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Azurite

JC12693.  Azurite.  Liufengshan Mine, Guichi District, Chizhou, Anhui, China.   7 x 6 x 2 cm 138g  $165.00.   The majority of azurites from Liufengshan are druses of near micro crystals.  This one is nice, with larger, slightly bladed looking, very lustrous crystals.  
JC12693.  Another view.  
JC12693.  Another view.
JC12462.   Azurite.  Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker district, Jerada province, Oriental region, Morocco.  3.5 x 4.3 x 6.2 cm 148g   $165.00.  Rather flat lying crystals on a chalcocite rich matrix.   Interesting crystal formation.  
JC12462.  Another view.  
JC12462.  Another view.  
JC12462.  Close up of the large, almost flat lying crystal. 
JC9099.   Azurite, malachite.  Khanong open pit, Sepon mine, Vilabouly district, Savannakhet province, Laos.  3 x 4.5 cm  26g.  $150.00.   A very nice miniature featuring a main crystal of the classic type from here.  The azurite was replaced by malachite and in turn coated with azurite, giving this great, vibrant, schiller like blue color. A crystal on the side that is both malachite and azurite. 
JC9099.   Slightly different angle.  
JC8302.  Azurite.  Sepon mine, Khanong open pit, Vilabouly district, Savannakhet province, Laos.  6.5 x 8 cm  150g.  $350.00.  Brilliant  blue blades up to 7mm in size.  Ex Crowley collection:  JAC1729.     The Sepon mine is no longer producing good specimens like these.  I purchased this one in 2015.  
JC8302.  Closer look. 
JC8302.  Closer look. 
JC8302.  Closer look. 
JC12344.   Azurite.  Holbrook mine, Bisbee, Cochise county, Arizona.  5 x 6.5 cm 161g.   $125.00.   Small specks of gibbsite are present, these are the white spots.    Rounded aggregate of azurite, with crystal faces on the spheroids.  Not lustrous.  Back side has rounded blobby azurite, with bright micro crystals in the small vugs.  
JC12344.   Closer view of specimen.  
JC12344.  Back side.  
JC12086.  Azurite.  Morenci, Greenlee county, Arizona.   5 x 5 cm 149g   $300.00   Floater "rose" azurite.  I photographed it from all sides.  
JC12086.  Another view. 
JC12086.  Another view.
JC12086.  Another view.
JC12038. Azurite.   Itauz Mine, Zhilandy group, Satpayev, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan.   2.3 cm tall crystal.  $90.00   Assuming the locality label is correct, this is a very rare specimen from here.   Thumbnail in a little white box. 
JC12038.  Another view. 
JC12038.  Another view, oblique.
JC12038.  Back side.  
JC12038.  Side view.  
JC12038.  Other side view.
JC11907. Azurite.   Liufengshan Mine, Guichi District, Chizhou, Anhui, China.  3 x 6.5 cm 64g.  $40.00  Sparkly, rather blocky crystals.  
JC11907.  Closer view.  
JC11732.  Azurite.   Liufengshan Mine, Guichi District, Chizhou, Anhui, China.  4.5 x 7.5 cm 83g.    $30.00.   Drusy crystals coating the front face.  
JC11677.    Azurite, malachite.  Morenci mine, Morenci, Greenlee county, Arizona.   5.5 x 10 cm   169g.   $150.00.   Pretty piece, with small ball like groups of azurite, visible just to the right of the fibrous malachite, with drusy crystals making up the rest of the piece.  Both sides are quite attractive and sparkly.    
JC11677.   Close up.  
JC11677.   Back side or front side, both sides are presentable.  
JC11626.   Azurite, malachite.   Liufengshan mine, Guichi district, Chizhou, Anhui, China. 7.5 x 13 cm  727g.  $398.00.   Bladed crystals with botryoidal malachite sitting on them.   The malachite is a bit more green in person so to speak.  From recent finds at the mine.    Pretty, with lots of sparkle.
JC11626.  Another view.  
JC11626.   Closer view. 
JC11626.   Closer view. 
JC11626.   Closer view. 
