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 23% or multiply by 0.77.

 

Uvarovite, ShuiskiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22834
  • Uvarovite, Shuiskite
  • 13.7x7.3x3.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: u-2mm, sh-10mm
  • $120.00
  • Saranovskii Mine
  • Saranovskaya, Ural
    Russia
  • The top of this specimen is an exposed fracture revealing a full coating of sparkling, deep-green, dodecahedral uvarovite crystals. Between, on and in the uvarovite here and there are acicular, greyish crystals of shuiskite, a rare member of the pumpellyite group. Add some colour to your cabinet! A gorgeous specimen!
SpinelTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22832
  • Spinel
  • 4.0x3.4x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $110.00
  • Pein-Pyit
  • Mogok, Mandalay
    Malaysia
  • A deep red-purple semi-gemmy spinel crystal is exposed in the top of this pure-white marble. What a contrast!! Very nice example.
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Crystallized Silver Specimens
  • Item #22831
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 13.8x7.2x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $225.00
  • Coniagas Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Here is an extremely rich specimen of native silver showing both crystallized, first generation silver and thick clots of re-mobilized silver. The crystallized silver shows the "herringbone" style of crystallization in dolomite matrix. Cut and polished on one side and rough on the other. Excellent piece from one of the original mines of the Cobalt silver mining camp!
Silver, CalciteCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #22830
  • Silver, Calcite
  • 23.0x16.5x6.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $950.00
  • Coniagas Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Here is an unusual one! This specimen is extremely large, high-grade silver ore from Cobalt. It is composed of coars white calcite with silver laced throughout it, protruding here and there as leaves and plates. Most of the silver is tarnished pitch-black but here and there the true colour of the silver is exposed. There are some arsenides present on one side but it is mostly just silver and calcite. The piece is not weathered, at all and came from active mining operations many years ago.
Spinel, AmphiboleTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22828
  • Spinel, Amphibole
  • 12.5x3.8x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $65.00
  • Gilgit

  • Pakistan
  • Lots of reddish-purple, octahedral spinel crystals are exposed in this white marble matrix, along with a green amphibole group mineral. The spinel crystals are all complete with some very sharp and others a little rounded. Nice example!
Mercury, CinnabarMercury, Cinnabar, El Entredicho Mine, Almaden, Spain
  • Item #22824
  • Mercury, Cinnabar
  • 3.6x3.0x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: small
  • $35.00
  • Almaden
  • Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha
    Spain
  • Nice crystals of cinnabar and droplets of native mercury are present in the fractures exposed in this piece.
Cinnabar, MercuryMercury, Cinnabar, El Entredicho Mine, Almaden, Spain
  • Item #22823
  • Cinnabar, Mercury
  • 6.0x5.0x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: small
  • $35.00
  • Almaden
  • Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha
    Spain
  • Lots of mercury in this specimen, present as smeared blobs and droplets on calcite and quartz crystals. A couple of nice cinnabar crystals, too!
Cinnabar, QuartzMercury, Cinnabar, El Entredicho Mine, Almaden, Spain
  • Item #22822
  • Cinnabar, Quartz
  • 5.4x2.7x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $35.00
  • Almaden
  • Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha
    Spain
  • This specimen shows two exposed fractures, one side with lustrous cinnabar crystals and the other showing imprints of tiny quartz crystals in the ruby-red cinnabar. Nice!
Mercury, Cinnabar, Baryte, DolomiteMercury, Cinnabar, El Entredicho Mine, Almaden, Spain
  • Item #22821
  • Mercury, Cinnabar, Baryte, Dolomite
  • 5.8x3.3x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $40.00
  • Almaden
  • Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha
    Spain
  • Droplets of liquid native mercury are scattered here and there between and on other crystals. One is adhering to a colourless baryte crystal, as you can see in the photo.
Mercury, CinnabarMercury, Cinnabar, El Entredicho Mine, Almaden, Spain
  • Item #22820
  • Mercury, Cinnabar
  • 6.8x3.8x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $40.00
  • Almaden
  • Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha
    Spain
  • A vug on one end of this specimen shows a single sharp, beautiful cinnabar crystal and lots of globules of liquid, metallic mercury. Excellent example!
Mercury, CinnabarMercury, Cinnabar, El Entredicho Mine, Almaden, Spain
  • Item #22819
  • Mercury, Cinnabar
  • 5.5x5.0x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: small
  • $40.00
  • Almaden
  • Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha
    Spain
  • Lots of droplets of mercury in openings in cinnabar and calcite. Excellent!
