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JC9136.  Vanadinite, bariteACF mine area, Mibladen mining district, Midelt, Khenifra province, Meknes-Tafilalet region, Morocco.  7 x 12 cm  497g.  $35.00    Myriad small red-orange to slightly brownish red crystals covering barite crystals.  Sparkly.  
JC9136.  Slightly angled shot showing the barite underlying the vanadinite. 
JC9136.  Another view. 
JC9136.  Closer view. 
JC9136.  Closer view. 
JC9136.  Another view. 
JC9139.  WulfeniteZelidja mine, Touissit dist., Oujda-Angad prov., Oriental region, Morocco. 7 x 8.5 cm  112g.  $175.00.  A few broken crystals are present.  These are becoming more scarce all the time.  Nice coverage of yellow crystals. 
JC9139.  Another view. 
JC9140.  Mimetite. Chah Milleh mine, Chah Milleh, Anarak district, Nain couinty, Esfahan province, Iran.  3.5 x 5 cm  31g.  $35.00.  Dark yellow, non lustrous,  botryoids from recent finds.  Mimetite is a bit darker than the photo would indicate. 
JC9140.  Another view.  Specimen is a bit darker than the photo would indicate. 
JC9145.  Calcite.  Red Dome mine, Mungana, Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia.  6 x 8 cm  193g.  $75.00  These came out about 2001.  Some of the best Australian calcites I have ever seen.   Group of  modified scalenohedral crystals, nicely translucent to gemmy, some with a hint of iron staining, on a corroded older generation calcite.  I have 4 of these I held back from this find and finally decided to let them go.   They are shown here.  No damage.  
JC9145.  Another view. 
JC9145.  Another view. 
JC9145.  Another view. 
JC9145.  Another view. 
JC9147.  Pyromorphite.  Gute Hoffnung Mine, Bleibuir (Bescheid), Mechernich, Eifel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  9 x 16 cm  684g.  $185.00.  One of the older specimens from this locality, similar to the newer ones that have been seen lately.   Nice grass green color.   Very minor rubbing here and there that does not detract. 
JC9147.  Closer view.
JC9147.  Closer view.
JC9149.  Grossular (hessonite).  Mana Mine, Barang-Turghao (Mor-Darra), Bajaur Agency, Federally Administered Tribal  Area, Pakistan.   6 x 6 cm   373g.  $60.00.    Gemmy, transparent crystals coating a white matrix.   Most specimens from here are small groups of crystals without matrix.  This one is somewhat different being on matrix. 

 

 

JC9149.  Slightly different view. 
JC9149.  Aother view. 
JC9152.  Pyromorphite.  Moulay Bouazza, Khenifra province, Beni Mellal-Khenifra region, Morocco.   5 x 5.5 cm.  67g.  $45.00.  Pretty little piece from this limited find in Morocco. 
JC9154.  Pyromorphite.  Friedrichssegen mine, Frucht, Bad Ems district, Lahn valley, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany.  5 x 6.5 cm  112g.  $400.00.   A fine two sided specimen of typical brown crystals from this defunct mine.   Shows well on both sides.  Not many good pieces like this around with somewhat reasonable price.   There are a few broken crystals here and there. Bright luster.   
JC9154.  Other side.  
JC9158.  Malachite (primary).  Kambove district, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)   5 x 10 cm  328g.  $175.00.   A vug filled with sparkly dark green primary malachite crystals. 
JC9158.  Slightly different angle.  

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