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 21% or multiply by 0.79.

 

Cassiterite, QuartzTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #24582
  • Cassiterite, Quartz
  • 8.2x6.5x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $120.00
  • Levant Mine
  • St. Just, Cornwall
    England
  • This specimen is from the fabled, Levant Mine,one of the famous old metal mines of Cornwall. It is part of a quartz and cassiterite vein section with cavities in massive cassiterite lined with glistening cassiterite crystals and small milky quartz crystals. Classic! Displays well. s
MagnetiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24580
  • Magnetite
  • 7.4x5.2x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $65.00
  • Upper Peninsula

  • Michigan, USA
  • This an odd one. The matrix is mostly magnetite and it is covered with a covering of sort or drusy magnetite crystals, sort of curved, composite crystals. Very interesting! s
DiopsideGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24579
  • Diopside
  • 8.5x6.3x5.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 39mm
  • $75.00
  • Dog Lake
  • Frontenac Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A nice cluster of light green diopside crystals with a little phlogopite and calcite attached. Above average cluster! s
CorundumTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #24577
  • Corundum
  • 2.8x2.8x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 28mm
  • $40.00

  • Madagascar
  • Not a Ruby! Not an sapphire! But it is a well formed, hexagonal crystal of corundum with a second crystal attached to it. Very good example! s
QuartzTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #24575
  • Quartz
  • 6.2x5.5x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Dover
  • Kent
    England
  • Not sure WHAT this really is! It is definitely a flint nodule that has been split open to reveal an unusual growth inside. It resembles a sea urchin but I don't really know what it is! It is cool! s
TopazBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #24574
  • Topaz
  • 5.2x3.2x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00

  • Brazil
  • A single etched crystal section of light blue topaz with cleavage planes at both ends. Sorry, All I've got is "Brazil. Probably from Minas Gerais. s
CopperCopper, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
  • Item #24573
  • Copper
  • 4.6x4.3x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size:
  • $55.00
  • Eagle River mine
  • Keweenaw Peninsula
    Michigan, USA
  • A dendritic aggregate of copper crystals up to 5mm in size make up this specimen. Classic Michigan Upper Peninsula specimen! s
QuartzQUARTZ, Various Localities, Canada
  • Item #24572
  • Quartz
  • 10.6x3.2x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Lyndhurst
  • Leeds and Grenville County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A flattened, tabular, singly terminated crystal from this old, long closed quartz mine. Smaller crystal attached. sw
TetrahedriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #24570
  • Tetrahedrite
  • 4.1x2.2x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $40.00
  • Broken Hill Mine
  • New South Wales
    Australia
  • This specimen is a cluster of copper sulphides with some sharp tetrahedrite crystals on it. We don't see specimen like this from Broken Hill all that often! s
Lazurite, CalciteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #24569
  • Lazurite, Calcite
  • 3.8x3.0x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $120.00
  • Badakshan
  • Koksoha Valley
    Afghanistan
  • A sharp, deep blue crystal of this phosphate mineral is embedded in pure white marble, along with a few grains of graphite. Displays perfectly. Excellent example! s
CopperCopper, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
  • Item #24567
  • Copper
  • 6.3x3.3x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $40.00
  • Isle Royal Mine
  • Keweenaw Peninsula
    Michigan, USA
  • A dendritic "frond" of copper crystals from this famous old copper mining locality. Looks great! s
Mimetite, MalachiteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #24566
  • Mimetite, Malachite
  • 5.3x3.4x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • Clusters of beigey mimetite crystals are scattered thickly onthis rock matrix, along with small green balls that may be malachite or something more rare. s
SpessartineCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #24564
  • Spessartine
  • 4.7x4.4x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 16mm
  • $45.00
  • Lake Cecebe
  • Burks Falls
    Ontario, Canada
  • A couple of well formed, trapezohedral crystals of spessartine garnet are embedded in feldspar-mica pegmatite in a displayable way. Nice example! s
Breithauptite, Nickeline, AcanthiteCobalt/Gowganda, Ontario -Various Species
  • Item #24563
  • Breithauptite, Nickeline, Acanthite
  • 4.8x4.4x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Cobalt

  • Ontario, Canada
  • A solid fragment of the two unusual nickel minerals breithauptite and nickeline. The breithauptite is obvious because of its pink-metallic colouration while the nickeline has a more orange-metallic colour. On one end of the piece, there is a calcite veinlet that has crystals of black acanthite ps argentite embedded in it. Sawn on two sides. Rich! s
ArsenopyriteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #24562
  • Arsenopyrite
  • 6.0x4.5x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 35mm
  • $35.00
  • Llallagua
  • Potosi
    Bolivia
  • An interesting, solid lump of arsenopyrite showing radiating structure from this old famous arseno locality! s
AndraditeTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #24558
  • Andradite
  • 3.8x3.3x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Little Pine Garnet Mine
  • Marshall, Madison Co.