JC11626.   Closer view. 
JC11609.   Azurite, malachite.   Liufengshan mine, Guichi district, Chizhou, Anhui, China.  8 x 8 cm  184g.  $50.00.   A vug filled with brilliant blue drusy azurite.  Bright and pretty. 
JC11609.  Closer view.  
JC11609.   Back side.   
JC11608.   Azurite, malachite.   Liufengshan mine, Guichi district, Chizhou, Anhui, China.   10 x 16 cm  >1000g.  $450.00   A large cabinet specimen of the brilliant blue azurite from here.   The upper left shows two generations of azurite, the first layer the more brilliant blue, and the next layer on top of this one the more sparkly darker blue.   Malachite adds nice contrast.   The back side is also of interest, and could also make the display side.  It is composed of botryoidal malachite, with a bit of secondary malachite of light green crystals here and there.  Along the top edge are azurite crystals implanted on and next to the malachite botryoids for a bit of nice contrast.  
JC11608.  Closer view of the cavity above. 
JC11608.  Closer view of the upper left showing the two generations of azurite.  
JC11608.   Back side.  
JC11608.  Closer view of the lower left.  
JC11608.  Closer view of the upper center.  
JC11607.  Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Guichi district, Chizhou, Anhui, China.  7 x 8 x 14 cm   866g.  $550.00    From the recent finds at the mine.  A two sided piece.  This side is drusy bladed royal blue crystals with bright luster and a bit of malachite.  The other side is azurite with a partial coating of fuzzy, acicular, primary malachite crystals on the azurite.   Pretty.  
JC11607.  Close up. 
JC11607.   Reverse side.   Either side is great for display.   
JC11607.  Close up of upper portion.  
JC11607.   Close up of lower portion.
JC11606.  Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Guichi district, Chizhou, Anhui, China.   10 x 17 cm   >1000g.  $550.00.   From the more recent finds from the Liufengshan mine.   Flat plate of sharp azurite crystals, with a partial coating of sort of fuzzy to somewhat botryoidal malachite.   These more recent ones are a bit different from the older pieces, which usually didn't have this fuzzy primary malachite scattered over the azurite crystals.   Several close up photos of different parts of the display face.  
JC11606.   Closer view. 
JC11606.   Closer view. 
JC11606.   Closer view. 
JC11606.   Closer view. 
JC11586.  Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Guichi district, Chizhou, Anhui, China.     9 x 15 cm  437g.  $295.00    The Liufengshan mine is still producing specimens.  This one is from recent finds at the mine.  Royal blue bright drusy crystals coating the front.  
JC11586.   Closer view.  
JC11586.  Closer view.  
JC11586.  Closer view.  
JC11585.  Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Guichi district, Chizhou, Anhui, China.  5.5 x 7.5 cm  170g.  $45.00   The Liufengshan mine is still producing specimens.  This one is from recent finds at the mine.  Bright royal blue crystals on the front, with botryoidal malachite on the back. 
JC11585.  Slightly different view.  
JC11585.  Back side.  
JC11580.  Azurite, malachite, malachite pseudo after azurite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Santa Cruz municipality, Sonora, Mexico.  7.5 x 10 cm   177g    $225.00.     Flat plate with several small azurite crystals, which are not as lustrous as most from here.  Small blades of malachite pseudos after azurite are scattered around on the all malachite matrix. 
JC11580.   Closer view.  Small bladed crystals of malachite pseudo azurite can be seen.  
JC11580.   Close up of the azurites.  
JC11530.  Azurite, malachite.  Lost Lake claim, Nacimiento mine, San Pablo, Sandoval county, New Mexico.   8 x 13 cm  457g.  $275.00.  Nice large plate of blue nodules on Triassic sandstone.  The deposit is supposedly exhausted. 
JC11530.   Slightly different view. 
JC11530.  Closer view. 
JC11518.  Azurite.  Morenci mine, Morenci, Greenlee county, Arizona.   8 x 8.5 cm  311g.  $185.00.    Rounded hemispheres of azurite grouped together on light colored matrix.   There is minor rubbing on some of the spheres, as can be seen in the photo, although it is pretty minimal. 
