David K. Joyce Minerals

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 18% or multiply by 0.82.

 

Andradite, GrossularGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #19372
  • Andradite, Grossular
  • 8.4x7.0x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $65.00
  • Marmoraton Iron Mine
  • Marmora
    Ontario, Canada
  • A plate of sharp, dark red-brown garnet crystals from this giant skarn zone that was once a very large open pit iron mine. The garnets are a combination of andradite and grossular and show sharp trapezohedral faces. Some epidote and feldspar crystals associated. Displays very well!
LabradoriteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #19371
  • Labradorite
  • 8.1x4.0x4.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Nain
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • A fragment of labradorite showing really nice blue-green schiller and polysynthetic twinning lines. Sawn surface on front to best show the properties of the labradorite.
BruciteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #19370
  • Brucite
  • 6.9x5.2x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm cleavages
  • $65.00
  • Pinchin Quarry
  • Malone
    Ontario, Canada
  • A rich specimen showing broad, clear, bluish cleavages of brucite. Very good example!
CopperCopper (Native), Various Localities
  • Item #19369
  • Copper
  • 11.0x6.1x9.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $150.00
  • Copper Creek mine
  • Mamainse Point
    Ontario, Canada
  • A very rich specimen of native copper! The top shows coarse, big crystals of copper, some partially enclosed on a thin veneer of tiny quartz crystals with others without quartz. Copper is thickly shot all through the basalt-silica breccia matrix. On the bottom are cavities containing some tiny azurite and malachite crystals and a good show of reddish cuprite. Heavy! Displays very well!
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Celestine
  • Item #19367
  • Celestine
  • 4.6x4.1x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $35.00
  • Sydenham Road Cut
  • Dundas
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is a different one! It consists of a nodule lined with reddish calcite crystals and jam-packed with bluish to reddish tinted celestine crystals. From road construction near the famous Dundas Quarry.
TitaniteGrenville -Bear Lake Diggings, nr. Gooderham, Ontario
  • Item #19365
  • Titanite
  • 4.0x2.5x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 29mm
  • $75.00
  • Bear Lake Road
  • nr. Gooderham
    Ontario, Canada
  • A sweet cluster of sharp, dark brown, lustrous, titanite crystals. Sits perfectly for display.
BruciteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #19364
  • Brucite
  • 7.1x4.6x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm wide cleavages
  • $40.00
  • Pinchin Quarry
  • Malone
    Ontario, Canada
  • A partial vein of light bluish, clear brucite cleavages. Very nice example of this mineral!
GraphiteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #19363
  • Graphite
  • 18.7x9.9x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $140.00
  • Wilberforce
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is a large cabinet specimen that shows a seam of rich graphite traversing typical Grenville marble that we see in the Metasedimentary Belt. The specimen is actually quite striking!
FluororichteriteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #19362
  • Fluororichterite
  • 6.1x4.6x4.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 26mm
  • $45.00
  • Wilberforce
    Ontario, Canada
  • A striking, handsome specimen of this amphibole group mineral. Displays perfectly!
AlmandineCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #19361
  • Almandine
  • 4.3x4.1x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $45.00
  • Chisel Mine
  • Snow Lake
    Manitoba, Canada
  • A sharp dodecahedron of andradite from this great old mine. It has a big contact point on the bottom where it was attached to another crystal at one time and one missing corner at the back left. Still a very nice crystal!
QuartzQuartz -Various Locations
  • Item #19354
  • Quartz
  • 4.3x3.3x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $110.00
  • Washington Camp
  • Patagonia
    Arizona, USA
  • Here is an excellent example of quartz crystals twinned on the Japan Law, that is two crystals formed in the same plane, formed together, with axes at 84 degrees, 33 minutes to each other. Excellent example!
Azurite, QuartzSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #19353
  • Azurite, Quartz
  • 9.7x4.0x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Pui Pui
    New Zealand
  • This is an unusual specimen from a location that probably has very little documented about it! A friend collected it near Pui Pui. The nodules appear to be formed from interlocking quartz crystals and copper secondary minerals, particularly azurite and malachite. No analyses have been done. Interesting!
TelluriumNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #19350
  • Tellurium
  • 4.6x4,4x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Kawazu Mine
  • Izu Peninsula
    Japan
  • A rich area of tellurium cleavages around a vuggy area in banded quartz vein, including some vugs of quartz crystals. The tellurium is present as zones containing cleavages up to 1mm across, right through the specimen.
