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Minerals Beginning with "A" through "Ay"

JC11498.  Adamite, calcite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.   7 x 8 cm  295g.  $70.00  Lustrous light yellow adamite, on a piece with several vugs scattered around on it.  A bit different in that respect.  
JC11498.  Another view.  
JC11498.  Close up showing the calcites.  
JC11498.  Another view.  
JC11498.   Another view.  
JC11361.   Adamite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.   1.8 x 3.5 x 5.3 cm  38g.  $190.00.   A choice cluster of pinwheel adamite.  Older piece.   A rather nice miniature. 
JC11361.  Another view.  
JC11361.  Side view.  
JC10672.  Adamite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.   2.7 x 5.8 cm  33g.  $150.00.   A near floater group of light green crystals.  Ex Alvin Pranschke collection.   Pretty little miniature.  
JC10672.   Side view.  
JC10553.  Adamite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.   4 x 6.5 cm   78g.  $37.00.   An "L" shaped piece, with the bottom of the "L" facing towards the camera.  Color is pale yellow.    Sparkly.  
JC10553.  Another view.  
JC10553.  Another view.  
 JC5059.  Adamite.  Dachaang Sn-polymetallic ore field, Nandan Co., Hechi prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, China.  4 x 5.2 cm  60g.  $25.00.    These came out briefly in 2009 and have pretty much disappeared from the market.  Not fluorescent.
JC4054.   Adamite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.   8 cm x 8 cm 211g  $45.00.  Bright, pale yellow small cogwheel sprays.    Bright luster, no damage to the naked eye except along the edges where removed from the pocket.   Sort of bowl shaped pocket.   Not fluorescent.  
JC4054.   Another view. 
JC12110.    Aegerine.  Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi.   4 cm Tall   10g.  $15.00  
JC12109.    Aegerine.  Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi.   6.7 cm Tall   3g.   $20.00.   A couple of dolomite crystals are embedded  
JC12108.    Aegerine.  Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi.  7.7 cm Tall   8g.   $18.00  Doubly terminated, although the one end is a bit of a crude termination. 
JC12107.  Aegerine.  Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi.   6 cm Tall   11g.   $18.00  Long, thin single crystal.  Doubly terminated, although the one end is a bit crude in the termination. 
JC11991.   Aegerine, quartz.  Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi.  4 x 4.5 cm   29g    $40.00  
JC11991.  Another view.  
JC11991.  Another view.  
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.  
JC11561.   Aegerine.  Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern region, Malawi.  6.5 x 8 cm  205g.  $65.00.   Sort of a jackstraw group of very dark green aegerine crystals.
JC11561.  More of a side view.  
JC11561.  Reverse.   
JC11561.  Another view, reverse side. 
JC12170.   Ammonite.  Polished.  Unknown location   4 cm 20g   $20.00   They call these gem ammonites, for the opal like flash of colors when they are rotated in the light. 
JC12171.  Ammonite.  Polished.  Unknown location   3 cm 12g   $20.00   They call these gem ammonites, for the opal like flash of colors when they are rotated in the light. 
JC12169.  Ammonite.  Polished.  Unknown location.  3 cm across.  12g   $20.00  They call these gem ammonites, for the opal like flash of colors when they are rotated in the light. 
JC12748.  Andradite, datolite.  Bor pit, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia.  6.5 x 7 x 2 cm 174g  $60.00.   Apparently a limited find.   White to translucent, lustrous datolite crystals cover the top of the specimen on a matrix of greenish waxy andradite. Contacts around the edges but no damage
JC12748.   Another view. 
JC10026.  Andradite.  Sinerechenskoe skarn occurrence, Primorsky Krai, Russia.  10 x 14 cm  >1000g.  $400.00.  An outstanding specimen from this premier Russian skarn.  Brown to slightly reddish brown, brilliant luster crystals completely cover the front face.   Very little damage.  Very fine display specimen.   
JC10026.  Close up view. 