JC11518.   Closer view. 
JC11436.   Azurite, malachite.   Morenci mine, Morenci, Greenlee county, Arizona.   Approximately 5 x 6 x 8 cm  433g.  $125.00   Although the label that came with this piece says it is Shilu mine, I have not seen anything from either of the Chinese azurite locations, including the Liufengshan mine, that look even close to this specimen, especially the matrix, which is classic Morenci mine breccia matrix.  So, I am calling it as from the Morenci mine.  
JC11436.  Oblique view.  
JC11436.  Close up.  Note the little bladed crystals sticking up vertically from the more drusy azurite.  
JC11376.  Azurite, malachite.  M'Ssici,  Alnif Cercle, Tinghir Province, Dra-Tafilalet Region, Morocco.  11.5 x 13 cm  968g.  $350.00.    Nice large piece with nice color. 

 

JC11376.  Another view.  
JC11376.  Closer view. 
JC11376.  Closer view. 
JC11103.  Azurite, dolomite.  Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker district, Jerada province, Oriental region, Morocco.     3 x 4 x 5.5 cm   56g.  $190.00  Intense, dark blue, glassy luster crystals.   This was sold to me as being from Tsumeb.  After close inspection I think it more likely is Touissit, and I have labeled it as such.   Nice miniature.   I took several photos from all angles.  
JC11103.  One crystal appears to be broken and is visible in this photo...it is on the back side of the specimen, however, as can be seen in the photos below it seems to be partially re-healed.  
JC11103.   Base of crystal showing partial re-healing of the break.  
JC11103.   Base of crystal showing partial re-healing of the break.
JC11103.   Another view. 
JC11103.   Another view.
JC11103.   Another view.
JC11103.   Another view.
JC11103.   Another view.
JC11103.   Another view.
JC10686.  Azurite, malachite.  Aranzazu mine (Cobre mine), Concepcion delo Oro, Concepcion del Oro municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico.   5 x 8.5 cm   104g  $185.00.   From the find of the 1960's, these are now not often seen  for sale with this size of crystals..   This one has a vug filled with relatively large, gemmy, dark blue azurite crystals with some malachite.   Classic specimen from this classic old find.    Ex Kaye Robertson collection.   
JC10686.  Closer view. 
JC10686.  Closer view yet.  
JC10687.  Azurite.  Sierra Rica, Manuel Benavides municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico.   5.5 x 7 cm  226g.  $35.00   Bright blue, spherical aggregates of azurite on quartz.  Sawn back.  
JC10687.   Closer view.  
JC10694.  Azurite, malachite pseudo after azurite.  Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker district, Jerada province, Oriental region, Morocco.   6 x 10 cm   368g.  $65.00.   Azurite crystals coating the brown matrix.  The green areas are azurite crystals replaced by malachite.  Colorful, with good luster.   
JC10694.  Close up view. 
JC10694.  Closer view. 
JC10694.  Closer view of the azurite crystals.  
JC10669.  Azurite.  Manto Cuba mine, San Pedro de Cachiyuyo district, Inca de Oro district, Chanaral province, Atacama, Chile. 7.5 x 9.5 cm  326g.  $200.00    Blue bladed azurite crystals on milky quartz matrix with smaller drusy azurite crystals. The bladed azurite crystals are translucent, elongated, thin blades with fish-tail terminations.  These came out prior to 1990.  Virtually unobtainable these days.   It was a relatively small find.   Ex: Terry Szenics, Aurora Minerals.  
JC10669.  Closer view. 
JC10669.   Closer view yet. 
JC10669.   Very close up view. 
JC10568.  Azurite.  Moldova Nouă Mine , Moldova Nouă-Sasca Cu-Mo ore field, Caraş-Severin, Romania.   2.5 x 7 cm  34g.  $50.00   From this somewhat obscure mine in Romania, bladed, dark blue crystals on a dark, charcoal gray matrix with little bits of malachite.   

