David K. Joyce

Latest Additions

Below are the most recent additions to my specimens database. Click on any of the thumbnails to view a larger image of the specimen.

All prices in Canadian dollars. For payment in US$, deduct 20% or multiply by 0.8.

 

SmithsoniteTsumeb, Namibia, Smithsonite
  • Item #22307
  • Smithsonite
  • 12.4x9.9x7.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $150.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • A great looking specimen of one of the most famous minerals from this well known base metal and specimen producing mine! The crystals are stubby scalenohedra with a light off-green colour. Displays well.
Fluorite, Quartz, MuscoviteFluorite, Various Localities
  • Item #22306
  • Fluorite, Quartz, Muscovite
  • 15.5x11.1x7.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Fl 34mm
  • $85.00
  • Yaogangxian Mine
  • Ghizou, Hunan
    China
  • A larger specimen showing light bluish fluorite crystals on a matrix covered with bladed muscovite crystals and some gemmy, prismatic, quartz crystals. What a mine!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #22302
  • Calcite
  • 10.1x8.9x7.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $65.00
  • Ruck's Pit
  • Okee Chobee Co.
    Florida, USA
  • This specimen is actually part of a void caused by a fossilized shell cast. The cast has soe excellent calcite crystals lining one side of it. These specimens came out 10 years or so ago but we don't seem to see any newer ones, anymore. Very interesting and beautiful
CelestineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22301
  • Celestine
  • 8.6x6.9x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $85.00
  • South Rockwood

  • Michigan, USA
  • This specimen is a block of limestone with a wide, calcite crystal-lined vug across the front of it. There is a textbook, light blue, blocky, celestine crystal(actually, two intergrown crystals) on one side of the calcite vug. Looks great! Michigan/USA classic!
BaryteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22300
  • Baryte
  • 10.3x7.4x5.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $85.00
  • Northumberland Mine
  • Nye Co.
    Nevada, USA
  • Nice specimen from this worked out locality. The main cavity is on top and contains many sharp, gemmy, baryte crystals. There are other openings as well. Looks great!
Strontianite, Calcite, CelestineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22299
  • Strontianite, Calcite, Celestine
  • 12.0x9.0x9.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm sphere
  • $75.00
  • Danville

  • Kentucky, USA
  • A very interesting specimen showing a block of limestone that has a large, mineralized vug in it. The vug is lined with calcite crystals associated with white balls of strontianite and frosted, prismatic crystals of celestine. Looks great!
Fluorite, BaryteFluorite, Various Localities
  • Item #22298
  • Fluorite, Baryte
  • 13.2x4.9x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $140.00
  • Caldwell Quarry
  • Danville
    Kentucky, USA
  • Very nice, elongated plate of fluorite crystals on white, "crested" baryte. The fluorite crystals show a lighter purple interior with darker outer zone. Displays very well.
BoraxTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22297
  • Borax
  • 12.0x8.1x5.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $160.00
  • Boron

  • California, USA
  • Pretty cool plate of borax crystals from, perhaps, the most famous borax producing locality in the world(?). The crystals are chalky-white and very sharp. Classic!
Copper, SilverCopper, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
  • Item #22296
  • Copper, Silver
  • 9.6x9.2x7.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $225.00
  • Houghton Co.

  • Michigan, USA
  • This is a very large specimen of native copper, studded with globs of native silver. The copper is partially embedded in basalt andhas some good crystal faces. You have to look carefully at the pictures to see the large grey areas of silver different than the copper and basalt. Looks like it went through a crusher! Rich!
Bournonite, Pyrite, QuartzPeru -Quiruvilca Mine
  • Item #22290
  • Bournonite, Pyrite, Quartz
  • 9.6x8.2x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Bo 5mm, Py 10mm, Qu 1mm
  • $120.00
  • Quiruvilca Mine
  • Santiago de Chuco, La Libertad
    Lima
  • Lots of small bournonite crystals are present on this specimen along with pyrite and quartz crystals. Displays well. Too bad this great mine is now closed.
Sphalerite, QuartzPeru, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #22289
  • Sphalerite, Quartz
  • 17.4x10.0x5.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $95.00
  • Huaron Mine
  • Pasco
    Peru
  • A large, showy specimen of sphalerite and quartz crystals from this famous mine. Rich!
Smithsonite, HemimorphiteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #22285
  • Smithsonite, Hemimorphite
  • 8.4x8.5x8.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: He 7mm, Sm 10mm (spheres)
  • $75.00
  • San Antonio El Grande
  • San Antonio
    Chihuahua, Mexico
  • Aggregates of colourless hemimorphite crystals associated with light blue, botryoidal smithsonite. Great looking specimen!
Dravite, TremoliteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22281
  • Dravite, Tremolite
  • 5.5x5.5x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Dr 40mm, Tr 8mm
  • $65.00
  • Bancroft
    Ontario, Canada
  • I obtained this specimen years ago from an old collection. It shows a large crystal of tremolite associated with pitch-black crystals of dravite. It is not from Tait Farm but one of the smaller, obscure locations just south of Bancroft. Old label accompanies it.
CorundumGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #22280
  • Corundum
  • 5.4x2.4x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Highland Grove

