David K. Joyce Minerals

Cobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Crystallized Silver Specimens

Crystallized silver is relatively rare at Cobalt. Sometimes, calcite can be removed from specimens to reveal excellent crystals of silver. Here are some examples!

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SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Crystallized Silver Specimens
  • Item #15115
  • Silver
  • n/a cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1.5cm
  • $75.00
  • Silverfields Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This specimen is comprised of a nest of interwoven wire silver crystals with a little matrix and lots of loose silver wires. Lots of great wire!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Crystallized Silver Specimens
  • Item #15329
  • Silver
  • 9.0cm across cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $340.00
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Literally, a pile of silver wires with varying amounts of iron oxide and rock bits attached. It was common for miners to empty vugs or fault linings of wire silver and to put them in boxes or bottles as momentos. Have your own pile of silver wires from Cobalt!
Silver, Sphalerite(?)Cobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Crystallized Silver Specimens
  • Item #16611
  • Silver, Sphalerite(?)
  • 5.4x1.8x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: wires-6mm, sphalerite-micro
  • $60.00
  • Silverfields Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • An interesting specimen showing a cavity lined with tiny, lustrous sphalerite crystals, with bright wires of silver curling here and there. The crystals look like sphalerite (which is unusual for Cobalt) but could be something more rare. Different and interesting!
Safflorite, SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Crystallized Silver Specimens
  • Item #17057
  • Safflorite, Silver
  • 2.9x2.0x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $35.00
  • Siscoe Mine
  • Gowganda
    Ontario, Canada
  • A small but nice specimen of safflorite coating silver crystals that crystallized in the form known as "herringbone" crystal habit.
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!
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Crystallized Silver Specimens
  • Item #17120
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 5.5x5.1x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $75.00
  • Langis Mine
  • Casey Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • This calcite/arsenide vein has some faily sharp silver crystals with little tarnish. The crystals occur throughout the vein section and mostly occur in the calcite while the ones in the arsenides are arsenide coated and less obvious. Old museum field card accompanies it. Interesting specimen!
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.