Cinnabar, MercuryMercury, Cinnabar, El Entredicho Mine, Almaden, Spain
  • Item #22817
  • Cinnabar, Mercury
  • 4.8x4.3x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-1-2mm
  • $40.00
  • Almaden
  • Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha
    Spain
  • Some cavities in this piece expose sharp, cherry-red, cinnabar crystals and spherical droplets of silvery, native mercury.
Mercury, CinnabarMercury, Cinnabar, El Entredicho Mine, Almaden, Spain
  • Item #22816
  • Mercury, Cinnabar
  • 5.0x3.1x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-2mm
  • $35.00
  • Almaden
  • Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha
    Spain
  • A couple of seams are exposed in this cinnabar-rich matrix, exposing sharp cinnabar crystals and spherical droplets of native mercury.
Mercury, CinnabarMercury, Cinnabar, El Entredicho Mine, Almaden, Spain
  • Item #22815
  • Mercury, Cinnabar
  • 3.9x2.4x1.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-3mm, m-0.5mm
  • $40.00
  • Almaden
  • Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha
    Spain
  • This matrix of calcite and cinnabar has several openings with excellent droplets of native mercury in them. Excellent specimen of this unusual native element.
Cinnabar, MercuryNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #22812
  • Cinnabar, Mercury
  • 10.4x7.8x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-6mm, m-droplets
  • $120.00
  • Almaden
  • Ciudad Real
    Spain
  • This specimen is a rich ore specimen of red cinnabar intermixed with carbonate to form a matrix. There are openings around the matrix showing gemmy cinnabar crystals and droplets of native mercury. Nice specimen from the most famous mercury location on earth!
CrocoiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #22808
  • Crocoite
  • 7.4x4.8x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $65.00
  • Red Lead Mine
  • Dundas, Tasmania
    Australia
  • There are small areas of crocoite crystals through this limonite matrix but one vug at the top of the specimen grabs your attention with lots of bright orange crocoite crystals criss-crossing across the opening. The crystals are nicely protected in the vug. Looks great!
Sphalerite, Galena, Quartz, CalciteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #22807
  • Sphalerite, Galena, Quartz, Calcite
  • 17.2x11.5x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: s-34mm, g-4mm
  • $75.00
  • Shuikoushan Mine
  • Hunan
    China
  • This plate of sparkling, tiny, drusy quartz crystals has lustrous, orangey sphalerite crystals scattered on it. As well there are small galena crystals and some honey-coloured calcite crystals near the top. Very displayable piece of this great association!
Calcite, QuartzBulgarian Sulphides
  • Item #22801
  • Calcite, Quartz
  • 18.0x10.5x7.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 78mm
  • $85.00
  • Droujba Mine

  • Bulgaria
  • A very handsome specimen showing a large scalenohedal crystal, accompanies by a number of smaller crystals on sparkling quartz crystals. The calcite may, in fact be a hollow "pseudo" or epimorph of calcite after calcite but there is no sign of it. A couple of the smaller crystal appear to be hollow at the edge of the matrix. It sure displays well!
Tennantite ps Enargite, PyritePeru, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #22799
  • Tennantite ps Enargite, Pyrite
  • 13.8x11.1x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 16mm
  • $140.00
  • Julcani Mine
  • Angarres, Huancavelica
    Peru
  • A large plate of 4mm or so pyrite crystals with a central area of sharp pseudos of tennantite pseudomorphs after enargite. Some small tennatite crystals are on the pseudos. Very nice piece that displays well.
MagnetiteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #22798
  • Magnetite
  • 11.5x7.5x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $120.00
  • Cerro Huanaquino
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • The top of this matrix is largely covered with extremely sharp lustrous, black octahedra of magnetite. One of the primo localities of the world! Displays extremely well!
Dawsonite, CalciteRare Minerals
  • Item #22797
  • Dawsonite, Calcite
  • 16.0x6.0x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $65.00
  • St. Bruno
    Quebec, Canada
  • Masses of dawsonite fibers are present in fracture in this apparent limestone matrix. openings in the rock are lined with calcite rhombs. Unusual!
Copper, CupriteCopper (Native), Various Localities
  • Item #22796
  • Copper, Cuprite
  • 10.4x6.8x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: cop-2mm, cup-micro
  • $110.00
  • Bisbee
    Arizona, USA
  • Clusters of copper crystals are present between breccia fragments in this specimen. The copper is largely coated with cuprite crystals including acicular cuprite, also known as chalcotrichite. Looks great!