  • Ontario, Canada
  • This relatively sharp, terminated crystal is actually blue but partially covered by a black mica. It was collected in the deposit just north of Highland Grove , years ago. Someone built a home next to it and collecting ended. Nice!
Quartz, Microcline AmphiboleGrenville -Bear Lake Diggings, nr. Gooderham, Ontario
  • Item #22279
  • Quartz, Microcline Amphibole
  • 8.9x5.5x4.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Qu 16mm, Mi 15mm
  • $65.00
  • Bear Lake Diggings
  • nr. Gooderham
    Ontario, Canada
  • An old specimen from this now-closed location. It is not from the big vein-dykes but one of the associated small weathered calcite vein-dykes. The feldspars are very sharp and the quartz crystals well above average for this area. Great looking piece!
AegirineCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #22278
  • Aegirine
  • 6.6x5.5x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $65.00
  • French River
  • Bigwood Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • Dark green, acicular ps of crystals in/on cavities in altered feldspar. Striking, nice example from this unusual occurrence.
FluorapatiteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #22277
  • Fluorapatite
  • 8.7x6.0x6.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Fortin & Gravelle Mine
  • Gatineau Park
    Quebec, Canada
  • A very large, well-formed termination of fluorapatite from this unusual location. Shows well!
Seybold MineGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22276
  • Seybold Mine
  • 5.6x5.3x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 37mm
  • $35.00
  • Cantley
  • Outaouais
    Quebec, Canada
  • A well formed crystal of fluorapatite with a peculiar greenish colouration embedded in pinkish calcite. The crystals from this area of the Grenville are often seen with this colour. Unusual!
CyrtoliteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22275
  • Cyrtolite
  • 10.0x7.0x6.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm
  • $70.00
  • McDonald Mine
  • Hybla
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is one ugly specimen! but it IS interesting! It consists ofa main portion of dark, smokey quartz which has crystals of a number of minerals attached to it but most interestingly, zircon, variety cyrtolite. There are quite a few well formed, tetragonal zircon crystals scattered about. This old mine has now been "reclaimed" and collecting opportunities there will be minimal in future. TS
TremoliteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22274
  • Tremolite
  • 5.63.5x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 27mm
  • $35.00
  • Norland

  • Ontario, Canada
  • There is a tremolite occurrence just east of Norland and this is a very good example of the kinds of crystals found there. Weathered out of calcite. Very good luster and terminations.
FluorapatiteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #22272
  • Fluorapatite
  • 9.0x7.5x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 51mm
  • $75.00
  • Smart Mine (Miller Property)
  • Renfrew Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • Very nice example of a doubly terminated fluorapatite embedded in pink-orange calcite with other partial crystals. Part of a "swarm" of fluorapatite crystals. The fluorapatite crystals from this mine have this characteristic red-brown colour when collected close to surface. Shows well.
VesuvianiteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22270
  • Vesuvianite
  • 7.9x5.9x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $55.00
  • Wentworth Township
    Quebec, Canada
  • Here is a different locality. This specimen shows dark-brown vesuvianite crystals embedded in calcite matrix. The crystals in the upper portion of the specimen are complete while the lower portion contains crystal sections. Nice example of this tetragonal mineral.
TremoliteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #22269
  • Tremolite
  • 4.4x3.3x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mmcrystals
  • $40.00
  • Minden