    North Carolina, USA
  • A sharp, dodecahedral almandine crystal with a light mica coating. Well formed. One little corner knocked off. Good example of this type of garnet! s
CalciteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24557
  • Calcite
  • 5.8x4.3x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00

  • Mexico
  • I've seen these types of multi-generational calcite crystals from Mexico many times, but cannot say the exact locality. This one shows a primary, hematite-tinted scalenohderon that has grown in parallel growth to a colourless, clear part of a crystal. As well, the back of the scalenohedron is covered with tiny calcite crystals. Sharp-looking example! s
EpidoteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24556
  • Epidote
  • 6.5x4.7x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $40.00
  • Calumet Mine
  • Salida, Chaffe Co.
    Colorado, USA
  • A plate of deep-green epidote crystals showing chisel-like terminations. Very lustrous! The crystals often have fine-grained chlorite in between them. s
Tetrahedrite, QuartzPeru, Casapalca Mine
  • Item #24554
  • Tetrahedrite, Quartz
  • 9.2x5.8x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $75.00
  • Casapalca Mine
  • Huancavelica
    Peru
  • Lots of sharp terahedra of tetrahedrite are scattered amongst clusters of smaller colourless quartz crystals. The Casapalca Mine is famous for these types of specimens. top is angled forward for perfect display. s
Elbaite, QuartzTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24552
  • Elbaite, Quartz
  • 8.0x6.5x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 32mm
  • $225.00
  • Himalaya Mine
  • Pala
    California, USA
  • A beautiful, very gemmy, light pink elbaite crystal adheres to the side of this rusty quartz crystal. The elbaite crystal has a flat termination with some tiny chips at the edge. Looks great, displays perfectly! s
Kermesite, Valentinite, StibniteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #24551
  • Kermesite, Valentinite, Stibnite
  • 6.7x6.4x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $65.00
  • Lac Nicolet Sb Mine
  • Ham Sud
    Quebec, Canada
  • Rich, deep-red sprays of fine kermesite crystals are embedded in as matrix of interlocking kermesite, valentinite and stibnite plus other unidentified antimony oxides. Very heavy and rich! s
TopazMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24547
  • Topaz
  • 5.5x2.9x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $35.00

  • Mexico
  • Several sharp, well terminated topaz crystals sit on this matrix. The crystal at right is not cleaved but has a flat termination. Don't know exact location. Nice topaz specimen! s
DraviteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #24546
  • Dravite
  • 7.6x6.5x6.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $140.00
  • Dale Bush Farm
  • Richville, St. Lawrence County
    New York, USA
  • Just a large, well formed, brown crystal of dravite with just a little calcite attached. The crystal is singly-terminated with sharp prism faces and a couple of smaller crystals attached. It is complete but has some massive dravite attached to the back, presumably a point of attachment. Lustrous faces! Sits perfectly for display. s
Quartz, DolomiteQuartz -Various Locations
  • Item #24545
  • Quartz, Dolomite
  • 16.5x9.0x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $50.00
  • Benchmark Quarry
  • St. Johnsville, Herkimer County
    New York, USA
  • One single, well terminated crystal of quartz sits at the edge of a dolomite-lined vug in limestone in this specimen. The vug is totally lined with sharp, curved greyish crystals of dolomite. Handsome piece! s
CorundumTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #24544
  • Corundum
  • 7.4x5.1x3.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00

  • South Africa
  • All I know about this specimen is that it is a complete, doubly terminated corundum crystal rescued from an ore pile where it was destined to be crushed and ground up for abrasive. No detailed locality info but a wonderful crystal! s
DraviteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24539
  • Dravite
  • 6.4x3.6x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $55.00
  • Goshen

  • Ontario, Canada
  • A number of dark-brown dravite crystals are exposed in pure-white calcite cleavages on a phlogopite mica matrix. Nice specimen from an unusual Grenville location! s
MilleriteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #24538
  • Millerite
  • 9.4x5.0x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $35.00
  • Orford Nickel Mine
  • St. Denis-de-Brompton
    Quebec, Canada
  • Lots of small, well formed, stout crystals of millerite are scattered over the surface of this grossular-diopside matrix, being exposed after some of the calcite was etched away. The millerite crystals are very well formed, many terminated and nicely striated. The face of the specimen is covered with tiny green grossular crystals and black poorly formed chromite crystals. There are also well formed prismatic, light green diopside crystals to 2mm or so. This was Canada's and perhaps North Americas first Nickel Mine! s
PyriteTri-State Area, Galena, Calcite, Sphalerite, etc.
