David K. Joyce

Latest Additions

Below are the most recent additions to my specimens database. Click on any of the thumbnails to view a larger image of the specimen.

All prices in Canadian dollars. For payment in US$, deduct 19% or multiply by 0.81.

 

Forsterite, SpinelCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #21877
  • Forsterite, Spinel
  • 6.9x4.8x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: f-17mm, sp-8.5mm
  • $75.00
  • Parker Mine
  • Notre Dame du Laus
    Quebec, Canada
  • The top of this specimen shows a very sharp, tabular forsterite crystal and a couple of sharp, octahedral spinel crystals. There are other forsterite and spinel crystals on the top and bottom of this piece, partially etched out of calcite. Excellent!
Silver, Breithauptite, NickelineCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens, Page Three
  • Item #21876
  • Silver, Breithauptite, Nickeline
  • 6.7x4.3x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $60.00
  • Langis Mine
  • Casey Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • A vein-section of native silver in dolomite gangue, associated with pink-metallic breithauptite and orange-metallic nickeline. The breithauptite and nickeline are about 50/50. Nice specimen from this old silver mine!
Scolecite. StilbiteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #21875
  • Scolecite. Stilbite
  • 9.2x5.4x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Lake Asbestos Mine (Mine Lac d'Amiante)
  • Black Lake
    Quebec, Canada
  • Hemispheres of very white acicular scolecite are thickly scattered on light beige stilbite crystal terminations. An unusual specimen from this famous old, long closed asbestos mine. Looks great!
Clinochlore, Grossular, DiopsideJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Various Minerals
  • Item #21874
  • Clinochlore, Grossular, Diopside
  • 5.3x5.0x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: gr-5mm, cl-2mm
  • $65.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • Although this is a nice specimen of dark green, well crystallized clinochlore, it also has some nice grossular crystals on a matrix of diopside crystals. Interesting Jeffrey Mine specimen!
CryoliteFrancon Quarry, Montreal,  Quebec, Misc. Minerals
  • Item #21873
  • Cryolite
  • 5.4x3.0x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Francon Quarry
  • Montreal
    Quebec, Canada
  • The top of this specimen is part of a calcite-lined-exposed vug that reveals many gemmy-yellow crystals of cryolite on the calcite plus many tiny marcasite crystals. A few sharp, small weloganite crystals, as well! Nice!
VesuvianiteJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Vesuvianite
  • Item #21872
  • Vesuvianite
  • 7.3x4.5x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $75.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • Lots of wonderful, gemmy, green vesuvianite crystals in openings all over this piece of solid vesuvianite. BOTH the matrix and the crystals are vesuvianite! The crystals are pretty-well all gemmy green, some with a light purple zone, while some of the vesuvianite in the matrix is tinted purple by the a slight manganese content. Nice!
SuoluniteSuolunite, Mine Lac D'Amiante (Lake Asbestos Mine), Quebec
  • Item #21871
  • Suolunite
  • 8.0x3.0x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $85.00
  • Lake Asbestos Mine (Mine Lac d'Amiante)
  • Black Lake
    Quebec, Canada
  • This piece of solid suolunite is a very light lavender colour and is covered with curved crystals on one side. Rare from THE locality!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #21870
  • Silver
  • 6.8x3.0x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Tonopah Mine
  • Gowganda
    Ontario, Canada
  • A bright leaf of native silver is exposed in a matrix of Nipissing diabase. The silver has impressions of the cleavages of the diabase minerals in it! Nice piece!
PectoliteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #21869
  • Pectolite
  • 8.1x5.4x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $65.00
  • Lake Asbestos Mine
  • Black Lake
    Quebec, Canada
  • This specimen shows a vein or seam of pectolite. The pectolite is composed of radiating aggregates of pure white acicular pectolite. An unusual and excellent specimen from this prolific, long closed asbestos mine.
ScoleciteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #21868
  • Scolecite
  • 7.5x5.7x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Lake Asbestos Mine
  • Black Lake
    Quebec, Canada
  • The top of this specimen is largely covered with botryoidal scolecite that has formed over stilbite crystals, none of which are visible, except by viewing the side of the piece. The scolecite is composed of tiny, radiating, acicular crystals that form the botryoids. The specimen is actually pure, creamy white not the grayish look caused by the lighting in the pictures. Very nice specimen from one of the "other" large asbestos mines in southern Quebec, near the more famous Jeffrey Mine.
