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Minerals Beginning with "B"

JC12197.  Barite.  Palos Verdes Hills (Palos Verdes Cliffs), Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles County, California.  4 x 6.5 cm 117g  $5.00   Small bladed crystals. 
JC12196.  Barite.  Palos Verdes Hills (Palos Verdes Cliffs), Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles County, California.   5 x 9 cm 172g  $8.00.  Small bladed crystals. 
JC12195.   Barite.  Palos Verdes Hills (Palos Verdes Cliffs), Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles County, California. 3.5 x 7.5 cm 157g $5.00  Small bladed crystals. 
JC12104.  Barite.  China.     1.7 x 2.6 cm  18g. Thumbnail.   $10.00   No visible damage.  Wish I had a better location information.  
JC12087.  Baryte.   Baryte locality, Xichang County, Liangshan Yi, Sichuan, China.  4 x 4 cm 82g   $25.00  Black and yellow crystals.  Weird color zoning, with the base golden and the top black.    Some broken crystals as can be seen in the photos.   
JC12087.  Another view. 
JC12087.  Another view. 
JC12065.  Barite.  Carbonia-Iglesias Province (these came out in this time period,  2005-2016), Sardinia, Italy.   6 x 6 cm 38g   $125.00   Group of parallel growth crystals.   In good shape.  
JC12065.  Back side.  
JC12064.  Barite.   Baryte locality, Xichang County, Liangshan Yi, Sichuan, China.  4 cm Tall   25g   $35.00.  Amber color single crystal, with smaller crystals attached at base. 
JC12064.  Another view.  
JC12028.  Barite.  Baryte locality, Xichang County, Liangshan Yi, Sichuan, China.  3 x 3 cm 29g   $35.00   Small group with phantoms. 
JC12028.   Another view. 
JC12028.   Another view.
JC12026.   Barite.  Baryte locality, Xichang County, Liangshan Yi, Sichuan, China.  4 cm Tall 23g   $25.00  Single honey color crystal.
JC12026.  Back side. 
JC11930.  Barite.   Palos Verdes Hills (Palos Verdes Cliffs), Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles Co., California.   Single crystal, 3 cm tall.  $5.00    C:1973
JC11931.   Barite.   Palos Verdes Hills (Palos Verdes Cliffs), Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles Co., California.   3.5 cm wide, thin, crystal group  $5.00    C: 1973.
JC11927.  Barite.   Huanzala Mine, Huallanca, Huallanca District, Bolognesi Province, Áncash, Peru.  2.5 x 2.5 cm 17g $15.00.  Thumbnail specimen.   
JC11927.   Another view.  
JC11926.  Barite.   Huanzala Mine, Huallanca, Huallanca District, Bolognesi Province, Áncash, Peru.   2.5 x 3 cm 32g  $20.00. 
JC11926.   Another view.  
JC11748.  Barite with stibnite and stibiconite.   Xikuangshan Sb deposit, Lengshuijiang county, Loudi, Hunan, China.  2.5 x 4 cm  38g.  $35.00.  A group of stibnite crystals on the front, almost entirely replaced with stibiconite.   Back side shows nice barite crystals. 
JC11748.  Slightly different angle.  
JC11748.  Back side. 
JC11428.   Barite.   Palos Verdes Hills (Palos Verdes Cliffs), Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles County, California.    5 x 8 cm 211g.  $10.00.   Bladed crystals, several broken from this well known location. 
JC11428.   Slightly different angle.  
JC11423.   Barite.   Palos Verdes Hills (Palos Verdes Cliffs), Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles County, California.    4 x 5 cm  81g.  $5.00.  Bladed crystals, some broken, from this well known location.
JC11987.  Bastnasite.  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province  Malagari, Pakistan.   7g single larger piece, 6g smaller piece  Thumbnails $40.00.  
JC11431.   Beryl.   Custer, Custer Mining District, Custer Co., South Dakota.  4 x 6 x 9 cm  212g.   $18.00.   A section of light green beryl.  There can be seen the sides of the crystal in the lower photo, and this piece is broken off on the top and bottom, so only this section remains.  

 
JC11431.  Side view showing the crystals side. 
JC12015.   Beryllonite.  Niyil-Bruk, Niyil, Braldu Valley?, Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.  3 x 4 cm 17g   $40.00  A transparent beryllonite crystal sits in the center of what appears to be albite crystals.   The little dark green crystals look like they may be apatite crystals.  
JC12015.  Close up of the glassy and transparent beryllonite crystal. 
JC12324.  Biotite in andesite.  Cheese Camp Ridge quarry, Picket Pen Rd., Crystal Lakes basin, El Dorado county, California.  5 x 5.5 x 9 cm  349g.  $20.00.   These fall under the category of weird/odd mineral occurrences.   A very vesicle laden andesite, has in almost all vesicles over a few mm in size, one or more transparent biotite crystals sitting in them.  The biotite is very delicate and thin bladed, with the blades usually transparent.  They don't photograph very well, however, when turned in the light there is lots of sparkle from the bright biotite blades.   The location name is worth a chuckle also....These were collected last fall  (September 21) when I was wandering around checking out old roads just to see where they went.  