ProustitePeru -Uchucchacua Mine
  • Item #19347
  • Proustite
  • 4.2x3.7x3.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $170.00
  • Uchucchacua Mine
  • Oyon
    Lima
  • A deep carbonate and quartz crystal-lined vug with many deep red proustite crystals and a little pyrite.
QuartzQuartz -Various Locations
  • Item #19346
  • Quartz
  • 5.0x2.1x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00
  • Mantena
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • A really well formed quartz crystal with a milky-quartz scepter. The scepter "head" has sort of hoppered growth features. Very nice example!
Quartz, Var. AmethystQuartz -Various Locations
  • Item #19345
  • Quartz, Var. Amethyst
  • 3.8x1.3x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Denny Mountian
  • King County
    Washington, USA
  • A really nice amethyst sceptered quartz crystal from Denny mountain, WA. The amethyst has inclusions of a reddish mineral that I believe is lepidocrocite. You got love scepters!
Kermestite, Antimony, ValentiniteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #19340
  • Kermestite, Antimony, Valentinite
  • 6.5x4.1x2.1 cm
  • $65.00
  • Lac Nicolet Sb Mine
  • Lac Nicolet
    Quebec, Canada
  • A rich specimen of native antimony that has open spaces with rich, elongated, red, kermesite crystals and tabular, white valentinite crystals. Lots to look at!
AntimonyAntimony, West Gore, Hants County, Nova Scotia
  • Item #19339
  • Antimony
  • 11.0x5.2x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $60.00
  • Lake George Sb Mine
  • Lake George
    New Brunswick, Canada
  • Rich native antimony with stibnite-enriched layers of rock. Nice specimen from an old locality!
Stibarsen, Arsenic, LollingiteEngineer Mine, Atlin, British Columbia, Stibarsen-Arsenic
  • Item #19335
  • Stibarsen, Arsenic, Lollingite
  • 7.1x6.8x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Stib n/a, Lol micro
  • $110.00
  • Engineer Mine
  • Tagish Lake, nr. Atlin
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A very nice Engineer Mine Native arsenic, associated with tiny lollingite crystals.
Copper, GypsumNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #19333
  • Copper, Gypsum
  • 4.9x2.2x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $40.00
  • Mission Mine
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • Beautiful crystals of native copper are enclosed in this water-clear gypsum(selenite). The colour of the copper in the micro-photograph is slightly different from the macro photo's because of different light sources. Unique native copper specimen!
Silver, BorniteNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #19331
  • Silver, Bornite
  • 11.1x6.0x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $120.00
  • La Noria Mine
  • San Panteon De La Noria, Zacatecas
    Mexico
  • Here is a nice native silver specimen! This piece consists of a large, thick, plate of native silver, partially encrusted with bornite protruding from a mass of solid bornite, perhaps with a little sphalerite. Looks great!
Proustite, XanthoconiteMorocco, Imiter Mine, Proustite, Xanthoconite, etc.
  • Item #19329
  • Proustite, Xanthoconite
  • 9.2x5.6x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $250.00
  • Imiter Mine
  • Djebel Saghro, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • This specimen is rich in ruby red proustite crystals but importantly has many, many yellow-orange xanthoconite crystals on it. The crystals are smaller than the proustites but very sharp, gemmy and well formed. Nice!
Silver, BorniteRocks and Ores, Unusual Sudbury Basin Ores -Millerite, Pentlandite, etc.
  • Item #19328
  • Silver, Bornite
  • 4.8x2.4x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Coleman Mine
  • Levack Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • We don't see these all that often. Occasionally in the footwall zones, they come across rich copper mineralization, sometimes bornite shot through with native silver. Here's one!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens, Page Five
  • Item #19322
  • Silver
  • 8.4x7.0x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $225.00
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Now THIS is high Grade! This piece is sawn one side to show rich solid native silver enveloping quartz crystal sections with the back mostly coarse dolomite and silver. This is a WOW! specimen1
Silver, Nickeline, BreithauptiteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #19320
  • Silver, Nickeline, Breithauptite
  • 16.2x14.7x0.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $140.00
  • Hi Ho Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This high-grade ore slice is mostly nickeline with a rich smattering of native silver in the center. The is also some breithauptite and safflorite associated. Rich, heavy slice!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Crystallized Silver Specimens
  • Item #19319
  • Silver
  • 8.1x5.4x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $130.00
  • Larose Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Well crystallized, "herringbone" silver crystallization in pinkish dolomite from the famous Larose Mine, one of the most famous of the Cobalt Camp Mines.
BreithauptiteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #19316
  • Breithauptite
  • 8.4x6.0x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $85.00
  • Hi Ho Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is a rich specimen of these unusual nickel minerals. It consists of mostly pinky-metallic breithauptite, with a rich smattering of orangey-metallic nickeline with dolomite matrix. Rich from a classic old Cobalt mine!
Bismuth, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area -Bismuth
  • Item #19315
  • Bismuth, Arsenides
  • 9.4x7.1x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Langis Mine
  • Casey Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • Rich, coarse, cleavages of native bismuth are scattered through the arsenides, mostly coarse skutterudite, in this erythrite coated specimen. Rich!
Millerite, PentlanditeMillerite, Strathcona Mine, Levack, Ontario
  • Item #19311
  • Millerite, Pentlandite
  • 7.5x5.7x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $125.00
  • McCreedy West Mine
  • Onaping
    Ontario, Canada
  • Very coarse, cleaved millerite embedded in pentlandite, chalcopyrite matrix. Amazing millerite!
Millerite, PentlanditeMillerite, Strathcona Mine, Levack, Ontario
  • Item #19304
  • Millerite, Pentlandite
  • 9.7x5.1x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • McCreedy West Mine
  • Onaping
    Ontario, Canada
  • Coarse, cleavable, lustrous millerite makes up much of this specimen in addition to pentlandite, chalcopyrite and quartz. Rich, high grade nickel ore and amazing millerite!
Bornite, Sphalerite, PyriteRocks and Ores, Sulphide Ores, Various Localities
  • Item #19302
  • Bornite, Sphalerite, Pyrite
  • 13.5x8.3x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Mattabi Mine
  • Ignace
    Ontario, Canada
  • A super-rich specimen of high grade bornite and sphalerite intermixed with pyrite fragments in this "flow breccia". Interesting ore specimen from an unusual locality.
Lollingite, SkutteruditeCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #19300
  • Lollingite, Skutterudite
  • 12.2x7.0x5.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $120.00
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This very dense specimen is mostly composed of lollingite and skutterudite as determined by analyses. One side of the specimen has been polished to a high degree to reveal the colloidal structure of the arsenides. Extra postage WILL be required. It is dense! :) Really nice!
AquamarineBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #19297
  • Aquamarine
  • 10.9x6.5x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $245.00
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • A gemmy, tabular, partial, light greenish aquamarine crystal with lots of sharp muscovite crystals and a couple of white albite crystals attached. A little bruising on the top and was attached at bottom. Beautiful!
Hematite Brazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #19292
  • Hematite
  • 3.5x2.8x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $35.00
  • Congonhas
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • Really nice cluster of blocky hematite crystals, showing complex crystal forms and high, sub-metallic luster. Very nice!
Stibnite Sulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #19290
  • Stibnite
  • 16.5x1.6x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00
  • Xikuang Shan Mine
  • Leng Shui Jiang, Hunan
    China
  • This specimen is a long, lead-grey lustrous crystal of stibnite, that is terminated at one end. In the typical manner of stibnite, it diverges from itself, splits into two crystals and is heavily striated. There are some small barite crystals attached. Sweet!
VanadiniteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #19289
  • Vanadinite
  • 12.0x7.5x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $85.00
  • Pure Potential Mine
  • La Paz County
    Arizona, Canada
  • The top and front of this specimen is covered with small, red-orange, sharp-hexagonal vanadinite crystals and then sprinkled with little, sharp, white calcite crystals. Classic Arizona location. Looks great!
Tetrahedrite, QuartzPeru, Casapalca Mine
  • Item #19288
  • Tetrahedrite, Quartz
  • 10.5x6.8x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 24mm
  • $120.00
  • Caspalca Mine
  • Huarochiri, Lima
    Peru
  • Really nice tetrahedrite specimen, largely consisting of well formed tetrahedral of tetrahedrite, some with a thin, partial veneer of tiny chalcopyrite crystals. Classic Casapalca! A couple of small quartz clusters are also on the specimen. Nice piece that displays well!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19273
  • Sphalerite
  • 4.4x2.6x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $35.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A really sharp, complexly-twinned sphalerite crystal is perfectly located on dolostone matrix. Sweet!
CalciteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Calcite
  • Item #19270
  • Calcite
  • 6.6x5.5x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 35mm
  • $40.00
  • Tennecape
  • Bay of Fundy
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Super-sharp, slightly iron-tinted scalenohedra of calcite line a vug in conglomerate matrix. Displays extremely well!
WeloganiteFrancon Quarry, Montreal, Quebec,  Weloganite, Etc.