 

 

JC10549.  Azurite.  Puit IX, Zelidja mine, Touissit dist., Oujda-Angad prov., Oriental region, Morocco.  4.5 x 7.5 cm  263g.  $325.00.   From the mid 1990's finds at Touissit.   Brilliant, dark blue crystals, very pretty.   This big find produced some of the best azurites from Touissit.   Not many for sale these days of this quality. 
JC10549.    Close up.  
JC10549.  Back side of specimen.  
JC10539.  Azurite.  Schmitt dolomite quarry, Altenmittlau, Freigericht, Main-Kinzin-Kreis, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany.  4.5 x 6 cm  95g.  $50.00    A 1 cm ball of azurite, with a somewhat smaller and less perfect one above it.   Not often do you see a good azurite from Germany. 
JC10539.  Close up.  
JC10394.  Azurite, malachite.  Milpillas mine, Santa Cruz Municipality, Sonora, Mexico.  4 x 5 cm  47g.  $200.00.  Classic miniature of brilliant blue crystals.  
JC10394.  Another view.  
JC10394.  Another view.
JC10396.  Azurite.  Milpillas mine, Santa Cruz Municipality, Sonora, Mexico. 4 x 4.7 cm   39g.  $200.00.  Nice miniature of brilliant blue crystals.  
JC10396.   Another view.  
JC10396.   Another view. 
JC10337.  Azurite.  Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.   4 x 5 cm  90g.  $50.00.   Purportedly from the Easter Pocket.   A group of lustrous dark blue crystals.  Largest on the top, with crystals all around the piece.    A tough one to photo, so I took several angles around the piece.  
JC10337.  Another view.  
JC10337.   Close up of the larger crystals on the top. 
JC10337.   Close up of the larger crystals on the top. 
JC10337.   Close up of the larger crystals on the top. 
JC10337.  Back side
JC10185.  Azurite, malachite pseudo azurite.  Milpillas mine, Santa Cruz Municipality, Sonora, Mexico.   6 x 8 x 9.3 cm.  569g.  $750.00.  A fine example of Milpillas azurite/malachite.  Several of the crystals are partially to completely altered to malachite as pseudos after the azurite.  The larger crystal on the upper right is 5 cm in width, nice size for this locality.  Luster is quite bright.   Good specimen.  
JC10185.  Closer view of the upper right area with the 5 cm crystal.  
JC10185.  Close up view of the larger crystal, which is partially altered to malachite while still having azurite visible.   
JC10185.  Another view. 
JC10185.  Close up view of the larger crystal, which is partially altered to malachite while still having azurite visible.    It is on the extreme left side in this photo. 
JC10185.  Another view.  
JC10185.  Close up view
JC10185.  Close up view of the 5 cm crystal, which is partially altered to malachite. 
JC10021.  Azurite.  Kamariza, Laurion District Mines, Attika Prefecture, Greece  3 x 3 cm  13g.  $30.00.   Pretty little small miniature from the relatively recent finds in the Lavrion district.  
JC9950.  Azurite.   Bou Beker, Touissit-Bou Beker district, Jarada province, L'oriental region, Morocco.   5 x 5.5 cm  51g.  $125.00.    Lovely group of somewhat acicular crystals with glassy luster.  A little different for Bou Beker, which more commonly has stouter crystals.   
JC9950.  Another view.  
JC9948.  Azurite.   Burra Burra Copper mine, Burra, North Mt. Lofty ranges, Mt. Lofty ranges, South Australia, Australia.   8 x 8.5 cm   388g.   $165.00.   Semi-botryoidal azurite, with a lighter blue center.  The white specks are bits of a kaolinite hard clay imbedded in the azurite.    From the "Kaolinite zone" of the mine, in the upper workings.   Some malachite associated.  Long closed mine, with the open pit filled with water.    Good specimen from this locality which has few specimens offered for sale these days.   The mine closed in 1981.   
JC9921.  Azurite.  Christiana mine, Kamariza mines, Agio Konstantinos, Lavrion district mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece.5 x 7 cm  79g.  $45.00.  Most of the azurite from the Christiana mine are small groups of brilliant blue crystals.  this is the 1st one I have run across with larger, coarse crystals.  Unusual for the locality.  
