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.

 

HematiteSteep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan, Ontario
  • Item #22530
  • Hematite
  • 7.8x4.5x4.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Steep Rock Iron Mine
  • Atikokan
    Ontario, Canada
  • Excellent example of botryoidal hematite from this historic, long closed iron mine.
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Celestine
  • Item #22528
  • Celestine
  • 13.3x6.x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm
  • $75.00
  • Forks of the Credit

  • Ontario, Canada
  • Here is something different! A cavity in this limestone is totally filled wit ha radiating aggregate of celestine. Not the blue-gray celestine that we are used to but a bright orange-coloured celestine. Beautiful example!
CalciteCalcite, Inverhuron, Bruce Co., Ontario
  • Item #22526
  • Calcite
  • 9.4x7.5x7.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 21mm
  • $65.00
  • Inverhuron
    Ontario, Canada
  • Beautiful, highly modified scalenohedra of calcite showing interesting hoppers and gemmy interiors. Great crystals!
GoethiteSteep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan, Ontario
  • Item #22524
  • Goethite
  • 6.0x5.0x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Steep Rock Iron Mine
  • Atikokan
    Ontario, USA
  • A nice example of botryoidal/stalactitic goethite from this great Canadian iron Mine. Now long closed.
Plagioclase (Labradorite)Treasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22523
  • Plagioclase (Labradorite)
  • 5.1x5.0x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Saranac Lake

  • New York, USA
  • A wonderful fragment of labradorite showing excellent colour change. Unusual locality!
CelestineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22522
  • Celestine
  • 5.1x3.2x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 32mm
  • $45.00
  • Clay Center

  • Ohio, USA
  • This is just a very nice specimen of celestine from a famous American locality. The matrix is a jumble of spongy calcite and interlocking celestine crystals with a beautiful celestine crystal protruding out the top. Really nice crystal forms on the celestine.
Skutterudite, Cobaltite (Dendrite)Cobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species
  • Item #22521
  • Skutterudite, Cobaltite (Dendrite)
  • 10.6x8.0x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Cobalt Lode Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • THIS is a cool piece! You can see the thick bands of solid skutterudite on both sides of the specimen. Branching out from the skutterudite into the carbonate are dendrites of cobaltite. Dense. Interesting. Looks great.
PolyhaliteRare Minerals
  • Item #22520
  • Polyhalite
  • 7.3x5.4x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $75.00
  • Eddy County

  • New Mexico, USA
  • A mass of solid, orangey polyhalite showing rich crystalline areas. Excellent!
Willemite, Calcite, FrankliniteFranklin, New Jersey, Various specimens
  • Item #22518
  • Willemite, Calcite, Franklinite
  • 5.5x4.1x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Franklin
    New Jersey, USA
  • A wonderful specimen of fluorescent green willemite, associated with calcite (Fl red) and black franklinite. V-nice!
ChrysotileArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #22517
  • Chrysotile
  • 4.6x3.8x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Gila County

  • Arizona, USA
  • An excellent specimen of fibrous chrysotile asbestos with a honey-colour. Very good example!
FairfielditeRare Minerals
  • Item #22516
  • Fairfieldite
  • 5.9x3.6x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm glob
  • $65.00
  • Foote Mine
  • Kings Mtn.
    North Carolina, USA
  • Rounded crystal aggregates of fairfieldite on a plate of, I think calcite of dolomite. This is one of the best localities for fairfieldite.
WollastoniteRocks and Ores -Non-Metallic Ores, Various localities
  • Item #22514
  • Wollastonite
  • 7.8x2.9x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Pit Cairn

