David K. Joyce Minerals

Recent Activities -A vist to the Milan Museum of Natural History, Page Three

I realize now that I did not use enough light to capture these images. The photography is not as good as I would like. Hopefully, though, you still find them interesting.

 

Recent Activities -A vist to the Milan Museum of Natural History, Page Three

When I was a boy, I always wanted one of these kyanite/staurolite specimens from Pizzo Forno, Canton Ticino, Switzerland. This is a fairly large specimen, about 20.0cm across. Classic!

Recent Activities -A vist to the Milan Museum of Natural History, Page Three

This is a nice leadhillite! The Specimen is about 8.0cm across from miniera di San Giovani, Iglesias, Cagliari, Sardinia.

Recent Activities -A vist to the Milan Museum of Natural History, Page Three

A real "screamer" phosgenite, just one of many in the two cases devoted to phosgenite specimens from miniera di Monteponi, Sardinia. This specimen is about 14.0cm across.

Recent Activities -A vist to the Milan Museum of Natural History, Page Three

I loved this giant 10.0cm, or so, crystal from miniera di Monteponi.

Recent Activities -A vist to the Milan Museum of Natural History, Page Three

One of many killer sulphure specimens on display at the Museum. Such crystals! Specinmen is about 20.0cm across.

Recent Activities -A vist to the Milan Museum of Natural History, Page Three

A magificent sulphure crystals crowns the peak of this 14.0 cm specimen from miniera di Cozzo Disi, Casteltermini, Sicily

Recent Activities -A vist to the Milan Museum of Natural History, Page Three

As I recall, this amazing Sicilian sulphur crystal is about 16.0cm tall!

Recent Activities -A vist to the Milan Museum of Natural History, Page Three

This very nice combination specimen of sulphur and gypsum, about 15.0cm tall is from Cianciana, Agrigento, Sicily.