JC9921.  Another view.  
JC9921.  Another view.
JC9758.  Azurite, malachite.   Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico.  4 x 6.5 cm   60g.  $365.00.   A two centimeter main crystal with satellite crystals attached.   The back of the main crystals, not visible in this photo, were in contact with the pocket walls, so parts of the crystals are a bit flat.  These are the brilliant crystals with an almost Schiller like luster, where the original crystals were partly replaced by malachite and then a thin layer of azurite crystallized on the malachite, giving this incredible luster the Milpillas azurites are famous for.    The visible malachite is for the most part the thin layer of malachite that in the top half of the specimen is now azurite.  
JC9758.  Another view.  
JC9758.  Back side of the specimen. 
JC9677.  Azurite.  Christiana mine, Kamariza mines, Agio Konstantinos, Lavrion district mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece.   5 x 9 cm  170g.  $90.00.    A nearly solid mass of azurite with somewhat crude crystals coating the top of the specimen.  From the 2012 find.  
JC9677.  View of the top of the specimen
JC9573.  Azurite.  Blue Jay Mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore District, Lemhi County, Idaho.  5 x 8 cm 137g   $35.00.   I collected these in August 2018.     A thin layer of microcrystalline azurite on an altered granite matrix.    Both the front and the left side are coated with azurite.  
JC9573.   A slightly different angle. 
JC9574.   Azurite, malachite, tenorite.  Blue Jay Mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore District, Lemhi County, Idaho.  6 x 9 cm 143g   $30.00     I collected these in August 2018.     A thin layer of microcrystalline azurite on an altered granite matrix. 
JC9574.  Right side showing the zincian malachite, light green, and black tenorite.  
JC9575.  Azurite, malachite.  Blue Jay Mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore District, Lemhi County, Idaho.  7 x 10.5 cm 322g  $30.00.   Sawn base.    I collected these in August 2018.     A thin layer of microcrystalline azurite on an altered granite matrix.  Some zincian malachite in the upper right.   Malachite is light green from the zinc content.  
JC9575.   A closer view.   
JC9576.  Azurite, tenorite.  Blue Jay Mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore District, Lemhi County, Idaho.   6 x 9 cm 193g  $30.00.  I collected these in August 2018.     A thin layer of microcrystalline azurite on an altered granite matrix
JC9576.   Close up view of the micro crystalline azurite.   
JC9577Azurite, malachite.  Blue Jay Mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore District, Lemhi County, Idaho.  5 x 7 cm 122g   $25.00.    I collected these in August 2018.     A thin layer of microcrystalline azurite on an altered granite matrix
JC9541.    Azurite, tenorite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, Leadore district, Lemhi county, Idaho.  3.5 x 9.5 cm   96g.  $35.00.  Sawn back.  Sparkly azurite is dark blue...a little darker than in the photo. 

From a small breccia pipe in altered granitic rock.  The granite in the breccia pipe is highly fractured and the breccia fragments are variously coated with mostly azurite, varying amounts of tenorite, and small amounts of light green zinc rich malachite.  Nearly all the specimens have some amount of contact marks due to the tight nature of the breccia fragments cemented in the pipe.  The original find I found in 2002 had more malachite on the specimens and much lesser tenorite.

JC9502.  Azurite.  Sierra Rica, Mun. de Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico.  5 x 11 cm    249g.  $100.00.  Brilliant blue crystals on a quartz matrix.  Sparkly.  
JC9502.  Side view. 
JC9502.  Another view, close up. 
JC9488.   Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.7 x 13 cm  489g.  $350.00.   Not often seen are specimens from here with larger crystals.  Most specimens are small druses of crystals.  This nice piece has 1 cm crystals in a shallow vug with botryoidal malachite.  Crystals have bright luster and display nicely.   There are several broken crystals, mostly on the left side of the specimen.  
JC9488.  Another view.  
JC9488.  Left side of specimen. 