  • Item #24537
  • Pyrite
  • 7.8x5.8x5.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Pyrite
  • Tri-State Mine, Galena
    Illinois, USA
  • A very peculiar beautiful specimen of pyrite. The specimen shows a radiating structure and on one end a botryoidal structure and the other end is covered with sphalerite. I'm not familiar with the locality. It is shown on a tape affixed to the specimen, so I'm presenting this as the locality. Beautiful! s
Wulfenite, HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24531
  • Wulfenite, Hemimorphite
  • 2.7x2.4x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $35.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, Canada
  • A gorgeous, 8mm, gemmy orange, wulfenite crystal nestled amongst sprays of colourless, sparkling hemimorphite crystals.
WulfeniteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24529
  • Wulfenite
  • 9.7x3.9x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $55.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • This specimen showsthe stepped crystal habit from the 79 Mine very well. A number of sharp, orange, lustrous crystals are scattered around on the face of this piece. Displays perfectly.
SmithsoniteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24528
  • Smithsonite
  • 4.6x3.3x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, Canada
  • The top of this matrix is covered with a thick, botryoidal crust of excellent, green smithsonite. Very good example of this zinc carbonate mineral!
HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24527
  • Hemimorphite
  • 6.4x4.0x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, Canada
  • A plate of light blue, botryoidal hemimorphite on a matrix mostly composed on hemimorphite. Nice example!
CerussiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24526
  • Cerussite
  • 3.2x2.4x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • A beautiful, twinned cerussite crystal specimen with just a little limonite on the bottom. The crystal on the left is repaired but, still, it is an excellent specimen! Looks great and they just don't come around like this very often.
CerussiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24524
  • Cerussite
  • 2.3x2.31.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $35.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • A sharp, pure white cerussite crystal protrudes up out of gossan matrix. Nice example!
Wulfenite, HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24523
  • Wulfenite, Hemimorphite
  • 2.1x1.5x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $35.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, Canada
  • A sharp, rectangular wulfenite crystal, on matrix with many tiny hemimorphite crystals.
WulfeniteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24522
  • Wulfenite
  • 2.2x2.1x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $45.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • Pretty nice thumbnail-sized, paper-thin crystal of wulfenite from this old classic locality. A nice light orange colour on limonite matrix. Delicate!
WulfeniteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24521
  • Wulfenite
  • 9.5x6.0x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $65.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • Lots of lustrous, dark orangey wulfenite crystals on the face of this limonite matrix. The crystals show stepped growth or nice growth features on the faces. Nice example of this particular crystal habit from the 79 Mine.
HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24519
  • Hemimorphite
  • 12.2x8.5x8.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $85.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, Canada
  • A large specimen of botryoidal, light-blue hemimorphite in several compartments of this cellular secondary mineralization. Great to look at!
HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24518
  • Hemimorphite
  • 12.0x8.4x10.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $85.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • A rather large specimen of hemimorphite with a number of openings exhibiting light blue, botryoidal hemimorphite. It is a cabinet specimen that displays very well, especially from the "front" shown in the main photo. Nice!
HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24517
  • Hemimorphite
  • 8.2x5.7x9.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • A mass of mostly hemimorphite that has a number of openings lined with light blue, botryoidal hemimorphite. Very nice example!
HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24516
  • Hemimorphite
  • 7.4x6.3x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • This beautiful specien of light blue hemimorphite has two cavities lined with botryoidal hemimorphite. The two cavities join together deep in the specimen. Excellent!
Smithsonite, Rosasite, CalciteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24513
  • Smithsonite, Rosasite, Calcite
  • 6.1x5.8x6.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • Here is a different one! Th cavity is lined with light blue hemimorphite botryoids that are coated with tiny sparkling quartz crystals. As well though, under the quartz crystals are darker blue spheres of rosasite. There are also a couple of clusters of 5mm or so calcite crystals on top of the drusy quartz lining. Beautiful and interesting.
Smithsonite, Hemimorphite, AurichalciteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24509
  • Smithsonite, Hemimorphite, Aurichalcite
  • 5.7x4.3x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: sm-n/a, hem-2mm
  • $55.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • Here is a different one! In this specimen an opening is lined with green smithsonite but, as ell, there is a partial lining of aurichalcite-infused hemimorphite crystals at the back of the vug. The small hemimorphite crystals are colourless but have aurichalcite needles formed in them which gives them all a nice blue appearance!
HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24507
  • Hemimorphite
  • 8.1x6.4x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • A really nice, plate of light blue, botryoidal hemimorphite. Shows just like in the photo. Nice one!
HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24501
  • Hemimorphite
  • 8.7x5.6x5.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • A very displayable specimen of this light blue, botryoidal hemimorphite from the 79 Mine. Displays exactly as shown.
HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24500
  • Hemimorphite
  • 7.4x4.0x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • An attractive miniature specimen of light blue hemimorphite with a small appendage of hemimorphite at the back right. Nice!
SmithsoniteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24499
  • Smithsonite
  • 7.6x6.4x5.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • A triangular cavity in gossan is lined with green, botryoidal smithsonite. Attractive and interesting specimen of this zinc carbonate!
HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24498
  • Hemimorphite
  • 4.9x3.7x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • Here is a very nice plate of light blue, botryoidal hemimorphite. Good looking example of this zinc silicate mineral!
HemimorphiteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #24495
  • Hemimorphite
  • 6.7x3.4x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • Light blue, botryoidal hemimorphite makes up most of this specimen! Displays as shown.
Wulfenite, CalciteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24490
  • Wulfenite, Calcite
  • 9.1x6.8x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: w-8.5mm
  • $85.00
  • San Carlos Mine
  • San Carlos, Chihuahua
    Mexico
  • A couple of beautiful, gemmy-orange, thick-bladed wulfenite crystals are positioned right in the middle of a bed of white calcite crystals. The crystals are square, thick-bladed, well formed crystals. There are some gemmy, small calcite crystals sprinkled on the wulfenites. Great looking specimen.
Danburite, CalciteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24489
  • Danburite, Calcite
  • 8.4x6.7x4.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 67mm
  • $85.00
  • Charcas
  • San Louis Potosi
    Mexico
  • A really nice cluster of danburite crystals! This cluster is coated with small crystals of calcite on one side but n the other side os clear, very slightly pinkish, striated, lustrous crystals on the other side. Displays well on both sides!
Wulfenite, Calcite, MimetiteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24488
  • Wulfenite, Calcite, Mimetite
  • 9.4x6.2x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: w-8mm
  • $85.00
  • San Carlos Mine
  • San Carlos, Chihuahua
    Mexico
  • There are a number of gemmy-orange, square-tabular, beveled wulfenite crystals scattered about on this matrix along with lots of white calcite crystals and a background of what I think is green, botryoidal mimetite in very tiny botryoids. Beautiful!
HemimorphiteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24487
  • Hemimorphite
  • 8.5x4.3x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: hem-21mm
  • $40.00
  • Ojuela Mine
  • Mapimi, Durango
    Canada
  • A great-looking, excellent example of this secondary zinc silicate mineral, featuring a divergent spray of bladed hemimorphite crystals at the front of a vug lined with gemmy hemimorphite crystals and tiny calcite crystals. Displays very well.