  • Ontario, Canada
  • A very nice cluster of dark green tremolite crystals showing very good luster and terminations for this mineral. Nice!
NeptuniteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22265
  • Neptunite
  • 4.7x2.2x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $45.00
  • Benitoite Gem Mine
  • San Benito Co.
    California, USA
  • What a great combination this is! Black, sharp neptunite partially etched out of pure white natrolite. Nice terminations. Great contrast.
Fluorite, CelestineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22264
  • Fluorite, Celestine
  • 5.0x4.3x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $45.00
  • White Rock Quarry
  • Clay Center
    Ohio, USA
  • Great combination that we only see at this location (in my recollection). Sharp, white, bladed celestine crystals cutting through and on crisp cubes of fluorite. Nice association that looks great.
CalciteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22263
  • Calcite
  • 4.9x5.0x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $35.00
  • Picher Mining Field
  • Ottawa Co.
    Oklahoma, USA
  • Nice calcite scalenohedral crystals on matrix. The crystals are white with darker zones in the middle. Different!
VanadiniteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #22262
  • Vanadinite
  • 6.4x3.8x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $65.00
  • Old Yuma Mine
  • Pinal Co.
    Arizona, USA
  • Lots of deep red, hexagonal prisms of vanadinite on this specimen. Displays very well!
GoethiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22261
  • Goethite
  • 4.2x2.7x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $65.00
  • Lake George

  • Colorado, USA
  • This area is famous for good goethite crystals and here is a good example. Lustrous, dark brown goethite crystals in radiating or divergent groups.
BaryteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22260
  • Baryte
  • 4.8x3.2x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $75.00
  • Black Cloud Mine
  • Leadville
    Colorado, USA
  • This cluster of light coloured baryte crystals displays well. Nice Colorado baryte specimen!
BaryteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22259
  • Baryte
  • 5.9x5.2x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $65.00
  • Black Cloud Mine
  • Leadville
    Colorado, USA
  • This cluster of baryte crystals is composed of the sharp thin-bladed crystals that we are used to seeing from the Black Cloud Mine. Some bruising but lots of good crystals.
DumortieriteRare Minerals
  • Item #22258
  • Dumortierite
  • 7.7x5.7x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 70mm
  • $65.00
  • Dehessa
    California, USA
  • An above average specimen of dumortierite, an aluminum boro-silicate that usually has a purple colour. This specimen also shows above average crystallization with the dumortierite forming compact divergent crystal aggregates. Nice example!
BaryteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22257
  • Baryte
  • 10.2x7.0x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Hartsel
  • Park co.
    Colorado, USA
  • A nice cluster of light coloured baryte crystals from this well known locality. Good viewing from "front" only.
StauroliteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22256
  • Staurolite
  • 7.7x6.5x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 45mm
  • $75.00
  • Keywy
  • Kola Peninsula
    Russia
  • A great looking specimen of dark-brown, prismatic staurolite crystals in mica schist. It includes twinned and un-twinned crystals in the same specimen. The "x" in the centre of one side is two twinned crystals. Very nice!
CelestineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22255
  • Celestine
  • 10.5x9.4x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $65.00
  • Lime City
    Ohio, USA
  • The top of this fossiliferous limestone is a calcite-lined vug, sprinkled with glassy, very light blue celestine crystals.
HematiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22254
  • Hematite
  • 4.0x5.0x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Goose Green Mine
  • Frizington
    Cumbria, England
  • Here is another of the botryoidal hematite specimens that Cumbria is famous for. It is a mound of reddish-brown botryoids with excellent lustre. British Classic!
GalenaSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #22252
  • Galena
  • 8.3x4.5x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $75.00
  • Black Cloud Mine
  • Leadville
    Colorado, USA
  • A very nice cluster of galena crystals from this famous mining camp. The galena crystals are largely cubes with octahedral modifications. Becoming harder to obtain nice specimens from this mining area presently.
WulfeniteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #22248
  • Wulfenite
  • 5.3x4.5x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $65.00
  • Amado Mine Group
  • Pima Co.
    Arizona, USA
  • Sharp, disc-like wulfenite crystals cover the front of this gossanous specimen. Kind of resembles the habit from the Glove Mine.
Azurite, MalachiteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #22247
  • Azurite, Malachite
  • 3.9x3.0x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $65.00
  • Morenci Mine
  • Green Lee Co.
    Arizona, USA
  • Excellent, larger, deep blue, bladed crystals of azurite are present in protected vugs in this brecciated matrix. Some fuzzy, acicular malachite is present between some of the azurite crystals, as well.
Wulfenite, MimetiteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #22246
  • Wulfenite, Mimetite
  • 6.1x6.9x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Wu 6mm, Mi 0.5mm
  • $45.00
  • Rowley Mine
  • Theba, Maricopa Co.
    Arizona, USA
  • Sharp, bevelled, wulfenite crystals and tiny mimetite crystals cover much of the front of this specimen. It stands nicely for display and s a very good example of this lead molybdate mineral.
Azurite, CupriteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #22245
  • Azurite, Cuprite
  • 4.9x3.6x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Az 1mm, Cu 1mm
  • $40.00
  • Ray Mine
  • Pinal co.
    Arizona, USA
  • A very nice example of azurite crystals and cuprite from one of the most famous copper mines in the USA. The crystals line openings in a brecciated matrix. Looks great!
HematiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22244
  • Hematite
  • 5.2x2.1x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $35.00
  • Goose Green Mine
  • Frizington
    Cumbria, England
  • A British equivalent of the iron, "needle ore" found in Michigan and Wisconsin in the USA. It is crystallized hematite and a segment of a botryoidal formation. Nice!
BrookiteBrookite, Magnet Cove, Hot Spring County, Arkansas, USA
  • Item #22243
  • Brookite
  • 6.9x5.2x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $45.00
  • Magnet Cove