JC9467.  Azurite.  Christiana mine, Kamariza mines, Agio Konstantinos, Lavrion district, Attiki prefecture, Greece.  6 x 8 cm   126g.  $150.00.   From the 2012 find at the mine, which produced some of the best azurite from this district.  A solid mass of crystallized azurite in sparkly blue color that is most attractive.  Nice piece, and these are quite scarce in this quality these days.  
JC9467.  Another view, with a little more light exposure.
JC9444.  Azurite, malachite.  M'Ssici, Alnif county, Tinghir province, Draa-Taflilalet region, Morocco.    3 x 6 cm  33g.  $29.00.   A cute and typical specimen from this nifty locality. 
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.  
JC9371.   Azurite, malachite.  Sidi Ayed, Boulemane province, Fes-Meknes region, Morocco.  7.5 x 13 cm  548g.  $60.00   Deep blue drusy crystals in a vuggy matrix;  there is a dark amorphous looking mineral coating some of the azurite, particularly on the back side.  There are bits of massive quartz caught up in the azurite and show as white spots in the photos.  The malachite is less obvious in person than the photos would indicate...little darker green.    Sparkly azurite, colorful.  
JC9371.   Back side. 
JC9372.   Azurite.  Sidi Ayed, Boulemane province, Fes-Meknes region, Morocco.  9 x 12.5 cm   602g.  $275.00.   Intense, sparkly blue azurite coating massive quartz.  Beautiful color and sparkle to the azurite.  Really nice piece from here.  I looked at a lot of specimens from Sidi Ayed at Tucson, 2018, and this is far and away the best one I saw.   Has a sawn base and sits beautifully as shown here.    The azurite also coats most of the back, and other than the exposed quartz on the right side in this photo, the azurite wraps around the entire specimen. 
JC9372.  Slightly turned. 
JC9372  Closer view.  
JC9364.   Azurite, malachite.  Khanong open pit, Sepon mine, Vilabouly district, Savannakhet province, Laos.   6.5 x 8 cm  140g.  $140.00.  Blocky brilliant crystals.  Largest crystal is about 5mm, and most crystals are about that size or smaller.   Color is a dark blue, which is much brighter in daylight as this photo shows.  Sawn back. 
JC9364.  Another view.  
JC9358.  Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.   7 x 9.5 cm  315g.  $110.00.   Vug of somewhat larger than average, mostly bladed, drusy crystals.  Quite a lot of Chinese azurite from this location at Tucson 2018.  Literally tons of specimens, 99% of poor quality.  This is one of a couple I thought were a bit better than average.   Nice blue color, although the crystals are satiny in luster rather than glassy.
JC9358.  Another view. 
JC9355.    Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.   7 x 8 cm  315.  $110.00.   Vug of somewhat larger than average drusy crystals.  Quite a lot of Chinese azurite from this location at Tucson 2018.  Literally tons of specimens, 99% of poor quality.  This is one of a couple I thought were a bit better than average.   
JC9355.    Another view.  
JC9339.  Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Guichi district, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.  11 x 18 cm  >1000g (2.6 Lbs).   $750.00  A large cabinet specimen from the Liufengshan mine, with larger crystals.  Rarely does this mine produce crystals over a few mm in size; these are up to 7mm or so, and average about 5mm.  There is very little damage  to the main crystal exposures.  There is one area on the very top of the specimen where it probably contacted the side of the vug/pocket it resided in that has damage   This can be seen on the very top, slightly right of center, on the photo below this one. There a few areas of botryoidal malachite, some of it slightly iron stained, as can be seen.   A very nice piece with good sized crystals for the location. A large cabinet specimen from my collection.   
JC9339.   Closer view of the central area.  
JC9333.  Azurite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.  6 x 6.5 cm  143g.  $40.00.   Bright blue sparkly drusy crystals.  
JC9333.  Another view. 
JC9330.    Azurite, malachite.  Khanong open pit, Sepon mine, Vilabouly district, Savannakhet province, Laos.  7.5 x 8.5 cm  266g.  $150.00.  A bit of damage on the right side as seen in the photos.   Brilliant dark blue azurite makes for a pretty specimen.  
JC9330.  Closer view. 
JC9330.  Another view showing where the damage is on the lower right in this photo.  