Hemimorphite, CalciteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24486
  • Hemimorphite, Calcite
  • 16.5x12.8x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: h-16mm, c-24mm
  • $65.00
  • Ojuela Mine
  • Mapimi, Durango
    Mexico
  • Here is a handsome specimen! Divergent groups of bladed hemimorphite crystals are interspaced between gemmy, colourless, bladed calcite crystals. All crystals have excellent luster.
Hemimorphite, CalciteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24484
  • Hemimorphite, Calcite
  • 8.1x6.2x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $40.00
  • Ojuela Mine
  • Mapimi, Durango
    Mexico
  • Here is an attractive hemimorphite specimen! The front of the piece is an open vug with a "star" of hemimorphite on a pedestal of calcite crystals. The rest of the vug has calcite crystals scattered about on botryoidal iron oxides. The matrix is highly corroded, altered galena and each fragment of galena is covered with secondary lead minerals. Some interesting crystals under the microscope, perhaps mimetite or others. Interesting, good looking specimen!
WulfeniteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24482
  • Wulfenite
  • 7.2x5.7x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $35.00
  • Ojuela Mine
  • Mapimi, Durango
    Mexico
  • There are a few thin-tabular wulfenite crystals on this light limonite matrix.The crystals have very sharp pinacoid faces and sort of rounded prism. Like butterscotch!
AnhydriteGrenville, Faraday (Madawaska Mine)
  • Item #24480
  • Anhydrite
  • 4.6x3.1x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Faraday Mine, (Madawaska Mine)
  • Bancroft
    Ontario, Canada
  • Now for something completely different! This a section of drill core from this venerable, long-closed mine that cut solid, purple anhydrite. Interesting and unusual!
CorundumGrenville -Corundum Localities
  • Item #24479
  • Corundum
  • 8.1x2.7x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 74mm
  • $50.00
  • Logan Cuts
  • Hastings County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A very long, tapered crystal of corundum is nicely exposed on syenite matrix. It has been sawn on four sides to preserve the corundum crystal. Nice crystal!
CorundumGrenville -Corundum Localities
  • Item #24478
  • Corundum
  • 6.4x3.0x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 34mm
  • $40.00
  • Logan Cuts
  • Hastings County
    Ontario, Canada
  • This fragment of syenite has been sawn on three sides to preserve a well formed corundum crystal on the top. Very elongated, tapered corundum crystal!
CorundumGrenville -Corundum Localities
  • Item #24477
  • Corundum
  • 5.0x2.0x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm
  • $40.00
  • Logan Cuts
  • Hastings County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A sharp, tapered, singly terminated crystal is perfectly exposed on top of this syenite matrix. Nice!
CorundumGrenville -Corundum Localities
  • Item #24476
  • Corundum
  • 4.8x2.4x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 48mm
  • $45.00
  • Logan Cuts
  • Hastings County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A doubly-terminated, very long, tapered crystal is well exposed in feldspar matrix. Two saw cuts. Classic Grenville!
ArsenopyriteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #24475
  • Arsenopyrite
  • 6.4x4.4x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $35.00
  • Lucy Mine
  • Wawa
    Ontario, Canada
  • Some groups of radiating arsenopyrite crystals are embedded in siderite matrix. Interesting specimen from this long-closed old open pit iron mine.
DanburiteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24474
  • Danburite
  • 6.2x4.7x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $65.00
  • Charcas
  • San Luis Potosi
    Mexico
  • A nice cluster of terminated danburite from one of the most famous localities for this mineral. Alittle irontinting give the specimen a bit more 3-D viewing. Displays well.
HematiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24473
  • Hematite
  • 3.2x2.3x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $40.00
  • Isle of Elba

  • Italy
  • A sharp, pitch-black, lustrous crystal of hematite from one of the most famous old localities in the world! Nice growth features on the faces. Classic from all the old text books!
DiopsideCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #24472
  • Diopside
  • 9.7x3.0x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $40.00
  • Orford Nickel Mine
  • St.-Denis-de-Brompton
    Quebec, Canada
  • A large, divergent cluster of diopside crystals, some terminated some not. It is not a perfect specimen but still interesting from a primo locality for diopside AND Canada's first nickel mine, from the 1870-80s.