  • New York, USA
  • A piece of solid wollastonite showing elongated structure typical of wollastonite.
Bixbyite, TopazTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22507
  • Bixbyite, Topaz
  • 5.2x3.1x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Bi 8mm, To 8mm
  • $65.00
  • Thomas Range
  • Juab County
    Utah, USA
  • A super sharp bixbyite crystal and several topaz crystals are well exposed on the side of this rhyolite matrix. The bixbyite crystal is pitch-black and shows sharp indentations caused by modifying faces. It does have one corner missing but otherwise is amazing! As well, there are a couple of doubly-terminated topaz crystals on the same face as the bixbyite. Classic Thomas Range!
PectoliteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #22505
  • Pectolite
  • 4.1x3.1x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • McNamara Quarry
  • Thunder Bay
    Ontario, Canada
  • Here is an unusual specimen! This si a nice example of radiating pectolite crystals from the McNamara Quarry near Thunder Bay. Unusual and looks great!
ScapoliteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22501
  • Scapolite
  • 5.2x4.9x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $45.00
  • HWY 121
  • Haliburton
    Ontario, Canada
  • Nice, lustrous marialite crystals etched out of calcite. The crystals are terminated and some kind of gemmy/translucent. Nice example of unaltered scapolite.
BetafiteGrenville, Betafite (of Hogarth 1977), Zircon, Silver Crater Mine, Bancroft, Ontario
  • Item #22499
  • Betafite
  • 2.7x2.4x1.5 , 1.4x1.7x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00
  • Silver Crater Mine
  • Bancroft
    Ontario, Canada
  • A couple of sharp crystals of this pyrochlore group mineral. Cube-octahedral crystal form shown well! A little fluorapatite included in one. Naturally etched out of calcite, near the surface of this carbonatite deposit.
ZirconGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #22498
  • Zircon
  • 3.5x2.5x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $75.00
  • MacDonald Mine
  • Monteagle TWP., Hastings Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A cluster of large zircon crystals partially embedded in quartz matrix. This is the variety of zircon referred to as "cyrtolite" due to a small rare earth element content. A little rumbled due to blast damage but still pretty darn good from this old, long closed mine.
AllaniteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #22494
  • Allanite
  • 6.8x3.9x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Frontenac Co.