  • Item #19268
  • Weloganite
  • 10.0x6.9x4.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $45.00
  • Francon Quarry
  • Montreal
    Quebec, Canada
  • This specimen with sawn base, highlights a vug, lined with small quartz crystals with long, tapered, pseudohexagonal weloganite crystals scattered here and there. Some small spheres of marcasite scattered about, as well.
Vanadinite, GoethiteMorocco, Vanadinite, Taouz, Er Rachidia, Tafilalet
  • Item #19267
  • Vanadinite, Goethite
  • 4.4x2.3x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $35.00
  • Taouz
  • Er Rachida, Tafilalet
    Morocco
  • A sweet specimen showing red-orange vanadinite crystals on brown to black iron/manganese oxides.
Silver, NickelineCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens, Page Four
  • Item #19266
  • Silver, Nickeline
  • 10.0x7.0x7.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $210.00
  • Crown Reserve Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Rich silver sticks out of this specimen all around and is shown nicely on the one sawn end of the specimen. As well, a mice exposure of nickeline on one side.
Stibnite Peru -Quiruvilca Mine -Stibnite
  • Item #19265
  • Stibnite
  • 7.1x3.5x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 28mm
  • $35.00
  • Quiruvilca Mine
  • Santiago de Chuco, La Libertad
    Peru
  • A cluster of intergrown, silvery-metallic stibnite crystals from this classic locality.
MilleriteMillerite, Strathcona Mine, Levack, Ontario
  • Item #19264
  • Millerite
  • 7.5x5.3x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $55.00
  • Levack Mine
  • Levack
    Ontario, Canada
  • A lustrous 44mm cleavage of a large millerite crystal is exposed in pentlandite and chalcopyrite matrix. Extremely rich nickel ore AND a fantastic form of millerite!
Cosalite, GoldGold, Cosalite -Cariboo Gold Quartz Mine, Wells, British Columbia
  • Item #19263
  • Cosalite, Gold
  • 4.6x3.1x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Cariboo Gold Quartz Mine
  • Wells
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Rich, acicular crystals of cosalite with a couple of small blebs of gold are present in this calcite/quartz matrix.
PentlanditeRocks and Ores, Unusual Sudbury Basin Ores -Millerite, Pentlandite, etc.
  • Item #19262
  • Pentlandite
  • 8.2x5.2x5.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Levack Mine
  • Levack Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • Rich, shiny cleavages of the nickel sulphide pentlandite, the main ore mineral of nickel in the Sudbury basin, are exposed at the end of this specimen. Rich!
Titanowodginite, BerylTanco Mine  Titanowodginite
  • Item #19261
  • Titanowodginite, Beryl
  • 7.7x5.4x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $75.00
  • Tanco Mine
  • Bernic Lake
    Manitoba, Canada
  • Sharp crystals of titanowodginite are well-exposed in this pegmatitic matyrix consisting of pure white beryl, grey, glassy quartz and some muscovite. Many of the titanowodginite crystals are crystal sections, there are many complete crystals exposed, as well. Type locality. Excellent!
KulaniteYukon Phosphates, Kulanite
  • Item #19260
  • Kulanite
  • 5.0x4.3x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $55.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • An opening in this siderite-kulanite vein hosts sharp crystals of both of those minerals plus sharp 1mm crystals of wardite.
Scheelite, MicaTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #19253
  • Scheelite, Mica
  • 12.5x11.3x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 52mm
  • $265.00
  • Pingwu Mine
  • Xuebaoding, Pingwu
    Sichuan, China
  • This specimen shows a large, orange crystal of scheelite on bladed muscovite crystals. The scheelite crystal is a little bruised but, as you can see in the photo, it is still an impressive specimen! Sawn base. Displays very well.
EpidoteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #19251
  • Epidote
  • 11.4x8.1x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 60mm
  • $140.00
  • Capelinha

  • Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • A beautiful spray of epidote crystals. The crystals form a divergent cluster of well terminated, dark green crystals. Pretty nice for a rock-forming mineral!
Siderite, Synchysite-(Ce)Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec -Various Species
  • Item #19250
  • Siderite, Synchysite-(Ce)
  • 8.5x8.05.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 65mm
  • $145.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • An excellent twin of siderite with a little albite attached. On the underside of the twinned crystal, are many sharp, 1mm, pseudohexagonal crystals of synchysite on smaller crystals of albite. The siderite is a dramatic display specimen.
SphaleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Two
  • Item #19246
  • Sphalerite
  • 13.1x 8.6x6.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 62mm
  • $225.00
  • Elmwood Mine
  • Elmwood
    Tennessee, Canada
  • THIS is a gorgeous sphalerite crystal. It is a very large, complexly twinned sphalerite crystal cluster as only sphalerite can crystallize! The crystals are dark brown and highly lustrous to provide a superb cabinet specimen. From a locality that produces some of the best sphalerite specimens in the world! Wow!