CopperTsumeb, Namibia, Copper
  • Item #22787
  • Copper
  • 9.5x6.8x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $140.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • Wow! Richest specimen of native copper that I have seen from Tsumeb! One side of the piece is sawn to reveal the cross-sectional texture of the mineralogy. The other side is rough, exhibiting copper crystals surrounded by calcite cleavages. soem of the calcite is tinted red by cuprite or hematite. As well, some of the copper crystals are encrusted with cuprite. Extremely rich and excellent specimen!
Barite, Siderite, GalenaTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22785
  • Barite, Siderite, Galena
  • 8.5x6.0x5.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 26mm
  • $75.00
  • Black Cloud Mine
  • Leadville
    Colorado, USA
  • A matrix of pyrite and galena that is largely covered by crystals of baryte, galena and siderite. A little bruising but still a nice old-time Leadville specimen!
Fluorite, BaryteFluorite, Various Localities
  • Item #22784
  • Fluorite, Baryte
  • 8.0x6.5x6.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $85.00
  • Berbes Mining Area
  • Asterias
    Spain
  • A beautiful cluster of purple fluorite cubes and creamy-white blades of baryte. Amazing fluorite mining area! Amazing specimens!
HematiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22782
  • Hematite
  • 12.0x11.2x6.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Egremont
  • Cumbria
    England
  • A large mass of botryoidal hematite, Just like in the old textbooks! both sides of this piece are undulating exposures of red hematite in "mammilary" habit. Extra postage, pls! :) Excellent example!
FluoriteFluorite, Various Localities
  • Item #22776
  • Fluorite
  • 17.6x13.1x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $140.00
  • Chenzhou
  • Hunan
    China
  • Quite a stunning fluorite specimen! It shows a wonderful middle zone of light green, gemmy fluorite crystals exhibiting, primarily, cubic faces with some small beveled edges in some of the crystals. Displays perfectly!
Danburite, QuartzTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22774
  • Danburite, Quartz
  • 8.4x7.7x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm
  • $110.00
  • Charcas
  • San Luis Potosi
    Mexico
  • A cluster of elongated, tabular danburite crystals totally covered with tiny, sparkling quartz crystals. A real display specimen and excellent for this mineral! AND from the classic locality!
Agerine, MicroclineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22773
  • Agerine, Microcline
  • 10.1x5.2x5.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Ag 21mm, Mi 30mm
  • $40.00
  • Mount Malosa
  • Zomba District, Southern Dist.
    Malawi
  • This cluster of crystals features creamy-white microcline crystals, associated with aegirine crystals. Part of the back is plastered with many tiny zircon crystals. Interesting piece!
AlbiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22772
  • Albite
  • 13.7x6.6x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $75.00
  • Gamsberg
    Namibia
  • A superb specimen of albite crystals. It is an elongated mound of creamy, very sharp crystals. Displays perfectly!
CorundumTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22771
  • Corundum
  • 13.7x9.7x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $85.00
  • Zazafotsy
    Madagascar
  • A matrix of a schisty rock loaded with pinkish corundum crystals. I guess that makes them rubies? The crystals are all short, prismatic, almost tabular with pinacoidal terminations. Looks great!
MimetiteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #22766
  • Mimetite
  • 9.3x5.2x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $55.00
  • Ojuela Mine
  • Mapimi
    Mexico
  • Nice plate of radiating, sort of botryoidal groups of yellow mimetite. Classic!
Tetrahedrite, QuartzPeru, Casapalca Mine
  • Item #22764
  • Tetrahedrite, Quartz
  • 14.7x7.0x5.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm
  • $85.00
  • Casapalca Mine
  • Casapalca, Huarochiri, Lima
    Peru
  • A super plate of large tetrahedrite crystals encrusted with sparkling quartz crystals. The tetrahedrite crystals show tetrahedral form, modified by bevels on the corners. Great looking specimen of this mineral!
Malachite, ps Azurite, CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Malachite
  • Item #22762
  • Malachite, ps Azurite, Calcite
  • 3.2x1.8x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $40.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A sharp pseudomorph of malachite after azurite on calcite crystal matrix. The pseudomorph has a couple of areas of azurite overgrowth or residual azurite but by looking at the other crystals, the azurite is largely replaced by the malachite.
