David K. Joyce Minerals

South Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals

There are other minerals in the limestone quarries than sphlaerite and fluorite. Here are some:

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CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #15103
  • Celestine
  • 10.5x8.8x6.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Georgetown

  • Ontario, Canada
  • Bright orange crystals of celestine are compacted into a cavity in dolostone. Unusual form of celestine!
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17636
  • Calcite
  • 8.2x6.3x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 21mm
  • $45.00
  • Beamsville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A very nice cluster of beigey calcite crystals in an aesthetic cluster. Shows well.
Gypsum, var SeleniteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17610
  • Gypsum, var Selenite
  • 15.0x9.0x5.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 115mm
  • $65.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • One big, incomplete but very cool crystal of gypsum sits on top of this limestone matrix. The gypsum is water clear. Some contact abrasions on the back but not visible from the display side. Displays very well!
DolomiteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17620
  • Dolomite
  • 11.7x8.8x5.2 cm
  • $45.00
  • Walker Brothers Quarry
  • St. Catherines
    Ontario, Canada
  • The top of this dolostone matrix shows concentric rings of creamy-pinkish, rhombohedra of dolomite. The rhombs are the curved type so typical of dolomite crystals from this area. A handsome specimen that stands perfectly for display. Excelent!
Dolomite, CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17625
  • Dolomite, Calcite
  • 6.4x6.0x3.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $45.00
  • Walker Brothers Quarry
  • St. Catherines
    Ontario, Canada
  • A lovely vug of cured, pink, lustrous dolomite crystals, with a couple of scalenohedral calcite crystals. Displays very nicely.
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #10992
  • Calcite
  • 5.4x4.7x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 30mm
  • $35.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A handsome specimen of calcite featuring a 30mm crystal on the top side of a plate of smaller crystals. Shows well.
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #10997
  • Calcite
  • 9.8x5.8x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $65.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A plate of sharp calcite scalenohdra showing three larger crystals on a bed of smaller colourless crystals. Displays very well!
Dolomite, CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17624
  • Dolomite, Calcite
  • 13.7x8.3x7.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-9mm, d-5mm
  • $55.00
  • Walker Bros. Quarry
  • St. Catherines
    Ontario, Canada
  • Creamy, pinkish dolomite crystals cover the front of this dolostone matrix along with a couple of nice rhombs of calcite to accent the dolomites. The face of the specimen is about 40 degrees off of vertical for perfect display!
Marcasite, PyriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #14224
  • Marcasite, Pyrite
  • 4.9x3.9x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $55.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Dundas, Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A relatively rare specimen od well crystalized marcasite from the Flamboro quarry. Marcasite is common there but not in clusters like this, usually as small individual crystals or druses. As well, there are tiny octahedral of pyrite scattered around the matrix. Displays well.
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17637
  • Calcite
  • 7.7x5.7x5.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $45.00
  • Beamsville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A very eye-pleasing mound of calcite crystals. One crystal at the top has been snapped off (not noticeable) but the rest is just fine. Displays perfectly!
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17639
  • Calcite
  • 17.1x13.2x8.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 19mm
  • $55.00
  • Beemsville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A larger, very displayable cluster-plate of calcite crystals. Needs help to stand like this. Looks great!
MarcasiteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #16964
  • Marcasite
  • 5.7x2.8x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $35.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A ridge of iridescent marcasite runs across the edge of a stromatolite fossil shard. Different!
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #16967
  • Calcite
  • 6.5x3.7x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 21mm
  • $40.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A lovely plate of calcite crystals showing the scalenohedron form. One large, twinned crystal at one side of the piece has a slightly beige colour in contrast to the white smaller crystals.
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #16973
  • Calcite
  • 5.3x4.2x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $35.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A very nice small plate of smooth, lustrous calcite crystals on dolostone matrix. Nice looking and unusual.