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Minerals Beginning with "T"

JC11760.  Tantalite.  Zambezia province, Mozambique.  2.5 x 3 cm  50g.  $150.00.   Group of crystals of this rare mineral.   
JC11760.  Another view.  
JC11760.  Another view.  
JC11932.   Tapiolite?   Alto do Giz pegmatite?, Equador, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.   Thumbnail.  1.5 x 2.2 cm   25g  $250.00    Not positive of the identity of this crystal, although it sure looks like tapiolite.  All label had was "Brazil"  A very good, sharp crystal of this rare mineral.  
JC11932.    Another view.  
JC11776.  Tarbutite.   Kabwe Mine (Broken Hill Mine), Kabwe (Broken Hill), Kabwe District, Central Province, Zambia.  8 x 11 cm  210g.  $125.00   Small crystals scattered pretty much over the entire piece.  
JC11776.  Back side.  
JC11776.  Front side, different angle.  
JC11776.   Close up.   
JC12048.  Tetrahedrite, chalcopyrite.   Casapalca Mine, Casapalca, Chicla District, Huarochirí Province, Lima, Peru.  7 x 11 cm 337g   $45.00   The tetrahedrite has a very thin layer of chalcopyrite giving it the golden hue.  There is a damaged area on the central crystal edge, easily visible in the photos.  
JC12048.  Different angle. 
JC5192.   Tetrahedrite, pyrite, quartz.  Mercedes mine, Huallanca, Huallanca district, Bolognesi province, Ancash, Peru.    2.5 x 2.5 cm   25g.  $10.00.   Several small, brilliant tetrahedrite crystals on the upper part of the piece, a bit hard to see in the photo.  
JC5192.   Another view.   
JC12113.   Topaz.  Tepetate, Villa de Arriaga Municipality, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.   2.5 x 2 cm  Thumbnail.   $30.00
JC12113.  Another view.  
JC12112.  Topaz.  Tepetate, Villa de Arriaga Municipality, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.  2 x 2.5 cm    Thumbnail.   $30.00  SOLD
JC11903.    Topaz.  Fazenda Concórdia pegmatite (Mimoso do Sul Mine), Mimoso do Sul, Espírito Santo, Brazil.  5 x 6.5 cm 172g  $150.00.  A rather modified topaz crystal, complete and doubly terminated.  It has crevices and small holes that have clay down in them.    I hit it with a water gun, and had minor results.  The clay is really down in there.   Interesting piece with all the modifications.  Bright luster for the most part.  
JC11903.  Another view. 
JC11903.  Another view. 
JC11903.  Another view. 
JC11903.  Another view, showing termination.   . 
JC11903.  Another view. 
JC11835.   Topaz.  Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil.  3g  TN crystal.   About 2.5 cm   $50.00.   
JC12551.   Topazolite, diopside.  New Idria District, San Benito county, California.  1.4 x 5.7 x 7.3 cm 77g  $65.00.   Satin luster topazolite garnets completely coat the front face, with several, sort of greenish diopside crystals scattered about. 
JC12551.  Closer view. 
JC12150.  Torbernite.   Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Lualaba, DR.   3 x 4 cm 19g  $175.00    Nice miniature.  Older piece.   I didn't see the fuzz until I saw the photo.   Be glad to remove it before shipping.  
JC12150.  Side view.  
JC11759.  Triphyllite.  E.E. Smith mine, Alexandria, Grafton county, New Hampshire.  4.5 x 5.5 cm  105g.  $40.00.  Massive specimen of this rare mineral. 
JC11759.   Back side.