Scholzite, ChalcophaniteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #22759
  • Scholzite, Chalcophanite
  • 7.9x4.9x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $150.00
  • Reaphook Hill
  • South Australia
    Australia
  • A beautiful specimen of scholzite! A long cavity across the front of the specimen reveals a lining of sparkling, colourless, acicular scholzite crystals. There are also tiny balls of what I think are chalcophanite on many of the needles. Displays very well!
GrossularJeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Grossular
  • Item #22758
  • Grossular
  • 8.9x6.5x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $120.00
  • Jeffrey Mine
  • Asbestos
    Quebec, Canada
  • A very nice plate of grossular crystals from this world famous locality. The crystals are sharp, gemmy, orangey coloured and show the dodecahedral crystal form. Looks great!
SchorlTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22744
  • Schorl
  • 5.2x6.2x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 49mm
  • $55.00
  • Kunar Province

  • Afghanistan
  • A cluster of pitch-black crystals of the schorl variety of tourmaline. The main crystal is extra interesting with a sort of hollow termination with some feldspar in it. Sharp-looking!
LazuriteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22742
  • Lazurite
  • 6.0x5.9x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $80.00
  • Badkshne

  • Afghanistan
  • A dark blue, dodecahedral lazurite crystal is prominently exposed on the front of this pure white marble matrix. There are a number of other smaller lazurite crystals in the matrix, along with small graphite crystals. Looks great! Nice specimen of this beautiful sulphur-bearing alumino-silicate.
DundasiteRare Minerals
  • Item #22739
  • Dundasite
  • 4.7x3.4x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 0.5mm
  • $35.00
  • Dundas
  • Tasmania
    Australia
  • Lots of spherules of white dundasite on this gossanous matrix. From the famous crocoite area!!
CrocoiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #22737
  • Crocoite
  • 5.8x4.1x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $35.00
  • Dundas
  • Tasmania
    Australia
  • Bright orange crystals of this unusual lead mineral from the area that produces the best! The crystals project into cavities in gossan matrix, many well terminated! Nice example!
Anglesite, GalenaSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #22736
  • Anglesite, Galena
  • 4.4x2.3x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $45.00
  • Freiberg
  • Saxony
    Germany
  • This specimen is mostly composed of clear, colourless anglesite crystals in numerous vugs and openings with a little relict galena here and there. Sharp crystals from a famous, old locality!
SideriteBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22730
  • Siderite
  • 6.2x4.5x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $35.00
  • Morro Velho Mine
  • Nova Lima, M.G.
    Brazil
  • Sharp, discoidal siderite crystals and smaller similarly shaped dolomite crystals speckled with small pyrrhotite crystals make up this specimen. This old gold mine is long-closed!
CelestineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #22726
  • Celestine
  • 6.8x5.5x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 32mm
  • $75.00
  • Holloway Quarry
  • Newport
    Michigan, USA
  • This cluster is composed of light-blue-grey celestine crystals piled up in a pleasing manner. The crystals are fairly thin-bladed with sharp faces. Wonderful cluster!
Clinochlore ps GarnetTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22724
  • Clinochlore ps Garnet
  • 4.2x4.5x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 30mm
  • $75.00
  • Michigamme mine
  • Marquette Co.
    Michigan, USA
  • Here is an excellent example of this type of pseudomorph: clinochlore after garnet. The crystal form of the garnet is faithfully preserved but the crystal is now all clinochlore! Excellent!
BrazilianiteBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22722
  • Brazilianite
  • 6.8x2.9x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00
  • Conselheiro Pena
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • A large brazilianite crystal from one of the most famous brazilianite localities. The crystal has very good faces on three sides but more frosted faces on the other sides where it grew in contact with other minerals. Nice termination!
Eosphorite, RischeriteBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22721
  • Eosphorite, Rischerite
  • 4.9x2.0x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $40.00
  • Taquaral
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • One side of this quartz shard is encrusted with many sharp eosphorite crystals which have a crust of small roscherite crystals, particularly on the right side of the childrenite group. Not a common phosphate mineral!
DiopsideGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #22714
  • Diopside
  • 11.4x6.0x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 26mm
  • $40.00
  • Dog Lake
  • Frontenac Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A sharp crystal of light green diopside sits at one end of a piece of naturally weathered calcite. That is, the diopside was exposed by solution of the calcite by natural weak acids in the soil. Great looking piece!
DiopsideGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #22713
  • Diopside
  • 5.4x4.0x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $35.00
  • Dog Lake
  • Frontenac Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • Very nice diopside crystal well exposed, naturally, in white calcite.
LibetheniteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #22709
  • Libethenite
  • 4.2x4.3x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $40.00
  • Mindola Open Pit
  • Nkana Mine, Kitwe
    Zambia
  • The top of this specimen is part of a cavity that contains two very sharp, well formed libethenite crystals. A classic locality for this mineral.
CasssiteriteRocks and Ores, Oxide Ores, Various Localities
  • Item #22708
  • Casssiterite
  • 6.9x3.6x4.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $45.00
  • N. Transvaal
    South Africa
  • I don't know if this is an "ore" in the sense that it came from a tin mine, since I do not have exact details of its origin. It is a very rich specimen of cassiterite mineralization!
BoltwooditeUranium/Radioactive Minerals
  • Item #22707
  • Boltwoodite
  • 3.5x2.3x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $65.00
  • Skapkopmund
    Namibia
  • A vein of boltwoodite crystals cuts through the middle of this matrix. The vein is actually composed of radiating, compact clusters of boltwoodite. Nice example!
HausmanniteRare Minerals
  • Item #22705
  • Hausmannite
  • 3.2x2.2x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $35.00
  • Kuruman
  • N. Cape Province
    South Africa
  • Very sharp, pseudo-octahdral crystals of this tetragonal manganese oxide are perched nicely on this matrix. Very good example!
AragoniteMorocco -Various Minerals
  • Item #22703
  • Aragonite
  • 5.5x4.2x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 21mm
  • $40.00
  • Tazaouta
    Morocco
  • Excellent cluster of twinned, pseudohexagonal aragonite crystals from this famous place.
Anglesite, GalenaMorocco -Various Minerals
  • Item #22702
  • Anglesite, Galena
  • 5.1x4.0x3.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Touissit
    Morocco
  • Really nice specimen of clear, colourless, anglesite crystals on massive galena from this famous locality. The crystals mostly cover the top of the specimen but there is another cavity in the bottom with smaller, nice crystals.
Aragonite, CerussiteMorocco -Various Minerals
  • Item #22700
  • Aragonite, Cerussite
  • 5.2x3.8x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Ar 8mm, Ce 8mm
  • $65.00
  • Touissit
    Morocco
  • An interesting, different specimen from Touissit. The top of the galena matrix is covered with white, almost dipyramidal, hexagonal crystals of aragonate, probably twinned. In a couple of places on the specimen, there are sharp, twinned, colourless, gemmy crystals of cerussite. Beautiful!
ChalcostibiteMorocco -Various Minerals
  • Item #22698
  • Chalcostibite
  • 3.9x2.9x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 26mm
  • $45.00
  • Rar el Anz
  • Casablanca
    Morocco
  • A number of chalcostibite crystals, some partially altered to azurite cut through calcite matrix. The crystals are solid chalcostibite inside with a rind of azurite and a little malachite.
KyaniteBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22697
  • Kyanite
  • 9.5x4.9x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 85mm
  • $75.00
  • Barra do Salinas
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • Pretty cool sopecimen of deep blue kyanite prisms with colour variation across the width. Nicely striated with a little quartz between the crystals. Looks great!
Monazite-(Ce)Brazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22693
  • Monazite-(Ce)
  • 2.1x1.8x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $60.00
  • Buenopolis
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • An interesting penetration twin of Monazite-(Ce).
JacobsiteRare Minerals
  • Item #22690
  • Jacobsite
  • 8.4x5.0x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $75.00
  • Jacobsberg Mine
  • Varmland
    Sweden
  • One end of this piece is a zone showing many black crystals of jacobsite embedded in calcite. Many of the crystals are sharp, whole crystals, exactly what you would expect of this mineral. Type locality! R
ChlorargyriteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #22689
  • Chlorargyrite
  • 6.2x5.0x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $85.00
  • BHP Mine
  • Broken Hill, NSW
    Australia
  • Lots of crystals of this silver chloride mineral on gossan matrix. There is one larger area at one end consisting of a network of distorted crystals of chlorargyrite with sharp crystal faces. Other cloragyrite crystals here and there. A few sharp, twined micro crystals of cerussite, as well. Classic BHP! R
Siegenite, Dolomite, Pyrite, GalenaTri-State Area, Galena, Calcite, Sphalerite, etc.
  • Item #22685
  • Siegenite, Dolomite, Pyrite, Galena
  • 7.2x5.7x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: s-3mm
  • $45.00
  • Sweetwater Mine
  • Ellington
    Missouri, USA
  • This matrix of massive galena sports a number of crystals on the top part including sharp siegenite, dolomite and galena crystals. Also some small pyrite crystals.
