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 22% or multiply by 0.78.

 

CinnabarSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Two
  • Item #18096
  • Cinnabar
  • 6.1x4.4x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $70.00
  • Mt. Amiata
  • Siena, Tuscany
    Italy
  • A piece of cinnabar composed entirely of interlocking cinnabar crystals with some clay mineral in the interstices here and there. Interesting specimen from an unusual locality. Old W.D.Christianson label accompanies the specimen. Heavy!
Cinnabar, MercurySulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Two
  • Item #18091
  • Cinnabar, Mercury
  • 6.8x6.1x6.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $110.00
  • El Entricho Mine
  • Almaden
    Spain
  • A large chunk of coarse native mercury from the world-famous locality that has been worked for centuries. The piece is solid cinnabar and it has some open spaces on the one side that are largely filled with native mercury globules between the cinnabar crystals. Rich!
ChalcopyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #18085
  • Chalcopyrite
  • 8.5x8.0x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $150.00
  • Raduathal
  • Bad Harzburg
    Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • The top of this specimen of solid chalcopyrite is covered with twinned crystals. An old specimen accompanied by older labels.
CovelliteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #18084
  • Covellite
  • 7.4x4.4x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Butte
    Montana, USA
  • This specimen is a mass of intergrown, foliated crystals of covellite crystals from one of the most famous sources of this mineral. Very nice reference or locality specimen.
Stannite, QuartzSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #18082
  • Stannite, Quartz
  • 12.5x5.9x5.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 125mm
  • $450.00
  • Yaogangxian Mine
  • Chenzhou City, Hunan
    China
  • Here is a superb cabinet specimen! It consists of a large, well terminated, largely clear quartz crystal. It is doubly terminated with a simple termination on one end and a multiple termination on the "bottom" A nice "sidecar quartz crystal is attached, as well. Most importantly, there is an excellent complex stannite crystal on the bottom, showing that curious greenish metallic tinge so characteristic of stannite. Excellent!
Heazelwoodite, ZaratiteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #18074
  • Heazelwoodite, Zaratite
  • 3.9x2.9x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Hazelwood River, Tasmania

  • Australia
  • Very rich heazlewoodite in serpentinite, associated with green crystals of zaratite in and on fracture surfaces. Excellent for both minerals!
AwaruiteAwaruite, Josephine Creek Placers, Oregon
  • Item #18071
  • Awaruite
  • 2.6x1.8x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $80.00
  • Josephine Creek Placers

  • Oregon, USA
  • A rich, nugget of the nickel iron mineral awaruite from the classic "josephinite" locality.
AwaruiteAwaruite, Josephine Creek Placers, Oregon
  • Item #18070
  • Awaruite
  • 2.8x2.2x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Josephine Creek Placers

  • Oregon, USA
  • A rich, nugget of the nickel iron mineral awaruite from the classic "josephinite" locality. The colour is not really correct in the photo, it is actually a dark red-brown.
AwaruiteAwaruite, Josephine Creek Placers, Oregon
  • Item #18065
  • Awaruite
  • 2.7x2.0x0.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Josephine Creek Placers

  • Oregon, USA
  • A flattened, rich, nugget of the nickel iron mineral awaruite from the classic "josephinite" locality.
AwaruiteAwaruite, Josephine Creek Placers, Oregon
  • Item #18063
  • Awaruite
  • 2.6x1.8x0.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Josephine Creek Placers

  • Oregon, USA
  • A rich, nugget of the nickel iron mineral awaruite from the classic "josephinite" locality.
Tellurium, TelluriteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #18061
  • Tellurium, Tellurite
  • 5.0x5.3x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $120.00
  • Mina La Bombillita, Moctezuma
  • Sonora
    Mexico
  • This specimen is two in one! Primarily, it is an excellent specimen of native tellurium showing a vein of native tellurium cutting across the top of the matrix. The quartz hosting the tellurium has many quart crystal lined vugs, some of which have SUPERB tellurite crystals in them. They are micro and very well formed. Very nice piece!
GraphiteNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #18060
  • Graphite
  • 9.0x5.8x5.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Kalangaha Mine, (probably)

