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JC9136.  Vanadinite, bariteACF mine area, Mibladen mining district, Midelt, Khenifra province, Meknes-Tafilalet region, Morocco.  7 x 12 cm  497g.  $35.00    Myriad small red-orange to slightly brownish red crystals covering barite crystals.  Sparkly.  
JC9136.  Slightly angled shot showing the barite underlying the vanadinite. 
JC9136.  Another view. 
JC9136.  Closer view. 
JC9136.  Closer view. 
JC9136.  Another view. 
JC9137Vanadinite.  ACF mine area, Mibladen mining district, Midelt, Khenifra province, Meknes-Tafilalet region, Morocco.  8.5 x 10 cm  437g.  $85.00.   Large, dark red crystals on sandstone like matrix.  There are several chipped crystals present, although not at all obvious in the photos.  SOLD
JC9139.  WulfeniteZelidja mine, Touissit dist., Oujda-Angad prov., Oriental region, Morocco. 7 x 8.5 cm  112g.  $175.00.  A few broken crystals are present.  These are becoming more scarce all the time.  Nice coverage of yellow crystals. 
JC9139.  Another view. 
JC9140.  Mimetite. Chah Milleh mine, Chah Milleh, Anarak district, Nain couinty, Esfahan province, Iran.  3.5 x 5 cm  31g.  $35.00.  Dark yellow, non lustrous,  botryoids from recent finds.  Mimetite is a bit darker than the photo would indicate. 
JC9140.  Another view.  Specimen is a bit darker than the photo would indicate. 
JC9142.  Calcite.  Red Dome mine, Mungana, Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia.  9 x 10.5 cm  368g.  $275.00.   These came out about 2001.  Some of the best Australian calcites I have ever seen.   Gemmy complex crystals, some with a hint of iron staining.  I have 4 of these I held back from this find and finally decided to let them go.   They are shown here.  No damage.  Fine specimen.  ON HOLD
JC9143.  Calcite.  Red Dome mine, Mungana, Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia. 5 x 5 cm  75g.    $175.00.   These came out about 2001.  Some of the best Australian calcites I have ever seen.   Group of gemmy complex crystals, some with a hint of iron staining, on a corroded older generation calcite.  I have 4 of these I held back from this find and finally decided to let them go.   They are shown here.  No damage.  Fine specimen.   ON HOLD
JC9144.  Calcite.  Red Dome mine, Mungana, Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia. 4 x 6 cm  97g.  $150.00  These came out about 2001.  Some of the best Australian calcites I have ever seen.   Group of  modified scalenohedral crystals, nicely translucent to gemmy, some with a hint of iron staining, on a corroded older generation calcite.  I have 4 of these I held back from this find and finally decided to let them go.   They are shown here.  No damage.  Fine specimen.     ON HOLD
JC9145.  Calcite.  Red Dome mine, Mungana, Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia.  6 x 8 cm  193g.  $75.00  These came out about 2001.  Some of the best Australian calcites I have ever seen.   Group of  modified scalenohedral crystals, nicely translucent to gemmy, some with a hint of iron staining, on a corroded older generation calcite.  I have 4 of these I held back from this find and finally decided to let them go.   They are shown here.  No damage.  
JC9145.  Another view. 
JC9145.  Another view. 
JC9145.  Another view. 
JC9145.  Another view. 
JC9147.  Pyromorphite.  Gute Hoffnung Mine, Bleibuir (Bescheid), Mechernich, Eifel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  9 x 16 cm  684g.  $185.00.  One of the older specimens from this locality, similar to the newer ones that have been seen lately.   Nice grass green color.   Very minor rubbing here and their that does not detract. 
JC9147.  Closer view.
JC9147.  Closer view.
JC9149.  Grossular (hessonite).  Mana Mine, Barang-Turghao (Mor-Darra), Bajaur Agency, Federally Administered Tribal  Area, Pakistan.   6 x 6 cm   373g.  $60.00.    Gemmy, transparent crystals coating a white matrix.   Most specimens from here are small groups of crystals without matrix.  This one is somewhat different being on matrix. 

