David K. Joyce Minerals

Calcite Various Localities

Calcite is such an amazing mineral! It forms in an almost infinite array of colours, crystal habits and mineral associations. Here are unique specimens from a number of locations.

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CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #5849
  • Calcite
  • 6.6x6.2x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 39mm
  • $30.00
  • Pine Point Mine
  • Pine Point
    Northwest Territories, Canada
  • A nice cluster of calcite crystals showing frosty terminations and lustrous side faces. Looks good!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #5854
  • Calcite
  • 9.6x5.5x5.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Pine Point Mine
  • Pine Point
    Northwest Territories, Canada
  • This is one single crystal with the termination, the rhombohedron, facing you and the top and sides are the hexagonal prism.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #10334
  • Calcite
  • 3.6x3.0x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 19mm
  • $35.00
  • Inverhuron

  • Ontario, Canada
  • Three nice, lustrous, well formed, complex light honey calcite crystals on limestone matrix. The matrix is covered with tiny crystals and these larger crystals are a later generation. Beautiful twinning with some slightly hoppered faces.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #8705
  • Calcite
  • 11.0x7.7x7.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $60.00
  • Allied Chemical Company
  • McGregor
    Ontario, Canada
  • The vug in the top of this limestone matrix is lined with spiky "dogtooth spar" calcite crystals. The crystals are white at the base and increasingly orangey towards the terminations. Striking!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #13556
  • Calcite
  • 4.4x4.4x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 35mm
  • $35.00
  • Elmwood Mine
  • Elmwood
    Tennessee, USA
  • A couple of lustrous, twinned calcite crystals, one doubly terminated. This zinc mine, now closed, was a prolific producer of calcite and other mineral specimens.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #13545
  • Calcite
  • 3.7x2.3x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 33mm
  • $30.00
  • Magmont Mine
  • Viburnum Trend
    Missouri, USA
  • A couple of nice, slightly yellowish calcite crystals, one doubly terminated on a dolomite crystal matrix. Classic specimen from one of the lead-zinc mines on the Viburnum Trend.
Calcite, GalenaCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #13555
  • Calcite, Galena
  • 7.5x6.2x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $30.00
  • Shullsburg

  • Wisconsin, USA
  • This is a classic from Wisconsin. The specimen shows rhombohedral overgrowths of calcite stacked up on an earlier calcite scalenohedron. a partial crystal of galena is attached to the back. I believe that the specimen has been lightly dipped in acid to improve the look. Handsome specimen.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #13554
  • Calcite
  • 5.2x4.7x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Nanisivik Mine
  • Baffin Island
    Nunavut, Canada
  • An amber, doubly terminated calcite crystal with inclusions of pyrite, with pyrite and dolomite attached to the back. Nice crystal from a long closed locality that once was one of the most northerly mines in the world.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #13550
  • Calcite
  • 3.4x3.6x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above.
  • $30.00
  • Mumbai

  • India
  • An ice-clear, complex calcite crystal with a smaller crystal attached. It has a small ball of very light green prehnite embedded in one of the faces. From a trap rock quarry.
Calcite, ps GlauberiteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #13549
  • Calcite, ps Glauberite
  • 4.5x2.8x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $30.00
  • Camp Verde

  • Arizona, U.S.A.
  • A sharp pseudomorph of calcite after glauberite. An old Arizona classic!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #13553
  • Calcite
  • 4.2x2.8x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $35.00
  • Wessels Mine
  • Cape Province
    South Africa
  • A very nice cluster of very slightly pinkish-white calcite crystals. The crystals show a steep scalenohedral form and the bottom of the matrix is slickensides hematite. Sweet!
Calcite, ps gypsumCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #13548
  • Calcite, ps gypsum
  • 5.0x2.6x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm
  • $35.00
  • Cavnic

  • Romania
  • This sharp pseudomorph shows calcite replacing gypsum and preserving the crystal form of the gypsum faithfully.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #10337
  • Calcite
  • 5.7x5.0x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $45.00
  • Inverhuron

  • Ontario, Canada
  • Two superb calcite crystals sit on a bed of smaller calcite crystals. The larger crystals have some faces frosted and some clear as can be to produce a nice effect on these complex forms. Shows well!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #10345
  • Calcite
  • 8.3x4.8x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $55.00
  • Inverhuron

  • Ontario, Canada
  • A superb calcite crystal is perfectly exposed on this plate of smaller calcite crystals. The plate is propped up at a perfect viewing angle by a crystal tripod on the back. Very nice!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #10310
  • Calcite
  • 5.1x4.4x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 31mm
  • $35.00
  • Kjorholt Mine
  • Brevik
    Norway
  • A large, terminated greyish calcite crystal sits up alongside a number of smaller crystals. The calcite crystal is an hexagonal prism with rhombohedron termination. Some tiny pyrite crystal associated. Looks good!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #10314
  • Calcite
  • 8.8x6.8x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Dalen-Kjorholt Mine, Level 152
  • Brevik
    Norway
  • A strange-looking aggregate of very flattenned rhombohedra of calcite. The crystals have a clear inner zone that is kind of curved with ci=urved growth features. They have a frosted outer zone that is more classic with straighter rhombohedral faces. Slight bruising. Unique!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #10317
  • Calcite
  • 9.3x7.5x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 89mm
  • $100.00
  • Dalen-Kjorholt Mine, Level 152
  • Brevik
    Norway
  • A very unique cluster of crystals mainly consisting of a larger, flattened, zoned rhombohedral crystal. The crystal has a clear, colourless inner zone and a frosted, rhombohedral outer zone with some similar vintage, hexagonal-looking overgrowths. Very slight bruising. Unique and beautiful piece!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #10316
  • Calcite
  • 7.8x6.5x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 37mm
  • $80.00
  • Dalen-Kjorholt Mine, Level 152
  • Brevik
    Norway
  • A matrix cluster of very thin, flattened rhombohedra of calcite. There are several generation of calcit present, including a thick, tabular early growth, wierd, curved, clear middle growth and a frosted, outer sharp growth showing rhombohedral and pinacoid forms. Interesting, as well as good-looking!
Calcite, MarcasiteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #17705
  • Calcite, Marcasite
  • 5.6x3.7x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 24mm
  • $35.00
  • Lynx Mine
  • Longlac
    Ontario, Canada
  • A nice little cluster of calcite crystals tinged dark on the edges by tiny inclusions of marcasite crystals. Old, long closed Ontario locality.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #16238
  • Calcite
  • 7.8x7.0x3.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $40.00
  • Ken Snyder Mine
  • Elko
    Nevada, Canada
  • This specimen is covered on all sides but the bottom with very sharp, scalenohedral of calcite. Brown (iron tinted) on one side and white on the other. Collected the early 2,000's.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #16254
  • Calcite
  • 10.5x5.1x3.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 16mm
  • $60.00
  • Ken Snyder Mine
  • Elko
    Nevada, USA
  • A plate of thick, tabular, lustrous, sharp calcite crystals with little quartz crystals poking through here and there. Nice calcite specimen from an unusual location!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #16944
  • Calcite
  • 4.1x3.3x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $25.00
  • Paris

  • Ontario, Canada
  • A specimen of sort of botryoidal creamy-coloured calcite in a pleasing formation. An old label from "Remote Minerals" of Waterloo, Ontario, accompanies the piece. It fluoresces a bright, creamy, yellow-white colour. Unusual location!