  • Sri Lanka
  • A solid fragment of graphite, showing some columnar structure and slickensided on one side. The graphite is very slippery and almost difficult to pick up! The softest form of native carbon.
ArsenicNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #18059
  • Arsenic
  • 8.8x6.9x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Edward Island, Lake Superior
  • Thunder Bay
    Ontario, Canada
  • A fragment of almost solid, black, native arsenic, associated with some white calcite. Some botryoidal structure observable under the calcite but probably too fragmented to etch. Rich! Heavy!
TelluriumNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #18056
  • Tellurium
  • 6.5x6.1x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $80.00
  • Moctezuma
  • Sonora
    Mexico
  • A rich seam of native tellurium is exposed on the front of this specimen and is associated with yellow crystal sections and smears of secondary tellurium minerals. Classic association from this famous locality.
DiamondNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #18054
  • Diamond
  • 6mm cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $175.00
  • Premier Mine
  • Kimberley, N. Cape Prov.
    South Africa
  • A sharp octahedron of off-white, slightly yellow diamond. The hardest mineral in existence! This octahedron also shows dodecahedral modifications. From one of the most famous diamond mines in the world.
Beryl, var Aquamarine, MuscoviteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #18033
  • Beryl, var Aquamarine, Muscovite
  • 8.5x5.3x7.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 52mm
  • $450.00
  • Shigar Valley
  • Gilgit
    Pakistan
  • This beryl crystals, associated with sharp mica crystals has a very faint bluish-greenish colouration with categorizes it as aquamarine. The fairly gemmy crystal is a sharp prism with dominant pinacoid termination and small pyramidal truncations. There is a small group of parallel growth beryl crystals attached to the front of it. The whole specimen is attached to an acrylic base for ready displaying. Looks good!
FluoriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #18031
  • Fluorite
  • 14.0x10.5x6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 70mm
  • $375.00
  • La Collada
  • Siero, Asturias
    Spain
  • A large cluster of light lavender fluorite crystals with an outer rim/phantom of light blue just following a band of violet. The crystals have a stepped, composite structure on the faces and edges which makes the piece particularly interesting! The specimen appears to one have had a covering of quartz and barite which has been removed. A little bruising but is very good shape. Fabre Minerals label accompanies the specimen. Displays well, too!
Fluorite, QuartzTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #18030
  • Fluorite, Quartz
  • 6.3x5.3x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: q-57mm, f-17mm
  • $180.00
  • Yaogangxian Mine
  • Chenzhou City, Hunan
    China
  • This is a funky looking piece! A tripod of milky-white quartz crystals supports a cluster of sharp, cubic fluorite crystals. The fluorite crystals are gemmy-green-blue underneath but have an upper surface that is a milky, porcelainous sort of look to it. Some contact points on the fluorite. Looks great from several directions. A Trinity Minerals label accompanies the specimen.
SmithsoniteTsumeb, Namibia, Smithsonite
  • Item #18029
  • Smithsonite
  • 5.4x4.0x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $85.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • This plate is covered with smithsonite, almost all over except on contact points. The smithsonite is a lovely green colour with very good lustre. The crystals are composite with rhombohedral terminations prominently sparkling. Looks great! A real little gem.
Galena, SphaleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #18027
  • Galena, Sphalerite
  • 7.7x5.2x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $160.00
  • Commodore Mine
  • Creede, Mineral County
    Colorado, Canada
  • A very cool specimen of sharp, composite galena cubes piled up on top of a sphalerite crystal encrusted matrix of mostly sphalerite. The galena crystals are composed of stacked cubes and have interesting morphology. Has a thin coating of a lacquer. Old Larry Conklin and David Shannon labels accompany it. This specimen from a classic western locality displays very well!
Cassiterite, MuscoviteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #18026
  • Cassiterite, Muscovite
  • 7.4x5.3x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 32mm
  • $120.00
  • Shaobaodin Mountains
  • Pingwu, Sichuan
    China
  • A highly lustrous, twinned black cassiterite crystal is perfectly perched on a mound of mica blades. The cassiterite is contacted on the back where it formed against another cassiterite crystal but is al crystal faces from the front. Nice pegmatitic specimen of this tin oxide mineral. Displays perfectly!
FluoriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #18025
  • Fluorite
  • 3.7x3.3x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $160.00
  • Mina Gloria
  • Hornachuelos, Cordoba
    Spain
  • A lovely cluster of very yellow, gemmy fluorite crystals from this unusual locality. The crystals are simple cubes and simply elegant! Ex J.W. Buma Collection and card accompanies specimen. Unusual and nice specimen.
Gypsum, var SeleniteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #18024
  • Gypsum, var Selenite
  • 6.2x6.0x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $130.00
  • Red River Floodway
  • Winnipeg
    Manitoba, Canada
  • A very nice cluster of gypsum crystals from one of the great gypsum localities. This is one of the lesser-known "styles" consisting of blocky, light yellow crystals as opposed to the large, more bladed crystals that we usually see. Very little abrasion. Still a little of the original clay attached. Ex Marty Zinn collection and comes with old Kristalle and Cal-Neva labels. Displays very well!
Skutterudite, ArsenopyriteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species
  • Item #18023
  • Skutterudite, Arsenopyrite
  • 9.0x8.8x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $150.00
  • Hudbay (Rustex) Mine
  • Gowganda
    Ontario, Canada
  • The top of this specimen reveals an opening exposed by etching calcite away. The opening is lined with sharp, classic crystals of skutterudite showing typically lop-sided cubes with smaller cube-octahedral crystals of skutterudite on the bigger faces. Really an excellent specimen of this mineral from a classic location! Some tiny arsenopyrite crystals are scattered around. Shows well!
FluoriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #18020
  • Fluorite
  • 5.2x5.1x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $140.00
  • Hsianhua Ridge
  • Linwu, Hunan
    China
  • THIS is a very cool specimen showing BOTH simple octahedral and simple cubes of fluorite in the same cluster! Unusual! There seems to be octahedral crystals of rock-candy fluorite above and under stepped green cubes of fluorite. Very interesting piece!
Gormanite, Siderite, PyriteYukon Phosphates, Gormanite
  • Item #18015
  • Gormanite, Siderite, Pyrite
  • 4.5x2.2x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $65.00
  • Big Fish River

