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J48 - Rhodochrosite $ 260
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.5 x 4.0 cm


Rhodochrosite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J48a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J48b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J48c.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J48d.jpg]

A gemmy 'ball' of small Rhodochrosite crystals rests in the center of dark gray matrix. Two other areas also show Rhodochrosite crystals, but the center group is the main point of attraction. When seen with the aid of magnification, you will find dozens of millimeter size clear cubic Fluorite crystals in the matrix areas that host the Rhodochrosite.


J49 - Silver $ 300
Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 3.0 cm


Silver from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/J49a.jpg] Silver from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/J49b.jpg] Silver from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/J49c.jpg]

A hackly group of native Silver crystals with much of the original patina remaining. Weight is 69 grams.


J50 - Silver with Acanthite $ 250
Uchucchacua Mine, Peru
miniature - 3.7 x 3.2 x 3.0 cm


Silver with Acanthite from Uchucchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J50a.jpg] Silver with Acanthite from Uchucchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J50b.jpg] Silver with Acanthite from Uchucchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J50c.jpg] Silver with Acanthite from Uchucchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J50d.jpg]

Silver wires and patches of native Silver with areas of Acanthite rising from a black sulfide rich matrix. Estimated length of the longest Silver wire is about 2cm. There are a number of good wires present. These are no longer being found.


J55 - Silver with Acanthite $ 250
Uchucchacua Mine, Peru
miniature - 4.4 x 3.8 x 3.3 cm


Silver with Acanthite from Uchucchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J55a.jpg] Silver with Acanthite from Uchucchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J55b.jpg] Silver with Acanthite from Uchucchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J55c.jpg]

Multiple Silver wires and patches of native Silver with areas of Acanthite rising from a black sulfide rich matrix. Estimated length of the longest Silver wire is about 2.2cm. There are a number of good wires present. These are no longer being found.


J56 - Silver with Acanthite $ 200
Uchucchacua Mine, Peru
miniature - 3.8 x 3.6 x 2.3 cm


Silver with Acanthite from Uchucchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J56a.jpg] Silver with Acanthite from Uchucchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J56b.jpg] Silver with Acanthite from Uchucchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J56c.jpg]

Silver wires and patches of native Silver with areas of Acanthite rising from a black sulfide rich matrix. The longest wire is very thick and has an estimated length of about 2.4cm if it were stretched out. There are a number of good wires present. These are no longer being found.


J64 - Axinite $ 220
Butte County, California
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm


Axinite from Butte County, California [db_pics/pics/J64a.jpg] Axinite from Butte County, California [db_pics/pics/J64b.jpg] Axinite from Butte County, California [db_pics/pics/J64c.jpg]

A rare specimen from Butte County in California showing a cluster of bladed, light brown, Axinite crystals. The largest crystal has clear areas and is in very good condition with only a small amount of microscopic chipping. Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), in Minerals of California, notes an occurrence near the Feather River and Yankee Hill areas, but little else is known. Comes mounted in a 1.25-inch perky box with an original old faded label. A true rarity for the California collector and much better than photos.


J71 - Cerussite $ 280
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China
miniature - 4.8 x 3.7 x 1.3 cm


Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J71a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J71b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J71c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears they are from a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has flat, lustrous front and back faces and highly complex terminatation growth along the edges. Some minor damage to the bottom edges of this specimen.


J72 - Cerussite $ 350
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China
miniature - 4.0 x 3.5 x 1.3 cm


Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J72a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J72b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J72c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears they are from a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has flat, lustrous front and back faces and highly complex terminatation growth along the edges. The only visible contact on this specimen is minor chipping at the bottom near a small amount of wall matrix. Otherwise, near perfect.


J73 - Cerussite $ 220
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China
miniature - 4.6 x 3.8 x 1.6 cm


Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J73a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J73b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J73c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears they are from a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has flat, lustrous front and back faces and highly complex terminatation growth along the edges. Minor damage to a few small areas difficult to see.


J74 - Cerussite $ 300
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China
miniature - 4.7 x 3.0 x 1.1 cm


Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J74a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J74b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J74c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears they are from a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has flat, lustrous front and back faces and highly complex terminatation growth along the edges. No visible damage to this specimen.


J75 - Cerussite $ 280
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China
small cabinet - 5.1 x 4.3 x 1.7 cm


Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J75a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J75b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J75c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears they are from a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal group has flat, lustrous front and back faces and highly complex terminatation growth along the edges. It's actually an intergrowth of two crystal groups, one turned slightly to a different angle than the main group. The only visible contact is at the bottom near the remaining small bit of matrix.


J76 - Cerussite $ 240
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China
miniature - 4.5 x 3.0 x 1.3 cm


Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J76a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J76b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J76c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears they are from a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has flat, lustrous front and back faces and highly complex terminatation growth along the edges. Minor damage to one side of the edge terminations and near the bottom where a small bit of matrix remains.


J77 - Cerussite $ 200
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China
miniature - 4.9 x 2.9 x 2.0 cm


Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J77a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J77b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J77c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears they are from a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has flat, lustrous front and back faces and highly complex terminatation growth along the edges. Minor damage to some of the bottom edge terminations near the small bit of matrix that remains.


J78 - Cerussite $ 160
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China
miniature - 4.5 x 2.0 x 1.3 cm


Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J78a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J78b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J78c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears they are from a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has flat, lustrous front and back faces and highly complex terminatation growth along the edges. Minor chipping to some of the edge terminations and near the small bit of matrix that remains.


J79 - Cerussite $ 120
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China
thumbnail - 3.0 x 2.6 x 1.0 cm


Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J79a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J79b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J79c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears they are from a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has flat, lustrous front and back faces and highly complex terminatation growth along the edges. Minor damage to some of the edge terminations.



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