Monazite-(Ce)Brazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22684
  • Monazite-(Ce)
  • 2.2x1.8x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $60.00
  • Buenopolis
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • A thick, blocky twin member with a thinner member in this penetration twin of monazite. Some other smaller crystals attached. Rock Currier Label accompanies.
Monazite-(Ce)Brazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22683
  • Monazite-(Ce)
  • 1.9x1.3x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $60.00
  • Buenopolis
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • Excellent, interpenetration twin composed of two sharp, bladed monazite crystals. Rock Currier Label Accompanies
Monazite-(Ce)Brazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22682
  • Monazite-(Ce)
  • 1.5x1.4x0.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as
  • $60.00
  • Buenopolis
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • A blocky, interpenetration twin of this Cerium-Rich rare earth mineral. Rock Currier Label Accompanies.
Monazite-(Ce)Brazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22681
  • Monazite-(Ce)
  • 1.6x1.1x0.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $60.00
  • Buenopolis
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • A very nice, penetration twin of this rare-earth mineral. Rock Currier Label accompanies. Nice example!
HemimorphiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #22679
  • Hemimorphite
  • 3.5x3.7x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $40.00
  • Wolftone Mine
  • Leadville
    Colorado, USA
  • Here is something we don't see very often! This piece has an open vug at the top that contains very sharp, thin-bladed, colourless, gemmy hemimorphite crystals. Nice and unusual!
Siegenite, Dolomite, PyriteTri-State Area, Galena, Calcite, Sphalerite, etc.
  • Item #22678
  • Siegenite, Dolomite, Pyrite
  • 6.6x6.2x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $40.00
  • Fletcher Mine
  • Viburnam
    Missouri, USA
  • The top of this specimen is largely covered with siegenite and dolomite crystals on pyrite, which is in turn on massive dolomite/limestone matrix. The siegenite crystals are very sharp, some spinel-law twinned crystals and some untwinned.
Jamborite, SideriteRare Minerals
  • Item #22676
  • Jamborite, Siderite
  • 11.8x7.8x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Sterling Mine
  • Antwerp
    New York, USA
  • Sharp, acicular pseudomorphs of jamborite after millerite are tucked away here and there in interstices of this wide, shallow siderite crystal pocket. Classic Sterling Mine! R
BoleiteRare Minerals
  • Item #22664
  • Boleite
  • 1.3x0.8x0.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2.5mm
  • $35.00
  • Amelia Mine
  • Baja
    Mexico
  • A 2.5mm boleite crystal attached to a small amount of matrix, which, in turn, is affixed to, ostensibly, the original matrix by a piece of putty. The matrix is very friable! Sharp, deep-blue boleite crystal!
HerderiteBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22661
  • Herderite
  • 1.7x0.8x0.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $35.00
  • Xamba Mine
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • A fairly complete, white herderite crystal is perched on some mica and tourmaline crystals.
Cubanite, Siderite, Dolomite, Albite, PyrrhotiteBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #22658
  • Cubanite, Siderite, Dolomite, Albite, Pyrrhotite
  • 9.5x6.3x8.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: cub-5mm
  • $325.00
  • Morro Velho Mine
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • An excellent specimen from this old, long closed mine. It is a cluster of siderite and dolomite crystals that is speckled with many pyrrhotite crystals and a number, at least eight or more sharp, beautiful cubanite crystals. There is also one large quartz crystal and a nice bladed white albite crystal. Excellent!
MendipiteRare Minerals
  • Item #22656
  • Mendipite
  • 3.7x2.2x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Merehead Quarry
  • Mendip, Somerset
    England
  • A solid zone of mendipite, the rare lead oxy-chloride mineral from the type locality.
EuxeniteRare Minerals
  • Item #22655
  • Euxenite
  • 1.9x1.3x0.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $55.00
  • Ankazobe

  • Madagascar
  • A flattened cluster of slightly radioactive euxenite crystals. The crystals have a thin creamy alteration coating and an interior of resinous dark brown.
GaudefroyiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22652
  • Gaudefroyite
  • 1.9x0.7x0.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $40.00
  • Wessels Mine
  • Cape Province
    South Africa
  • A sharp, well terminated crystal of this Ca-Mn boro-carbonate. Very nicely mounted in this perky box.
ArsenicNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #22648
  • Arsenic
  • 1.3x1.0x0.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $65.00
  • Akadani Mine
  • Shimo-Ajimi, Fukui-ken
    Japan
  • This is a classic for native arsenic! A rounded aggregate of arsenic showing protruding fairly sharp arsenic crystals. Excellent!
MonaziteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #22647
  • Monazite
  • 1.9x1.4x0.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $40.00
  • Ambatofoksikile

  • Madagascar
  • A fairly sharp, red-brown monazite crystal from a different location. This location is not in mindat, perhaps because it is not a well-known location.
AnnabergiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #22646
  • Annabergite
  • 2.7x1.9x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $45.00
  • Laurium
  • East Attica
    Greece
  • A vug in the top of this calcite matrix is lined with sharp, pointy, green annabergite crystals. Excellent example from this ancient locality!
Corundum, var RubyTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #22642
  • Corundum, var Ruby
  • 2.7x2.0x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $40.00
  • Hita Island
  • Karelia
    Russia
  • A sharp, flat-terminated ruby-corundum crystal embedded in white nepheline/mica matrix. Nice example from an unusual location! Some smaller, rounded crystals also in the matrix. Nice!
BrewsteriteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Various
  • Item #22632
  • Brewsterite
  • 6.6x3.8x0.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $110.00
  • Yellow Lake
  • Olalla
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A beautiful plate of sharp brewsterite crystals with a pinkish tinge. The re are a myriad of tiny hemispheres of a chlorite group or oxide mineral on and between the brewsterite crystals.
BrewsteriteBrewsterite, Olalla, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia
  • Item #22629
  • Brewsterite
  • 5.9x4.0x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $85.00
  • Yellow Lake
  • Olalla
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Lots of excellent crystals of this unusual barium-rich zeolite mineral. Displays well.
BrewsteriteBrewsterite, Olalla, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia
  • Item #22627
  • Brewsterite
  • 6.0x4.2x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Yellow Lake
  • Olalla
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A larger plate of excellent brewsterite crystals. A really nice example of this relatively rare barium-zeolite mineral.
BrewsteriteBrewsterite, Olalla, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia
  • Item #22625
  • Brewsterite
  • 8.0x5.0x5.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $85.00
  • Yellow Lake
  • Olalla
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Lots of sharp crystals of this unusual barium zeolite on this matrix. The crystals are well separated on the side of the matrix making an excellent example for photography.
BrewsteriteBrewsterite, Olalla, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia
  • Item #22624
  • Brewsterite
  • 4.1x3.9x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $75.00
  • Yellow Lake
  • Olalla
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Superb. larger crystals of this relatively rare barium zeolite. This plate is an excellent example of this mineral!
BrewsteriteBrewsterite, Olalla, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia
  • Item #22621
  • Brewsterite
  • 3,8x3,4x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $65.00
  • Yellow Lake
  • Olalla
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Nice looking plate of brewsterite crystals with an elongated fold in the middle giving the piece a nice three dimensional look. Displays well.
BrewsteriteBrewsterite, Olalla, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia
  • Item #22620
  • Brewsterite
  • 5.5x5.5x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $65.00
  • Yellow Lake
  • Olalla
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A very nice plate of sharp brewsterite crystals. Excellent quality!
BrewsteriteBrewsterite, Olalla, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia
  • Item #22618
  • Brewsterite
  • 6.1x4.1x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $85.00
  • Yellow Lake
  • Olalla
    British Columbia, Canada
  • ndwell terminated. The dark material between crystals are small hemispheres of chlorite group mineral or oxide mineral. Don't know. Looks great!
BrewsteriteBrewsterite, Olalla, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia
  • Item #22617
  • Brewsterite
  • 5.9x5.4x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $65.00
  • Yellow Lake
  • Olalla
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A mound of sharp brewsterite crystals on a plate of the same. The crystals are sharp and have that characteristic slightly divergent habit, characteristic of this locality.
BrewsteriteBrewsterite, Olalla, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia
  • Item #22615
  • Brewsterite
  • 5.0c3.5x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $65.00
  • Yellow Lake
  • Olalla
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A beautiful plate of white-colourless brewsterite crystals. This is one of the two places in the world that produces excellent specimens (that I know of!). Looks great.
Pyrite, Sphalerite, BournonitePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #22612
  • Pyrite, Sphalerite, Bournonite
  • 10.1x6.6x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: p=22m, b-3mm
  • $75.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • A lovely cluster of very sharp, lustrous (mirror-like) pyrite crystals that is partially covered with black sphalerite crystals and sprinkled with sharp, twinned, striated bournonite crystals. Looks great!