HeazlewooditeHeazlewoodite, Zaratite, Lord Brassy Mine, Tasmania, Australia
  • Item #21865
  • Heazlewoodite
  • 4.8x2.2x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $55.00
  • Lord Brassy Mine
  • Heazlewood River, Tasmania
    Australia
  • A rich specimen of heazlewoodite, the nickel- sulphide thickly distributed through a serpentinized matrix. Rich!
HeazlewooditeHeazlewoodite, Zaratite, Lord Brassy Mine, Tasmania, Australia
  • Item #21864
  • Heazlewoodite
  • 4.2x4.3x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $55.00
  • Lord Brassy Mine
  • Heazlewood River, Tasmania
    Australia
  • A rich specimen of the nickel-sulphide heazlewoodite is thickly dispersed through serpentine matrix.
Pearcite, Acanthite, ps Argentite, etc.Peru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #21863
  • Pearcite, Acanthite, ps Argentite, etc.
  • 8.5x7.0x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: p-2mm, ac-2mm
  • $120.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon, Lima
    Peru
  • This plate of undulating carbonate has many, many sulphoalt crystals on it, mostly less than 2mm including very sharp, excellent pearcite crystals, tennantite crystals and acanthite crystals. Some rough chalcopyrite. Lots to look at!
Lautite, TennantitePeru, Lautite, Tennantite, Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, La Libertad, Peru
  • Item #21862
  • Lautite, Tennantite
  • 4.5x2.7x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: t-9mm, l-micro
  • $65.00
  • Mundo Nuevo Mine
  • Huamacucho, La Libertad
    Peru
  • This cluster of tennantite and pyrite crystals has a couple of excellent rosettes of lautite on it. Exceptional!
Lautite, TennantitePeru, Lautite, Tennantite, Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, La Libertad, Peru
  • Item #21861
  • Lautite, Tennantite
  • 4.1x3.2x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: t-35mm, l-micro
  • $75.00
  • Mundo Nuevo Mine
  • Huamacucho, La Libertad
    Peru
  • This large, broken crystal of tennantite has a number of clusters of lautite crystals on it, some very excellent. Rare!
Heazlewoodite, Zaratite, HydromagnesiteHeazlewoodite, Zaratite, Lord Brassy Mine, Tasmania, Australia
  • Item #21859
  • Heazlewoodite, Zaratite, Hydromagnesite
  • 4.6x2.3x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Lord Brassy Mine
  • Heazlewood River, Tasmania
    Australia
  • An extremely rich specimen of nickel-sulphide heazlewoodite that has bright green deposits of zaratite and white botryoidal hydromagnesite on it. Excellent!
HeazlewooditeHeazlewoodite, Zaratite, Lord Brassy Mine, Tasmania, Australia
  • Item #21858
  • Heazlewoodite
  • 5.2x3.2x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Lord Brassy Mine
  • Heazlewood River, Tasmania
    Australia
  • This serpentinous matrix is well mineralized with coarse metallic heazlewoodite, a sulphide of nickel. Rich!
Jamesonite, Pyrite, SphaleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #21857
  • Jamesonite, Pyrite, Sphalerite
  • 6.4x7.0x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $120.00
  • Sombrerete
  • Zacatecas
    Mexico
  • Thick, steely, striated crystals of jamesonite cut through a matrix of interlocking pyrite crystals. Where the pyrite opens up into vugs, the jamesonite is free-standing with excellent crystal faces. Very nice specimen!
AdamiteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #21856
  • Adamite
  • 2.6x1.5x1.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1.5mm
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Tsumeb
  • Really nice, sharp, dark green sort of curved crystals of adamite on carbonate matrix. Beautiful! R
AdamiteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals, Page Two
  • Item #21855
  • Adamite
  • 1.9x1.4x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • The top of this specimen is an open cavity lined with deep-green adamite crystals, that are zoned with a lighter core and darker terminations. R
Brandtite, CaryopiliteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #21854
  • Brandtite, Caryopilite
  • 6.3x4.8x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $140.00
  • Harstigen Mine
  • Pajsberg, Filipstad, Varmland
    Sweden
  • Sharp, colourless, tabular crystals of this rare mineral, sometimes intimately associated with botryoidal caryopilite. Excellent crystals of brandtite! R
GersdorffiteMorocco, Ait Ahmane, Bou Azer, Safflorite, Skutterudite, Gersdorffite
  • Item #21853
  • Gersdorffite
  • 5.2x4.3x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $150.00
  • Ait Ahmane
  • Bou Azer, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • A super specimen of very sharp, octahedral crystals of grey-metallic gersdorffite, intermingled with calcite and annabergite and, perhaps, some other rock-forming minerals. Excellent miniature! TAK
Zaratite, Heazlewoodite, HydromagnesiteHeazlewoodite, Zaratite, Lord Brassy Mine, Tasmania, Australia
  • Item #21852
  • Zaratite, Heazlewoodite, Hydromagnesite
  • 4.6x3.7x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Lord Brassy Mine
  • Heazlewood River, Tasmania
    Australia
  • This is probably the best combination specimen that I have of these minerals. Very rich, emerald green zaratite associated with hemispheres associated with sectioned hemispheres of white hydromagnesite on serpentine matrix which is richly embedded with the nickel sulphide heazlewoodite. Really interesting and excellent specimen!
Heazlewoodite, ZaratiteHeazlewoodite, Zaratite, Lord Brassy Mine, Tasmania, Australia
  • Item #21850
  • Heazlewoodite, Zaratite
  • 5.0x3.7x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Lord Brassy Mine
  • Heazlewood River, Tasmania
    Australia
  • A very rich specimen of metallic heazlewoodite embedded in serpentine matrix. There is also a little zaratite on this piece.
Zaratite, Heazlewoodite, HydromagnesiteHeazlewoodite, Zaratite, Lord Brassy Mine, Tasmania, Australia
  • Item #21849
  • Zaratite, Heazlewoodite, Hydromagnesite
  • 4.7x3.6x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Lord Brassy Mine
  • Heazlewood River, Tasmania
    Australia
  • An interesting combination specimen. Lots o femerald green, glassy zaratite associated with white botryoidal hydromagnesite on serpentine matrix. There is one 3mm blob of heazlewoodite embedded in the matrix. Nice!
Tsumcorite, WulfeniteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #21848
  • Tsumcorite, Wulfenite
  • 6mm across cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $55.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • Yellow crystals of tsumcorite are associated with wulfenite crystals on this very small piece. R
Tsumcorite, WulfeniteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #21847
  • Tsumcorite, Wulfenite
  • 6mm across cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $45.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • Light greenish crystals of tsumcorite are associated with wulfenite crystals on this very small piece. R
Tsumcorite, WulfeniteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals, Page Two
  • Item #21846
  • Tsumcorite, Wulfenite
  • 9mm across cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $45.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • Very light green crystals of tsumcorite are associated with wulfenite crystals on this very small piece. R
Tsumcorite, WulfeniteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #21845
  • Tsumcorite, Wulfenite
  • 14mm across cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $55.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • Light greenish crystals of tsumcorite are associated with wulfenite crystals on this very small piece. R
Phenakite, Fluorite, FluorapatitePhenakite, etc., Snezhnoye Deposit, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #21841
  • Phenakite, Fluorite, Fluorapatite
  • 4.0x2.3x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $65.00
  • Snezhnoye Deposit
  • Sayany Mountains, Siberia
    Russia
  • A couple of complete and fairly gemmy, colourless phenakite crystals are exposed in the top of this fluorite and fluorapatite matrix. Nice example!
Phenakite, Fluorite, FluorapatitePhenakite, etc., Snezhnoye Deposit, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #21840
  • Phenakite, Fluorite, Fluorapatite
  • 2.7x2.0x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $45.00
  • Snezhnoye Deposit
  • Sayany Mountains, Siberia
    Russia
  • A 9mm, striated crystal of phenakite is well exposed in this matrix of fluorite and fluorapatite. Interesting association!
Gold, var. Electrum, RoscoeliteEngineer Mine, Atlin, British Columbia, Electrum
  • Item #21839
  • Gold, var. Electrum, Roscoelite
  • 3.8x2.4x0.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $65.00
  • Engineer Mine
  • Atlin, Tagish Lake
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Tiny crystal sections of electrum are present in a matrix of, mostly, roscoelite in this sawn specimen. Rich specimens from a classic locality!
