David K. Joyce

Nova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities

The Province of Nova Scotia, Canada hosts a number of interesting manganese and iron deposits, some of which were mines back in the past at some time. Here are interesting and unusual minerals from some of those deposits!

All prices in Canadian dollars. For payment in US$, deduct 19% or multiply by 0.81.

Click on any of the following thumbnails to view a larger image of the specimen.

ManganiteNova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #21674
  • Manganite
  • 12.3x5.5x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $75.00
  • Cheverie

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • This is an interesting piece. The specimen is largely a thick, black plate of botryoidal manganite and each manganite botryoid is covered by hundreds of tiny, sharp manganite crystals. Looks great!
PyrolusiteNova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #21676
  • Pyrolusite
  • 6.5x4.9x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $45.00
  • McCumber mine
  • Cheverie
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • An interesting sort of semi-botryoidal mass that is covered with small pyrolusite crystals. Looks great!
Pyrolusite, BaryteNova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #21680
  • Pyrolusite, Baryte
  • 5.5x5.0x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $40.00
  • McCumber mine
  • Cheverie
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A sort of botryoidal crust of pyrolusite crystals the top part of which is partly covered with elongated white baryte crystals. Nice specimen!
Manganite, BaryteNova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #21678
  • Manganite, Baryte
  • 14.2x5.6x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Whale Cove

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • The top and front of this specimen is and opening in solid manganite/pyrolusite that is lined with razor-sharp, small manganite bladed crystals and white, bladed baryte crystals.
Pyrolusite, BaryteNova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #21683
  • Pyrolusite, Baryte
  • 8.5x6.5x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $50.00
  • Whale Cove

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A mass of mostly manganese oxides with opening and cavities on the top that are lined with silvery, sharp, pyrolusite crystals. Nice crystals!
BaryteNova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #21677
  • Baryte
  • 13.9x8.8x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $75.00
  • Whale Cove

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A thick plate of sharp, gemmy baryte crystals on manganese-iron rich matrix. Looks great!
BaryteNova Scotia Iron and Manganese Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #21684
  • Baryte
  • 9.8x8.2x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $75.00
  • Whale Cove

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A thick plate of excellent baryte crystals mostly covering scalenohedral calcite crystals. Very good looking piece from this unusual locality.