CorundumGrenville -Corundum Localities
  • Item #24471
  • Corundum
  • 5.7x2.2x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $45.00
  • Burgess Cuts
  • Hastings County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A single, fairly well formed, terminated corundum crystal from this old corundum mine. They called the old mines around this area "Cuts".
HolmquistiteTanco Mine, Various Minerals
  • Item #24469
  • Holmquistite
  • 4.7x3.0x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm sprays
  • $40.00
  • Tanco Mine
  • Bernic Lake
    Ontario, Canada
  • This fragment of pegmatite matrix shows several light purple sprays of holmquistite crystals. Not one of the common minerals from the Tanco Mine pegmatite.
Rutile, MicroclineGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #24465
  • Rutile, Microcline
  • 8.8x4.2x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $85.00
  • McGregor Lake
  • Perkins
    Quebec, Canada
  • this There are a number of sharp, deep red-brown, well formed rutile crystals scattered amongst the microcline crystals on this piece. Nice twinned crystals, exhibiting the sort of classic "elbow" , cyclic twinning that rutile is famous for.
Chlorite, ps garnetTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #24464
  • Chlorite, ps garnet
  • 4.8x3.9x6.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 28mm
  • $75.00
  • Michigan Mine
  • Marquette
    Michigan, USA
  • This is an excellent pseudomorph! It is a chlorite schist matrix with a very sharp pseudomorph of chlorite after garnet, presumably almandine, exposed atone end. The crystal is delightfully elongated in one direction, giving a prismatic appearance. First class specimen from this long-closed location!
Serandite, MicroclineMont Saint-Hilaire, Serandite, Leucophanite
  • Item #24463
  • Serandite, Microcline
  • 3.8x3.4x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 35mm
  • $140.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • A candy-orange serandite crystal with the preferential deposition of a white coating on some faces, well perched on a microcline crystal section. Some aegirine, as well. Displays very well.
Fluoro-richterite, CalciteGrenville, Gibson Road East, Titanite, Microcline, Fluorapatite, Phlogopite
  • Item #24456
  • Fluoro-richterite, Calcite
  • 13.2x7.8x4.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 132mm
  • $85.00
  • Gibson Road East
  • Tory Hill
    Ontario, Canada
  • A rather large, twinned fluororichterite crystal wit hcalcite still attached. The prism faces are fairly good but the terminal faces are fairly etched and rounded. Still a great looking and instructive amphibole specimen!
Fluoro-richteriteGrenville, Gibson Road East, Titanite, Microcline, Fluorapatite, Phlogopite
  • Item #24455
  • Fluoro-richterite
  • 6.4x2.7x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $40.00
  • Gibson Road East
  • Tory Hill
    Ontario, Canada
  • A twinned crystal of fluoro-richterite showing very sharp prism faces and relatively incoherent terminal faces, although it is doubly terminated. the twinning re-entrant angles easy to see on the prism faces.
Fluoro-richteriteGrenville, Gibson Road East, Titanite, Microcline, Fluorapatite, Phlogopite
  • Item #24453
  • Fluoro-richterite
  • 19.3x10.5x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 60mm
  • $140.00
  • Gibson Road East
  • Tory Hill
    Ontario, Canada
  • A large cluster of very lustrous, pitch-black fluoro-richterite crystals with some fluorapatite on the base. This piece was chiseled from the wall rock of a calcite vein-dyke.
Fluoro-richteriteGrenville, Gibson Road East, Titanite, Microcline, Fluorapatite, Phlogopite
  • Item #24452
  • Fluoro-richterite
  • 5.2x3.0x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Gibson Road East
  • Tory Hill
    Ontario, Canada
  • A nice twin crystal of this amphibole group mineral. Nice re-entrant angle!
MicroclineGrenville, Gibson Road East, Titanite, Microcline, Fluorapatite, Phlogopite
  • Item #24443
  • Microcline
  • 9.0x8.3x5.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 62mm
  • $50.00
  • Gibson Road East
  • Tory Hill
    Ontario, Canada
  • A cluster of sharp microcline crystals from a calcite vein on Gibson Road East near Tory Hill. Original patina. Displays well!