  • Arkansas, USA
  • A number of sharp, black brookite crystals are exposed in/on this quartz crystal vug. The brookite crystals are dypyramids and some more sharp than others. Very nice example of this titanium mineral!
InderiteRare Minerals
  • Item #22242
  • Inderite
  • 4.9x1.9x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Boron
    California, USA
  • A significant crystal of this evaporite mineral from the famous evaporite deposit at boron. Smaller crystals of the same mineral attached.
ProbertiteRare Minerals
  • Item #22240
  • Probertite
  • 7.5x3.8x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Boron
    California, USA
  • A mass of compact, curbed, elongated and acicular probertite crystals from the famous borax deposit at Boron. Unusual!
KurnakoviteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22239
  • Kurnakovite
  • 3.7x3.5x0.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Boron
    California, USA
  • Nice cleavage of this relatively rare borate mineral from Boron, California, one of the greatest borax deposits in the world.
HowliteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22238
  • Howlite
  • 4.1x3.8x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $40.00
  • Lang
    California, USA
  • A nice nodule of "cauliflower" howlite from one of the most famous localities for this form of howlite. Classic!
SmithsoniteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #22237
  • Smithsonite
  • 8.9x3.9x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $55.00
  • Rush
  • Marion County
    Arkansas, USA
  • A specimen of botryoidal smithsonite from an unusual locality. The smithsonite is tinted yellowish and it is botryoids composed of curved smithsonite crystals.
Microcline Treasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22234
  • Microcline
  • 5.2x5.0x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00
  • Cameron's Cone
  • El Paso Co.
    Colorado, USA
  • Nice example of this blue-green variety of microcline called amazonite. What a great colour! American Classic.
BaryteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22233
  • Baryte
  • 8.0x5.9x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $75.00
  • Palos Verdes
    California, USA
  • Here is a cluster of baryte crystals from an unusual locality. The crystals are a creamy white colour with excellent terminations. Unusual crystal growth on the underside, as you can see in the photo. Unique!
Microcline, QuartzTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22231
  • Microcline, Quartz
  • 5.5x4.3x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Mi 15mm, Qu 25mm
  • $55.00
  • Crystal Peak
  • Park Co.
    Colorado, USA
  • A great-looking cluster of light coloured "amazonite" microcline and dark, smoky quartz crystals, some complete, some not.
BaryteRomanian Minerals
  • Item #22224
  • Baryte
  • 9.9x5.8x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $75.00
  • Cavnic