JC9313.  Azurite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico.  4 x 7 cm  43g.  $125.00.    Groups of dark blue crystals scattered across the white matrix.   There are a few broken crystals present.
JC9313.  Another view.  
JC9302.  Azurite.  Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.   3.5 cm tall.  $45.00.  A two centimeter azurite crystal tops this little group.  Below it are half a dozen smaller azurite crystals.  The termination on the main crystal is flat.  There is a bit of malachite present, darker than the photo would indicate.   
JC9302.  Another view.  
JC9302.  Another view.  
JC9295.    Azurite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico.  5 x 6 cm  86g.  $100.00.  Small cabinet specimen of brilliant blue crystals.  The sort of gravelly looking area in the center is where a piece of the breccia in the pocket left its mark.  The breccia piece is now gone, leaving the flat area where the crystal grew against it.
JC9295.  Another view.  Slightly different angle
JC9295.  Another view.  Slightly different angle
JC9295.  Another view.  Slightly different angle
JC9295.  Close up of top crystals. 
JC9295.  Close up
JC9295.  Close up
JC9293.  Azurite, malachite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico.  6 x 10 cm   329g.  $750.00.   Several brilliant blue, sharp crystals on light colored matrix on this CABINET specimen.  This one displays well and is a classic piece from here.  Sawn base.    Another one that looks better in person.  
JC9293.  Another view.  
JC9293.  Closer view.  
JC9289. Azurite, malachite.  Khanong open pit, Sepon mine, Vilabouly district, Savannakhet province, Laos.  4 x 7 cm    93g.    $100.00.  Brilliant, drusy azurite coating botryoidal malachite.  Hard to tell in the photo, but this is a nice little vug containing the crystals of azurite.   Pretty.  
JC9263Azurite, malachite.     Milpillas mine, Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico.  3.5 x 4 cm  24g.  $80.00.  A 1.5 cm crystal perched on matrix.  Crystal has a small ding on termination, shown in last photo below.  
JC9263.  Another view.  
JC9094.  Azurite.  Bou Beker, Touissit-Bou Beker district, Jerada province, L'oriental region, Morocco. .  7 x 7 cm  223g. $50.00   Large, dark blue crystals on black matrix.   
JC9049.   Azurite, malachite pseudo after azurite, malachite.  Khanong open pit, Sepon mine, Viraboury district, Savannakhet province, Laos.   8 x 11.5 cm  608g.  $425.00.   A vug in the matrix is filled with brilliant, bladed azurite crystals, with many in the central part of the vug pseudomorphed to malachite.  Color and luster are excellent, with no damage. From the early finds; no decent specimens are coming out from this locality these days.   This one was added to the collection in 2016.  Crowley collection #  JAC1756

 

JC9049.   Close up of left side of vug. 
JC9049.  Closer view.   
JC9049.  Close up of right side of vug. 
JC9049.   closer view yet. 
JC9046.     Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.  4.6 x 8 cm  184g.  $78.00  Brilliant blue crystals coating matrix.  Sparkly.  
JC9046.  Another view. 
JC9045.   Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.   4.2 x 7 cm  197g.  $130.00.  Somewhat larger crystals, brilliant blue with great luster.  This one reminded me of the Sepon mine azurites, but is definitely Liufengshan mine.   
JC9045.  Another view.  
JC9044.   Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.   6 x 7 cm  254g.  $145.00.  Somewhat larger crystals on malachite.  The malachite, in places, looks like it may have replaced earlier azurite...hard to tell though.  
JC9044.  Another view.  
JC9044.  Another view.  
JC8838.   Azurite, malachite.  Aranzazu mine (El Cobre mine), Concepcion del Oro, Concepcion del Oro municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico.    7 x 10.5 cm  502g.  $80.00.  Specimen has small micro-crystals of brilliant blue azurite scattered throughout the specimen.  From the big find of the 1960's.  Cabinet specimens of this size are rare these days.     
JC8838.   Close up.  
JC8838.   Close up.
JC8838.   Close up.