JC6386.  Andradite, quartz.  Huanggang mine (Huanggangliang mine), Hexigten Banner), Inner Mongolia, China  9 x 14 cm 572g.   $120.00  Crystals are equal to or less than 7mm.  Bright luster, and semi gemmy.  White quartz crystals are scattered over the face.  Piece is a near floater, and is crystallized on the back side also.  I acquired this one in August, 2011...one of the earlier collected pieces from this mine.  Pretty piece.  
JC6386.  Closer view. 
JC6386.  Closer view. 
JC6386.  Back side. 
JC12739.  Anglesite.  Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, South Sardinia Province, Sardinia, Italy.  5.2 x 4.7 x 1.8 cm 157g   $300.00   Something you don't see every day, a group of colorless, gemmy, glassy anglesite crystals free of matrix.   The crystals are so brilliant and clear, it is a little difficult to get good photos.   The dark color (black) is showing through the crystals from the black back ground.  
JC12739.  A different angle. 
JC12739.  A different angle. 
JC12739.  A different angle. 
JC11533.  Anglesite pseudo cerussite.  Broken Hill, Broken Hill district, Yancowinna county, New South Wales, Australia.   3 x 4.5 cm   47g  $50.00.   Sparkly anglesite crystals replacing the cerussite. 
JC11533.   Side view showing the bladed habit of the replaced cerussite. 
JC11533.   Side view showing the bladed habit of the replaced cerussite. 
JC11916.  Anhydrite, calcite.   Naica Complex, Chihuahua, Mexico.   4 x 12 cm Tall.   104g   $275.00.   Light blue anhydrite with colorless scalenohedral coating the back.   Nice specimen.    
JC11916.   Reverse.   
JC4489.  Almandine.  Pee Wee Gulch, Emerald Creek area, Latah county, Idaho.  2.5 x 3 cm 23g $10.00.   Although Garnet Gulch is the most often seen location for these, the mica schists that these occur in are scattered over a fairly large area.  PeeWee Gulch is a nearby location.  They look very similar to Garnet Gulch specimens, but tend to be a bit more rounded and often have a bit of schist cleaning to them.  
JC4489.  Another view. 
JC12464.   Apatite, arsenopyrite.  Julcani Mine, Julcani District, Angaraes Province, Huancavelica, Peru.   5 x 5.5 cm 212g  $75.00.   Very pale green apatite crystals on a bed of small, sparkly, arsenopyrite crystals.  
JC12464.  Another view.   
JC12464.  Closer view.  
JC12183.    Apatite.  Panasqueira Mines, Covilh, Castelo Branco, Portugal.  2.5 x 3.5 cm 14g   $15.00.   Group of very pale green crystals.  
JC12182.   Apatite.  Panasqueira Mines, Covilh, Castelo Branco, Portugal.  3.3 x 4 cm 27g  $18.00.    White crystals on the outside and pale green interiors.  
JC12182.   Another view. 
JC12181.  Apatite.  Panasqueira Mines, Covilh, Castelo Branco, Portugal.  2 x 3.3 cm 6g  $15.00.   Group of translucent, very slightly pale green crystals.  
JC12178.  Apatite.  Panasqueira Mines, Covilh, Castelo Branco, Portugal.  2.5 x 3 cm 13g  $15.00.  Cute small group of almost color less crystals. 
JC12177.  Apatite, dolomite.  Panasqueira Mines, Covilh, Castelo Branco, Portugal.  2.8 x 4.5 cm 33g  $10.00.  Partial crystal.  Top has been damaged.  
JC12177.  Another view. 
JC12063.  Apatite.  Imilchil, Imilchil Cadat, Imilchil Cercle, Midelt Province, Dra-Tafilalet Region, Morocco.  2.5 x 4 cm 41g  $35.00.  Sort of silvery amber color crystal, bright luster,  with a hollow termination; you can blow on the bottom end and air comes out the top end. 