Phenakite, Fluorite, FluorapatitePhenakite, etc., Snezhnoye Deposit, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #21836
  • Phenakite, Fluorite, Fluorapatite
  • 3.9x3.3x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $65.00
  • Snezhnoye Deposit
  • Sayany Mountains, Siberia
    Russia
  • A couple of fairly well formed phenakite crystals embedded in fluorite and fluorapatite with rock matrix. One of the crystals is slightly incomplete while the other is sharp and very gemmy!
OwyheeiteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Two
  • Item #21835
  • Owyheeite
  • 3.0x1.3x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $45.00
  • Hazleton

  • British Columbia, Canada
  • Several vugs in interlocking quartz crystals have varying levels of acicular crystals of owyheeite. Rich!
Phenakite, Fluorite, FluorapatitePhenakite, etc., Snezhnoye Deposit, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #21834
  • Phenakite, Fluorite, Fluorapatite
  • 4.2x2.2x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $65.00
  • Snezhnoye Deposit
  • Sayany Mountains, Siberia
    Russia
  • A couple of fairly well formed phenakite crystals embedded in fluorite with rock matrix. One of the phenakites is fairly gemmy! Interesting association.
Phenakite, Fluorite, FluorapatitePhenakite, etc., Snezhnoye Deposit, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #21833
  • Phenakite, Fluorite, Fluorapatite
  • 3.6x3.3x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $75.00
  • Snezhnoye Deposit
  • Sayany Mountains, Siberia
    Russia
  • A couple of sharp, white-colourless phenakite crystals embedded in fluorite and fluorapatite. Nice!
Grossular, PectoliteJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Grossular
  • Item #21831
  • Grossular, Pectolite
  • 20.5x12.5x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: g-5mm, p-22mm
  • $250.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • This is a rather large plate specimen with the entire front/top speckled with beautiful, gemmy, orangey-cinnamon grossular crystals. The grossulars are the classic Jeffrey mine trapzohedra-dodecahedra combination form of crystals. The pectolite crystals are elongated, heavily striated colourless crystals typical of the Jeffrey Mine. All of the grossular crystals and pectolite crystals lay on a bet of non-descript, rounded aggregates of chlorite. Great looking specimen that sparkles with grossulars!
Rhodochrosite, QuartzTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #21829
  • Rhodochrosite, Quartz
  • 11.6x8.5x8.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: q-7mm,
  • $160.00

  • Peru
  • Light pink, botryoidal rhodochrosite is present between larger quartz crystals and coated by many tiny quartz crystals. You can't actually SEE the rhodochrosite except through the quartz crystals and as sections on the side of the specimen. Sorry I don't have any better locality info, just "Peru". Beautiful piece!
Sphalerite, CalciteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #21828
  • Sphalerite, Calcite
  • 19.5x14.0x7.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 140mm
  • $525.00
  • Elmwood Mine
  • Carthage
    Tennessee, USA
  • This is a monster specimen of what I interpret as one very large, lustrous 14.0 cm sphalerite crystals with a couple of smaller ones attached. The sphalerite has the complex twinned configuration and high luster that makes the sphalerite from that mine so spectacular! A little bruising but not too noticeable. A few colourless calcite crystals attached for accent. VERY impressive!
Azurite, MalachiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #21827
  • Azurite, Malachite
  • 11.5x9.5x7.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $1,200.00
  • Bisbee
    Arizona, USA
  • A beautiful specimen of deep-blue, lustrous azurite crystals associated with botryoidal malachite. There are several vugs in the matrix, all of which have super azurite crystals on the malachite. zero damage in the main cavities. Extra photo's available.
MalachiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #21826
  • Malachite
  • 12.5x13.5x8.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $125.00
  • Mashamba West Mine
  • Kolwezi, Katanga
    Democratic Republic of Congo
  • This specimen is essentially a malachite cementing of gossan/rock fragments. Mostly malachite! There are two cavities in the malachite. The best one shows a number of weirdly-shaped stalactitic malachite forms that are partially covered with small malachite crystals. Beautiful!
