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.

 

Millerite, BorniteRocks and Ores, Unusual Sudbury Basin Ores -Millerite, Pentlandite, etc.
  • Item #20831
  • Millerite, Bornite
  • 8.3x7.0x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $110.00
  • Broken Hammer Mine
  • Wisner Township nr. Sudbury
    Ontario, Canada
  • This specimen is rich in coarsely crystallized cleavages of millerite. Very different from most millerite that we see throughout the world!
Millerite, BorniteRocks and Ores, Unusual Sudbury Basin Ores -Millerite, Pentlandite, etc.
  • Item #20829
  • Millerite, Bornite
  • 9.0x6.7x5.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Broken Hammer Mine
  • Wisner Township nr. Sudbury
    Ontario, Canada
  • Very rich bornite-millerite mineralization from this Ni-Cu-PGM producer. The millerite is of particular interest since it is in very coarse cleavages, as opposed to the hairy and acicular habits we are used to. Rich!
Millerite, BorniteRocks and Ores, Unusual Sudbury Basin Ores -Millerite, Pentlandite, etc.
  • Item #20828
  • Millerite, Bornite
  • 10.3x7.2x4.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $140.00
  • Broken Hammer Mine
  • Wisner Township nr. Sudbury
    Ontario, Canada
  • Super-rich nickel-copper-PGM ore from this famous sperrylite mine. Can't see any sperrylite in this one but there is very rich coarsely crystallized, cleavages of millerite in purple-blue bornite. Most of the lighter coloured mineral is millerite. Rich!
Millerite, BorniteRocks and Ores, Unusual Sudbury Basin Ores -Millerite, Pentlandite, etc.
  • Item #20827
  • Millerite, Bornite
  • 11.0x4,7x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $85.00
  • Broken Hammer Mine
  • Wisner Township nr. Sudbury
    Ontario, Canada
  • A rich fragment of nickel-copper-PGM ore from the now famous(for sperrylite crystals) Broken Hammer Mine.
Millerite, BorniteRocks and Ores, Unusual Sudbury Basin Ores -Millerite, Pentlandite, etc.
  • Item #20826
  • Millerite, Bornite
  • 9.47.9x5.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $85.00
  • Broken Hammer Mine
  • Wisner Township nr. Sudbury
    Ontario, Canada
  • Rich, coarse, cleavages of brightly lustred millerite enclosed in blue-purple bornite. From the famous sperrylite location. Very rich!
GermaniteTsumeb, Namibia, Metallic Minerals
  • Item #20815
  • Germanite
  • 3.2x1.9x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A small fragment of this very unusual germanium mineralization! Probably contains reinierite and other rare minerals!
ChalcociteRocks and Ores, Sulphide Ores, Various Localities
  • Item #20813
  • Chalcocite
  • 8.1x4.4x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • When do you see nice ore samples like this one from Tsumeb, instead of fancy crystallized minerals. Here is a nice specimen of simply chalcocite from that famous mine.
ChalcociteRocks and Ores, Sulphide Ores, Various Localities
  • Item #20811
  • Chalcocite
  • 9.4x7.5x4.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $85.00
  • Butte
    Montana, USA
  • Very rich chalcocite-copper ore from this famous old, long closed mine. Just a little pyrite included and a little oxidation in a couple of places. Super rich!
MolybdeniteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #20810
  • Molybdenite
  • (5.5x5.1x0.9)(3.0x2.8x0.4)(2.8x2.0x0.9) cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $95.00
  • Wolfram Camp
  • Dimbulah, Queensland
    Australia
  • Three solid pieces of molybdenite from one of the world's most famous molybdenum and tungsten ore bodies. They are all, in fact, crystals of molybdenite. Classic!
BorniteRocks and Ores, Sulphide Ores, Various Localities
  • Item #20808
  • Bornite
  • 8.4x6.5x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Butte
    Montana, USA
  • Just a rich chunk of bornite ore from this famous place! Small crystals of pyrite are embedded throughout. Extra postage may be required. Must have been some ore body!
SpaleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #20802
  • Spalerite
  • 17.8x9.0x7.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $160.00
  • Tri State Area

  • Missouri, USA
  • A VERY large, cabinet specimen of blocky, sphalerite crystals from this amazing zinc mining area. The crystals are not highly twinned like many sphalerite crystals. Matrix is limestone and the sphalerite crystals are thickly clustered on curved, creamy-white dolomite crystals. Big and impressive. Extra postage required here!!
