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JC2547.   Fluorite.  Colorado mine cemetery area, Castle Dome district, Yuma county, Arizona.  7 x 9 cm.  261g.  $5.00.   Group of light sea green crystals with an outer zone of purple on a few of them.  Some damage to the center crystals.   SOLD
JC2989.   Fluorite.  Colorado mine cemetery area, Castle Dome district, Yuma county, Arizona.  4.5 cm x 5 cm  107g.  $5.00.   A 3.5 cm cube which is grayish blue in tungsten light and greenish blue in daylight.   Weird holes in the cube are caused by an unknown mineral that has dissolved away.  The white spots are barite.  
JC3085.  Pyrrhotite.  Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico.  2.5 x 3.5 cm  81g.  $5.00    A double terminated crystal.  Partially incomplete on the back side. 
JC3085.  Another view, one end. 
JC3085.  Another view.  
JC3608.  Barite.  Magma mine, Superior, Pioneer district, Pinal mountains, Pinal county, Arizona.  1.2 cm x 1.5 cm   2g.  $5.00.   A single, zoned, thumbnail crystal.  Collected in the 1960's.  
JC4110.  Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho. $5.00    A 1.4 cm doubly terminated crystal.  Minor damage on the back side.    SOLD
JC4113.   Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.  1 x 2 cm     1.2 g.  $3.00.   Thin crust of yellow 1 mm crystals.    SOLD
JC4127.  Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho  2 x 2.5 cm  5.2g.  $5.00  Lime green 1 to 2 mm crystals on matrix.  SOLD
JC4137.  Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.  1.1 x 1.5 cm  7.6g.  $5.00.  A fat, yellow green crystal.  The crystal is hoppered, and the back side of the top termination is broken off.  Crystal is partially doubly terminated, with a bit of matrix on the bottom termination.     SOLD
JC4141.   Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.  1.5 x 2 cm    3.8g.  $5.00.   3 to 4mm mustard yellow crystals on matrix.    SOLD
JC4144.   Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.  1.5 x 1.5 cm   5.1g  $5.00.  Dull orange, upright 5mm crystals in a small group.     SOLD
JC4145.  Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.  1.5 x 2.2 cm   5.8g.  $5.00.   Sparkly yellow 1-2mm crystals on matrix.     SOLD
JC4148.  Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.  1.3 x 2 cm  4.6g.  $5.00.   Orange, compound crystal.  There is some bruising on the right hand side of the hoppered termination.     SOLD
JC4149.  Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.  1 x 2.2 cm  4.7g.  $5.00.  Somewhat dull luster doubly terminated crystal.  The bottom of the crystal is tapered to a near point, with a tiny bit of matrix attached.  The termination has a beige coating on it.     SOLD
JC4150.  Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.   1.5 x 2 cm  8.5g.  $7.00.  Group of fat, hoppered crystals, orange in color.     SOLD
JC4151.   Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho   1.5 x 2.5 cm  6.7g.  $5.00  Dull orange/honey color compound crystals with a partial coating of a secondary beige mineral/coating.      SOLD
JC4154.  Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.   1.5 x 1.7 cm  5.5g.  $5.00.   Upright group with crystals to 7mm.   Satiny luster.      SOLD
JC4155.  Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.  1.4 x 1.7 cm   4.5 g.   $5.00.   Fat, orange, somewhat hoppered crystals.     SOLD
JC4157.  Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.  1.5 x 2.5 cm  6g.  $7.00   Satiny luster,  orange with beige coating on the terminations.    SOLD
JC9458.   Pyromorphite.  Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Shoshone county, Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho.  1.5 x 2 cm  $7.00.   Honey orange, bright group of slightly hoppered crystals.     SOLD
JC4260.  Albite (cleavelandite).  Crystal Creek, Teller county, Colorado.  5.5 x 7.5 cm  134g.  $20.00.   A mass of white cleavelandite with a hexagonal hole in the middle, presumably where a now absent quartz crystal used to be.  
JC4260.  Another view.   