Dolomite, Calcite, Baryte, Marcasite, ChalcopyriteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #21802
  • Dolomite, Calcite, Baryte, Marcasite, Chalcopyrite
  • 8.0x5.2x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $35.00
  • Newfoundland Zinc Mine
  • Daniels Harbour
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • This specimen is a plate of creamy-white dolomite crystals that is speckled with tiny calcite, marcasite and chalcopyrite crystals. There is one beautiful, perfect, 10mm scalenohedron of calcite on the plate and a rosette of baryte that is bruised. Nice combination specimen from this long-closed mine.
Calcite, ps after, IkaiteCalcite Pseudomorphs after  Ikaite, Eureka, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut
  • Item #21799
  • Calcite, ps after, Ikaite
  • 5.7x4.7x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $65.00
  • Ellesmere Island

  • Nunavut, Canada
  • A spiny, hedghog-like aggregate of crystals that is, in fact a pseudomorph of calcite after ikaite, an evaporite mineral. This remote, Arctic locality is famous for these specimens!
BaryteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #21794
  • Baryte
  • 5.8x4.3x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $35.00
  • Aguathuna
  • Port au Port Peninsula
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • An interesting specimen of colourless, gemmy baryte crystals with very white triangular zones at the corners of the terminations. A little bruising but looks great!
ArsenopyriteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #21792
  • Arsenopyrite
  • 4.8x3.1x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 35mm
  • $35.00
  • Goldenville

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • This fragment of sediments from this famous old gold mine incorporates an aggregate of arsenopyrite crystals which protrude out of the front and back of the piece. Sharp silvery arsenopyrite crystals on one fresh side and slightly oxidized crystals on the other.
Pyroxene, MarialiteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #21789
  • Pyroxene, Marialite
  • 7.5x5.5x5.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 27mm
  • $35.00
  • Yates Mine
  • Otter Lake
    Quebec, Canada
  • A hodge-podge of deep green pyroxene crystals make up this specimen and one side is covered with, mostly, terminated crystals, including one doubly terminated 27mm crystal. The white is scapolite, mostly likley marialite. These crystals were formed in calcite but the calcite has been etched away, either naturally, or by a previous owner. Smart-looking pyroxene group mineral!
FluorapatiteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #21787
  • Fluorapatite
  • 7.7x7.5x3.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 34mm
  • $35.00
  • Wilson's Corners
    Quebec, Canada
  • A simple, complete, doubly terminated, light blue-ish crystal of fluorapatite is embedded but exposed nicely in the top of this pinkish calcite matrix. There is an incomplete crystal in front of it. Nice!
MarialiteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #21782
  • Marialite
  • 6.0x3.4x3.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 34mm
  • $55.00
  • Clarke Road Cut
  • Highland Grove
    Ontario, Canada
  • Nice cluster of white scapolite crystals, in particular, end member marialite from an unusual locality. Fluoresces deep red. Sits perfectly!
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Celestine
  • Item #21779
  • Celestine
  • 11.2x7.1x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $40.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • This piece is totally covered with 5mm or so clear, glassy, slightly bluish tinged celestine crystals and smaller rhombohedral calcite crystals. Sawn base. Different crystal habit for this famous celestine occurrence.
Xenotime-(Y)Grenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #21776
  • Xenotime-(Y)
  • 5.5X4.3X0.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $65.00
  • Gunter Quarry
  • Sabine TWP
    Ontario, Canada
  • A sharp, half, wedge-shaped crystal of this unusual, rare Y phosphate from a classic locality. The crystal is embedded in feldspar, the commercial product of the mine back in 1934-37.
NephelineGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #21775
  • Nepheline
  • 9.0x7.1x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 54mm
  • $110.00
  • Davis Hill
  • Bancroft
    Ontario, Canada
  • Classic! A large, hexagonal crystal of nepheline attached to matrix of nepheline syenite composed mostly of nepheline with a little biotite, sodalite and pyrite. From a calcite vein-dyke that cut though nepheline syenite!
FerrocolumbiteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #21773
  • Ferrocolumbite
  • 7.4x3.9x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 30mm
  • $35.00
  • Aquarose Quarry
  • Quadeville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A couple of crystal sections of this black pegmatite mineral. This pegmatite was once explored as a potential source of columbite-tantalite.
SchorlGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #21772
  • Schorl
  • 5.9x4.0x3.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $35.00
  • Hybla Road
    Ontario, Canada
  • An interesting locality piece from a Roadcut on the Hybla Road near Bancroft. Pitch-black schorl crystal sections in glassy quartz with a little orangey feldspar.
TitaniteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #21771
  • Titanite
  • 7.0x5.6x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 35mm
  • $150.00
  • Gooderham
    Ontario, Canada
  • Four very nice, dark-chocolate brown titanite crystals intertwined with a bunch of amphibole crystals, the largest quite well formed and complete. Actually, the specimen may be shown a couple of different ways equally well. Only a couple of very small nicks. Classic Grenville association!
Fluoro-richteriteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #21770
  • Fluoro-richterite
  • 9.3x8.1x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 80mm
  • $85.00
  • Wilberforce
    Ontario, Canada
  • A really nice, showy specimen of fluororichterite showing a really nice, twinned crystal embedded in white calcite, with a couple of other crystal fragments. These specimens come from two locations in the Wilberforce area. One is a road-cut and one is the George Earle farm property. This is an old timer from the Court Saunders collection and his label accompanies it. Grenville classic!
Steacyite Specimen MatrixMont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21765
  • Steacyite Specimen Matrix
  • 4.3x2.5x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $0.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Here is a picture of what the matrix looks like for pretty-well all of the steacyite specimens. The prominent minerals are: white-analcime, microcline and albite; black and brown -aegirine and; brown-orange - eudialye group, The vugs are usually in the analcime-microcline but sometimes in finely crystallized aegirine.
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21764
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 2.8x2.2x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • At least 15 or so, stubby, sharp steacyite crystals are scattered around in this white analcime vug. At least one of them is twinned. Rare!
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21763
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 3.5x3.3x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $75.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • At least 10 or so sharp, terminated steacyite crystals are scattered about in this analcime vug. At least one of them is a nice twin. Very good!
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21761
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 3.1x2.1x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Several excellent crystals of steacyite are well exposed in this vug. One is an excellent twin!
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21760
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 3.0x2.9x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $75.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Eight or so excellent steacyite crystals, including an amazing three-axes twin are nicely exposed in a vug in this piece. Nice!.
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21758
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 4.1x3.7x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Several very nice, sharp steacyite crystals, associated with platy albite(?) are present in a couple of vugs in this specimen. One is a superb twinned crystal.
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21755
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 3.5x3.0x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • At least eight steacyite crystals on this specimen, at least one of which is a superb twin. Nice crystals!
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21753
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 3.7x3.7x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • This specimen has at least 8 steacyite crystals in several vugs, all sharp, untwinned crystals, as singles or groups, associated with epididymite. Excellent!
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21752
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 3.2x2.5x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • This specimen has one excellent, sharp, twinned steacyite crystal and one long, un-twinned crystal. Sharp!
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21751
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 5.0x2.8x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • At least 8 sharp crystals of steacyite in a vug in this specimen including one that is twinned. Sharp crystals!
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21749
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 5.3x3.1x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $55.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • As far as I can see there is just one excellent twinned steacyite crystal in a vug in this specimen. Superb twin!
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21747
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 4.3x3.3x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Several crystals of steacyite are in a vug in this specimen, associated with epididymite. The nice est is a twinned crystal laying on an aegirine crystal. Should have used brighter lighting for my photo's but hopefully you get the idea? You can do better! :)
Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.Mont Saint-Hilaire, Steacyite
  • Item #21745
  • Steacyite, Epididymite, Analcime, Eudialyte, etc.
  • 5.0x3.0x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $75.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • At least eight superb crystals of this rare thorium silicate mineral, some twinned, some not.
GoldGold, Canadian Localities
  • Item #21738
  • Gold
  • 3.2x2.1x0.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Val D'Or
    Quebec, Canada
  • A nice splash of gold at one end of this fragment of white quartz with a little wall-rock adhering.
Silver, Nickeline, BreithauptiteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species
  • Item #21736
  • Silver, Nickeline, Breithauptite
  • 9.0x5.4x0.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • HiHo Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This specimen is sawn on both sides to reveal very rich native silver occurring in carbonates and nickeline with a smattering of breithauptite. Rich and interesting vein section.
BismuthCobalt/Gowganda Area -Bismuth
  • Item #21732
  • Bismuth
  • 6.8x6.5x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm cleavage
  • $65.00
  • Mensilvo Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Globs and veinlets of native bismuth are present in this carbonate matrix along with some arsenide mineralization. The bismuth is represented by bright, mirror-like cleavages up to 8mm or so. Rich!