  • Ontario, Canada
  • A rather large crystal section of allanite from Frontenac county. Big!
AnhydriteGrenville, Faraday (Madawaska Mine)
  • Item #22492
  • Anhydrite
  • 6.6x3.0x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Faraday Mine
  • Bancroft
    Ontario, Canada
  • Just a solid, cleavage specimen of purple-ish anhydrite. I don't know a lot about pegmatites but there was a lot of anhydrite in this one. Not sure why!? Excellent example!
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens
  • Item #22487
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 9.9x8.8x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $95.00
  • Bailey Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Extremely rich silver in a silver-arsenide vein-section. Some of the silver is crystallized in "herring-bone' type crystallization while much of it is disseminated and in veinlets. Very rich!
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens
  • Item #22486
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 10.5x8.8x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $95.00
  • Bailey Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • A rich vein section that comes comes with old label. The silver shows some dendritic crystallization but much of it is re-mobilized and veinlet silver. Rich!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens, Page Three
  • Item #22485
  • Silver
  • 11.6x9.4x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $180.00
  • Cobalt Lode Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • The other sawn, larger "half" of #22484. Very nice example of silver mineralization in Nipissing diabase. The specimen shows a vein of silver and arsenides cutting through diabase with re-mobilized silver streaking off in tension fracture veinlets perpendicular to the silver arsenide vein. Some of the vein silver shows good dendritic structure. Sawn on one side, rough on the other. Super!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens, Page Three
  • Item #22484
  • Silver
  • 12.2x9.7x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $150.00
  • Cobalt Lode Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Very nice example of silver mineralization in Nipissing diabase. The specimen shows a vein of silver and arsenides cutting through diabase with re-mobilized silver streaking off in tension fracture veinlets perpendicular to the silver arsenide vein. Sawn on one side, rough on the other. Some of the vein silver shows good dendritic structure. Really nice piece!
Silver, NickelineCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens, Page Three
  • Item #22483
  • Silver, Nickeline
  • 14.4x6.1x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $325.00
  • Silverside Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • The other sawn side of #22482. Very high grade silver mineralization showing dendritic silver associated with heavy arsenide mineralization in carbonate vein matrix. Some of the silver is in place of the original crystallization and some has been re-mobilized out of the arsenides and replaced with other arsenides. Sawn on one side, rough on the other. Rich, instructive mineralization from the Cobalt silver mining camp. Looks great!
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens, Page Four
  • Item #22481
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 18.4x10.4x6.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $825.00
  • Crown Reserve Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • The other sawn half of #22480. Superb vein-section of high- grade silver representative of the heydays of silver mining in the Cobalt, Ontario silver mining camp. This piece shows very rich silver dendrites embedded in carbonate. The silver dendrites have a shroud of cobalt arsenides coating them. As well, there are veinlets of pure silver cutting through both the carbonates and the arsenides and silver, probably re-mobilized from somewhere else in the vein. Sawn on one side, rough on the other. Dense! Beautiful and impressive.
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens
  • Item #22480
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 18.4x6.9x8.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $825.00
  • Crown Reserve Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • THIS is a fantastic specimen of dendritic native silver coated by cobalt arsenides in carbonate vein matrix. The silver exhibits branching dendritic stricture at the coreof the arsenide, probably safflorite, "rosettes". As well there are lots of veinlets of pure silver coursing through the vein section. This is representative of a real ore-grade vein-section from the heydays of the Cobalt mining camp. Sawn on one side, rough on the other. Looks great!
ChalcociteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #22477
  • Chalcocite
  • 5.4x3.2x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Flambeau Mine
  • Ladysmith
    Wisconsin, USA
  • A specimen of solid chalcocite composed of variously twinned chalcocite crystals. The Flambeau mine was a great source of chalcocite crystals for a short period in the 1990's but the mine has been closed since 1997 and then rehabilitated. Nice piece from this famous locality!
Natrolite on PrehniteZeolite Minerals, Various localities
  • Item #22476
  • Natrolite on Prehnite
  • 7.4x5.9x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $65.00
  • Millington Quarry
  • Basking Ridge
    New Jersey, USA
  • Nice natrolite crystals distributed on light green, botryoidal prehnite. New Jersey classic!
NatroliteZeolite Minerals, Various localities
  • Item #22475
  • Natrolite
  • 5.5x3.6x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $65.00
  • Millington Quarry
  • Basking Ridge
    New Jersey, USA
  • Pure white natrolite crystals cover most of the front of this specimen. From the famous trap rocks of NJ!
WarditeTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22474
  • Wardite
  • 6.3x4.8x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $85.00
  • Fairfield
    Utah, USA
  • This is a nodule from the famous locality at Fairfield, Utah that, according to the accompanying label is mostly wardite. I do not know enough about this type of mineralization to comment further. There could be other rare phosphate minerals in the specimen. Very interesting!
CoquimbiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22472
  • Coquimbite
  • 4.5x3.4x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $75.00
  • San Rafael Swell
  • Emery County
    Utah, USA
  • A rather excellent specimen of this relatively rare mineral! Looks great!
GmeliniteZeolite Minerals, Various localities
  • Item #22470
  • Gmelinite
  • 6.0x3.2x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $45.00
  • Prospect Park

  • New Jersey, USA
  • One of the less common species of zeolite found at Prospect Park area. The crystals look very much like the gmelinite replacements of chabazite that we find at Wasson's Bluff, Nova Scotia. Similar but different!
ScheeliteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22468
  • Scheelite
  • 5.2x3.8x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $65.00
  • Ortiz Grand
  • Santa Fe
    New Mexico, USA
  • A couple of sharp, orangey, scheelite crystals are nicely exposed on this matrix. Excellent example from this mine. Exactly like the examples on mindat.org.
CelestineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22467
  • Celestine
  • 7.9x6.5x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $65.00
  • Stoneco Quarry
  • Lime City
    Ohio, USA
  • A nice specimen exhibiting light coloured, slightly divergent, barrel-shaped crystals of celestine. Classic, midwest locality!
ArsenopyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #22465
  • Arsenopyrite
  • 13.4x7.9x7.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $75.00
  • Sigma II Mine
  • Louvicourt
    Quebec, Canada
  • A large fragment of quartz-laced matrix that has many silvery arsenopyrite crystals embedded in it. Could be broken into smaller specimens but I kind of liked it like this!
MagnetiteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #22463
  • Magnetite
  • 3.5x3.5x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Gatineau Park