  • Romania
  • A very handsome plate of thin, platy, baryte crystals. The crystals are well formed with a light gold colouration. Sharp! AND looks great! r
CelestineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22223
  • Celestine
  • 8.1x9.2x6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $65.00
  • Bristol
    , England
  • A mass of mostly celestine with iron/clay tinting. The crystals in the cavities are sharp, bladed, colourless, celestine crystals. Unusual locality! r
Pyromorphite, BaryteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #22220
  • Pyromorphite, Baryte
  • 6.5x4.2x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $85.00
  • Les Farges
  • Correze
    France
  • The pyromorphite specimens from Les Farges have been featured in textbooks for many many decades.Not perfect but lots of great crystals. A French Classic and very good example of this mineral. r
CassiteriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22216
  • Cassiterite
  • 11.6x7.5x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Ca 3mm, Qu 8mm
  • $160.00
  • Wheal Pendarves
  • Camborne, Cornwall
    England
  • This piece is composed mostly of massive cassiterite and quartz with a prominent cavity of sharp cassiterite and quartz crystals on the front of it. Sawn on the back. Classic British specimen from a Classic locality!
TetrahedriteRomanian Minerals
  • Item #22215
  • Tetrahedrite
  • 13.8x6.8x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $110.00
  • Cavnic

  • Romania
  • This elongated plate has many sharp tetrahedrite crystals, associated with pinkish dolomite or very light pink rhodochrosite (not sure), loads of colourless, prismatic quartz crystals and some small pyrite crystals. Looks great! r
SodaliteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #22214
  • Sodalite
  • 6.3X4.0X2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Princess Sodalite Mine
  • Bancroft
    Ontario, Canada
  • A classic specimen from one of the alkaline intrusions near Bancroft. An extra nice one since there are usually more white and pinkish veins cutting the sodalite from the Princess Quarry.
StilbiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22213
  • Stilbite
  • 7.5x5.54.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $35.00
  • Vulcan Quarry
  • Manassas
    Virginia, USA
  • An unusual specimen from an unusual locality! This vug is totally lined with light brown stilbite crystals. Nice! Shows well. r
VivianiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22211
  • Vivianite
  • 5.4x3.9x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 19mm
  • $85.00
  • Kerch Deposit
  • Crimea
    Russia
  • This vug, in in a hollow clam fossil cast, is loaded with dark blue, terminated vivianite crystals. The crystals are well formed, tapered long crystals and an excellent example of this mineral. Above average quality. r
CelestineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22210
  • Celestine
  • 4.4x3.1x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 19mm
  • $55.00
  • Machow Mine
  • Tarnobrzeg
    Subcarpathia, Poland
  • A beautiful cluster of colourless, well terminated, gemmy celestine crystals from this famous mine. Looks great! r
RhodoshrositeTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22203
  • Rhodoshrosite
  • 6.7x5.2x1.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $120.00
  • Capillitas
  • Andalgala
    Catamarca, Argentina
  • Pretty cool "ore" specimen! This is a slice of beautiful, banded, rhodochrosite in various shades of red, pink and white. The rhodochrosite is attached to massive sulphide matrix. Looks great and from a classic locality! r
DescloiziteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #22200
  • Descloizite
  • 9.3x7.2x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $110.00
  • Berg Aukas
  • Grootfontein
    Namibia
  • Wow! A heavy cluster of descloizite crystals from the place that arguably produces the best. This cluster of terminated, deep brown crystals its very nicely for display.
EpidoteBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22199
  • Epidote
  • 10.1x2.1x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 101mm
  • $85.00
  • Cappelinha
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • Just an exceptional, elongated crystal of dark-green, epidote from a modern Classic location. As you can see, the specimen consists of one larger, terminated crystal with a couple of smaller crystals attached. Very nice! r
Kermesite, Valentinite, AntimonySecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #22193
  • Kermesite, Valentinite, Antimony
  • 1.9x2.2x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: k-11mm
  • $65.00
  • Lac Nicolet SB Mine
  • Ham Sud
    Quebec, Canada
  • A cluster of very elongated, acicular kermesite crystals protrudes up out of a matrix of native antimony. The top of the matrix was part of an opening lined with bright, complex, antimony crystals, small clusters of stibnite and excellent valentinite crystals.
GrossularJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Grossular
  • Item #22191
  • Grossular
  • See description cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $75.00
  • Black Lake
  • Thetford Mines
    Quebec, Canada
  • There are two specimens nicely mounted in this perky box, a cluster of light green grossular crystals and a plate of smaller light green grossular crystals. Black Lake is one of the other asbestos mines in Southern Quebec, besides Jeffrey Mine, that produced interesting accessory minerals.
Grossular, BiotiteJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Grossular
  • Item #22190
  • Grossular, Biotite
  • 3.0x2.4x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $75.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • There are a number of sharp, dodecahedral grossular crystals nicely arranged on this plate of small biotite and, I think, small diopside crystals. Very There are a couple of tiny chips out of a couple of the crystals but still a very good example!
Carletonite, AegirineMont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec -Various Species
  • Item #22189
  • Carletonite, Aegirine
  • 2.5x1.4x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • A vug in one side of this matrix of enmeshed pectolite crystals is fully lined with light blue, sharp, excellent carletonite crystals. One of the less-common minerals from the MSH alkaline intrusive.
ZirconCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #22188
  • Zircon
  • 3.0x2.4x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 16mm
  • $65.00
  • Kipawa Complex
  • Temiscamingue Co.
    Quebec, Canada
  • A sharp, stout, doubly terminated zircon crystal is exposed on a matrix of amphibole, zircon and calcite in this specimen. A nice example from this unusual alkaline rock complex.
RutileCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #22187
  • Rutile
  • 3.0x1.7x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $65.00
  • MacGregor Lake
  • Perkins
    Quebec, Canada
  • A sharp, highly striated, reticulated "elbow twin" from this location well known for rutile crystals. It is highly lustrous and has a deep-red colouration. Hard to come by these, these days!
RamsdelliteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22186
  • Ramsdellite
  • 2.2x2.2xx0.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $35.00
  • Mistake Mine
  • Yavapai County
    Arizona, USA
  • A nice, small plate of sharp, curved crystals of this unusual manganese oxide mineral from one of the best known localities for this mineral. Pitch black and lustrous. Nice!
Cinnabar,CalciteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #22185
  • Cinnabar,Calcite
  • 2.7x2.5x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $35.00
  • Gila Co
    Arizona, USA
  • Rich cinnabar crystal sections and rough crystals embedded in pure-white calcite. Locality piece from this mineral-rich area.
Benitoite, JoaquiniteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22180
  • Benitoite, Joaquinite
  • 2.3x2.0x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $85.00
  • Benitoite Gem Mine
  • San Benito County
    California, usa
  • This specimen shows a well formed, complete, light blue benitoite crystal exposed on matrix with a couple of small , orange joaquinite crystals and very small neptunite crystals. The bigger benitoite crystal faces have a frosted luster while the bevels and pinacoid are shiny and lustrous. Such a nice mineral!
Siegenite, Marcasite, DolomiteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #22177
  • Siegenite, Marcasite, Dolomite
  • 2.8x2.3x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $40.00
  • Buick