Nickeline, BreithauptiteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species
  • Item #21730
  • Nickeline, Breithauptite
  • 6.5x4.8x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is very interesting! This sliced piece shows an arsenide assemblage consisting of a core of pinkish-metallic breithauptite with and outer coating of orangey-metallic nickeline. Excellent example of these two different antimony phases. Rich!
BismuthCobalt/Gowganda Area -Bismuth
  • Item #21729
  • Bismuth
  • 8.2x5.3x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm cleavage
  • $65.00
  • Lawson Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This fragment of dolomite vein matrix is criss-crossed with veinlets of and patches of native bismuth. The bismuth shows as brilliant, lustered cleavages.
AcanthiteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species
  • Item #21728
  • Acanthite
  • 6.2x4.0x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $40.00
  • Cobalt Lode Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Calcite has been etched away to reveal a mesh of acanthite crystals and acanthite crystal casts after calcite. Not common.
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens, Page Four
  • Item #21727
  • Silver
  • 10.8x8.0x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Silverfields Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This specimen is a calcite vein with a silver plate that, by the heft of it, runs trough most of the calcite. The silver sticks out most places around the periphery of the piece. Nice!
SanidineCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #21719
  • Sanidine
  • 6.3x3.5x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $45.00
  • Shingle Creek
  • Penticton
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A textbook example of a monoclinic crystal, in this instance a very well formed sanidine crystal. These crystals are phenocrysts in rhyolite volcanics around Shingle Creek in southern British Columbia. Classic!
GoethiteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #21717
  • Goethite
  • 6.2x6.2x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Helen Iron Mine
  • Wawa
    Ontario, Canada
  • The top of this siderite matrix is covered with botryoidal hemispheres of brown goethite that are velvety-looking. The botryoids are actually radiating crystals of this iron mineral. Classic!
HematiteHematite, Yarrow Township, Ontario
  • Item #21716
  • Hematite
  • 7.3x7.1x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Yarrow Township
  • nr. Matachewan
    Ontario, Canada
  • A wonderful specimen of botryoidal hematite! Classic, similar to the "kidney ore" of yore from Cumbria, England.
ArsenohauchecorniteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #21714
  • Arsenohauchecornite
  • 3.4x2.4x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Vermilion Mine
  • Denison Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • There are several patches of arsenohauchecornite on this specimen, embedded in other sulphide minerals. The arsenohauchecornite is actually in crystals but they are so intergrown with other minerals and broken, it is difficult to recognize them. Rich specimen of a rare mineral!
BorniteRocks and Ores, Sulphide Ores, Various Localities
  • Item #21707
  • Bornite
  • 6.0x3.7x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Harvey Hill Mine
  • Megantic Co.
    Quebec, Canada
  • Here is an unusual locality! A fragment of massive bornite, I think with some chalcocite, from the Harvey Hill Mine. There is also a little copper oxidation mineralization on the piece.
BismuthCobalt/Gowganda Area -Bismuth
  • Item #21706
  • Bismuth
  • 8.6x4.4x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm cleavage
  • $75.00
  • HiHo Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is a section of vein that is heavily laced with coarse native bismuth present as lustrous cleavages in the carbonate. Excellent example of this native element.
ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21703
  • Chabazite
  • 11.7x4.3x0.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $65.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A flat plate of deepest red chabazite crystals with excellent luster. Excellent!
Gmelinite, ps. ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Gmelinite ps Chabazite
  • Item #21702
  • Gmelinite, ps. Chabazite
  • 5.0x3.6x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $35.00
  • Five Islands
  • Bay of Fundy
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • a nice plate of light pinkish gmelinite pseudomorphs after chabazite. From Pinnacle Island!
Chabazite, Stilbite, HeulanditeZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21701
  • Chabazite, Stilbite, Heulandite
  • 7.6x3.2x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-7mm, s-10mm, h-2mm
  • $40.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A nice combination specimen that shows chabazite, stilbite and heulandite all on the same specimen, in a pleasing manner. Looks great!
Chabazite, HeulanditeZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21700
  • Chabazite, Heulandite
  • 9.2x3.7x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $80.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A beautiful specimen of red-orange chabazite crystals, accented by heulandite crystals. The specimen presents very well. The front is covered and there is a hole in the middle that passes through the specimen and is also lined with crystals. Great-looking piece!
