David K. Joyce Minerals

Cobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two

More interesting minerals from the Cobalt silver mining area. Most have been confirmed by electron microprobe analysis.

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Bismuthinite, Calcite, BismuthCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #10051
  • Bismuthinite, Calcite, Bismuth
  • 11.1x10.0x6.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $80.00
  • Keeley Mine
  • South Lorrain Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • The calcite crystals on this shallow opening in a calcite vein have many bismuthinite needles on them or embedded in them. As wll, there are veinlets of shiny native bismuth in the calcite nearest the wall rock contact. Small chalcopyrite crystals associated. Unusual assemblage.
Acanthite ps ArgentiteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #6667
  • Acanthite ps Argentite
  • 4.7x3.3x0.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $40.00
  • O'Brien Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This piece is a solid piece of black acanthite that is covered both sides with calcite, mostly small calcite crystals. Different!
NickelineCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #16400
  • Nickeline
  • 9.2x4.5x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Cobalt

  • Ontario, Canada
  • An interesting full vein section showing a core of solid nickeline, tending to mixed arsenides outwards to calcite at the wall contact. This is a nice mineralogical sample of nickeline and an excellent geological sample of a certain vein zoning from the Cobalt mining camp.
ArsenopyriteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #10428
  • Arsenopyrite
  • 5.8x4.6x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $35.00
  • Langis Mine
  • Casey Township
    Canada
  • The vug on the front of this rock matrix is lined with bright arsenopyrite crystals on an unknown arsenide. Looks good!
Arsenopyrite, LollingiteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #10444
  • Arsenopyrite, Lollingite
  • 17.0x7.3x5.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $85.00
  • Langis Mine
  • Casey Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • Bright, lustrous aresenopyrite crystals encrusting botryoidal lollingite in a recessed vein exposed by leaching out the calcite. Displays very well!
SaffloriteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #10674
  • Safflorite
  • 6.0x2.4x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Nipissing Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Safflorite is not a common mineral but here is a very nice example of it in its botryoidal habit. Displays well.
SaffloriteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #10675
  • Safflorite
  • 5.7x4.0x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Nipissing Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • A very nice specimen of botryoidal safflorite on matrix. Hard to get good specimens of this mineral! Good looking piece.
Nickeline, Rammelsbergite, SilverCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #15712
  • Nickeline, Rammelsbergite, Silver
  • 13.8x10.8x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $110.00
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is an interesting, different one! It is a vein section showing botryoidal nickeline that has a coating of darker rammelsbergite. As well, there are thick veinlets of native silver cutting through the carbonates in several places. Very interesting!
Nickeline, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species, Page Two
  • Item #17046
  • Nickeline, Arsenides
  • 8.8x6.5x0.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $35.00
  • University Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Rich, sliced and polished specimen of nickeline associated with other arsenides. The other arsenides are zoned and there appears to be at least two or three silvery-grey minerals. This piece is nicely polished to show off the textures and zoning. Donated to a museum in 1914.