Azurite, MalachiteTsumeb, Namibia, Azurite
  • Item #20782
  • Azurite, Malachite
  • 4.3x3.3x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $65.00
  • Tsumeb Mine
  • Otjikoto
    Namibia
  • This fragment of mostly massive azurite with zones of a copper sulphide that I'll say is chalcocite, has a vug in the top of it lined with sharp, deep-blue crystals of azurite, speckled with small hemispheres of green malachite. Tsumeb is/was amazing!
Silver, Acanthite, QuartzSilver Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #20779
  • Silver, Acanthite, Quartz
  • 4.6x3.1x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $75.00
  • Bulldog Vein
  • Creede, Mineral Co.
    Colorado, USA
  • Lots of wires of native silver all over this specimen in cavities in quartz, associated with acanthite, gamelan and amethyst. Classic oldy!
Copper, CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Metallic Minerals
  • Item #20774
  • Copper, Calcite
  • 4.8x3.8x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $65.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • Many crystals of copper are scattered through out this calcite matrix and also present with calcite crystals in vuggy areas. Rich!
MacKayiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #20772
  • MacKayite
  • 6.1x3.5x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $75.00
  • Moctezuma
  • Sonora
    Mexico
  • An area on the top of this quartz matrix is loaded with sharp crystals of mackayite. The opening was tight so some of the crystals are contacted but many crystals are complete and sharp. Excellent example of this rare tellurite mineral.
SinkankasiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #20771
  • Sinkankasite
  • 3.6x2.7x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Baker Pegmatite
  • Pennington County
    South Dakota, U.S.A.
  • Several clusters of clear, colourless sinkankasite crystals are packed into fractures in quartz, adjacent to a muscovite mica crystal. Rare!
DioptaseTsumeb, Namibia, Dioptase
  • Item #20769
  • Dioptase
  • 4.7x3.1x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $65.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • The top of this matrix is largely covered by lustrous, emerald-green, dioptase crystals associated with small, sparkling rhombs of calcite. Looks great!
Adamite, (Cuprian), QuartzTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #20767
  • Adamite, (Cuprian), Quartz
  • 3.6x3.8x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: a-0.5mm
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • This specimen has hundreds of cuprian adamite crystals crowded amongst pure white quartz crystals on this specimen. Nice example!
Cerussite, SmithsoniteTsumeb, Namibia, Cerussite
  • Item #20766
  • Cerussite, Smithsonite
  • 2.6x2.8x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-6mm, sm-1mm
  • $45.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • A nice specimen showing, twinned, white cerussite crystals, tucked away in a vug in sphalerite and other sulphides. Nice!
GermaniteTsumeb, Namibia, Metallic Minerals
  • Item #20765
  • Germanite
  • 4.4x2.4x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $85.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • Reddish, metallic germanite with iron oxide coating. Typical specimen of this rare Tsumeb mineral. Rich!
SmithsoniteTsumeb, Namibia, Smithsonite
  • Item #20764
  • Smithsonite
  • 6.5x4.5x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • A couple of openings in this massive, coarse, sphalerite matrix are lined with pink, scalenohedra of smithsonite. The smithsonite has sharp terminations and high lustre. Very nice!
Miargyrite, Pyrrhotite, ElectrumMicrominerals  Various Sulphides and Sulphosalts, Page Two
  • Item #20763
  • Miargyrite, Pyrrhotite, Electrum
  • 3.3x3.1x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: p-4mm, m-micro
  • $35.00
  • Rosebud Mine
  • Humboldt County
    Nevada, USA
  • This piece is largely composed of sharp, interlocking pyrrhotite crystals, possibly pyrite pseudomorphs after pyrrhotite with reddish miargyrite here and there between the crystals. There appears to be just one very sharp ruby silver crystal, as in the photo included here. It really looks like a pyrargyrite crystal. Nice!
Azurite, MalachiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #20761
  • Azurite, Malachite
  • 2.7x2.2x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $55.00
  • Copper Queen Shaft
  • Bisbee, Cochise County
    Arizona, USA
  • A very nice specimen showing a cluster of deep blue azurite crystals associated with fibrous malachite. The Copper Queen Mine was a large famous copper mine at Bisbee and is well known for azurite specimens.