JC6317.  Wulfenite.  Mezica, Slovenia.  5 x 7 cm  326g.  $20.00.   Scattered 1 - 2 mm crystals on white matrix.  
JC6318.  Wulfenite.  Mezica, Slovenia.  6 x 8 cm   145g.  $25.00.   Scattered up to 3mm crystals.  
JC8923.  Quartz (amethyst).  Pampa Blanca, Castrovirreyna province, Peru.  17 cm tall.  $50.00.  A not terribly bright, but interesting quartz crystal from this area.  These came out a few years ago, and appear to have been a one time find.   The termination area is a light amethyst in color.   These are crude scepters, and on this one, from the front you cannot tell its a scepter...then when you see the back, it is obvious, as seen in the photo below.   
JC8923.  Back side showing the scepter.  
JC8923.  The reverse end of the crystal is weirdly terminated and has a bit of chlorite included giving it a greenish tint. 
JC8924.  Quartz (amethyst).  Pampa Blanca, Castrovirreyna province, Peru.  18cm tall.  Doubly terminated.  $75.00.    A not terribly bright, but interesting quartz crystal from this area.  These came out a few years ago, and appear to have been a one time find.   The termination area is a light amethyst in color.   These are crude scepters, and on this one, from the front you cannot tell its a scepter...then when you see the back, it is obvious, as seen in the photo below.   
JC8924.  A view of the other side
JC8924.  View of the back side showing the overgrowth of the light amethyst on the original doubly terminated crystal.  
JC9018.  Rhodochrosite.  N'Chwaning II mine,  Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape province, South Africa.   4.5 x 8 cm   268g.  $125.00.   Saddle shaped, pretty pink crystals on a massive manganese matrix.    Sawn back.   ON HOLD
JC9018.  Another view.  
JC9305.  Fluorite, quartz.  Yaogangxian mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang county, Chenzhou prefecture, Hunan province, China.  7.5 x 11.5 cm  295g.  $225.00.   Ice blue, gemmy, glassy, transparent crystals on quartz crystals.  The fluorites are up to 1.5 cm across.    There are a lot of Chinese fluorites out there, so I don't normally have any on the site, this one caught my eye for its luster and transparency of the crystals...they look like light blue transparent ice cubes partially coating the matrix.  
JC9305.  Another view.  
JC9305.  Another view.  
JC9305.  Another view.  
JC9305.  A close up view. 
JC9305.  A close up view.
JC9306.  Wulfenite.  Ahmad Abad Mine, Bahabad, Yazd Province, Iran .  3.5 x 5 cm  34g.  $50.00.   Light orange/yellow orange crystals.  Some are hollow.     ON HOLD
JC9306.  Another view.  
JC9306.  Another view.  
JC9307.  Azurite.  Copper Queen mine, Bisbee, Cochise county, Arizona.  4 x 5 cm   19g.  $75.00.  A small but pretty azurite from the classic locality in the US.   Bright blue on one side and fades to light blue on the other side.  
JC9308.  Hessonite.  Faiallo Pass, Liguria, Italy.   3 x 5.2 cm  56g.  $25.00.   Small wine colored crystals with minor chlorite.  
JC9309.  Dioptase, quartz.  Kaokoveld plateau, Kunene region, Namibia.  6 x 8 cm  225g.  $125.00.   Less than 1mm crystals forming drusy crust on quartz matrix.  Ex Paul Zerfass collection.   Lots of sparkle.  
JC9309.  Another view.  
JC9309.  Another view.  
JC9310.  Braubach, Bad Ems district, Germany.  5 x 6 x 7 cm   420g.  $350.00  Probably Rosenberg mine.  The acicular habit of pyromorphite from here is quite rare, and represents older material.  These acicular crystals are pale green, light yellow green to near cream colored.  Ex Kay Robertson collection #5530.   Old and rare material from Bad Ems.  
JC9310.  Another view. 
JC9310.  Another view. 