  • Missouri, USA
  • A classic viburnum trend specimen showing both twinned and un-twinned octahedra of siegenite on marcasite and dolomite crystal matrix. Nice crystals!
RutileTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22175
  • Rutile
  • 2.1x1.9x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Constitution

  • Pennsylvania, USA
  • A prismatic-looking, twinned crystal of rutile from this famous old area where rutile crystals erode out of the country rock and are found loose in the soil. Classic!
PyromorphiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22174
  • Pyromorphite
  • 2.6x1.9x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $35.00
  • Phoenixville

  • Pennsylvania, USA
  • A small plate of pyromorphite crystals from this famous old mine. Some bruising but good locality specimen. One of the first pyromorphite crystal producers in the USA!
SpinelTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22173
  • Spinel
  • 1.6x1.7x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $55.00
  • Amity

  • New York, USA
  • A very sharp, light bluish-grey spinel octahedron on, what I believe is a humite group mineral or possibly iron-tinted diopside. The crystal is largely complete except for one corner. Classic!
MicroliteRare Minerals
  • Item #22171
  • Microlite
  • 0.9x0.7x0.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00
  • Rutherford, #2 Mine
  • Amelia
    Virginia, USA
  • A small specimen but a very nice crystal of microlite from an old Virginia location. Sharp faces all around. The crystal was attached on the bottom. Nice example!
ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #22169
  • Chabazite
  • 3.0x1.9x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $35.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A gorgeous, twinned crystal of chabazite on a couple of smaller ones. This thumbnail-sized specimen has a combination of reddish and colourless colouration. Very nice!
LevyneRare Minerals
  • Item #22168
  • Levyne
  • 3.4x3.0x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $45.00
  • Beech Creek