Cuprite, var. ChalcotrichiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #20759
  • Cuprite, var. Chalcotrichite
  • 4.2x2.6x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $65.00
  • Cole Shaft
  • Bisbee, Cochise County
    Arizona, USA
  • There are a number of areas of bright red, reticulated cuprite crystals on this gossan matrix. Such an interesting crystal habit of cuprite!
HemimorphiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #20758
  • Hemimorphite
  • 3.6x2.5x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Whytes Cleuch
  • Wanlockhead
    Scotland
  • A wonderful specimen of light blue, botryoidal hemimorphite from this famous old locality. We just don't see these very often!
BromargyriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #20756
  • Bromargyrite
  • 3.9x3.2x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $60.00
  • Tombstone Extension Mine
  • Tombstone, Cochise Co.
    Arizona, USA
  • A couple of very nice, sharp crystals of this rare silver-bromine mineral on solid, gossanous matrix. Very Nice!
Cuprite, DolomiteTsumeb, Namibia, Cuprite
  • Item #20754
  • Cuprite, Dolomite
  • 3.2x3.3x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $45.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • Sharp, deep-red, dodecahedral crystals of this beautiful oxide of copper, associated with colourless, clear calcite crystals nd a green copper mineral, probably malachite. Nice!
DuftiteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #20753
  • Duftite
  • 4.7x3.3x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • The top/front of this specimen is covered with tiny, dark green crystals of duftite. Excellent example!
Willemite, SmithsoniteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #20752
  • Willemite, Smithsonite
  • 5.1x2.6x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: w-1.5mm
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • This plate of botryoidal, green, smithsonite is largely covered with sharp, hexagonal prisms of clear, colourless willemite. Really interesting association!
Duftite, Mimetite, DolomiteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #20751
  • Duftite, Mimetite, Dolomite
  • 4.8x3.7x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: m-3mm
  • $40.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • This specimen shows larger, white dolomite(or calcite) crystals totally coated with duftite and sprinkled with prisms and sprays of mimetite. Nice association piece from this famous locality.
Malachite, ps AzuriteTsumeb, Namibia, Malachite
  • Item #20750
  • Malachite, ps Azurite
  • 4.4z3.4x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 29mm
  • $85.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • This is just a great example of malachite replacing azurite from one the location that produces some of the best. Deep emerald-green tiny crystals of malachite make up this pseudomorph. Interestingly, there is a much smaller deep-blue, azurite crystal at the lower left part of the specimen. Sweet!
Cuprite, DolomiteTsumeb, Namibia, Cuprite
  • Item #20749
  • Cuprite, Dolomite
  • 5.1x4.8x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-3mm
  • $95.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • Lots of sharp, deep-red, dodecahedral crystals of cuprite on light green-tinted dolomite crystals comprise this excellent specimen. Displays very well!
Cuprite, RosasiteTsumeb, Namibia, Cuprite
  • Item #20748
  • Cuprite, Rosasite
  • 4.3x3.1x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $45.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • The top of this plate is covered with sharp, dodecahedral, dark-red cuprite crystals, associated with what appears to be rosasite. Nice example from this famous mine!
Cuprite, DolomiteTsumeb, Namibia, Cuprite
  • Item #20747
  • Cuprite, Dolomite
  • 5.4x2.2x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $65.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • Clusters of sharp, deep-red, cuprite crystals protrude up through a partial coating of pure white dolomite crystals in this specimen. Nice looking piece!
Cuprite, DolomiteTsumeb, Namibia, Cuprite
  • Item #20745
  • Cuprite, Dolomite
  • 4.1x2.1x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • This plate of crystals is mostly dodecahedral cuprite crystals of a deep, red colour, on white dolomite crystals, some of which are exposed on the right side. Excellent example of this mineral!
Cuprite, CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Cuprite
  • Item #20743
  • Cuprite, Calcite
  • 4.1x3.1x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $55.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • There is one larger, composite crystal of cuprite embedded amongst the calcite crystals, on this piece with some smaller ones in with the calcite crystals. It looks dark in the picture but is quite red in brighter light! Nice!