  • Quebec, Canada
  • A fairly sharp but rough-hewn octahedron of magnetite from this unusual location. Gatineau Park is all of the locality information that I have.
MeioniteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #22461
  • Meionite
  • 3.8x2.5x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 35mm
  • $40.00
  • Bear Lake
  • Pontiac County
    Quebec, Canada
  • A nice couple of meionite crystals in parallel growth. The crystals are creamy white with small alteration patches of a mica or allanite.
GalenaCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #22460
  • Galena
  • 6.0x5.7x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Wright Mine
  • Ville Marie
    Quebec, Canada
  • A rich specimen of galena in calcite/rock breccia matrix. This is from the site that was the location of the first recorded mine in Canada. French explorers visited the place as early as 1668 and the first recorded ore (anticipated lead-silver) was taken out in 1686. The mineralization was worked in earnest between 1890 and 1903 for lead but has been idle since. (Info from mindat.org). An excellent, representative specimen from this historic site.
CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22456
  • Calcite
  • 3.0x2.4x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A single, well formed calcite crystal showing modified rhombohedral faces. Looks great!
CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22455
  • Calcite
  • 4.2x3.7x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $50.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A plate of colourless, razor-sharp rhombohedral crystals of calcite on matrix showing secondary copper colouration.
CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22454
  • Calcite
  • 5.2x4.0x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • Just a simple, larger, rhombohedral calcite crystal with calcite as matrix. Nice crystal!
Calcite, HematiteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22453
  • Calcite, Hematite
  • 3.9x4.1x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: He 0.5mm. Ca 4mm
  • $30.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • One side of this plate is covered with sharp rhombs of calcite white the other side is largely composed of botryoidal hematite and some calcite crystals. A little different association!
Duftite, CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22452
  • Duftite, Calcite
  • 4.3x2.9x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Du 0.5mm, Ca 12mm
  • $70.00
  • Tsumeb
    , Namibia
  • An interesting specimen of duftite-coated calcite crystals. The duftite is present as botryoidal hemispheres scattered on the calcite crystals.
CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22450
  • Calcite
  • 4.4x2.9x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $45.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A plate of pinkish calcite crystals on lighter matrix. A little malachite or other copper mineralization in the matrix. Nice!
Calcite, Adamite(?), ConichalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22449
  • Calcite, Adamite(?), Conichalcite
  • 4.7x3.4x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $55.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A very nice cluster of clear, colourless calcite crystals on a copper-rich matrix featuring malachite. Possibly some other interesting minerals. Classic Tsumeb.
CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22448
  • Calcite
  • 5.0x3.8x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $55.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A cute aggregate of sharp calcite crystals tinted with an oxide of iron.
CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22447
  • Calcite
  • 4.0x3.5x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $45.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A lovely cluster of pure white calcite crystals from this famous mine! Looks great!
Calcite, DolomiteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22445
  • Calcite, Dolomite
  • 5.3x3.9x1.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A plate of white dolomite crystals with hematite-tinted calcite rhombs scattered over it. Nice.
CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22444
  • Calcite
  • 3.4x3.5x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 26mm
  • $30.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A cluster of roughly rhombohedral, composite, calcite crystals on a base of iron-tinted calcite. Unusual!
CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22443
  • Calcite
  • 5.0x3.2x4.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A cluster of simple, white calcite crystals. A little, associated copper mineralization, probably duftite. Looks good!
Calcite, DolomiteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22441
  • Calcite, Dolomite
  • 4.5x3.5x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $30.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • Nice, white rhombohedron of calcite on smaller dolomite crystals. a little chafing on some edges but still sharp! Nice simple crystal.
CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22440
  • Calcite
  • 3.3x2.4x1.2 / 3.3x2.7x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $30.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • Two crystals from the same pocket showing fairly clear composition with some hematite tinting. Nice faces and stria!
Calcite, MottramiteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22439
  • Calcite, Mottramite
  • 3.2x2.7x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 28mm
  • $40.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • Coloureless clear calcite crystal cluster associated with botryoidal mottramite. The mottramite is both on and included in the calcite crystals.
Calcite, DolomiteTsumeb, Namibia, Calcite
  • Item #22438
  • Calcite, Dolomite
  • 5.1x5.6x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Ca 7mm, Do 12mm
  • $40.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • a number of creamy coloured calcite crystals are sprinkled around a cluster of red-tinted dolomite crystals. Some white quartz on the bottom. Nice looking piece!
Iron, TerrestrialIron, (Terrestrial) -Hungtukun Massif, Taimyr, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #22433
  • Iron, Terrestrial
  • 7.7x5.2x0.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $170.00
  • Hungtukun Massif
  • Taimyr, Siberia
    Russia
  • A large slice, polished both sides, showing very rich native iron in rock matrix. One side ofthe specimen is a solid strip of iron, as you can see in the picture. Very good example!
Iron, TerrestrialIron, (Terrestrial) -Hungtukun Massif, Taimyr, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #22426
  • Iron, Terrestrial
  • 2.4x1.8x0.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $38.00
  • Hungtukun Massif
  • Taimyr, Siberia
    Russia
  • An extremely rich, small specimen of native iron in black rock matrix. Very nicely polished on both sides.
Iron, TerrestrialIron, (Terrestrial) -Hungtukun Massif, Taimyr, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #22421
  • Iron, Terrestrial
  • 5.0x3.8x0.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Hungtukun Massif
  • Taimyr, Siberia
    Russia
  • This specimen is a slice of native iron in rock matrix that shows solid iron across the bottom of the slice. Excellent polish both sides.
GormaniteYukon Phosphates, Gormanite
  • Item #22413
  • Gormanite
  • 6.6x3.8x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $65.00
  • Big Fish River