Pyrite, Bournonite, SphaleritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #22611
  • Pyrite, Bournonite, Sphalerite
  • 8.1x4.9x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: p-27mm, b-3mm
  • $75.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • A matrix of very sharp, lustrous, octahedral pyrite crystals is largely shrouded with black sphalerite crystals ad sprinkled with a few small bournonite crystals. Beautiful pyrites!
Bournonite, Pyrite, SphaleritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #22609
  • Bournonite, Pyrite, Sphalerite
  • 5.4x4.7x4.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: b-9mm, p-8mm,
  • $55.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • This pyrite matrix is mostly covered with black sphalerite crystals with a few sharp, ultra-lustrous octahedral pyrite crystals poking through the sphalerite. Quite a few sharp, striated, twinned bournonite crystals are scattered about the sphalerite crystals.
Bournonite, Pyrite, SphaleritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #22607
  • Bournonite, Pyrite, Sphalerite
  • 7.1x6.5x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: b-5mm
  • $65.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • Lots of lustrous, striated, twinned crystals of bournonite are sprinkled over this matrix of brilliantly lustrous octahedral pyrite crystals and dark brown sphalerite. Corroded galena in the matrix which no doubt is the parent mineral of the bournonite. Looks great!
Galena, PyritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #22605
  • Galena, Pyrite
  • 4.3x4.0x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: g-12mm
  • $35.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • This part pyrite crystal has a mirror-like luster and is sprinkled with sharp galena crystals many of them twinned on the spinel law. Very good looking and instructive.
Bournonite, Pyrite, SphaleritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #22604
  • Bournonite, Pyrite, Sphalerite
  • 5.9x6.0x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: p-8mm, b4mm
  • $65.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • A number of twinned, striated bournonite crystals are scattered about this cluster of VERY lustrous pyrite octahedra and associated with black sphalerite crystals. Nice!
Pyrite, GalenaPeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #22603
  • Pyrite, Galena
  • 7.2x5.0x5.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: p-44mm
  • $75.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • A great looking cluster of pyrite crystals with a peppering of small galena crystals in oriented overgrowth. The pyrite crystals are predominately cubs with pyritohedral stria and bevels between the cube faces. As well, there are trisoctahedral faces modifying each corner of the cube. Really displays perfectly.
Bournonite, Pyrite, SphaleritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #22601
  • Bournonite, Pyrite, Sphalerite
  • 6.0x4.1x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: p-9mm, b4mm
  • $65.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • Lots of nice, striated, twinned bournonite crystals, associated with black sphalerite crystals, thickly encrust brilliantly lustered pyrite octahedra. Brilliant!
Pyrite, Galena, SphaleritePeru, Huanzala Mine, Galena, Sphalerite, Pyrite and others
  • Item #22600
  • Pyrite, Galena, Sphalerite
  • 6.8x5.2x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: p-33mm
  • $75.00
  • Huanzala Mine
  • Huallanca, Ancash
    Peru
  • This cluster of pyrite crystals is mostly a cluster of two crystals showing predominately striated cube faces and tri-octahedral forms on each corner. The pyrite cube faces are partially coated with tiny octahedral galena crystals in epitactic overgrowth. There are also some sphalerite crystals to 5mm and lots of small calcite crystals on the bottom. Handsome!
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens, Page Four
  • Item #22594
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 12.7x10.5x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $340.00
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • A very dens, large specimen of high-grade silver in carbonate matrix. The silver is thickly traversing the dolomite as fine dendritic silver and fine veinlets of native silver. Also arsenide mineralization between the silver veins and dendrites. Super high-grade and beautiful! Sorry, I don't know the exact mine name.
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens, Page Four
  • Item #22588
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 19.0x19.5x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $260.00
  • Beaver-Temiskaming Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Now THIS is an impressive piece! It is a thick slice that shows a high grade native silver vein section with wall-rock attached to one side. The silver in the vein is very rich dendritic and veinlet silver distributed in carbonate matrix with nickel arsenides. Extra postage required for this very heavy and large piece!
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Silver Specimens, Page Four
  • Item #22586
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 10.8x4.7x1.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Beaver-Temiskaming Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Rich silver and arsenide mineralization in a vein section from this very old Cobalt area mine. The native silver is present as veinlets, dendrites and thick clots throughout the carbonate matrix. Nice!