Muscovite MicaBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #19245
  • Muscovite Mica
  • 9.5x6.6x5.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $120.00
  • Itatiaia Conselhero Pena

  • Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • We usually think of mica as relatively uninteresting mineral. Not this mica! This a beautiful cluster of muscovite mica from a well known pegmatite area. Displays very well!
Quartz, Var. Amethyst, HematiteQUARTZ, Various Localities, Canada
  • Item #19237
  • Quartz, Var. Amethyst, Hematite
  • 12.5x16.3x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $145.00
  • Thunder Bay
    Ontario, Canada
  • A lovely plate of amethyst-quartz with a thin coating of red-hematite just under the surface of the quartz. Very nice piece from a famous locality. Displays nicely.
Arsenopyrite, FerberiteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #19234
  • Arsenopyrite, Ferberite
  • 6.2x3.9x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 62mm
  • $45.00
  • Yaogangxian Mine
  • Chenzhou
    Hunan, China
  • A very cool, stepped, highly lustrous, well terminated, arsenopyrite crystal propped up by several other crystal sections behind it. As well, there is a sharp but damaged ferberite crystal attached to the back. Displays absolutely perfectly!
PolybasiteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #19219
  • Polybasite
  • 5.3x4.9x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Reyes Mine
  • Guanajuato
    Mexico
  • Not a beautiful specimen until you examine it up close. Some nice crystals and areas of polybasite crystals on this specimen!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #19217
  • Silver
  • 10.0x7.2x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $165.00
  • Green Meehan Mine
  • Cobalt
    Canada
  • A thick plate of crumpled native silver layes across the front of this matrix, holding two rock fragments together. The smaller rock vibrates on one end of the silver if you pluck it like a guitar string. Rich, interesting specimen!
Chlorite, Almandine, Pyrrhotite, etc.Canadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #19215
  • Chlorite, Almandine, Pyrrhotite, etc.
  • 9.5x4.2x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 75mm cleavage
  • $75.00
  • Thompson Mine

  • Manitoba, Canada
  • THIS is a cool specimen! It consists of dark, green, gemmy chlorite cleavage, 75mm across, intermixed with pinkish crystals of almandine garnet and associated with pyrrhotite with some pentlandite and chalcopyrite. Unusual specimen from an amazing nickel-copper mine!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #19214
  • Silver
  • 7.5x3.8x0.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • O'Brien Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • A leaf of thin, bendable, native silver. The silver appears to have crystallized against small calcite crystals and the imprints of them are all over the length of the silver.
TopazBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #19186
  • Topaz
  • 9.2x7.1x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $225.00
  • Nova Era
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • A wonderful,, gemmy topaz crystal with a light green tint. This crystal is actually doubly terminated on the left side while the right is whare it was attached to another crystal. Nice faces! A couple of small dings on the upper right of the termination. Nice crystal from a classic Topaz area!
ErythriteMorocco, Ait Ahmane, Bou Azer, Safflorite, Skutterudite, Gersdorffite
  • Item #19183
  • Erythrite
  • 8.4x5.6x6.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $140.00
  • Bou Azer
  • Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Tafilalet
    Morocco
  • Beautiful, lustrous, intense red erythrite crystals are present in a vug in quartz matrix along with tiny botryoids of pinkish erythrite. The erythrite crystals are very acutely pointed crystals with high luster. From one of the best localities for erythrite crystals!
MalachiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #19181
  • Malachite
  • 15.5x10.5x5.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $85.00
  • Diluluwe Mine
  • Kolwezi
    Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • A beautiful specimen of botryoidal malachite with an encrustation of tiny malachite crystals that make the botryoids sparkle. Add some colour to your display case with this handsome piece!
Barite, CalciteAAA CONNOISSEUR PAGES, Miscellaneous
  • Item #19179
  • Barite, Calcite
  • 15.0x13.0x9.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 140mm
  • $1,750.00
  • Meikle Mine
  • Elko
    Nevada, USA
  • This is a world class specimen of barite! Several orangey-yellow barite crystals are aesthetically assembled on a bladed calcite crystal base. The crystals are thick-bladed and highly lustrous. The terminations are multiple terminations, as we often see with this group of minerals. The Meikle Mine is famous for large cavities(I'm talking 50-100 feet) lined with these types of calcite and occasional areas of excellent barite crystals, like this. Not a spec of damage! Difficult to find a better specimen!
