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Minerals Beginning with "H", "I", "J", and "K"

JC11550.  Hematite, andradite.  N'Chwaning mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  1.2 x 2.5 x 6.5 cm   132g.  $80.00.  Nice, sort of doubley terminated, single crystal of lustrous hematite.  The right side in the photo is broken off.  
JC11550.  A view of the side with tiny andradite garnet crystals adhering to the hematite. 
JC11550.  Another view.  
JC11536.  Hematite, rutile.  Nvovo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil.    2.5 x 3 cm   12g.  $100.00.   Typical specimen from this well known locality.   Black hematite with golden rutile bunches and needles through out.   
JC11536.  Another view.  
JC10459.  Hematite, quartz.  Jinlong hill, Longchuan Co. (Lungchuan Co.), Heyuan, Guangdong, China.  8 x 10 cm    444g.  $250.00.   Nicely shaped hematite blades/roses with a secondary growth of microscopic, sparkly crystals, of unidentified mineral.   There are broken quartz crystals along the edges, otherwise in good shape.  
JC10459.   Another view.  
JC10459.   Another view.  
JC10459.   close up view.  
JC10459.   close up view.  
JC10459.   close up view.  
JC8352.   Hematite.  Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno province, Tuscany, Italy.  5.5 x 11 cm  361g.  $50.00.   A vug in the center has many bright, blue-steel looking blades of hematite in it.  A tough specimen to photograph as it is highly reflective.  All of the white areas are actually reflected light off brilliant hematite cleavages.  The entire specimen is composed of hematite.     
JC8352.  Close up of pocket with bladed hematite crystals. 
JC7305.  Hematite, quartz.  Jinlong hill, Longchuan county, Heyuan prefecture, Guangdong province, China.  5 x 6 x 8 cm wide.  175g.  $250.00.  A far better than average specimen with nice clean bright quartz crystals mixed with the bladed hematite (Chinese are calling these specularite).   One hematite rosette on the top has been slightly bruised.        ON SALE, TAKE 20% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC7305.  Another view.  The bruised hematite shows as a small whitish area on the top right of the specimen in the photo.  
JC7305.  Another view. 
JC7305.  Another view. 
JC11554.   Hemimorphite.  Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  4 x 4 x 4.5 cm  43g.  $20.00.   Group of sharp, bright crystals.   SOLD
JC9766.  Hemimorphite.  Santa Eulalia district, Mun. de Aquiles Serdan, Chihuahua, Mexico.  5 x 5.5 x 10 cm wide.  196g.  $175.00.   A superior hemimorphite from here, with crystals to 5.5 cm tall.  A minor dot of hematite matrix on the tips of a couple of crystals, and one small ding seen as a white spot about half way up the main crystal group, visible in this photo.  
JC9766.  Back side.  
JC9234.  Hemimorphite.  Kimbanga prospect, Kimbedi, Mindouli district, Republic of Congo.  7 x 8.5 cm  264g.  $125.00.   Light blue crystals from this recent, apparently one time find.   Minor ding in one spot.  
JC9234.  Another view. 
JC9227.  Hemimorphite.  Kimbanga prospect, Kimbedi, Mindouli district, Republic of Congo.  5 x 6 cm  103g.  $75.00   Light blue crystals with a hint of iron staining here and there.  
JC9227.  Another view. 
JC9219.  Hemimorphite.  Noble Pit, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin mining district, Sussex county, New Jersey.  8 x 9 cm  510g.  $150.00.  Ex Art Smith collection.  Nice example of "maggot ore" as these were called.   Lustrous, well formed stubby crystals forming a mass with a nice hollow in the center.  Better than average specimen. 
JC9219.  Another view
JC7914.  Hemimorphite. San Antonio Mine, East Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Mun. de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico.  5.5 x 6.5 cm  63g.  $40.00.   Nicely developed fans of hemimorphite.       ON SALE, TAKE 40% OFF THE MARKED PRICE.
JC7914.  Another view. 
JC7914.  Another view. 
JC7730.   Hemimorphite.   Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin district, Sussex county, New Jersey.  5 x 6 cm  138g.  $300.00.   A true rarity these days, and hardly ever available for sale in this quality.  A nice solid group of bright, lustrous crystals giving a slightly botryoidal look.   Excellent specimen for the locality.      ON SALE, TAKE 40% OFF THE MARKED PRICE
JC7730.   Another view. 
JC7730.  Another view. 
JC7509.  Hemimorphite.  Empress mine, Zinc Hill subdistrict, Darwin district, Inyo county, California.  3 x 5 cm  79g.   $5.00.   Colorless bladed crystals.  Collected in 2001
JC7509.  Close up
JC7342.  Hemimorphite.  San Antonio mine, West Camp, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico.  5 x 8 cm  166g. $35.00.   A somewhat older piece, collected in 1974.  Fat, stout, hemimorphite perpendicular to the matrix.   Tough to photo.  
JC7342.  An oblique view. 
JC11374.   Hessonite, clinachlore.  Gava valley, Voltri, Genoa, Liguria, Italy.      5 x 7.5 cm  124g.  $120.00.   Gemmy bright hessonite crystals with scattered clinochlore standing up vertically from the matrix.
JC11374.  Closer view.  
JC10547.  Hessonite.   Ala, Trentino-Alto Adige, Piedmont, Italy.  2 x 3.5 x 8 cm  140g.  $225.00.   An exceptional Italian hessonite.  The photos do not do it justice.   Brilliant, gemmy crystals to near 1 cm in size, with beautiful orange-red color.   I tried several different exposures...none are as good as I would like.  A much better than average specimen.     