Chabazite, Heulandite, CalciteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21699
  • Chabazite, Heulandite, Calcite
  • 7.5x3.5x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $50.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A vug of deep red chabazite with excellent luster with most of the crystals showing interpenetration twinning. There are lots of small heulandite and calcite crystals scattered about the chabazite crystals. Beautiful!
Chabazite, HeulanditeZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21698
  • Chabazite, Heulandite
  • 5.6x3.0x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $35.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A plate of deepest red chabazite crystals, mostly exhibiting interpenetration twinning. A few silvery/pearly heulandite crystals here and there. Nice!
Chabazite, CalciteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21697
  • Chabazite, Calcite
  • 7.6x5.4x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $45.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Ontario, Canada
  • A beautiful plate of deep pinkish chabazite crystals that are liberally sprinkled with small, 2mm or so, sharp crystals of calcite. Looks great!
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens
  • Item #21696
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 13.2x4.8x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $110.00
  • Langis Mine
  • Casey Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • A full vein section of rich native silver in arsenide mineralization. The silver shows a dendritic crystal habit and the dendrites are thickly coated with arsenides, most likely a mixture of nickel and cobalt arsenides by the look of the green and pink secondary mineralization remaining on the rough side. Rough on one side, sliced on the other side. Excellent!
Chabazite, CalciteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21695
  • Chabazite, Calcite
  • 6.7x6.0x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: cal-14mm, chab-6mm
  • $40.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Pretty cool calcite crystal, a "snaggle-tooth" pokes up from the bottom the the middle of this chabazite/siliceous sinter nodule. The calcite crystal is very interesting and well terminated.
Chabazite, HeulanditeZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21694
  • Chabazite, Heulandite
  • 7.7x5.1x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $75.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Deep red, un-twinned chabazite crystals from "the Red Zone" at Wasson's Bluff. A great looking specimen!
ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21693
  • Chabazite
  • 5.7x4.7x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11.5mm
  • $40.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Very nice pink-orange crystals of chabazite, one showing contact twinning and others show the more common interpenetration twinning. Nice!
Chabazite, Heulandite, CalciteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21692
  • Chabazite, Heulandite, Calcite
  • 6.8x5.1x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $45.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • This specimen shows a vug of deep red "acadialite" chabazite with a few tiny heulandite and calcite crystals. Looks great!
ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21691
  • Chabazite
  • 8.3x5.2x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $40.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A plate of pinkish chabazite crystals with very good luster. The crystals are all rhombohedra and most show excellent interpenetration twinning. Very good example!
Chabazite, on Siliceous SinterZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21690
  • Chabazite, on Siliceous Sinter
  • 8.0x6.2x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $45.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Deep orange chabazite rhombohedra line parts of a nodule of siliceous sinter. Like a geode!
Chabazite, CalciteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21688
  • Chabazite, Calcite
  • 8.0x6.0x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $75.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A very nice plate of deep red-orange chabazite crystals with a dusting of small scalenohedral calcite crystals and a few heulandite crystals. One of the chabazite shows the unusual contact twinning habit of chabazite. One point on the specimen where the chabazite contact the other side of the narrow vein. Displays well!
BaryteNova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #21684
  • Baryte
  • 9.8x8.2x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $75.00
  • Whale Cove

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A thick plate of excellent baryte crystals mostly covering scalenohedral calcite crystals. Very good looking piece from this unusual locality.
Pyrolusite, BaryteNova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #21683
  • Pyrolusite, Baryte
  • 8.5x6.5x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $50.00
  • Whale Cove

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A mass of mostly manganese oxides with opening and cavities on the top that are lined with silvery, sharp, pyrolusite crystals. Nice crystals!
Pyrolusite, BaryteNova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #21680
  • Pyrolusite, Baryte
  • 5.5x5.0x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $40.00
  • McCumber mine
  • Cheverie
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A sort of botryoidal crust of pyrolusite crystals the top part of which is partly covered with elongated white baryte crystals. Nice specimen!
Manganite, BaryteNova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #21678
  • Manganite, Baryte
  • 14.2x5.6x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Whale Cove

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • The top and front of this specimen is and opening in solid manganite/pyrolusite that is lined with razor-sharp, small manganite bladed crystals and white, bladed baryte crystals.