VanadiniteMorocco, Vanadinite, Mibladen, Tafilalet
  • Item #19177
  • Vanadinite
  • 6.7x4.6x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $35.00
  • Mibladen
  • Tafilalet
    Morocco
  • This specimen is a matrix of barite totally encrusted with small, well-formed, lustrous red-orange vanadinite crystals. Looks great!
Tetrahedrite, CalcitePeru, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #19176
  • Tetrahedrite, Calcite
  • 10.0x8.2x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $160.00
  • Huaron
    Peru
  • A superb plate of sharp tetrahedrite crystals that totally cover a matrix of sphalerite and pyrite. The tetrahedrite crystals have a coating of preferentially deposited, tiny, white calcite crystals that have formed on just one side of the crystals. Sort of like snow on tree branches. Nice!
Tetrahedrite, QuartzPeru, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #19175
  • Tetrahedrite, Quartz
  • 15.5x10.0x5.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $75.00
  • Julcani
    Peru
  • The top of this thick plate is covered with hundreds of sharp, tetrahedrite crystals that have crystallized on drusy quartz. Nice crystallized specimen of this ore mineral!
Bournonite, Quartz, PyritePeru, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #19171
  • Bournonite, Quartz, Pyrite
  • 9.0x6.3x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: b-8mm
  • $65.00
  • Huaron
    Peru
  • Lots of cyclic-twinned, steely-metallic bournonite crystals on the front of this piece associated with clusters of small white quartz crystals and similarly sized golden pyrite crystals.
JamesoniteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #19152
  • Jamesonite
  • 4.4x4.2x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $35.00
  • Treore Mine
  • Endillion
    Cornwall, United Kingdom
  • This specimen shows, mostly, jamesonite crystals embedded in carbonate matrix but there are a couple of small vugs showing sharp, acicular, micro crystals of jamesonite. Great old locality!
PectoliteJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Pectolite
  • Item #19151
  • Pectolite
  • 3.3x0.6x0.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • This crystal is a doubly terminated, sharp, waxy-green pectolite crystal from one of the localities that produces the best! Classic Jeffrey Mine.
MolybdeniteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #19150
  • Molybdenite
  • 5.4x3.7x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $45.00
  • Aldfield

  • Quebec, Canada
  • This rusty, peridotite matrix has a couple of prismatic, parallel growth molybdenite crystals embedded and well exposed on it. I think it may be repaired but it is not visible. Displays well.
BrookiteBrookite, Magnet Cove, Hot Spring County, Arkansas, USA
  • Item #19149
  • Brookite
  • 5.0x5.5x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $35.00
  • Magnet Cove
  • Hot Springs
    Arkansas, USA
  • A vug at the top of this quartz matrix is lined with sharp, black crystals of brookite, a titanium oxide mineral. Very nice crystals!
BariteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #19148
  • Barite
  • 4.4x3.5x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $35.00
  • Aguathuna
  • Port au Port Peninsula
    Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • This cluster of white, tabular barite crystals shows very nice contrasting white zonations on the edges of one of the prism faces. Sweet!
MolybdeniteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #19147
  • Molybdenite
  • 3.5x2.7x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $35.00
  • Aldfield
    Quebec, Canada
  • A prismatic crystal and a tabular, molybdenite crystal in peridotite matrix from this old classic locality.
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #19145
  • Silver
  • 5.5x5.1x0.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • O'Brien Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • A thick plate of pretty-well solid silver from one of the most rich silver mines of the Cobalt Mining Camp. Heavy!
CalciteGrenville, Faraday (Madawaska Mine)
  • Item #19144
  • Calcite
  • 7.7x5.6x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 30mm
  • $80.00
  • Faraday Mine
  • Bancroft
    Ontario, Canada
  • Sharp, clear, colourless calcite scalenohedra are nicely positioned on this matrix composed of tiny quartz and fluorite crystals. Nice specimen from a long-closed mine!
FluororichteriteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #19143
  • Fluororichterite
  • 10.8x9.5x7.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 84mm
  • $150.00
  • Earl Farm
  • Wilberforce
    Ontario, Canada
  • A classic Grenvillian specimen showing sharp fluoro-richterite crystals, a rare qamphibole mineral, embedded in white calcite. Sits perfectly for display.
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Crystallized Silver Specimens
  • Item #19142
  • Silver
  • 11.5x9.1x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $140.00
  • Langis Mine
  • Casey Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • Dendritic, herringbone silver crystals and some veinlets of silver are encased in calcite and exposed nicely in this sawn-one-side specimen Similar crystals shown on rough side. Rich!
ParavauxiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #19141
  • Paravauxite
  • 10.0x8.1x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $225.00
  • Siglo xx Mine
  • Llallagua
    Bustillo, Bolivia
  • A plate of greyish quartz that is largely covered on the top with slightly greenish, sharp crystals of paravauxite. Displays very well!
Galena, Sphalerite, PyritePeru, Casapalca Mine
  • Item #19140
  • Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite
  • 9.9x6.8x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Ga-4mm, Sp-17mm, Py-5mm
  • $45.00
  • Casapalca Mine
  • Huarochiri
    Lima, Peru
  • This thin plate is encrusted with pyrite crystals that have cube-octahedral of galena perched on them in abundance. As well, on one side of the specimen there are two lustrous, complexly twinned sphalerite crystals. Looks great!
WhiteiteYukon Phosphates, Whiteite
  • Item #19130
  • Whiteite
  • 2.4x1.8x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $45.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A nice, well formed, twinned whiteite crystal that was attached to lazulite, arrojadite and quartz crystals, some of which are attached to the back. Nice thumbnail-sized crystal!
FluoriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Fluorite
  • Item #19128
  • Fluorite
  • 6.3x4.9x5.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $75.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • The end of this specimen is a concave area that is part of a fluorite and sphalerite vug. In the vug are sharp, honey-coloured fluorite cubes and a single, well formed, twinned sphalerite crystal. Looks great.
Wulfenite, MimetiteWulfenite, Mimetite, Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
  • Item #19126
  • Wulfenite, Mimetite
  • 10.7x8.9x6.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Wu 6mm, Mi 2mm
  • $120.00
  • Ojuela Mine
  • Mapimi
    Durango, Mexico
  • A really nice specimen of gossanous limonite encrusted with green, botryoidal mimetite and blocky, creamy-yellow wulfenite crystals. The wulfenite crystals are zoned and very sharp!
Wulfenite, MimetiteWulfenite, Mimetite, Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
  • Item #19125
  • Wulfenite, Mimetite
  • 7.85.6x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: W-7mm,M-4mm
  • $85.00
  • Ojuela Mine
  • Mapimi, Durango
    Mexico
  • This a very attractive and interesting specimen of botryoidal, green mimetite with very sharp, pyramidal wulfenite crystals scattered over it. Looks great! Excellent combination of these two minerals.
CopperCopper, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
  • Item #19111
  • Copper
  • 9.7x2.1x0.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $250.00
  • White Pine Mine
  • Ontonagon County
    Michigan, USA
  • This piece is essentially one large, elongated crystal with some smaller crystals attached to one end. Classic Keweenaw Peninsula crystallized copper specimen at a great price!
Azurite, MalachiteMorocco, Sidi Ayed, Fes-Boulemane, Azurite, Malachite
  • Item #19110
  • Azurite, Malachite
  • 11.8x7.0x5.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $40.00
  • Sidi Ayed
  • Boulemane
    Morocco
  • This specimen is mostly quartz that is tinted by copper and iron secondary minerals. Most prominent are vugs lined with deep blue azurite crystals and lesser, rounded aggregates of green malachite. Looks great!
RammelsbergiteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species
  • Item #19108
  • Rammelsbergite
  • 18.5x14.2x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $110.00
  • Keeley Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is a wonderful slice of vein material, from the South Lorrain area (near Cobalt), that is 2/3 lobular aggregates of rammelsbergite. Analysed. An excellent example of this relatively rare mineral.
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens
  • Item #19107
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 12.5x10.0x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $325.00
  • Beaver Mine
  • Colbalt Mine
    Ontario, Canada
  • A rather spectacular specimen of high grade silver! The piece was sliced out of a vein of about 70% metallic silver associated with cobalt arsenides and some dolomite. There is a little erythrite which allows me to conclude that the arsenides are cobalt based. Polished one side and rough-cut the other. Reminiscent of the best high grade days!
Lollingite, MagnetiteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #19105
  • Lollingite, Magnetite
  • 16.6x10.6x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Lo 50mm, Ma 20mm
  • $625.00
  • Huanggang Mine
  • Hexigten
    Ulanhad, China
  • A rather stupendous specimen of some sharp, excellent, bladed lollingite crystals associated with VERY sharp, black magnetite crystals. Actually, it doesn't get much better for either of these species. Approaching "Museum Quality". Displays perfectly!