  • Oregon, USA
  • Sharp, hexagonal-platy crystals of this unusual zeolite are present in a contrasting black vug in basalt. There are crystal sections that are 9mm across but the largest complete crystal is 3 or 4mm across. Beautiful!
Clinoptilite-CaRare Minerals
  • Item #22167
  • Clinoptilite-Ca
  • 3.7x3.7x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $45.00
  • Succor Creek

  • Oregon, USA
  • This geode-like, quartz nodule is hollow and completely lined with tabular, sharp, gemmy clinoptilite crystals. Excellent!
Sphalerite, DolomiteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #22165
  • Sphalerite, Dolomite
  • 10.2x5.7x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $35.00
  • Lacoyer Mine
  • Picher, Ottawa County
    Oklahoma, USA
  • A good representative sample of sphalerite crystals from this famous Tri-State mine. Lustrous, twinned, dark-brown sphalerite crystals, associated with dolomite crystals on massive dolostone. Partially sawn base. A little bruising. Looks great!
GalenaSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #22162
  • Galena
  • 6.0x4.4x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $40.00
  • Lacoyer Mine
  • Picher, Ottawa County
    Oklahoma, USA
  • A single, parallel growth cube of lustrous galena showing octahedral modifications. Classic "Tri-State" specimen.
GalenaSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Two
  • Item #22161
  • Galena
  • 4.6x3.7x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $40.00
  • Double Rainbow Mine
  • Keystone
    South Dakota, USA
  • The top/front of this pyritized matrix is covered by fairly sharp crystals of galena. The crystals are mostly single crystals that show cube-octahedral crystal habit. Nice specimen from an unusual, old locality.
SpessartineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22160
  • Spessartine
  • 5.7x3.7x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4.5mm
  • $35.00
  • Crum Creek
  • Media
    Pennsylvania, USA
  • A nice, orangey-red, sharp spessartine crystal embedded in a whitish-silvery mica, likely muscovite. Good old locality piece!
AlmandineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22159
  • Almandine
  • 4.2x3.4x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $35.00
  • Custer
    South Dakota, USA
  • A number of almandine crystals are embedded in this silvery-micaceous matrix. Most are just crystal sections but one is a well formed crystal showing dodecahedral and trapezohedral faces. From the Black Hills!
LollingiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22156
  • Lollingite
  • 4.0x3.4x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $35.00
  • Pennington County

  • South Dakota, USA
  • This very interesting fragment of mineralization has a number of elongated, silvery lollingite crystal sections embedded in it. The matrix is also interesting, although I'm not sure exactly what it is. It seems to be composed largely of a purple mineral that looks a lot like cordierite. Unusual locality piece!
PyromorphiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #22155
  • Pyromorphite
  • 8.6x3.7x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $65.00
  • Phoenixville

  • Pennsylvania, USA
  • The top of this silica-rich rock is covered with pyromorphite crystals, the classic colour of pyromorphite from this old mine. Very old, classic American mining location!
SchorlTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22154
  • Schorl
  • 4.7x5.5x3.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 45mm
  • $65.00
  • Green Mine
  • Custer Co.
    South Dakota, USA
  • A single, stout schorl crystal with some parts of other crystals attached, shows an excellent trigonal termination. Nice example of a schorl from the famous pegmatites of the Black Hills!
Calcite, QuartzCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #22153
  • Calcite, Quartz
  • 5.6x4.3x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Snake Butte