  • Yukon, Canada
  • The top of this plate is a solid bristling grouping of lighter-green, acicular cormanite crystals with many small, dark brown siderite crystals suspended in the gormanite sprays. Also some interesting balls of golden pyrite crystals. Nice piece!
Gormanite, Fluorapatite, QuartzYukon Phosphates, Gormanite
  • Item #18012
  • Gormanite, Fluorapatite, Quartz
  • 3.3x2.4x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $75.00
  • Big Fish River

  • Yukon, Canada
  • The top of this specimen is covered by a spiky grouping of sharp, dark-green, acicular crystals of gormanite. As well, at the back left the matrix id covered with a grouping of sharp, tabular, colourless fluorapatite prisms. Excellent!
Gormanite, Quartz, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Gormanite
  • Item #18009
  • Gormanite, Quartz, Siderite
  • 8.3x6.7x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $75.00
  • Big Fish River

  • Yukon, Canada
  • This specimen is a quartz-gormanite vein that has been split open to reveal several areas of excellent gormanite crystals. The crystals are sharp, acicular and dark green in parallel growth and radiating sprays. A geological as well as mineralogical specimen! Lots to look at!
Gormanite, Quartz, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Gormanite
  • Item #18007
  • Gormanite, Quartz, Siderite
  • 4.4x3.4x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $75.00
  • Big Fish River

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A jumble of sharp, acicular gormanite crystals line a deep vug on top of this piece. There are als o a number of quartz crystals, some small siderites and one single, sharp, colourless fluorapatite crystal. Excellent!
Gormanite, Quartz, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Gormanite
  • Item #18006
  • Gormanite, Quartz, Siderite
  • 4.6x4.9x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $85.00
  • Big Fish River