JC10547.  Another view. 
JC10547.  Another view. 
JC10547.  close up. 
JC10547.  close up.
JC10547.  close up.
JC10547.  close up.
JC10547.  close up.
JC10547.  close up.
JC10547.  close up.
JC9308.  Hessonite.  Faiallo Pass, Liguria, Italy.   3 x 5.2 cm  56g.  $25.00.   Small wine colored crystals with minor chlorite.  
JC6137.  Hessonite.  Mana mine, Barango-Turghao (Mor-Darra), Bajaur agency,  Federally administered tribal areas, Pakistan.  3.9 x 5.3 cm  101g.  $350.00.   From a recent find, a lot of singles of these have come out, but not many groups such as this.   A pleasing honey orange color.  There is some damage to the crystals on the edges and back of the specimen, and this can be readily seen in the photos.
JC6137.  Another view
JC6137.  Another view.
JC11589.  Hubnerite.  Pasto Bueno, Pampas district, Pallasca province, Ancash department, Peru.   2.5 x 4 cm  53g.   $20.00  Single crystal from this famous locality.  
JC11589.   Back side.    
JC11590.  Hubnerite, muscovite.  Pasto Bueno, Pampas district, Pallasca province, Ancash department, Peru.  3.5 x 4.5 cm  81g.  $25.00.  Group of parallel crystals forming essentially a single group. 
JC11590.  Another view.  
JC11590.  Back side.  
JC11591.  Hubnerite, muscovite.  Pasto Bueno, Pampas district, Pallasca province, Ancash department, Peru.  2.7 x 5 cm  69g.  $30.00.   Couple of prismatic crystals with muscovite.  
JC11591.  View of terminations. 
JC11592.  Hubnerite, quartz.  Pasto Bueno, Pampas district, Pallasca province, Ancash department, Peru.   3 x 5 cm   60g.  $35.00.  Group of parallel aligned crystals with quartz crystals.  One crystal is slightly curved outward for added interest.  
JC11592.  Closer view. 
JC11592.  Another view.  
JC11593.   Hubnerite.  Pasto Bueno, Pampas district, Pallasca province, Ancash department, Peru.   2.4 x 3.7 cm  26g.  $20.00.   Single crystal with minor muscovite.  
JC11593.   View of termination.  
JC11593.  Back side.  
JC11594.   Hubnerite, quartz.  Pasto Bueno, Pampas district, Pallasca province, Ancash department, Peru.  2 x 3.5 cm   20g.  $15.00.   
JC11594.  Back side.  
JC11595.   Hubnerite, quartz.  Pasto Bueno, Pampas district, Pallasca province, Ancash department, Peru.  4.5 x 5 cm  66g.  $30.00.  Group of crystals with quartz sort of holding every thing together.  
JC11595.  Back side. 
JC11595.   Another view.  
JC11535.   Hubnerite.  Pasto Bueno, Pampas district, Pallasca province, Ancash, Peru.   1.5 x 5 cm   31g.  $40.00   Single crystal.  
JC11535.   Other views. 
JC11424.   Hubnerite, quartz.  Pasto Bueno, Pampas District, Pallasca Province, Áncash, Peru.  5.5 x 5.5 cm   135g.  $40.00   Rather ragged looking crystal in quartz.   
JC11424.   Another view, slightly different angle showing the termination.  
JC11418.  Hubnerite, quartz.  Pasto Bueno, Pampas District, Pallasca Province, Áncash, Peru.  5 x 5 x 5.5 cm   154g.  $135.00    Has a series of bladed crystals when looked at sideways.  Looks best from the front, but tends to sort of hide the crystals behind the first one in the front.   Terminations are present, although slightly ragged looking.  
JC11418.   Another view.  
JC11418.   Side view.  
JC10705.  Hubnerite, quartz.  Huayllapon mine, Pasto Bueno, Pampas district, Pallasca province, Ancash department, Peru.  5 x 5.5 cm  78g.  $90.00  Bright cluster of quartz crystals with a larger crystal forming the back drop.  The hubnerite has nice red color in transmitted light.  
JC10705.  Another view.  
JC10705.  Another view.
JC10705.  Another  closer view.
JC10083.  Hubnerite, quartz.  Mundo Nuevo, Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion province, La Libertad, Peru.  8 x 8 cm   188g.   $100.00.   Nice, sharp, black, lustrous crystals nestled in quartz crystals. 
JC10083.  Another view. 
JC10083.  Another view.
JC6804.  Hubnerite, quartz.   Mundo Nuevo, Labor Gallitos, Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion prov., La Libertad dept., Peru.  6.5 x 8.5 cm.  171g.  $165.00.   Stout crystals scattered in (as inclusions) and on quartz crystals.  Although hard to spot, as the quartz crystal in the center is so clear, it is full of small hubnerite crystals as inclusions.  The quartz crystals on the bottom of the specimen also have numerous hubnerite inclusions.   Better in person.
JC6804.   A different view.  The larger quartz crystal with the hubnerite inclusions is now in the lower center, with the termination pointed to the right.  
JC6804.  A closer view of the main quartz crystal with inclusions and the cluster of hubnerite crystals. 
JC11365.  Inesite, hubeite.  Fengjiashan mine (Daye copper mine), Daye county, Huangshi, Hubei, China.   7 x 10 cm  120g.  $285.00.  Pretty pink needles of inesite with dark brown crystals of hubeite decorating the central area.  
JC11365.  Another view.  
JC11365.  Close up of the hubeite area with pink inesite. 
JC11365.  Close up of the inesite on the left side of the piece.  
JC11365.  Another close up of the left side of the piece.