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JC9316.  Azurite.  Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker district, Jarada province, L'oriental region, Morocco.  7 x 11 cm  195g.  $30.00.   Drusy crystals with minor malachite.  Sparkly.  
JC9324  Spessartine.  Wushan spessartine mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao county, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian province, China.  4.5 x 5 cm  106g.  $20.00.   Orange to slightly orange brown crystals of spessartine with small light smoky quartz crystals.  
JC9324.  Another view.  
JC9325.  Rhodochrosite.  Wessels mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.   5 x 8.5 cm.  66g.  $69.00.  Drusy, sparkly, pink crystals.  They appear to be coating an earlier generation of another mineral (dolomite?).    Pretty.  
JC9325.  Close up view.    
JC9325.  Close up view. 
JC9326Sphalerite.  Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru.  10 x 12 cm  794g.  $99.00.  Solid plate of lustrous black crystals.  Nice example for Huanzala.      RESERVED
JC9326.  Close up view. 
JC9326.  Back side showing a mix of quartz, acicular looking arsenopyrite crystals.  
JC9326.  close up of the arsenopyrite crystals...they look like silver hairs.  
JC9326.  Another close up of the back side. 
JC9366.  Azurite.  Khanong open pit, Sepon mine, Vilabouly district, Savannakhet province, Laos.  7 x 7.5 cm  213g.  $199.00.   Bright, dark blue, very lustrous azurite in an open vug in azurite matrix.   Largest crystal is 5mm...many of which are about the same size with some smaller.       RESERVED
JC9366.  A closer view.  
JC9367. Azurite.  Khanong open pit, Sepon mine, Vilabouly district, Savannakhet province, Laos.  7 x 8.5 cm   329g.  $279.00.   Brilliant, dark blue crystals, the largest at 9mm in length.   The red ball on the lower left is actually a dark red brown ball of hematite.  There is a bit of botryoidal malachite on the bottom of the specimen in this view.   Nice specimen.       RESERVED
JC9419.    Azurite.  Sidi Ayed (Sidi Ayad), Boulemane Province, Fès-Meknès Region, Morocco.  3.5 x 9 cm  66g.    $20.00.   Bright blue drusy azurite in part somewhat botryoidal.    Sawn back.  
JC9420.  Pyromorphite, quartz, cerussite.  Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Correze, Limousin, France.  7 x 13 cm  732g.  $249.00.  Drusy, mustard color crystals mostly coating smoky quartz crystals.  Unusual for the locality...most pyromorphite from here is on barite, gossan, or clear quartz.   There is damage to some of the quartz crystals as seen by the white area in the photo.    There is a bit of acicular cerussite on the back side, something rarely seen on Les Farges pyromorphites. 
JC9420.  A closer view.  
JC9420.  A closer view of the smoky quartz crystals.  
JC9420.  Back side.  Cerussite in acicular crystals. 
JC9420.   Close up of the cerussite.  
JC9422.  Vanadinite, barite.  Mibladen mining district, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco.  7.5 x 9 cm   390g.  $139.00.  Red  with a hint of orange, crystals, the largest one is 19mm across.  Ex Jordi Povill collection.  Nice piece, shows well.  
JC9422.  Another view. 
JC9425.  Pyromorphite.  San Andrés Mine, Espiel (Villaviciosa de Córdoba), Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain.  6.5 x 9.5 cm  566g.  $299.00.  A classic specimen of lime green to slightly yellowish green crystals.  Nice size piece with heavy coverage of pyromorphite...not much matrix in this one.  A little bit of damage to the front easily seen in the photo...it does not really detract from the specimen.   Front and back views are shown.   These were collected in 1997.    Ex:  Jordi Povill collection. 
JC9425.  Slightly different angle.  
JC9425.  Back side.  
JC9425.  Back side, slightly different angle.  
JC9427.  Azurite, malachite.  Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.  4.5 x 7.5 cm  116g.  $22.99   Crude azurite crystals with a bit of malachite.   
JC9427.  A closer view.  
JC9428.  Epidote, quartz, prehnite.  Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg Area, Erongo Region, Namibia.  4 x 7 cm  35g.  $14.99  Micro sized epidote crystals with some clear quartz crystals and small blebs of prehnite.
JC9429.  Cerussite.  Monteponi mine, Iglesias, Carboni-Iglesias province, Sardinia, Italy.  7 x 9 cm  576g.  $249.00.   A solid mass of jackstraw crystals.  More known for its anglesite and phosgenite, the locality has also produced outstanding aggregates of crystals in the distant past.   This is a fine example of jackstraw cerussite from there; a solid and heavy mass of cerussite.  Ex Jordi Povill collection.  A rare specimen indeed.  
JC9429.   A closer view. 
JC9429.  Another close up view. 
JC9430.   Cerussite.  Monteponi mine, Iglesias, Carboni-Iglesias province, Sardinia, Italy.  7 x 10 cm  532g.  $199.00.   A  nearly solid mass of jackstraw crystals on massive quartz.  More known for its anglesite and phosgenite, the locality has also produced outstanding aggregates of crystals in the distant past.   This is a fine example of jackstraw cerussite from there; a solid and heavy mass of cerussite.  Ex Jordi Povill collection.  A rare specimen indeed.  
JC9430.  Another view. 
JC9430.  Another view. 

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