David K. Joyce Minerals

South Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite

Sphalerite specimens from the limestone/dolomite quarries of Wentworth County in Southern Ontario have a variety of habits reflected by this group of specimens.

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SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #14209
  • Sphalerite
  • 3.7x2.8x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $45.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Dundas, Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • This fragment of dolostone has a number of nice, orange sphalerite crystals on it. Some of the smaller sphalerites are actually very sharp. Nice specimen!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #14210
  • Sphalerite
  • 3.5x2.7x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $35.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Dundas, Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A sweet specimen with a half dozen or so, sharp dark brown crystals of sphalerite on dolostone breccia matrix. Actually, the breccia fragments are layers of a stromatolite fossil. Looks great!
Sphalerite. PyriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #15132
  • Sphalerite. Pyrite
  • 4.8x3.8x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 37mm
  • $65.00
  • LaFarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A large, very dark-brown, complex sphalerite crystal with a thick wisp of dolostone matrix attached. The sphalerite crystal is sprinkled with tiny, golden pyrite crystals that you can see sparkle when you look closely. Very nice example.
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #15139
  • Sphalerite
  • 3.9x2.1x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $40.00
  • LaFarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A lovely, dark, burnt-orange twinned sphalerite crystal is perched atop a fragment of dolostone, in this specimen. Looks great.
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19087
  • Sphalerite
  • 4.0x3.5x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $40.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Clappison's Corner
    Canada
  • A really nice "toenail"-sized complexly twinned sphalerite crystal on dolostone matrix. Really nice example!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #16982
  • Sphalerite
  • 4.8x4.4x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • This specimen is one large, complexly twinned, pitch black sphalerite crystal. Lustrous and displays well!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #16984
  • Sphalerite
  • 6.3x6.2x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $60.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • This plate shows a number of orangey-brown, complexly twinned, sphalerite crystals on dolostone matrix. This plate of lustrous crystals displays well.
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #16988
  • Sphalerite
  • 4.2x1.8x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $40.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • Two complexly twinned brown sphalerite crystal from this great locality in Paleozoic sediments, north of Dundas, Ontario. Great looking!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #16993
  • Sphalerite
  • 4.2x3.5x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $60.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • Very nice cluster of orangey sphalerite crystals on dolostone matrix. The crystals show the typical sphalerite resinous lustre and are complexly twinned. A couple of fluorite crystals on the bottom.
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #16994
  • Sphalerite
  • 3.4x2.5x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is one large, complexly twinned, orange sphalerite crystal with some dolostone and tiny dolomite crystals near its base. Disturbingly orange!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #16996
  • Sphalerite
  • 4.9x3.2x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 40mm
  • $35.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A large, complex, brown sphalerite crystal on dolostone matrix. The crystal is lustrous and the dolostone matrix is covered by tiny dolomite rhombs.
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #16971
  • Sphalerite
  • 3.7x3.4x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 33mm
  • $70.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A cluster of what appears to be two very orange, complexly twinned sphalerite crystals with only just a little dolomite on the back. It is almost complete with just a little of one side cleaved off. Looks great!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #16998
  • Sphalerite
  • 2.7x2.7x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A nice. complex sphalerite crystal with some dolostone matrix attached. Nice sample from this famous old locality!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #17001
  • Sphalerite
  • 13.8x9.5x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $120.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A large plate of dolostone very richly sprinkled with orangey-light brown sphalerite crystals. Impressive specimen from this great locality.
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #17003
  • Sphalerite
  • 3.9x2.4x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $35.00
  • Montrose Rock Dump
  • Niagara Falls
    Ontario, Canada
  • A very nice 17mm complex sphalerite crystal perched on a point of dolostone. Nice example!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19273
  • Sphalerite
  • 4.4x2.6x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $35.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A really sharp, complexly-twinned sphalerite crystal is perfectly located on dolostone matrix. Sweet!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19779
  • Sphalerite
  • 10.0x7.4x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $55.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • The top-front of this specimen is largely covered with deep golden sphalerite crystal. The crystals are all very complex with high luster. The light patch of rock is actually part of a stromatolite fossil.
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19781
  • Sphalerite
  • 7.7x4.3x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $65.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • This fragment of dolostone is coated by tiny dolomite crystals and one perfectly situated composite sphalerite crystal.
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19783
  • Sphalerite
  • 5.3x4.1x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $70.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is either a superb, cluster of complex crystals or a single, complexly twinned sphalerite crystal with a fragment of dolostone attached to the back. Looks great!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19785
  • Sphalerite
  • 7.1x5.1x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $65.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A concave stromatolite mold that is partially lined with orangey (a little darker orange than in the photo) crystals of sphalerite. Nice looking specimen!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19786
  • Sphalerite
  • 4.1x3.0x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $40.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A cluster of gemmy orange and yellow-orange crystals of sphalerite sit on the top of a fragment of rough stromatolite fossil mold. Nice example of a mineral that is more often black or brown!
Sphalerite, Marcasite, BariteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19787
  • Sphalerite, Marcasite, Barite
  • 5.8x4.2x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Sp 18mm, Ma 2mm, Ba 4mm
  • $60.00
  • Lafarge Quarry, (Dundas Quarry)
  • Wentworth Co
    Ontario, Canada
  • A cluster of smaller complex black sphalerite crystals or a complexly twinned larger sphalerite crystal. The sphalerite is studded with small calcite crystals and some razor sharp marcasite crystals. Handsome!
SphaleriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Sphalerite
  • Item #19789
  • Sphalerite
  • 4.9x4.5x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $75.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A great looking specimen of gemmy orange, lustrous sphalerite crystals on dolostone. Excellent!