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 Minerals Beginning with "R"

 

JC13299.  Rhodochrosite.  Santa Eulalia, Aquiles Serdan municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico.  10.2 x 7.8 x 5.2 cm 720g   $600.00   An older piece that came out a number of years ago, early 2000's.   Of interest is a spray of  goethite on the right side in these photos.   Light pink crystals filling a vug in massive ore.   Sawn base.  
JC13299.  Another view.
JC13299.  Another view.
JC13299.  Another view.
JC13299.  Close up. 
JC13251.    Rhodochrosite.  Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Lima, Peru.  8.9 x 7.4 cm 513g  $250.00.   A shallow vug in ore is filled with small, light pink scalenohedra.  Sawn back.  
JC13251.  Another view.  
JC13251.  Another view.  
JC13251.  Close up. 
JC11856.   Rhodochrosite, wolframite, bertrandite, pyrite Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert , Karazhal, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan.   6 x 8 cm 266g   $300.00   Pink rhodochrosite crystals intermixed with white bertrandite crystals and a incomplete wolframite crystal in the center.  

 
JC11856.   Another view.  
JC11856.   Another view. back side.  
JC11856.   A closer view.  
JC12755.   Rhodonite.  Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil.  6 x 5 x 1.5 cm 92g  $40.00  Bright hot pink/magenta/sort of reddish.  Best described as a mass of cleavages, although there are no discrete crystals.  Bright luster on the cleavage faces.   Pretty.
JC12755.  Another view. 
JC12755.  Another view. 
JC12755.  Another view. 
JC12753.   Rhodonite.  Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil.  4.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm 128g  $30.00   Bright hot pink/magenta/sort of reddish.  Best described as a mass of cleavages, although there are no discrete crystals.  Bright luster on the cleavage faces.   Pretty.   Saw marks on base.  
JC12753.  Another view. 
JC12753.  Another view.
JC12753.  Another view.
JC12751.   Rhodonite.  Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil.   6 x 6 x 2.5 cm 164g   $35.00.  Bright hot pink/magenta/sort of reddish.  Best described as a mass of cleavages, although there are no discrete crystals.  Bright luster on the cleavage faces.   Pretty.  
JC12751.  Another view.  
JC12751.  Another view.  
JC12751.  Another view.  
JC12751.  Another view.  
JC12215.  Rhodonite.  Broken Hill, Broken Hill district, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia.  10 x 13 x 16 cm   3,186g. Approx. 7 Lbs   $200.00  A large mass of solid rhodonite.  Partial crystal faces are present in a few places.  An old piece, from a small collection of Broken Hill specimens.   
JC12215.  Another view. 
JC12215.  Another view.
JC12488.  Rhodonite.  Brazil.   2.5 x 6.2 x 8 cm 480g Semi polished rectangle/square   $30.00
JC12488.  Back side.  
JC13298.  Calcite on rosasite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.   7.3 x 5.3 x 3.5 cm   $46.00  Typical rosasite color, with a thin layer of calcite crystals overlying the rosasite.  There is some rubbing of the calcite, as seen as white spots here and there.  
 JC13298.  Another view. 
JC13298.  Another view.  
JC13298.  Close up of bottom left as seen in the top photo. 
JC13298.  Close up of upper right as seen in the top photo.  
JC10490. Elbaite/Rubellite.   Malkhan Pegmatite Field, Krasnyi Chikoy, Chitinskaya Oblast, Transbaikal, Eastern Siberia, Russia.  5 cm tall crystal.  39g.   $290.00    Pinkish red termination, with the sides partially coated with microscopic quartz crystals which add sparkle to the sides.     Discovered in 1980 by Russian geologists, this area has been a prolific source of beautiful (and expensive) tourmaline specimens.   
JC10490.  Back side.