JC12063.  Different angle. 
JC12063.  Another view.  
JC12063.  Termination.  Interesting hollow termination.  
JC11976.   Apatite  Potosi, Bolivia.  2.2 x 3 cm 36g.  $30.00.  
JC11976.  End view. 
JC12096.  Aragonite.  Tazouta (Tagnaneit; Takaneit), Sefrou Cercle, Sefrou Province, Fs-Mekns Region, Morocco.  4.5 x 5 cm 48g  $25.00 
JC12094.  Aragonite.  Tazouta (Tagnaneit; Takaneit), Sefrou Cercle, Sefrou Province, Fs-Mekns Region, Morocco.  4 x 6 cm 93g  $30.00
JC12056.   Aragonite.  Tazouta (Tagnaneit; Takaneit), Sefrou Cercle, Sefrou Province, Fs-Mekns Region, Morocco.  4 x 4.5 cm  70g   $25.00.   
JC12056.  Another view.  
JC11889.  Aragonite.  Tazouta, Sefrou Cercle, Sefrou Province, Fs-Mekns Region, Morocco.  3.5 x 6.5 cm 80g.  $25.00.  Typical group of these neat little aragonites.    
JC11889.  Back side.  
JC11792.  Aragonite.   Tazouta, Sefrou Cercle, Sefrou Province, Fs-Mekns Region, Morocco.  5 x 5 cm 81g.   $10.00   SOLD
JC10208.  Aragonite.  Gallo river, Molina de Aragn, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain.   3.3 cm long.  58g.  $6.00
JC10208.  View of termination.  
JC6802.  Arfvedsonite, orthoclase, quartz.  Mt. Malosa, Domasi, Zomba dist., Malawi    5.5 x 5 x 5   59g   $90.00.  A sharp, nicely terminated pair of crystals.  The larger one is 5.5 cm tall.   I got this one from Rock Currier (Jewel Tunnel Imports) in September, 2012.  
JC6802.  Another view. 
JC6802.  Another view. 
JC6802.  A view of the termination.
JC6801.  Aegirine, orthoclase.  Mt. Malosa, Domasi, Zomba dist., Malawi.  7 cm wide x 10 cm tall 201g.  An 8 cm tall crystal.  $98.00.  I got this one from Rock Currier (Jewel Tunnel Imports) in September, 2012.    The crystal is undamaged, and actually terminated, although the termination looks a little crude.   Smaller, stubby crystal is an off shoot, with a few other little aegirine crystals scattered about.  Bright luster.  
JC6801.  Slightly different angle. 
JC6801.  Another view. 
JC6801.  Another view. 
JC12821.  Arsenopyrite, quartz.  El Tajo mine, Hidalgo del Parral, Mexico. Ex Nicholas J. Theis coll. MP3IN14    11 x 4.5 x 5 cm 466g  $65.00.   This is the location given on the label.  It looks more like Mina Noche Buena to me.  Brilliant silvery crystals, brighter than the photo would seem to indicate.   I toned down the photo a bit, as the brilliant silvery luster did not come out well in those photos. 
JC12821.  Closer view.  
JC12821.   Closer view. 
JC12180.  Arsenopyrite.  Panasqueira Mines, Covilh, Castelo Branco, Portugal.   2.3 x 2.3 cm 22g  Thumbnail.  $10.00
JC12180.  Back side. 
JC8654.  Arsenopyrite.  Julcani district, Angaraes province, Huancavelica department, Peru.  6.5 x 7.5 cm  430g.  $50.00.  Plate of stout, brilliant luster crystals.  Purchased from  Jewel Tunnel Exports (Rock Currier) in February 1994.  Ex Crowley collection #JAC1124
JC8654.  Close up. 
JC11974.   Astrophyllite.   Khibiny massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia. 2.2 x 3 cm 36g  $25.00.   Group of crystals rising into a feldspar? matrix.  