GermaniteTsumeb, Namibia, Metallic Minerals
  • Item #20738
  • Germanite
  • 2.2x2.0x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $50.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • A small chunk of this famous germanium-rich mineralization from the Tsumeb Mine. There are other minerals mixed in with the germanite but I cannot confirm what they are. Nice specimen of germanite nonetheless!
Cuprite, CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #20735
  • Cuprite, Calcite
  • 4.1x3.3x2.3 cm
  • $40.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • Red calcite crystals! Not really. Each calcite is impregnated with many acicular, red, cuprite crystals which impart a red colour to the calcite. Sweet!
GalenaPeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #20723
  • Galena
  • 7.5x8.2x6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $55.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • A nice cluster of larger, brilliantly-lustred, cube-octahedra of galena. Needs a little support to display as shown. Some barite crystals on the back.
Galena, SphaleritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #20722
  • Galena, Sphalerite
  • 7.7x7.2x6.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $55.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • Very sharp cube-octahedra of galena mostly cover sphalerite matrix. There are also sphalerite crystals at the lower part of the specimen. Sharp, and lustrous crystals of galena! Looks great!
Galena, SphaleritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #20721
  • Galena, Sphalerite
  • 8.5x6.6x5.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $65.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • A thick cluster of very bright, lustrous galena crystals on massive sphalerite, with a few so-so sphalerite crystals peaking through. The galena crystals are splendid and have combinations of mirror-like faces, interesting growth features and hoppers. Also one very nice spinel-law twin and the lower right. Displays very well, as shown.
Galena, BarytePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #20719
  • Galena, Baryte
  • 7.8x5.6x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $55.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • A lustrous, great looking cluster of silvery, cube-octahedra of galena. There are a couple of crystals of sphalerite on the font and many white-bladed crystals of barite on the back. Displays very well.
Galena, SphaleritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #20718
  • Galena, Sphalerite
  • 8.0x7.1x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $45.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • Here is a thick, heavy cluster of cube-octahedral galena crystals on sphalerite matrix. The crystals are very sharp and some have interesting growth features and/or hoppers. Looks great!
Galena, Sphalerite, BarytePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #20717
  • Galena, Sphalerite, Baryte
  • 8.4x7.1x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $40.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • This one is different! It is a cluster of smaller, sharp, silvery galena crystals associated with many tetrahedral crystals of sphalerite and a few, pure-white, thin-bladed crystals of barite. Stands up at least a couple of ways for display.
Galena, BarytePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #20716
  • Galena, Baryte
  • 8.5x5.8x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $45.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • A nice, thick plate of galena crystals, naturally tipped slightly forward for excellent display. The galena crystals show the cube and octahedral forms and are garnished by clusters of white barite crystals. Nice looking specimen!
Galena, SphaleritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #20715
  • Galena, Sphalerite
  • 11.5x8.0x4.5 cm
  • $110.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • Wow! THIS is a nice specimen! It is a thick plate of lustrous galena crystals thickly covering massive sphalerite matrix. The galena crystals are very lustrous and show the cube and octahedral forms. Looks great, especially if tipped up just slightly. Nice!
Malachite, Cuprite, HematiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #20713
  • Malachite, Cuprite, Hematite
  • 11.2x7.5x5.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $65.00
  • Copper Queen Mine
  • Bisbee
    Arizona, USA
  • Here is a nice, fresh specimen of fibrous malachite in vugs from the famous Copper Queen Mine. Several vugs in hematite/iron oxides are exposed and filled or partially filled with hair-like malachite crystals. Embedded throughout the matrix are globs and patches of deep-red cuprite. This was nice ore at the mine and looks good to boot! Displays well.
Hematite, SlickensideRocks and Ores, Oxide Ores, Various Localities
  • Item #20712
  • Hematite, Slickenside
  • 7.4x6.4x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Santa Rita Mountains
  • Vail
    Arizona, USA
  • A very nice example of a "slickenside", where two masses of rock have slid against each other leaving stria imprinted in the glide surface. These stria are hematite coated!