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A rich, covering of dark greenish, acicular gormanite crystals on, mostly, one side of this brecciated matrix.
SatterleyiteYukon Phosphates, Satterlyite, Big Fish River, Yukon
  • Item #22412
  • Satterleyite
  • 7.6x2.9x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $75.00
  • Big Fish River

  • Yukon, Canada
  • An excellent specimen of this rare mineral, present in a "phosphate nodule" from the famous phosphate area of the Yukon. The satterlyite is present as radiating, resinous, yellow crystals as a major component of the nodule.
BorniteRocks and Ores, Sulphide Ores, Various Localities
  • Item #22410
  • Bornite
  • 7.2x5.0x3.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • New Imperial Mine

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A rich bornite ore specimen from an unusual locality, the large New Imperial Copper Mine in the Yukon.
ManganiteSteep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan, Ontario
  • Item #22406
  • Manganite
  • 6.4x5.5x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $55.00
  • Caland Ore Property
  • Atikokan
    Ontario, Canada
  • A plate of pitch-black, lustrous crystals of manganite on iron ore. The Caland Mine, next door to the Steep Rock Iron Mine is famous for these manganite crystals.
GoethiteSteep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan, Ontario
  • Item #22405
  • Goethite
  • 5.9x6.0x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00
  • Steep Rock Iron Mine
  • Atikokan
    Ontario, Canada
  • A solid piece of goethite showing splintery-crystallized structure and banded form. One of the ore types at this long-closed iron mine!
SideriteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #22403
  • Siderite
  • 5.5x3.9x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $45.00
  • MacLennan Mine
  • MacLennan Twp
    Ontario, Canada
  • The McLennan Mine was a small nickel-copper mine located near Garson, Ontario, It has been closed for decades. Vugs of siderite crystals and other minerals were occasionally found at this operation. Unusual!
Tetrahedrite, Quartz, SphaleritePeru, Casapalca Mine
  • Item #22397
  • Tetrahedrite, Quartz, Sphalerite
  • 10.2x6.3x7.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $75.00
  • Casapalca Mine

  • Peru
  • Mostly a mound of quartz crystals, largely covering sphalerite crystals with some sharp tetrahedrite crystals here and there. Very good example!
Rhodoshrosite, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite, GalenaPeru, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #22396
  • Rhodoshrosite, Sphalerite, Chalcopyrite, Galena
  • 19.2x12.2x8.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Rh 42mm cluster, Sh 9mm
  • $240.00
  • Huaron Mine
  • Pasco
    Peru
  • A very large specimen showing, mostly, a covering of pink rhodochrosite crystals on sphalerite. Also some chalcopyrite and galena present. Big, showy specimen! R
AzuriteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #22395
  • Azurite
  • 7.0x10.5x6.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $120.00