JC11962.  Astrophyllite.   Khibiny massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia.  3.8 x 5 cm 73g.   $35.00.  Nice flashy specimen.  
JC11962.  Different angle. 
JC11517.  Atacamite, halloysite.  La Farola mine, Cerro Pintado, Las Pintadas district, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo province, Atacama, Chile.  7 x 8 cm   262g.  $50.00.   Nice coverage of brilliant crystals that show up nicely on the white halloysite.   
JC11517.   Closer view.  
JC11516.  Atacamite.  La Farola mine, Cerro Pintado, Las Pintadas district, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo province, Atacama, Chile.   5 x 7.5 cm  119g.   $45.00.    Nice coverage of flat lying, brilliant crystals.  
JC11516.   Closer view.  
JC11448.  Atacamite.   Mount Gunson Copper mines, Pernatty Lagoon, Stuart Shelf, South Australia.  5 x 7.5 cm   174g.  $200.00.   Nifty piece of somewhat botryoidal atacamite with micro crystals coating the botryoids.     Minor damage to some of the botryoids as seen in the close up.  
JC11448.   Close up. 
JC11449.  Austinite (cuprian).  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.   4 x 5.5 cm  90g.  $20.00   Light green to somewhat grayish small sparkly crystals.    

 

JC11449.   Closer view.  
JC11479.   Austinite (cuprian).  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  5 x 7 cm  90g.  $65.00
JC11479.  Closer view. 
JC11481 Austinite (cuprian).  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  6 x 7 cm  92g.  $95.00
JC11481.  Closer view.  
JC11481.  Back side. 
JC11484.    Austinite (cuprian).  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  6.5 x 6.5 cm  104g.  $65.00.  
JC11484.    Closer view
JC11484.  Back side. 
JC11488.    Austinite (cuprian).  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.   6.5 x 6.5 cm   94g.  $35.00. 
JC11488.     Closer view
JC11489.    Austinite (cuprian).  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  6 x 6 cm   70g.  $65.00  
JC11489.    Closer view
JC11491.    Austinite (cuprian).  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.    $10.00.   4 x 8 cm  101g     Several small patches of cupro-austinite.  
JC11491.  Another side.
JC11491.  Another side. 
JC11676.   Axinite, epidote.  Canta district, Canta province, Lima department, Peru.   5 x 11 cm  261g.  $275.00.   Brownish axinite crystals are surrounded by acicular epidote green epidote crystals.   These are destined to be considered classic species combination groups.  
JC11676.  Closer view.  
JC11676.  Another view.  
JC11676.  Closer view.  
JC11676.  Close up, left end.  
JC11300.  Axinite.  Canta district, Canta province, Lima department, Peru.     7 x 8 cm     152g.  $165.00.   Bladed light brown crystals to 3.5 cm with brilliant glassy luster.   These are destined to be mineral classics before too long.  
JC11300.   Another view.  
JC11300.   Another view.  
JC11300.  Another view.  The greenish color is a reflection from the tree outside my window where I photographed these.  
JC11300.  Another view.   
JC10191.  Axinite.  Colebrook Hill mine, Colebrook Hill, Rosebery district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia.   6 x 6.5 cm  138g.  $50.00.   Up to 11 mm purplish brown crystals in a vug in massive axinite.   A tough one to photo.  The crystals are nice and sharp, with a trace of epidote present. 
JC10191.  Another view.  
JC10191.  Close up view.  
JC4638.  Axinite.  New Melones dam spillway, West Belt, Calaveras county, California.   3 x 3 cm 25g  $5.00.   Single crystal on the top, with a partial crystal next to it.  A ding on the termination of the top crystal.    Sawn end.   C: 1982.   
JC4638.  Another view, showing the sawn section. 
JC5112.   Axinite.  New Melones dam spillway, West Belt, Calaveras county, California. 2 x 2.5cm 4g  $5.00.   Thumbnail of gemmy axinite crystals.  C: 1982.