JC8863 Azurite.  El Cobre mine, Concepcion de Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico.  3.5 x 4.5 cm   78g.  $20.00  Dark blue crystals from the post 1960's big find.  These came out a few years later. 
JC8340.  Azurite, malachite, conichalcite?  Christiana mine, Kamariza mines, Agio Konstantinos, Lavrion district, Attiki' prefecture, Greece.  5 x 7.5 cm  61g.  $75.00.   Balls of brilliant blue azurite coat most of the specimen.  Some green malachite is associated.  The dealer I got this from said there is conichalcite present also.   
JC8340.  Reverse. 
JC8292.  Azurite.  Kinsevere mine, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo.   2 x 4.5 x 8.5 cm wide.  104g.  $125.00.   Blue mass of sharply bladed crystals.   Very nice specimen from this relatively new deposit in the Congo. 
JC8292.   Close up. 
JC7032.    Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.  4.5 x 6.5 cm  152g.  $135.00.  Deep blue, bladed crystals.  
JC7032.  Another view. 
JC6826.  Azurite, malachite.  Lavrion district,  Attiki prefecture, Greece   3 x 6.5 cm  56g.   $48.00.    Pretty, sparkly blue crystals with minor malachite.  
JC5683.  Azurite, malachite.  Milpillas mine, Sonora, Mexico.  5 x 6.5 cm  106g.  $225.00.   Up to  4 cm crystals nested in velvet malachite.  The brilliant blue area is where the crystal had some bits of white (sandstone?) embedded on the edges of the crystal...maybe where it was contacting the other side of the pocket?    Another large bladed azurite crystal is in the upper right area of the specimen in this photo.  It has a few fragments of the white (sandstone?) embedded in it.    Pretty piece, with no damage to the naked eye.     The malachite is slightly darker green than the photo would indicate.     
JC5683.  Another view.   
JC4720.  Azurite, dolomite.  Puit IX, Zelidja mine, Touissit dist., Oujda-Angad prov., Oriental region, Morocco.  2.5 x 5.3 cm  153g.  $145.00   An undamaged 3 cm doubly terminated crystal.    Looks better in person.  I took several views, front, back and end.  From the mid 1990's finds. 
JC4720.   View of the termination on the bottom end of the azurite crystal. 
JC3718.    Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.  4.5 x 5 cm  181g.  $100.00.   Blocky, cubic looking crystals.     ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC3712.    Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.  9 x 10 cm  >1000g.  $225.00    A thick piece of botryoids covered with bladed to slightly more blocky crystals.  Better in person.    
JC3712.  Another view. 
JC3712.  Another view. 
JC3710.    Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.  6.5 x 11 cm  590 g.  $200.00   Bright blue, highly lustrous crystals in a shallow vug.  Lots of sparkle here.  No damage.    
JC3710.  A close up view. 
JC3404.  Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.  3.5 x 5.5 cm  87g.  $65.00.   Bright rosettes of crystals on malachite.  There is very minor rubbing of the malachite as can be seen in this photo.     From the first finds several years ago. 
JC3404.  Closer view.  
JC2607.  Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.   4.5 x 4.5 cm.    91g.  $125.00.    Dark blue, larger crystals in a vug.   One of the earlier specimens from this locality, purchased in September 2003.    Bright, dark blue crystals on green malachite.   Ex Crowley collection #1675.  
JC2607.  Another view. 
JC2605.   Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.  5.7 x 9.5 cm  191g.  $175.00.   Brilliant, somewhat acicular crystals of gemmy blue crystals.  Nice specimen.  A cut above the average for specimens from here.   From the first finds several years ago. 
JC2605.  Another view.  
JC2605.  Closer view.  Crystals are bluer than the photo would indicate. 
JC2605.  Closer view.  Crystals are bluer than the photo would indicate. 
JC2604.  Azurite, malachite.  Liufengshan mine, Chichi county, Chizhou prefecture, Anhui province, China.   5.7 x 6.3 cm  101g.  $125.00.   One of the earlier specimens from this locality, purchased in September 2003.    Bright, dark blue crystals on green malachite.   Ex Crowley collection #1674.  
JC2604.  Another view.