David K. Joyce Minerals

Eidt Collection

Recently, A long time mineral collector, Mr. J. Eidt, decided to dispose of his mineral collection for various reasons. He had been associated with the mining industry for many years and appreciated minerals. Here are examples from his interesting and varied collection!

All prices in Canadian dollars. For payment in US$, deduct 20% or multiply by 0.8.

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Gold, Tellurides, PyrrhotiteEidt Collection
  • Item #14020
  • Gold, Tellurides, Pyrrhotite
  • 5.1x2.8x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $725.00
  • Red Lake

  • Ontario, Canada
  • This specimen shows rich, deep-yellow gold throughout the volume and protruding out along the length of the glassy-white quartz. There are rich amounts of an unknown tellurite mineral here and there on the specimen, associated with the gold. It is an old piece with a label that states only "Red Lake, Ontario". Very nice piece!
QuartzEidt Collection
  • Item #14024
  • Quartz
  • 7.2x6.4x6.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 41mm
  • $50.00
  • Sedrun

  • Switzerland
  • A Swiss classic! One larger and several smaller, "crystal clear" quartz crystals perched nicely on adularia matrix. Old Robert Lindegger label accompanies. Looks great!
Silver, Arsenopyrite, ArsenidesEidt Collection
  • Item #14034
  • Silver, Arsenopyrite, Arsenides
  • 15.0x9.8x5.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $550.00
  • Cobalt

  • Ontario, Canada
  • A large specimen consisting of interconnected plates of pure silver in calcite and associated with small crystals of arsenopyrite and other unidentified arsenides. It is a very dense specimen, loaded with silver! Looks great, as well. Extra postage, here! Impressive!
StibniteEidt Collection
  • Item #14045
  • Stibnite
  • 7.5x7.2x5.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 35mm
  • $250.00
  • Baia Sprie

  • Romania
  • This is a very showy specimen of the Romanian stibnite. It is a fine cluster of well formed, elongated, well-terminated stibnite crystals that displays perfectly. Stands just like in the photo for display. Excellent!
DescloiziteEidt Collection
  • Item #14043
  • Descloizite
  • 3.6x4.0x3.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $40.00
  • Berg Aukas
  • Grootfontein
    Namibia
  • A dense specimen of, mostly, descloizite showing stocky, blocky, stepped descloizite crystals. On the front of the specimen, the crystals are clean and sharp. On the back of the specimen, the descloizite has a coating of a botryoidal mineral, possible a carbonate of some sort. Looks great and is an interesting, different habit!
OpalEidt Collection
  • Item #14055
  • Opal
  • 23.0x11.0x6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $1,100.00
  • Queensland
    Australia
  • A rather large fragment of typical brown matrix that has rich opal on two sides. The opal shows a purplish play of colours with tinges of green and red. Sorry, I do not know the exact locality. Impressive, large specimen. Classic!