David K. Joyce Minerals

Grenville, Faraday (Madawaska Mine)

The Faraday Mine, once a prominent producer of uranium 1954-1964), shut down for a number of years and re-opened as the Madawaska Mine (1976-1982). Here are some excellent specimens from that venerable old locality. These ones were mined in the '50's.

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

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Calcite, HematiteGrenville, Faraday (Madawaska Mine)
  • Item #17006
  • Calcite, Hematite
  • 10.2x7.3x5.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $75.00
  • Faraday Mine
  • Bancroft
    Ontario, Canada
  • Classic Faraday mine scalenohedral, capped by a pinacoid, coated by iron oxide, particularly hematite. Has a couple of bruises but, still, looks good! Classic!
CalciteGrenville, Faraday (Madawaska Mine)
  • Item #17014
  • Calcite
  • 8.6x7.0x5.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 27mm
  • $180.00
  • Faraday Mine
  • Bancroft, Hastings County
    Ontario, Canada
  • The top of this specimen has a number of well formed scalenohedral of calcite. The crystals are water clear and colourless.
CalciteGrenville, Faraday (Madawaska Mine)
  • Item #17015
  • Calcite
  • 4.4x3.8x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 27mm
  • $65.00
  • Faraday Mine
  • Bancroft, Hastings County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A cluster of water-clear calcite scalenohedral from a great old calcite locality.
CalciteGrenville, Faraday (Madawaska Mine)
  • Item #17433
  • Calcite
  • 13.0x10.0x11.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $160.00
  • Faraday Mine
  • Faraday Township (nr Bancroft)
    Ontario, Canada
  • A rather large, well formed, twinned crystal of calcite from the famous Faraday (Madawaska) Mine. The crystal is twinned and has a light dusting of hematite. It is rather dinged up and has been oiled in a couple of places. Still, it is quite a crystal.