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Much of the top and back parts of this specimen are covered with deep-green gormanite needles. One tessin-style quartz crystal pokes out of the middle of the mass. Some bruising but very rich with many crystals!
ProustiteMorocco, Imiter Mine, Proustite, Xanthoconite, etc.
  • Item #17990
  • Proustite
  • 12x12x7.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $440.00
  • Imiter Mine
  • Djebel Saghro, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • This specimen has many openings lined with hundreds of gemmy-red, proustite crystals. The best areas are on the front and one side but there are many other openings with proustite. Impressive, excellent specimen! Shows well.
Proustite, XanthoconiteMorocco, Silver, Bouismas Mine, Bouismas, Bou Azer District, Ouarzazate Province
  • Item #17989
  • Proustite, Xanthoconite
  • 9.6x3.5x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $225.00
  • Bouismas Mine
  • Bou Azer, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • The top of this specimen is an exposed seam showing lots of ruby-red, proustite crystals and interlocking crystals. As well, there is one orangey-yellow xanthoconite crystal, slightly bruised but larger than average and rare!
ProustiteMorocco, Imiter Mine, Proustite, Xanthoconite, etc.
  • Item #17987
  • Proustite
  • 9.6x5.5x6.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $240.00
  • Imiter Mine
  • Djebel Saghro, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • A wide vug at the front of this grey-matrix specimen is lined with loads of excellent, sharp, gemmy-red, prismatic proustite crystals, most individuals but many twinned. Very, very nice! Displays well.
Proustite, SaffloriteMorocco, Silver, Bouismas Mine, Bouismas, Bou Azer District, Ouarzazate Province
  • Item #17986
  • Proustite, Safflorite
  • 8.2x5.7x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $75.00
  • Bouismas Mine
  • Bou Azer, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • This fragment of solid safflorite shows openings in the safflorite, lined with bladed crystals of that mineral. As well, there are some ruby-red, gemmy proustite crystals. Interesting and different piece!
ProustiteMorocco, Silver, Bouismas Mine, Bouismas, Bou Azer District, Ouarzazate Province
  • Item #17982
  • Proustite
  • 5.4x2.6x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $65.00
  • Bouismas Mine
  • Bou Azer, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • This matrix of white calcite has lots of proustite in it. At the top, there is an opening that has many proustite crystals in it, some, very well formed, elongated, terminated prisms.
Proustite, AcanthiteMorocco, Imiter Mine, Proustite, Xanthoconite, etc.
  • Item #17980
  • Proustite, Acanthite
  • 5.5x4.2x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Imiter Mine
  • Djebel Saghro, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • This specimen has a concave area on one side that is lined with deep red, prismatic proustite crystals. The crystals are the classic "ruby silver" that surprises us! How can several opaque metals combine chemically and naturally to produce such a gemmy, red substance?! Very nice!
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries -Amherstberg
  • Item #17955
  • Celestine
  • 10.5x7x6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $50.00
  • McGregor Quarry
  • Amherstburg
    Ontario, Canada
  • Nice showing of a couple of lines of celestine crystals passing through limestone matrix.
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries -Amherstberg
  • Item #17954
  • Celestine
  • 9.5x7.0x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $40.00
  • McGregor Quarry
  • Amherstburg
    Ontario, Canada
  • This fragment of limestone shows a trend of brownish, bladed celestine crystals embedded in one end.
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries -Amherstberg
  • Item #17953
  • Celestine
  • 9.0x7.0x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $40.00
  • McGregor Quarry
  • Amherstburg
    Ontario, Canada
  • A zone of brown, bladed celestine crystals seems to follow a trend in this limestone matrix.
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries -Amherstberg
  • Item #17952
  • Celestine
  • 9.0x9.0x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $40.00
  • McGregor Quarry
  • Amherstburg
    Ontario, Canada
  • A couple of trends of brown, bladed celestine crystals cut through this chalky limestone matrix. Different!
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries -Amherstberg
  • Item #17951
  • Celestine
  • 8.0x7.0x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $35.00
  • McGregor Quarry
  • Amherstburg
    Ontario, Canada
  • Brown bladed celestine crystals are embedded in this limes tone and follow a line of weakness through the matrix. Interesting!
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries -Amherstberg
  • Item #17949
  • Calcite
  • 6.0x6.5x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $30.00
  • McGregor Quarry
  • Amherstburg
    Ontario, Canada
  • Nice, twinned calcite crystals in fine-grained limestone. Unusual locality!
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries -Amherstberg
  • Item #17947
  • Celestine
  • 11.5x8x6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $50.00
  • McGregor Quarry
  • Amherstburg
    Ontario, Canada
  • A line of brown, bladed celestine crystals cuts through one end of this chalky limestone. Interesting!
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries -Amherstberg
  • Item #17946
  • Celestine
  • 10.0x10.0x11.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $60.00
  • McGregor Quarry
  • Amherstburg
    Ontario, Canada
  • A nice seam of brown bladed celestine crystals runs through the top of this chalky limestone matrix. Looks good!
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries -Amherstberg
  • Item #17945
  • Celestine
  • 10.2x8.3x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $40.00
  • McGregor Quarry
  • Amherstburg
    Ontario, Canada
  • This chalky limestone has a seam of brown, bladed celestine crystals cutting through it on all sides.
WarditeYukon Phosphates, Wardite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #17944
  • Wardite
  • 3.5x2.4x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $75.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A larger, very sharp crystal of wardite sits at the front, or top of this plate of smaller crystals. Really nice crystal!
Wardite, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Augelite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #17943
  • Wardite, Siderite
  • 6.1x5.5x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $65.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Some very nice, sharp crystals of wardite are scattered on this plate of small siderite crystals -both sides. Some bruising but lots of very good crystals.
WarditeYukon Phosphates, Wardite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #17935
  • Wardite
  • 4.4x3.3x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $85.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A couple of excellent larger crystals of wardite, plus several smaller, partly coated with tiny, needle-like crystals of eosphorite on a siderite crystal-coated matrix. Nice one!
WarditeYukon Phosphates, Wardite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #17930
  • Wardite
  • 5.5x3.4x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $65.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Some very nice sharp, lightly striated crystals of wardite on a matrix of small siderite crystals. Also some nice tiny, golden eosphorite crystals. Looks great as macro or micro!
WarditeYukon Phosphates, Wardite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #17928
  • Wardite
  • 3.4x2.8x1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $75.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A small plate or cluster of sharp light greenish wardite crystals, associated with tiny childrenite crystals. Very good!