislabeled and be from Galaleia.    A single, somewhat complex crystal.  The base, where it was detached from the matrix, is a sort of fine grained pinkish material, with what appears to be cleavelandite.  
JC11801.   Another view.   
JC11801.  Back side.
JC11802.  Vivianite.  Bolivia (all that the label says).    2.5 x 6 cm with stand 30g with stand  $150.00.   A flattish crystal, with imbedded growth marks from some other mineral.
JC11802.  Back side. 
JC11803.  Cerussite (Arrowhead twin).   Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker mining district, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco.  4 x 4.5 cm 52g.  $250.00  Arrowhead twin, glassy partly gemmy cerussite crystal. Has chipping present on one arm, back side, and minor dings elsewhere.

 

JC11803.  Another view.   
JC11803.  Another view. 
JC11804.  Rhodochrosite.   Santa Rita Mine, Morococha District, Yauli Province, Junín, Peru.  3 x 3.5 cm 39g   $35.00.  A few crystals, mostly cleavages.  
JC11804.  Another view.   
JC11805.  Malachite (polished).  L'Etoile du Congo Mine (Star of the Congo Mine; Kalukuluku Mine), Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo.  3.5 x 5 cm 153g.  $30.00   Pretty polished knob, showing growth rings.  
JC11806.  Minerva No. 1 Mine (Ozark-Mahoning No. 1 Mine), Ozark-Mahoning group, Cave-In-Rock Mining Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois.   2.5 x 4 cm   33g.  with stand.    $90.00   One of those odd etched crystals where the main part of the crystal was amber and the outer part zoned to purple, then the whole thing etched away until all that is left is what you see here.   RESERVED
JC11806.  Another view. 
JC11806.  Another view.  
JC11807.  Malachite (crystals).  Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo.  2.5 x 3.5 cm 18g.  $30.00   Good crystals in small vug.  Could probably be trimmed into a decent thumbnail.   RESERVED
JC11807.  Close up.  
JC11808.  Hubnerite.   Pasto Bueno, Pampas District, Pallasca Province, Áncash, Peru.  1.5 x 3 x 3 cm 53g.   $30.00   Flat termination, with about half of it lustrous.  
JC11808.  Back side.  
JC11809.  Rhodochrosite.   Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima, Peru.  3.5 x 4.5 cm 60g   $15.00  Smallish pink crystals, most just partial crystals.  Two small ones are nearly complete as seen in the photos.  
JC11809.  Closer view.   
JC11810.  Hubnerite, quartz. Pasto Bueno, Pampas District, Pallasca Province, Áncash, Peru.  2.5 x 3.5 cm 17g.   $35.00.   Shiny, nicely terminated thin crystal in a bed of quartz crystals.   Decent small miniature.   
JC11810.   Another view.  
JC11810.   Another view.
JC11810.   Another view.
JC11810.   Another view.
JC11811.  Hubnerite, quartz. Pasto Bueno, Pampas District, Pallasca Province, Áncash, Peru.  2.5 x 2.7 cm 21g  $18.00   Terminations are complete, with good luster.  
JC11811.  Back side.  
JC11812.  Benitoite.  Dallas Gem (Benitoite) mine.  Head of San Benito river, Serpentine dome, nr. Santa Rita peak, New Idria district, San Benito county, California.       3 x 4 cm   18g.   $50.00    Group of partial crystals.  Although hard to see, one is complete on the top
JC11812.  Another view.  
JC11813Benitoite.  Dallas Gem (Benitoite) mine.  Head of San Benito river, Serpentine dome, nr. Santa Rita peak, New Idria district, San Benito county, California.     3 x 5 cm   43g.     $75.00.   Several partial crystals.  A couple of smaller complete crystals.    RESERVED
JC11814.  Clinozoisite.  Quiruvilca mine, Quiruvilca district, Santiago de Chuco province, La Libertad, Peru.  3 x 4.5 cm 22g   $25.00   
JC12344.   Azurite.  Holbrook mine, Bisbee, Cochise county, Arizona.  5 x 6.5 cm 161g.   $125.00.   Small specks of gibbsite are present, these are the white spots.    Rounded aggregate of azurite, with crystal faces on the spheroids.  Not lustrous.  Back side has rounded blobby azurite, with bright micro crystals in the small vugs.  
JC12344.   Closer view of specimen.  
JC12344.  Back side.  
JC12345.  Silver.   Bou Azzer district, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco.  3.5 x 6 cm 69g.   $250.00.   Not sure which mine, and label just says Bou Azzer.  Could be Bouismas mine.   Aggregates of small silver crystals etched out of calcite.  Good coverage on both sides.  
JC12345.  Closer look.  
JC12345.  Back side.  
JC12346.   Pyromorphite.   San Luis Mine, San José, Guazapares Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico.  4.5 x 9 cm 144g.   $335.00.    Ex Scott Maylen collection.   Lime/yellow green across the face, and sparser on the back.   These have become quite hard to come by these days.  This is a nice pretty representative piece.   
JC12346.  Closer view.   
JC12346.  Back side.  
JC12347.  Linarite.    Blanchard Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro County, New Mexico. 6.5 x 8.5 cm 270g.   $275.00.   This is one of the older pieces from the Blanchard.  Probably dates back 30 or 40 years when these, with the heavy coating of brilliant, lathlike crystals lying generally flat on the matrix, were found.    From a narrow seam, and it has a few contact points scattered across the piece.   Ex Scott Maylen collection. 
JC12347.  Closer view of the top half. 
JC12347.  Closer view of the bottom half.  

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