PhlogopiteGrenville, Gibson Road East, Titanite, Microcline, Fluorapatite, Phlogopite
  • Item #24438
  • Phlogopite
  • 9.8x7.0x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $85.00
  • Gibson Road East
  • Tory Hill
    Ontario, Canada
  • A sharp, hexagonal-outlined phlogopite crystal, almost totally terminated. A lttle bit of the termination of the crystal has been lost off of the lower front, as you can see in the picture. Still, it is an excellent example of this type of mica. Shows perfectly!
Titanite, Microcline, KatophoriteGrenville, Gibson Road East, Titanite, Microcline, Fluorapatite, Phlogopite
  • Item #24437
  • Titanite, Microcline, Katophorite
  • 8.7x7.5x4.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $40.00
  • Gibson Road East
  • Tory Hill
    Ontario, Canada
  • There are a couple of well-formed titanite crystals on top of this mish-mash of otherwise poorly formed microcline, katophorite and fluorapatite crystals. The titanite crystals have excellent lustre and sharp forms.
Titanite, Microcline, KatophoriteGrenville, Gibson Road East, Titanite, Microcline, Fluorapatite, Phlogopite
  • Item #24436
  • Titanite, Microcline, Katophorite
  • 5.2x5.2x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: t-16mm, mic-32mm, kat-6mm
  • $40.00
  • Gibson Road East
  • Tory Hill
    Ontario, Canada
  • This cluster has one larger, razor-sharp titanite crystalon microcline crystals and a few smaller ones associated with small katophorite crystals. The titanite has part-matte and part lustrous crystal faces. Looks good!
PhlogopiteGrenville, Gibson Road East, Titanite, Microcline, Fluorapatite, Phlogopite
  • Item #24432
  • Phlogopite
  • 11.5x10.3x5.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00
  • Gibson Road East
  • Tory Hill
    Ontario, Canada
  • A rather large, well formed, prismatic crystal of phlogopite. The crystal faces of the prism form are particularly well formed and wonderfully offset to make an impressive specimen! Displays as shown.
MicroclineGrenville, Gibson Road East, Titanite, Microcline, Fluorapatite, Phlogopite
  • Item #24430
  • Microcline
  • 7.8x6.2x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: t-19mm
  • $40.00
  • Gibson Road East
  • Tory Hill
    Ontario, Canada
  • This specimen shows a very nice, lustrous, well formed titanite crystal perched atop a cluster of not-so-great microcline crystals, mostly contacted. Still the titanite is highly lustrous with the typical dark brown colouration and wedge-shape. Looks good!
TitaniteGrenville, Gibson Road East, Titanite, Microcline, Fluorapatite, Phlogopite
  • Item #24428
  • Titanite
  • 6.3x4.3x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $40.00
  • Gibson Road East
  • Tory Hill
    Ontario, Canada
  • A lustrous, deep brown titanite crystal is nicely situated in an area between microcline crystals on this piece. Turn it over and there is just as nice of a titanite, plus a couple of smaller ones, between the backsides of the same microcline crystals.
MalachiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #24424
  • Malachite
  • 6.7x4.6x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $45.00
  • Etoile de Congo Mine
  • Katanga Province
    Zaire
  • Openings in this dark gossanous matrix are totally lined with emerald green tufts of acicular malachite. Beautiful example of this copper mineral.
AzuriteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24422
  • Azurite
  • 4.2x3.2x30 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $45.00
  • Zacatecas
    Mexico
  • The azurite mounds on this specimen are composed of many, closely packed deep blue, well formed azurite crystals. The matrix is white quartz which provides a good contrasting matrix colour. Sorry, only have Zacatecas as locality info. Looks great!
Smithsonite, HydrozinciteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #24420
  • Smithsonite, Hydrozincite
  • 11.0x8.1x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $85.00
  • Colle Seriana
  • Bergamo
    Italy
  • A large vug in this massive smithsonite specimen is lined with botryoidal brownish smithsonite composed of tiny smithsonite crystals. The smithsonite formed on top of botryoidal white hydrozincite. The hydrozincite is fluorescent blue-white, as hydrozincite often is. Will need some extra postage. Old, classic locality!