  • China
  • A rather large specimen of botryoidal azurite! If you look at the the undulating carpet of solid azurite closely, you can see that it is composed of thousands of small crystals. Extremely rich. Sorry, don't know the exact locality but probably Chizhou, Anhui copper mining area. R
AurichalciteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #22393
  • Aurichalcite
  • 12.6x10.3x8.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00

  • Arizona, USA
  • Large specimen showing radiating tufts of blue-green aurichalcite in open spaces all thoughout this very vuggy rock. Sorry, don't know the exact locale. Rich! R
Willemite, Zincite, FrankliniteFranklin, New Jersey, Various specimens
  • Item #22385
  • Willemite, Zincite, Franklinite
  • 8.0x6.5x6.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Franklin

  • New Jersey, USA
  • A rich specimen of, mostly zincite, franklinite and willemite along the bottom. Looks rich in white and U/V light.
Esperite, Willemite, FrankliniteFranklin, New Jersey, Various specimens
  • Item #22383
  • Esperite, Willemite, Franklinite
  • 4.5x2.2x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Franklin

  • New Jersey, USA
  • A rich specimen of esperite showing characteristic yellow-green fluorescence. Associated with some willemite and, of course, franklinite.
CalciteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22379
  • Calcite
  • 7.2x5.7x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm
  • $55.00
  • Sweetwater Mine
  • Reynolds co.
    Missouri, USA
  • Classic Sweetwater Mine specimen showing a prismatic calcite crystal laying flat on limestone matrix. Associated with small, golden chalcopyrite crystals. Looks great!
Zircon, SideriteMont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec -Various Species
  • Item #22376
  • Zircon, Siderite
  • 6.4x6.2x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Z-2m, S-11mm
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Hundreds of small zircons thickly scattered around this matrix of albite crystals. The zircons are yellow-florescent, as well!
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CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #22374
  • Calcite
  • 10.0x7.0x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 40mm
  • $75.00
  • Pea Ridge Mine
  • Sullivan
    Missouri, USA
  • A large cluster of scalenohedral calcite crystals, from tiny to 40mm or so in size. Dusted with iron oxide mineralization. Nice piece from this old iron mine.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #22373
  • Calcite
  • 3.3x1.9x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 32mm
  • $40.00
  • Pea Ridge Mine
  • Sullivan
    Missouri, USA
  • A nice cluster of scalenohedral calcite crystals with a partial reddish, botryoidal hematite phantom coating. Nice specimen from this old iron mine..
Calcite, ChalcopyriteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #22372
  • Calcite, Chalcopyrite
  • 4.0x3.6x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Pea Ridge Mine
  • Sullivan
    Missouri, USA
  • A sharp, scalenohedron of calcite with some small crystals of chalcopyrite and smaller marcasites on it. The calcite has inner phantoms of hematite in the terminal areas that give it a reddish colour. From and old iron mine!
PyriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22371
  • Pyrite
  • 6.2x5.5x5.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $35.00
  • Rolla Quarry
  • Rolla
    Missouri, USA
  • Sharp pyrite crystals on a matrix of bladed calcite crystals on limestone. Unusual locality!
BariteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22370
  • Barite
  • 7.0x4.2x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $65.00
  • Lamb Mine
  • Morgan co.
    Missouri, USA
  • A nice plate of white baryte crystals. The crystals are sharp, tabular, colourless crystals on massive baryte matrix. Unusual!
Cassiterite, MuscoviteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22366
  • Cassiterite, Muscovite
  • 7.2x5.0x5.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $85.00
  • Pingwu Mine
  • Xueboding, Pingwu, Sichuan
    China
  • A rather large, twinned crystal of cassiterite from this modern classic locality. The crystal shows the "V" twinning that is characteristic from this locality. black with high luster. Not complete but very good!
Kutnahorite, HematiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22365
