David K. Joyce Minerals

Treasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two

Here are more excellent specimens that just don't fit in the other categories on this website!

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SchorlTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #14426
  • Schorl
  • 3.4x3.3x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 31mm
  • $35.00
  • Erongo

  • Namibia
  • A cluster of pitch-black, doubly terminated schorl crystals from this modern day classic area. The schorl crystals are triangular in cross section, hemimorphic and slightly etched in places. Nice sample!
EpidoteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #13298
  • Epidote
  • 6.3x4.8x5.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $125.00
  • Knappenwand
  • Obersulbachtel
    Austria
  • This piece of massive epidote has an opening in the middle that has many lustrous epidote crystals that bridge from one side to the other. Classic!
MontebrasiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #7693
  • Montebrasite
  • 6.2x2.2x0.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $60.00
  • Fazenda Pomeroli, Linopolis District
  • Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • This crystal is a twin with a re-entrant angle running down it's left side. It has modest lustre and well-formed crystal faces. A little bit of the tip of the crystal is missing. A very good example of this unusual mineral.
MontebrasiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #7694
  • Montebrasite
  • 6.5x3.8x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $60.00
  • Fazenda Pomeroli, Linopolis District
  • Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • This excellent crystal has complex faces which terminate to a re-entrant angle on the top. Fairly clear through much of the crystal. A smaller crystal is attached to the lower right.
EpidoteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #19251
  • Epidote
  • 11.4x8.1x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 60mm
  • $140.00
  • Capelinha

  • Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • A beautiful spray of epidote crystals. The crystals form a divergent cluster of well terminated, dark green crystals. Pretty nice for a rock-forming mineral!
Arsenopyrite, QuartzTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #13296
  • Arsenopyrite, Quartz
  • 7.7x4.7x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $75.00
  • Trepca

  • Kosovo
  • A nice cluster of bright arsenopyrite crystals, largely covered with milky quartz crystals. Nice piece from a classic locality!
Quartz, GwindelTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #18959
  • Quartz, Gwindel
  • 10.5x7.0x5.2 cm
  • $750.00
  • Val Guif
  • Tavetsch
    Switzerland
  • A beautifully formed, classic, Swiss quartz "gwindel". The crystal is elongated along one of the horizontal axes and shows excellent terminations. The quartz is very gemmy smoky quartz with a light dusting of dark green chlorite. There are a couple of contact points on the top and one side of the crystal that do not detract from the specimen. Most gwindels are sans matrix but this one is attached to a matrix fragment that is composed of quartz and chlorite. Sits perfectly and displays very well from either side. Classic!
Titanite var. GreenoviteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #10300
  • Titanite var. Greenovite
  • 8.6x7.0x6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • S. Marcel
  • Aosta
    Italy
  • This specimen shows a crystal section of the pink, unusual greenovite variety of titanite. Old Classic. Old Ward's label accompanies the piece. Displays well.
Titanite var. GreenoviteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #10306
  • Titanite var. Greenovite
  • 7.8x6.8x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • S. Marcel
  • Aosta
    Italy
  • There is one major crystal section and a number of smaller patches, in addition to a couple of full crystals, of this unusual pink variety of titanite embedded in calcite. Interesting old classic. Old Ward's label accompanies the specimen.
PyrolusiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #10359
  • Pyrolusite
  • 5.7x4.7x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $35.00
  • Phillipsburg
  • Granite Co.
    Montana, USA
  • Extremely acicular crystals of pyrolusite, associated with quartz crystals on this quartz matrix. ex John Dagenais collection. Interesting!
SchorlTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #10604
  • Schorl
  • 4.9x3.7x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 40mm
  • $65.00
  • Erongo

  • Namibia
  • The bigger crystal, on the bottom, is a half crystal while the smaller one attached to the top of it is complete. Very lustrous, well-formed group of crystals!
SchorlTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #10629
  • Schorl
  • 7.3x5.7x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 28mm
  • $85.00
  • Erongo

  • Namibia
  • A nice cluster of sharp, trigonal schorl crystals fro mthe now-famous Erongo area. Some nice crystals here!
SchorlTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #10630
  • Schorl
  • 4.0x3.0x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 35mm
  • $60.00
  • Erongo

  • Namibia
  • An attractive cluster of parallel crystals, associated with a little smokey Quartz.
SchorlTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #10612
  • Schorl
  • 5.9x4.0x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: s-19mm, q-26mm
  • $120.00
  • Erongo

  • Namibia
  • A sweet cluster of schore and quartz crystals from this famous area. The schorls are all very sharp and lustrous. Pitch black! Displays well.
BuergeriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #10683
  • Buergerite
  • 3.5x2.7x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $25.00
  • Mexquitic
  • San Luis Potosi
    Mexico
  • Several nice crystals of this unusual tourmaline group mineral are scattered on this specimen. Type locality!
GoethiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #16941
  • Goethite
  • 4.2x2.3x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 19mm
  • $45.00
  • Crystal Peak
  • Teller County
    Colorado, USA
  • Several sprays of dark brown goethite from a miarolitic cavity in the Crystal Peak area. Looks great for a usually ugly mineral!
FluoriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #18025
  • Fluorite
  • 3.7x3.3x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $160.00
  • Mina Gloria
  • Hornachuelos, Cordoba
    Spain
  • A lovely cluster of very yellow, gemmy fluorite crystals from this unusual locality. The crystals are simple cubes and simply elegant! Ex J.W. Buma Collection and card accompanies specimen. Unusual and nice specimen.
Aegirine, AlbiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #17158
  • Aegirine, Albite
  • 10.8x5.0x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00
  • Mount Malosa

  • Malawi
  • A large, divergent aegirine crystal with some smaller crystals attached and a few albite crystals attached. At least one tiny, gemmy, yellow zircon crystal on one of the albites. Some unidentified, reddish, amorphous mineral here and there. Nice!
Scheelite, MicaTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #19253
  • Scheelite, Mica
  • 12.5x11.3x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 52mm
  • $265.00
  • Pingwu Mine
  • Xuebaoding, Pingwu
    Sichuan, China
  • This specimen shows a large, orange crystal of scheelite on bladed muscovite crystals. The scheelite crystal is a little bruised but, as you can see in the photo, it is still an impressive specimen! Sawn base. Displays very well.