Gersdorffite, NickelineMorocco, Ait Ahmane, Bou Azer, Safflorite, Skutterudite, Gersdorffite
  • Item #20710
  • Gersdorffite, Nickeline
  • 11.5x9.5x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $750.00
  • Ait Ahmane
  • Bou Azer, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • The top and front of this gersdorffite-nickeline matrix is covered with large, sharp, octahedral crystals of gersdorffite. Through the matrix are smaller cavities with smaller gersdorffite crystals and massive nickeline. Really very excellent specimen! Difficult to get better. Displays very well with support.
PectoliteJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Various Minerals
  • Item #20708
  • Pectolite
  • 7.3x2.9x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $75.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • A classic tuft of acicular pectolite crystals from the Jeffrey Mine. Just one of the forms that it has at that locality.
ScapoliteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #20706
  • Scapolite
  • 15.1x6.8x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 87mm
  • $130.00
  • Gatineau

  • Quebec, Canada
  • A large, long scapolite crystal with some calcite attached. The termination is very good and exhibits tetragonal symmetry very well. Some areas of the outer surface of the scapolite crystal show a very thin alteration to biotite, in a patchwork. Really nice crystal!
AntimonyNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #20705
  • Antimony
  • 8.9x7.6x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $140.00
  • Lac Nicolet Antimony Mine
  • Ham Sud (South Ham)
    Quebec, Canada
  • This specimen is actually a vein section composed, mostly of solid, fine grained native antimony. At the margins of the vein are small crystals of valentinite, kermesite and stibnite. Old locality, long closed.
ManganiteManganite, Caland Ore Properties Mine, Atikokan, Ontario
  • Item #20703
  • Manganite
  • 10.9x6.6x7.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $140.00
  • Caland Mine
  • Atikokan
    Ontario, Canada
  • The cavity on the side of this iron ore matrix is lined with splendent, sharp crystals of manganite. North America's premier manganite locality. Looks great!
PectoliteJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Pectolite
  • Item #20700
  • Pectolite
  • 6.7x4.0x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $85.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • A sweet, eminently displayable, pectolite specimen from the famous Jeffrey mine. Unfortunately, this mine has been closed for a couple of decades and nice specimens like this are becoming increasingly rare.
PrehniteJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Prehnite
  • Item #20698
  • Prehnite
  • 9.1x7.2x5.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $110.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • Some very nice crystals of prehnite on this specimen. From the long closed, famous Jeffrey Mine. These don't come around like this very often.
PrehniteJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Prehnite
  • Item #20696
  • Prehnite
  • 10.2x9.7x5.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $175.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • Lots of very good prehnite crystals on this specimen! The Jeffrey mine is one of the prime international localities for well formed, individual crystals of prehnite. Not the curved aggregates we see so often. Excellent!
MagnetiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #20693
  • Magnetite
  • 9.0x8.0x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $225.00
  • Cerro Huanaquino
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • Above average sized, very sharp, magnetite crystals cover much of the front/top of this specimen. Hard to get better magnetite crystals! Excellent!
MagnetiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #20692
  • Magnetite
  • 8.5x6.0x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $140.00
  • Cerro Huanaquino
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • The front/top of this specimen is largely covered with sharp octahedra of magnetite associated with sharp, smaller, creamy, off-white crystals of a feldspar. Very nice. Really nice and displays well.
MagnetiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #20690
  • Magnetite
  • 17.1x12.7x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $550.00
  • Cerro Huanaquino
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • Wow! This is a superb magnetite specimen! This large plate is covered with many, many, sharp, lustrous, simple octahedra of magnetite. Displays perfectly with support.
Bournonite, SphaleritePeru, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #20683
  • Bournonite, Sphalerite
  • 7.5x6.1x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $75.00
  • Pachapaqui
  • Bolognesi
    Ancash, Peru
  • This specimen has a number of well-formed bournonite crystals on a matrix of dark brown sphalerite crystals. Handsome specimen that displays well.
SphaleritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #20681
  • Sphalerite
  • 7.1x5.6x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $65.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca Dist.
    Peru
  • Here is a different sphalerite specimen from the others on this site. Well-formed, dark brown tetrahedral crystals is a plate. I think there is one galena crystal on it, as well. Very nice, reasonable specimen!
EnargiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #20680
  • Enargite
  • 9.5x6.5x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: As above
  • $75.00
  • Oruro Mine
  • Oruro City, Cercado
    Oruro, Bolivia
  • A cluster of enargite crystals with the terminations covered with small sphalerite crystals. The enargite crystals are visible from the side as a radiating aggregate. Almost solid enargite. Great enargite specimen for the money!
Galena, CalcitePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #20678
  • Galena, Calcite
  • 9.0x8.5x4.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Ga 8mm, Ca 107mm
  • $65.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca Dist.
    Peru
  • Here is an interesting one! It is a calcite crystal that is hollow in the center and that has galena crystals and a secondary calcite growth scattered about, with the larger galenas in the hollow volume. Interesting and good-looking!
TetrahedritePeru, Casapalca Mine
  • Item #20675
  • Tetrahedrite
  • 10.3x7.4x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $160.00
  • Casapalca
  • Huarochiri
    Lima, Peru
  • Here is a larger specimen of tetrahedrite from the Casapalca Mine, one of the premier tetrahedrite localities. These crystals have very good lustre and are well formed showing tetraheron and, I think, tristetrahedron. The piece is like a vertical plate of crystals coated on one side by siderite or brownish calcite. Very nice specimen. Displays perfectly!
Fluorite, QuartzFluorite, Various Localities
  • Item #20670
  • Fluorite, Quartz
  • 6.4x5.0x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Fl 40mm, Qu 16mm
  • $85.00
  • Oranje River

  • Namiba
  • Nice combination of an octahedral fluorite crystal on zoned, quartz crystals. The fluorite crystal is a light green colour and has a coarse frosty coating of smaller crystals. A slight abrasion on the fluorite crystal. The quartz crystals have a nice light amethystine zonation. Nice combination!
QuartzQuartz -Various Locations
  • Item #20669
  • Quartz
  • 6.9x6.4x4.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 52mm
  • $80.00
  • Peterson Mountain
  • Washoe co.
    Nevada, USA
  • This locality, also known as "Hallelujah Junction" has produced many, many wonderful quartz crystals over many years. Here is a good example!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #20667
  • Calcite
  • 7.2x4.5x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $225.00
  • St Andreasberg
  • Harz, Lower Saxony
    Germany
  • St. Andreasberg is a famous, storied mining area of Germany. Many types of minerals have occurred as well crystallized specimens, especially calcite. Here is a very good example of hexagonal prime crystals in a cluster. Looks great!
PyritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #20663
  • Pyrite
  • 8.4x8.6x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $75.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca Dist.
    Ancash, Peru
  • Here is an excellent cluster of pyrite crystals from this famous locality. The crystals show razor-sharp, octahedral, pyrite crystals.
Epidote, QuartzTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #20658
  • Epidote, Quartz
  • 3.9x3.9x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 34mm
  • $250.00
  • Green Monster Mine
  • Prince of Wales Is.
    Alaska, USA
  • What a great epidote locality! Here is a splendid cluster of dark green epidote crystals, associated with white-colourless quartz crystals. Classic!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #20656
  • Calcite
  • 13.2x8.4x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 132mm
  • $260.00
  • Daye Copper Mine
  • Daye co., Huangshi
    China
  • This is a rather spectacular, branching aggregate of calcite crystals! The crystals show a predominate scalenohedron but branch in, almost, dendritic habit. Really great!
FluoriteFluorite, Various Localities
  • Item #20654
  • Fluorite
  • 8.46.2x7.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $110.00
  • Taourirt
  • Taourirt
    Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco
  • Very nice cluster of light purple fluorite crystals. Just simple cubic habit on matrix. Looks great!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #20653
  • Calcite
  • 11x5.2x6.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: As above
  • $180.00
  • Wenshan
  • Yunnan
    China
  • Now THIS is a calcite specimen! Very cool, sort of a combination skeletal/hoppered crystal. Very interesting and beautiful!
MimetiteWulfenite, Mimetite, Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
  • Item #20650
  • Mimetite
  • 11.0x8.9x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $160.00
  • Ojuela Mine
  • Mapimi, Durango
    Mexico
  • A plate of yellowish, sort of botryoidal groups of mimetite crystals. Displays well!
PyromorphiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #20647
  • Pyromorphite
  • 4.2x2.9x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $65.00
  • Yangshuo Mine
  • Guanxi
    China
  • An aesthetic cluster of light green pyromorphite crystals from this mine. The crystals are unusual in that they have divergent crystals protruding from a main crystal. Have a look! Very interesting and good-looking!
mimetiteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #20643
  • mimetite
  • 4.0x1.4x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $140.00
  • Tsumeb
  • Otavi-Bergland
    Namibia
  • Now here is a weird mimetite from this prolific mimetite locality! It is an elongated stalactitic growth. Unusual!
PyromorphiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #20642
  • Pyromorphite
  • 3.6x1.6x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $160.00
  • Bad Ems
  • Nassau, Rhineland-Palatinate
    Germany
  • THIS is a nice specimen of pyromorphite from a classic locality. A nice elongated cluster of beige crystals with nice form and lustre.
Galena, Sphalerite, QuartzSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #20640
  • Galena, Sphalerite, Quartz
  • 9.2x6.6x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Ga 20mm, Sp 15mm, Qu 22mm
  • $75.00
  • Kruchev Dol Mine
  • Madan
    Bulgaria
  • A great looking cluster of quartz crystals with several sharp sphalerite and rounded galena crystals embedded in the middle and left side. Looks great!
VanadiniteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #20638
  • Vanadinite
  • 4.6x3.4x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $85.00
  • Keban Dist.
  • Elazig
    Turkey
  • Very nice cluster of disc-like vanadnite crystals from this unusual location. Light brow-beige hexagonal-shaped crystals. Some of the crystals have a secondary growth of tiny crystals of a different hue on the sides of them.
PyromorphiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #20636
  • Pyromorphite
  • 3.0x1.5x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $120.00
  • Daoping Mine
  • Guilin
    Guangxi Zhuang, China
  • A sweet specimen of bright, lime green pyrmorphite from a locality destined to become a modern day classic. Excellent thumbnail!
PyromorphiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #20635
  • Pyromorphite
  • 4.2x2.5x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $65.00
  • Huari-Huari mine
  • Potosi Dept.
    Bolivia
  • This specimen is partially covered with light, creamy-green pyromorphite crystals. The crystals are curved and tapered and are reminiscent of "campylite" crystals from the U.K., except they are pyromorphite of a different colour! Nice!
PyromorphiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #20634
  • Pyromorphite
  • 5.6x3.7x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $45.00
  • Huari-Huari mine
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • The front/top of this specimen is covered with small, yellow-green pyromorphite crystals. Unusual location!
SchorlTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #20629
  • Schorl
  • 11.9x11.5x14.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $225.00
  • Erongo

  • Namibia
  • A large cluster of schorl with many terminations and great lustre. We usually see single crystals or small clusters but not usually specimens like this.
QuartzQuartz -Various Locations
  • Item #20628
  • Quartz
  • 13.8x10.9x10.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $225.00
  • Camp Bird Mine
  • Ouray Co.
    Colorado, USA
  • Classic Colorado! A wonderful large quartz point, showing that sharp and sort of feathered surface texture that this area is famous for. Very nice. Looks great!
BaryteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #20627
  • Baryte
  • 13.8x10.9x10.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 60mm
  • $425.00
  • Carbonia-Iglesias
  • Sardinia
    Italy
  • A beautiful, rich-looking cluster of golden barite crystals from the classic Sardinian area, famous for fine barite crystals. The crystals are simple, thick tabular crystals with very minor bruising. The piece is an excellent cabinet specimen.
FluoriteFluorite, Various Localities
  • Item #20626
  • Fluorite
  • 15.0x10.5x9.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 52mm
  • $550.00
  • Cave-In-Rock
  • Hardin County
    Illinois, USA
  • Here is a large cluster of fluorite crystalsfrom the famous "Cave-In-Rock, locality. Unfortunately, all of the mines in the area are long closed. Thankfully, nice specimens like this one surface on occasion. It is a fine cluster of larger crystals, with mosaic-kike surfaces on the cubic faces and a nice purple colouration. Excellent cabinet specimen!
Quartz, ps. FluoriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #20625
  • Quartz, ps. Fluorite
  • 13.0x8.0x8.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 35mm
  • $260.00
  • Black Knife Mine
  • Cuchillo Negro Dist. Sierra County
    New Mexico, USA
  • A remarkable specimen showing white quartz pseudos after fluorite octahedra. As you can tell from the photo's, the octahedra are hollow! Unusual specimen from an unusual locality! Shows very well!
Goethite, ps PyriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #20620
  • Goethite, ps Pyrite
  • 4.4x3.4x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $75.00
  • Carrairaca

  • Spain
  • Pseudomorph! Very nice one showing sharp goethite replacement of pyrite.
Quartz, Hematite, FluoriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #20618
  • Quartz, Hematite, Fluorite
  • 9.4x8.8x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $65.00
  • Aouli, Midelt
  • Khenifra
    Morocco
  • This specimen shows a plate of hematite-tinted quartz crystals that in turn coat a plate of yellow fluorite. Interesting specimen!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #20617
  • Calcite
  • 6.1x4.9x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Wyandotte Cave
  • Crawford co.
    Indiana, USA
  • This specimen is a classic speleothem, that appears to be a helictite sort of formation. Very nice!
FluoriteFluorite, Various Localities
  • Item #20616
  • Fluorite
  • 11.3x7.5x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $180.00
  • Minggang
  • Henan
    China
  • This is a really nice example of botryoidal fluorite from this famous for the habit. A light blue-gray colouration and very good form. Displays very well.
Adularia, QuartzTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #20615
  • Adularia, Quartz
  • 5.6x4.3x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 47mm
  • $90.00
  • Sustenhorn
  • Kanton Uri
    Switzerland
  • A SWEET specimen of adularia! This specimen shows a sharp, large crystal perched on quartz along with some smaller attached adularia crystals. Pure white with nice accenting stria. Looks great!
SchorlTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #20614
  • Schorl
  • 6.0x3.0x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00

  • Madagascar
  • A sharp, rather large, well formed crystal of schorl from Madagascar.
StibniteRomania, Stibnite, Herja Mine Baia Mare
  • Item #20613
  • Stibnite
  • 9.5x7.6x5.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 28mm
  • $160.00
  • Herja Mine
  • Chiuzbaia, Kisbanya
    Romania
  • A really nice cluster of stubby, well-terminated stibnite crystals from this famous locality.
QuartzQuartz -Various Locations
  • Item #20611
  • Quartz
  • 6.5x6.5x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 66mm
  • $85.00
  • North Moat Mountain
  • Bartlet, Carroll co.
    New Hampshire, USA
  • Here is an unusual locality for quartz! This specimen shows a sharp, smoky quartz crystal
Quartz, var. AmethystQuartz -Various Locations
  • Item #20610
  • Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 8.1x5.4x4,5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $120.00
  • Comstock Lode
  • Comstock, Storey co.
    Nevada, USA
  • Now here is something we don't see very often! A specimen from the famous Comstock lode! Nice amethyst crystals on white quartz vein matrix. Looks great!
Malachite, ps AzuriteTsumeb, Namibia, Malachite
  • Item #20604
  • Malachite, ps Azurite
  • 4.1x2.4x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 26mm
  • $110.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • A nice specimen showing a pseudomorph of malachite after azurite. The pseudomorph cluster, very loyally retains the shape of the azurite although it is now malachite! Excellent!
MalachiteTsumeb, Namibia, Malachite
  • Item #20600
  • Malachite
  • 2.7x1.6x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $65.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • This specimen shows particularly large, relatively blocky crystals of deep-green malachite. Very good!
SmithsoniteTsumeb, Namibia, Smithsonite
  • Item #20599
  • Smithsonite
  • 5.2x2.6x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $65.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • Very nice cluster of sharp, steep-rhombohedral smithsonite crystals from this amazing specimen producer, long closed.
CerussiteTsumeb, Namibia, Cerussite
  • Item #20597
  • Cerussite
  • 3.9x2.7x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 19mm
  • $55.00
  • Tsumeb Mine
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A cluster of cerussite crystals that have a white coating on the outside and are clear-colourless on the inside. Twinned. Looks great!
AntimonyNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #20596
  • Antimony
  • 6.6x5.5x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Lac Nicolet Antimony Mine
  • Ham Sud (South Ham)
    Quebec, Canada
  • This piece is mostly heavy, metallic, fine-grained native antimony with the margins containing some kermesite, valentinite, etc. A vein section!