  • Kutnahorite, Hematite
  • 10.1x6.6x4.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 69mm
  • $75.00
  • Nchwaning Mine
  • Kalahari
    South Africa
  • Nice bundles of creamy white kutnahorite from the famous Nchwaning mine! Fairly white with just a tinge of pink.
Adamite, Var. CuproadamiteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals, Page Two
  • Item #22363
  • Adamite, Var. Cuproadamite
  • 8.0x5.8x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $120.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A larger specimen of green, cuproadamite crystals line a vug in matrix. Excellent specimen from this amazing location!
Cassiterite, Quartz, Fluorite, Fluorapatite, Miscovite Treasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22360
  • Cassiterite, Quartz, Fluorite, Fluorapatite, Miscovite
  • 7.0x4.7x 3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Ca22mm, Qu12mm
  • $75.00
  • Xueboding Mine
  • Pingway
    Sichuan, China
  • This specimen shows sharp, black cassiterite crystals on matrix associated with quartz and other minerals. The fluorite and apatite crystals are not prominent but present as small crystals. Nice example of this tin oxide!!
RhodiziteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22359
  • Rhodizite
  • 7.2x4.3x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $85.00
  • Antandrokomby, Sahatsiho, Ambositra
  • Amoron'i, Mania
    Madagascar
  • These are very interesting specimens! This piece shows a nice, light yellow rhodizite crystal in pegmatitic matrix.
SphaleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #22354
  • Sphalerite
  • 4.2x4.0x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 30mm cluster
  • $65.00
  • Elmwood Mine
  • Carthage
    Tennessee, USA
  • A complex, very dark brown sphalerite crystal is well exposed on this matrix of creamy-white dolomite crystals. Displays very well. One of the nicest sphalerite crystal locations in modern times!
DigeniteRocks and Ores, Sulphide Ores, Various Localities
  • Item #22353
  • Digenite
  • 4.0x2.4x3.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Butte
    Montana, USA
  • A massive specimen of digenite from this famous old locality. Can't say for sure it is digenite but the label accompanying it, IDs it as digenite.
GalenaSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #22351
  • Galena
  • 4.4x3.2x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 24mm
  • $65.00
  • Amax Mine
  • Boss
    Missouri, USA
  • A very nice large galena crystal, with a smaller sidecar attached to a little limestone matrix. The larger crystal has great luster, tiny octahedral modifications on the cube corners and an interesting creased growth feature on the front. Looks great!
SphaleriteTri-State Area, Galena, Calcite, Sphalerite, etc.
  • Item #22350
  • Sphalerite
  • 6.5x5.5x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 44mm
  • $45.00
  • Joplin
    Missouri, USA
  • A couple of large, twinned, dark brown sphalerite crystals on limestone matrix. The sphalerites have little calcite crystals sprinkled on them. Nice!
SpessartineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22348
  • Spessartine
  • 5.5x4.0x4.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $45.00
  • Garnet Hill
  • Ely, White Pine co.
    Nevada, USA
  • These are so cool! An extremely sharp, deep red, spessartine-garnet trapezhedron exposed in a small cavity in rhyolite. The crystals has great luster and it is just hard to understand how a garnet of this size can form is such a small cavity. They do!
EnargiteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #22347
  • Enargite
  • 7.6x6.0x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $75.00
  • Butte

  • Montana, USA
  • Nice crystals of enargite around the edges of this enargite/pyrite matrix. Sharp, prismatic crystals.
GalenaTri-State Area, Galena, Calcite, Sphalerite, etc.
  • Item #22346
  • Galena
  • 7.4x5.0x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $55.00
  • Brushy Creek Mine
  • Reynolds co.
    Missouri, USA
  • We're used to seeing the calcite and pyrite crystals from Brushy Creek Mine but not so much the galena. Here is a nice example. Complex cube-octahedra on dolomite crystal -coated, brecciated matrix
QuartzQUARTZ, Various Localities, Canada
  • Item #22345
  • Quartz
  • 6.9c6.1x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm botryoids
  • $40.00
  • Tiff