 

 

JC9149.  Slightly different view. 
JC9149.  Aother view. 
JC9150.  Azurite.  Christian mine, Kamariza mines, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion district mines, Lavrion district, Attiki' prefecture, Greece.  8 x 9.5 cm  277g.  $40.00.   Druse of sparkly crystals on front and back.        ON HOLD
JC9151.    Vanadinite.  ACF mine area, Mibladen mining district, Midelt, Khenifra province, Meknes-Tafilalet region, Morocco.  7 x 7.5 cm  195g.  $45.00.  A flat plate of brownish red crystals with odd coloration on the crystal edges.  No damage.   Several shots of this piece showing color differences depending on the angle.        ON HOLD
JC9152.  Pyromorphite.  Moulay Bouazza, Khenifra province, Beni Mellal-Khenifra region, Morocco.   5 x 5.5 cm.  67g.  $45.00.  Pretty little piece from this limited find in Morocco. 
JC9154.  Pyromorphite.  Friedrichssegen mine, Frucht, Bad Ems district, Lahn valley, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany.  5 x 6.5 cm  112g.  $400.00.   A fine two sided specimen of typical brown crystals from this defunct mine.   Shows well on both sides.  Not many good pieces like this around with somewhat reasonable price.   There are a few broken crystals here and there. Bright luster.   
JC9154.  Other side.  
JC9156.  Plumbogummite, wulfenite.  Yangshuo mine, Yangshuo county, Guilin prefecture, guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, China.  3.5 x 8.5 cm  52g.  $75.00.  Light yellow wulfenite crystals scattered around the plumbogummite pseudo after pyromorphite.  Not recorded on mindat.  A very rare occurrence for this mine...I haven't seen any others like this.   Not the prettiest specimen in the world.   ON HOLD
JC9157.  Fluorite.  Berta quarry, Sant Cugat del Valles-El Papiol, Valles Occidental-Baiz Llogregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.   5.5 x 7.5 cm  184g.  $35.00.   Bluish green octahedrons.  Several broken crystals.    Pretty color.    ON HOLD
JC9158.  Malachite (primary).  Kambove district, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)   5 x 10 cm  328g.  $175.00.   A vug filled with sparkly dark green primary malachite crystals. 
JC9158.  Slightly different angle.  
JC9160.  Cerussite.  Nakhlak mine, Anarak district, Nain county, Esfahan province, Iran.  4 x 4.5 cm  57g.  $25.00.  White reticulated crystals in a semi-massive cerussite matrix.       ON HOLD
JC9161.  Cerussite.  Nakhlak mine, Anarak district, Nain county, Esfahan province, Iran.  5 x 7 cm  119g.  $35.00.   Beige crystals on white reticulated cerussite      ON HOLD
JC5280.  Fluorite.  Huayllapon mine, Pasto Bueno, Pampas district, Pallasca province, Ancash department, Peru.  12 x 14 cm   >1000g.  $400.00.   A 5.5 cm octahedron with smaller octahedron on cookeite.   Minor damage to the larger crystals, visible in the photos.  More of a rub spot than anything.  
JC5280.   Another view.  Ding visible on middle right edge of octahedron. 
JC5280.   Another view.
JC5280.   Another view.
JC5280.   Another view, close up of main crystal.  Ding visible on right edge.  
JC5280.   Another view, close up of main crystal.
JC5280.   Another view, close up of smaller crystal.
JC6078.  Azurite.  Blue Jay mine, Big Eightmile creek, nr. Leadore, Lemhi county, Idaho.   3.5 x 5.8 cm    121g.  $12.00.    Blue coating on breccia.   C: 2002
JC9205.  Bournonite, pyrite, quartz  Viboras mine, Machacamarca, Machacamarca district, Cornelio Saavedra province, Potosi', Bolivia.   3.5 x 5 cm tall.  55g. with stand.  $150.00  Several crystals with bright satiny luster with minor quartz and pyrite.   Hard to find miniature from this location.  
JC9205.  Another view. 
JC9205.  Another view.
JC9205.  Another view.
JC9205.  Another view.

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