SilverMorocco, Silver, Bouismas Mine, Bouismas, Bou Azer District, Ouarzazate Province
  • Item #19098
  • Silver
  • 6.8x6.5.6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $240.00
  • Bouismas Mine
  • Bou Azer, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • There are a LOT of silver crystals on this piece. Calcite has been removed all around to expose many dendritic branches of silver crystals. I expect when shipped, a few crystals may fall off but there are lots! And you can remove a little more of the calcite with vinegar to reveal even MORE crystals of silver. Looks fantastic!
SilverMorocco, Silver, Bouismas Mine, Bouismas, Bou Azer District, Ouarzazate Province
  • Item #19097
  • Silver
  • 9.6x3.5x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $225.00
  • Bouismas Mine
  • Bou Azer
    Ourzazate, Morocco
  • Here is a super looking specimen! It sits very nicely for display to show many branching aggregates of sharp silver crystals on the front and the left side. Really a wonderful piece!
SilverMorocco, Silver, Bouismas Mine, Bouismas, Bou Azer District, Ouarzazate Province
  • Item #19096
  • Silver
  • 4.0x2.5x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $45.00
  • Bouismas Mine
  • Bou Azer
    Ouarzazate, Morocco
  • Sharp, glistening silver crystals are present on the front of this specimen in three dendritic groups.
SilverMorocco, Silver, Bouismas Mine, Bouismas, Bou Azer District, Ouarzazate Province
  • Item #19094
  • Silver
  • 8.6x4.6x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $85.00
  • Bouismas Mine
  • Bou Azer
    Ouarzazate, Morocco
  • Sharp branches of silver crystals are exposed on the front and back of this specimen from the famous Bouismas mine. Stands well for display
Quartz, CalciteEngineer Mine, Atlin, British Columbia, Calcite and Quartz
  • Item #19093
  • Quartz, Calcite
  • 9.1x5.9x5.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Qu-1mm, Ca-3mm
  • $45.00
  • Engineer Mine
  • Tagish Lake, nr. Atlin
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Here is something thatwe don't see very often! At firstglance, this specien is a vug of quartz crystals, overlain with sharp 3mm or so calcite crystals. What is extra cool however, is that the cavity is actually the interior of a hollow quartz pseudomorph after calcite. A sharp one totally revealed on the "bottom" of the specimen! Super piece from an old classic locality.
CopperCopper (Native), Various Localities
  • Item #19091
  • Copper
  • 1.6x1.1x0.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $30.00
  • Emke Mine
  • Onganja
    Namibia
  • A beautiful dendrite of native copper crystals from this classic copper mining area.
Satterlyite, WolfeiteYukon Phosphates, Satterlyite, Big Fish River, Yukon
  • Item #19090
  • Satterlyite, Wolfeite
  • 6.1x3.9x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $75.00
  • Big Fish River

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A portion of a nodule of pretty-well solid satterlyite with pyrite crystals and inclusions around the perimeter. The satterlyite is present as tightly enmeshed resinous, yellow crystals. Rare!
Diopside, VesuvianiteJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Various Minerals
  • Item #19089
  • Diopside, Vesuvianite
  • 4.0x2.3x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: D-7mm, V-10mm
  • $40.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • This is really a diopside specimen showing champagne-coloured, bladed, gemmy diopside crystals on light green vesuvianite. An unusual and very nice form of diopside from this great locality!
Fluorite, SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19088
  • Fluorite, Sphalerite
  • 6.8x6.1x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: fl-28mm, sp-12mm
  • $85.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Clappison's Corner
    Ontario, Canada
  • The side of this dolostone matrix has a number of sharp. lustrous, cubes of fluorite with a very nice resinous brown sphalerite crystal. The fluorites are very nice and to a great extent gemmy. Very nice!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19087
  • Sphalerite
  • 4.0x3.5x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $40.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Clappison's Corner
    Canada
  • A really nice "toenail"-sized complexly twinned sphalerite crystal on dolostone matrix. Really nice example!
Spinel, ForsteriteGrenville, Spinel, Various Localities
  • Item #19085
  • Spinel, Forsterite
  • 2.9x2.5x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $40.00
  • Des Cedres Dam
  • Notre Dame du Laus
    Quebec, Canada
  • A couple of graphite-included octahedral spinel crystals are exposed at one end of this crystalline marble matrix. Nice example!
Copper, PrehniteCopper, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
  • Item #19084
  • Copper, Prehnite
  • 6.4x3.5x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Caledonia Mine
  • Ontonagon County
    Michigan, USA
  • The basalt matrix in this specimen has a cavity across the front of it that is lined with light green, botryoidal prehnite and peppered with small, sharp crystals of native copper. Attractive and interesting specimen from this prolific native copper producing area. .