  • Missouri, USA
  • Interesting plate of sort of drusy and botryoidal quartz from Missouri. The specimen is actually botryoidal chalcedony coated with the tiny quartz crystals. Creamy white. Looks great!
GalenaTri-State Area, Galena, Calcite, Sphalerite, etc.
  • Item #22344
  • Galena
  • 7.9x2.6x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $45.00
  • Sweetwater Mine
  • Ellington, Reynolds co.
    Missouri, USA
  • Nice plate of galena crystals. The crystals are cube-octahedra and are scattered about on what I believe is the nicest side and thickly clustered on the bottom.
Siderite, PyriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22341
  • Siderite, Pyrite
  • 5.7x5.3x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Py-15mm, Si-6mm
  • $75.00
  • Eagle Mine
  • Gilman
    Colorado, USA
  • A very nice cluster of lustrous, parallel growth pyrite, partially encrusted with curved, bladed siderite crystals. Gilman classic!
CrocoiteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Various
  • Item #22332
  • Crocoite
  • 18.0x9.2x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $75.00
  • Red Lead Mine
  • Dundas, Tasmania
    Australia
  • Classic crocoite specimen showing bright orange, prismatic crystals on gossan matrix, tinged with white gibbsite. Looks great! r
WulfeniteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #22324
  • Wulfenite
  • 10.5x6.5x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $160.00
  • Touissit
  • Bou Beker
    Morocco
  • A really nice specimen from this modern day classic locality, famous for yellow wulfenite crystals. The wulfenite is in bladed, beveled yellow crystals that cover most of this piece. Looks great! r
Cinnabar, DolomiteCinnabar, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China
  • Item #22323
  • Cinnabar, Dolomite
  • 12.3x7.2x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $150.00
  • Tongren
  • Chizhou, Hunan
    China
  • Wow! A large, very nice specimen of gemmy-red cinnabar crystals associated with dolomite crystals. This is an old classic association and occurrence that you'll see in many of the old mineralogy textbooks. Displays well. r
Bournonite, SideritePeru -Quiruvilca Mine
  • Item #22322
  • Bournonite, Siderite
  • 8.8x3.2x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Bo 7mm, Si 2mm
  • $75.00
  • Quiruvilca Mine
  • Santiago de Chuco, La Libertad
    Peru
  • A less common association from the famous Quiruvilca Mine. The specimen is a mound of bournonite crystal faces encrusted with small siderite crystals. r
Enargite, PyritePeru -Quiruvilca Mine
  • Item #22321
  • Enargite, Pyrite
  • 6.5x4.8x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: En 18mm, Py 15mm
  • $75.00
  • Quiruvilca Mine
  • Santiago de Chuco
    La Libertad, Peru
  • This specimen shows blocky crystals of enargite associated with fairly sharp, stepped, octahedral pyrite crystals. One of the most famous occurrences for enargite this mineral.
Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite Bulgarian Sulphides
  • Item #22318
  • Galena, Quartz, Sphalerite
  • 11.4x9.4x5.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Ga 36mm, Qu 17mm, Sp13mm
  • $120.00
  • Madan
    Bulgaria
  • A large cluster of predominately large galena crystals associated with quartz and sphalerite crystals. The galena crystals are various combinations of cube and octahedron with a lead-gray, matte finish. Looks great! r
Tetrahedrite, QuartzPeru, Casapalca Mine
  • Item #22316
  • Tetrahedrite, Quartz
  • 10.8x10.2x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 46mm
  • $150.00
  • Casapalca Mine
  • Huarochiri, Lima
    Peru
  • This is pretty nice! Several large crystals of tetrahedrite sit on top of a bed of small quartz crystals. The tetrahedrite crystals are well formed with the largest somewhat with skeletal form. A really nice specimen from one of the best tetrahedrite localities. Displays very well. r
EnargitePeru, Casapalca Mine
  • Item #22315
  • Enargite
  • 8.0x6.2x5.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $75.00
  • Casapalca Mine
  • Huarochiri
    Lima, Peru
  • There is a cavity in the upper part of this specimen that shows sharp enargite crystals. The crystals are elongated prisms with flat terminations and pitch black colouration. It is not a perfect specimen but there are some really nice crystals on it. r
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.