JC12324.  Another view.  The dark color in the vesicles are biotite crystals. 
JC12324.   Closer view.  The biotite blades are more visible here in the close up.   
JC12324.   Closer view.  The biotite blades are more visible here in the close up.  
JC12330.  Biotite in andesite.  Cheese Camp Ridge quarry, Picket Pen Rd., Crystal Lakes basin, El Dorado county, California.   6.5 x 7.5 cm  146g.  $15.00   These fall under the category of weird/odd mineral occurrences.   A very vesicle laden andesite, has in almost all vesicles over a few mm in size, one or more transparent biotite crystals sitting in them.  The biotite is very delicate and thin bladed, with the blades usually transparent.  They don't photograph very well, however, when turned in the light there is lots of sparkle from the bright biotite blades.   The location name is worth a chuckle also....These were collected last fall  (September 21) when I was wandering around checking out old roads just to see where they went.  
JC12330.   Close up of several vesicles with the brown biotite blades in them.  
JC12331.   Biotite in andesite.  Cheese Camp Ridge quarry, Picket Pen Rd., Crystal Lakes basin, El Dorado county, California.  5.5 x 6.5 cm  111g  $15.00    These fall under the category of weird/odd mineral occurrences.   A very vesicle laden andesite, has in almost all vesicles over a few mm in size, one or more transparent biotite crystals sitting in them.  The biotite is very delicate and thin bladed, with the blades usually transparent.  They don't photograph very well, however, when turned in the light there is lots of sparkle from the bright biotite blades.   The location name is worth a chuckle also....These were collected last fall  (September 21) when I was wandering around checking out old roads just to see where they went.  
JC12331.   Close up of several vesicles with the brown biotite blades in them.  
JC12332.   Biotite in andesite.  Cheese Camp Ridge quarry, Picket Pen Rd., Crystal Lakes basin, El Dorado county, California.  4.5 x 8.5 cm  92g.  $15.00    These fall under the category of weird/odd mineral occurrences.   A very vesicle laden andesite, has in almost all vesicles over a few mm in size, one or more transparent biotite crystals sitting in them.  The biotite is very delicate and thin bladed, with the blades usually transparent.  They don't photograph very well, however, when turned in the light there is lots of sparkle from the bright biotite blades.   The location name is worth a chuckle also....These were collected last fall  (September 21) when I was wandering around checking out old roads just to see where they went.  
JC12332.  Close up of several vesicles with the brown biotite blades in them.  
JC12333.   Biotite in andesite.  Cheese Camp Ridge quarry, Picket Pen Rd., Crystal Lakes basin, El Dorado county, California.   5 x 7.5 cm  150g.   $15.00   These fall under the category of weird/odd mineral occurrences.   A very vesicle laden andesite, has in almost all vesicles over a few mm in size, one or more transparent biotite crystals sitting in them.  The biotite is very delicate and thin bladed, with the blades usually transparent.  They don't photograph very well, however, when turned in the light there is lots of sparkle from the bright biotite blades.   The location name is worth a chuckle also....These were collected last fall  (September 21) when I was wandering around checking out old roads just to see where they went.  
JC12333.  Close up of several vesicles with the brown biotite blades in them.  
JC11985.   Bismuth (nugget).  Vilaque River, Los Andes Province, La Paz, Bolivia.  2.5 x 3 cm 35g    $40.00
JC11985.  Another view.  
JC12192.  Bixbyite, topaz.  Thomas range, Utah.   7 x 10 mm Thumbnail.    $50.00
JC12192.  Another view.  
JC12079.  Bournonite?  Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China.  5 x 7.5 cm 520g  $250.00    All the label said on this one is Yaogangxian mine.  Could possibly be ferberite of unusual form.  Non magnetic, insoluble in HCl...so I tend to think bournonite.    Flat topped, squatty crystals.  
JC12079.  Another view. 
JC12079.  Another view.
JC12079.  Bottom side.   
JC12024.   Bournonite.  Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China.  3 x 3.8 cm 68g   $150.00.   A squarish crystal trying to be doubly terminated and not quite making it.   
JC12024.  Another view.  
JC12024.  Another view.  
JC11669. Brochantite, cuprite.    Bou Beker, Touissit-Bou Beker mining district, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco    10 x 12 cm 1,158g   Sawn back   $75.00   Odd, blocky crystals with good luster.   Matrix is nearly solid cuprite.  Quite different from most I have seen from here.  
JC11669.  Closer view. 
JC11826 Brookite.  Kharan District, Balochistan Region, Pakistan.  2.5 cm 2g   $30.00   Terminated single crystal