  • South Dakota, USA
  • Here is an interesting crystallization phenomenon! At Snake Butte, water enriched with calcium carbonate, percolates through silica sand and crystalizes out as scalenohedral calcite crystals. Interestingly, though, the calcite crystals enclose sand. These odd crystals, although are crystallized as calcite crystals, incorporate 80% or so sand by volume! Paradoxically, they are the shape of calcite crystals but appear to be made of sand! Looks great!
Prehnite, CopperCopper, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
  • Item #22152
  • Prehnite, Copper
  • 5.3x4.6x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: co-2mm,
  • $85.00
  • Iroquois Lode
  • Keweenaw County
    Michigan, USA
  • A very good looking vug of botryoidal, light green prehnite that is peppered with small copper crystals, some, fairly sharp others very distorted. Displays very well!
Pollucite, ApatiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22151
  • Pollucite, Apatite
  • 6.0x5.3x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $160.00
  • Gilgit-Skardu
  • Northern Areas
    Pakistan
  • A rather large well-formed, half crystal of pollucite with a thin coating of apatite. The pollucite is composed of gemmy sections, some larger, some smaller. Excellent example of this fairly rare mineral!
Zircon, AlbiteMont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec -Various Species, Page Three
  • Item #22147
  • Zircon, Albite
  • 7.3x3.8x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $55.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Several very sharp, dipyramidal zircon crystals on this cluster of bladed, white albite and pointy calcite crystals. The zircon crystals are sharp, lustrous and deep brown. Nice example!
Prehnite, Chlorite, GrossularJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Prehnite
  • Item #22146
  • Prehnite, Chlorite, Grossular
  • 4.2x3.7x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: p-9mm
  • $40.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • Classic association from the Jeffrey Mine. Very sharp, elongated, white prehnite crystals with flat terminations, associated with rounded aggregates of a chlorite mineral and gemmy grossular crystals.
Grossular, ChrysotileJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Grossular
  • Item #22144
  • Grossular, Chrysotile
  • 4.4x3.8x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $65.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • Pretty cool! Sharp, deep-green grossular dodecahedra embedded in asbestos. Sharp and interesting!
Grossular, ChrysotileJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Grossular
  • Item #22143
  • Grossular, Chrysotile
  • 5.1x3.3x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $75.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • Lots of sharp, deep-green, dodecahedral crystals of grossular embedded in fibrous chrysotile. A little different grossular specimens from this famous asbestos producing area. Now all mines are closed.
ForsteriteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #22140
  • Forsterite
  • 5.2x4.8x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 36mm
  • $45.00
  • Parker Mine
  • Notre Dame du Laus
    Quebec, Canada
  • This specimen is mostly composed of tabular, bevelled, forsterite crystals and crystal sections, some very well formed. There is one, almost complete large crystal and many smaller crystals. Some of the calcite has been etched away to reveal the crystals. Nice!
PyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #22139
  • Pyrite
  • 10.0x2.4x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $35.00
  • Stanstead

  • Quebec, Canada
  • A sweet, almost perfect pyrite crystal partially embedded (repaired) in dark grey metasediments. The crystal is a slightly elongated cube with just a tiny chip out of one corner, a miracle considering it was totally embedded in the rock, at one time! Nice light matte patina. Easy to look at!
BaryteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #22136
  • Baryte
  • 4.2x1.8x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $45.00
  • Ray and Ross Mine
  • St. Fabien
    Quebec, Canada
  • A group of three parallel, terminated crystal clear baryte crystals or one multiply terminated crystal. The crystals are totally colourless and gemmy. Actually is better or at least as good on the other side. Nice!
Goyazite, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Various Minerals
  • Item #22134
  • Goyazite, Siderite
  • 4.0x4.0x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $35.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Lots of pseudo-cubic crystals of whitish goyazite speckled about on a plate of brown scalenohedral siderite crystals. The steep rhomb of the goyazite makes it look sort of like a cube! One of the less common minerals at Rapid Creek.
QuartzQuartz -Various Locations
  • Item #22132
  • Quartz
  • 3.9x2.7x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $35.00
  • Sceptre Claims
  • Emerald Lake
    Yukon, Canada
  • A nice little cluster of smokey quartz crystals, the largest of which is doubly terminated. Nice specimen from a rare, remote locality.
ApophylliteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #22131
  • Apophyllite
  • 7.8x5.8x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $40.00
  • Gaspe Copper Mine
  • Murcochville
    Quebec, Canada
  • A plate of grey, pseudo-cubic apophyllite crystals. some of the crystals tend toward a black tint. Some of the crystals have a smoky black colouration, possibly due to very fine disseminated sulphides intergrown with the crystal.