JC9311.  Mimetite, hemimorphite, calcite.  Bilbao mine, La Blanca, Ojo Caliente, Zacatecas, Mexico.  4 x 6.2 cm  121g.  $200.00.   A one time find in the 1950's produced these mimetites from the Bilbao mine.  Light cream yellow on the outside, the interior of the mimetite balls is a deep yellow.  Very rare on the market these days, much sought after material.  ON HOLD
JC9311.  Another view. 
JC9311.  Close up view.  As can be seen, the mimetite balls are a bit sparkly. 
JC9312.  Vanadinite.  ACF mine area, Mibladen mining district, Midelt, Khenifra province, Meknes-Tafilalet region, Morocco.  3 x 6 cm  91g.  $80.00.   Nice fat, semi gemmy crystals up to 12mm across. 
JC9312.  Another view.  
JC9312.  Another view.  
JC9312.  Another view.  
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.  
JC9313.  Another view.   I exposed this a bit longer to try to pick up the blue color of the crystals.   
JC9314.  Pyromorphite.  Hofsgrund (South field), Schauinsland Pb-Zn mining district, Black Forest, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.  5.5 x 7.5 cm  79g.  $75.00.   A green coating of micro crystals has larger pyromorphite crystals scattered over the surface.  Classic Black Forest area pyromorphite specimen. 
JC9314.  Another view.   
JC9314.  Close up view. 
JC9314.  Close up view. 
JC9315.  Caledonite.  Victoria Segunda mine, Pampa del Tamarugal, El Tamarugal province, Tarapaca region, Chile.   4.2 x 4.5 cm  83g.  $50.00.   Brilliant coating of micro crystalline caledonite from a relatively recent find.  Pretty.    ON HOLD
JC9315.  Another view. 
JC9315.  Another view. 
JC9315.  Another view. 
JC9317Malachite pseudo Azurite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico.  5.5 x 9 cm   171g.  $75.00.    Bladed crystals of malachite pseudo after azurite. 
JC9317.  Another view.  
JC9317.  Another view. 
JC9317.  Another, closer view. 
JC9318.  Calcite (cobaltoan).  Kambove District, Katanga, Congo (Democratic Republic) (former Zaire).  5 x 8 cm  213g.  $200.00.   Hot pink, somewhat skewed rhombohedral crystals. 
JC9318.  Another view. 
JC9318.  Another view. 
JC9319.  Azurite, brochantite.  Milpillas mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico.  7.5 x 9 cm  481g.  $450.00.   Large, blocky deep blue crystals nested in a light colored matrix with needles of brochantite present as a nice accent.  One time find, these are not coming out anymore.   The specimen grew in a tight pocket, and there are contact marks with a bit of light matrix stuck in them on a crystal on the middle upper right, easily seen in the photos, and a couple of the crystals on the extreme left edge are broken, as can easily be seen in the photos.  Sawn back and side.  The azurite crystals reach 2 cm in size.  
JC9319.  Another view.  The contacted azurite crystal is obvious in the lower center.  Crystals on the extreme right have also been contacted.  
JC9319.  Another view.
JC9319.  Another view.
JC9319.  Another , closer view.
JC9320.  Dioptase.  Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.   5 x 9.5 cm   190g.  $300.00.   Approximately 1mm or so crystals heavily coating matrix.  Nice bright luster with the classic Tsumeb greenish blue/bluish green color that is so hard to photograph.   
JC9320.  Another view.  
JC9320.  Another, closer view.
JC9320.  Another, closer view.
JC9332.   Spessartine.  Wushan spessartine mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao county, Zhangzhou prefecture, Fujian prov., China.  3 x 7 cm  57g.  $25.00.   Typical for the deposit, orange crystals on feldspar matrix with greenish mica scattered around.  
JC9332.  Slightly different view.  
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. 
JC9334.  Pyromorphite.  San Andres mine, Espiel, Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain.  7 x 11 cm  404g.  $45.00.   Light/pale lime green crystals scattered through what appears to be a quartzitic breccia. 
JC9334.  Another view. 

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