Smithsonite, MimetiteTsumeb, Namibia, Smithsonite
  • Item #24419
  • Smithsonite, Mimetite
  • 7.0x3.5x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Sm-5mm, Mim-2mm
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb Mine
  • Otjikoto
    Namibia
  • A very nice geode-like specimen showing a concave area of yellow scalenohedra of yellow smithsonite. There are some sharp, prismatic green mimetite crystals present, as well! Looks great!
WulfeniteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24418
  • Wulfenite
  • 5.2x4.8x3.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $45.00
  • Los Lamentos Mine
  • Chihuahua
    Mexico
  • An 11mm thick-blocky-tabular, orange crystal of wulfenite sits perfectly, right in the middle of this matrix of botryoidal carbonate. The crystal has a couple of small chips out of it but still it is a striking specimen. Classic wulfenite locality!
Mimetite, SmithsoniteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #24416
  • Mimetite, Smithsonite
  • 8.1x7.2x5.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: sm-4mm, mim-5mm
  • $140.00
  • Tsumeb Mine
  • Otjikoto
    Namibia
  • This specimen is a matrix, largely covered with small quartz crystals that, in turn has clusters of pink smithsonite crystals and loads of gemmy, elongated mimetite crystals on it. Sure some of the mimetite crystals are snapped off but many, many are beautiful and pristine. Some corroded galena here and there. Lots of crystals on top and underside and it is difficult to know which is the display side.
SmithsoniteTsumeb, Namibia, Smithsonite
  • Item #24415
  • Smithsonite
  • 7.5x6.8x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $65.00
  • Tsumeb
  • Otjikoto
    Namibia
  • A handsome specimen showing a network of smithsonite webs lined with lustrous, scalenohedra of colourless to greyish smithsonite. Looks great!
Wulfenite, Quartz, GalenaTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #24409
  • Wulfenite, Quartz, Galena
  • 6.4x5.7x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Qu-21mm, W-10mm,
  • $160.00
  • Tsumeb Mine
  • Otjikoto
    Namibia
  • Here is an interesting one! The big, rounded crystal is a rounded galena crystal that seems to have a thin veneer of chalcocite coating it. At the back of the specimen, there are a number of of iron oxide-coated quartz crystals. Scattered everywhere are tabular, bevelled excellent crystals of orangey wulfenite. There are at least two other well-crystallized minerals on the piece that I do not recognize. Very nice!
LegranditeMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24408
  • Legrandite
  • 6.0x3.9x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6.5mm
  • $55.00
  • Ojuela Mine
  • Mapimi, Durango
    Mexico
  • An opening across the front of this iron oxide matrix contains a number of brilliant, golden, gemmy, prisms of the unusual yellow arsenate legrandite. Very nice!
AnalcimeMont Saint-Hilaire, Analcime and Microcline, etc.
  • Item #24404
  • Analcime
  • 10.5x9.5x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 78mm
  • $120.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • A plate of crystals that is mostly composed of several analcime crystals, the largest of which is 78mm across! The crystals are all sharp and have a greenish tinge, perhaps caused by fine grained chlorite inclusions. Impressive!!
CatapleiiteMont Saint-Hilaire, Catapleiite
  • Item #24403
  • Catapleiite
  • 5.5x5.2x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $110.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Many dozens of sharp, bladed, gemmy, colourless catapleiite crystals are present, mostly on two sides and the top of this matrix. the crystals are mostly between 6-8mm in diameter. Excellent crystals of a fairly rare mineral!
CatapleiiteMont Saint-Hilaire, Catapleiite
  • Item #24402
  • Catapleiite
  • 4.4x2.8x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $75.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • There are several, gemmy, thick-tabular, well formed catapleiite crystals on this mostly interlocking albite crystal matrix. Nice crystals!
NarsarsukiteMont Saint-Hilaire, Narsarsukite
  • Item #24401
  • Narsarsukite
  • 4.9x4.9x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $35.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Very thick, tabular dark green narsarsukite, embedded in hornfels matrix.
NarsarsukiteMont Saint-Hilaire, Narsarsukite
  • Item #24399
  • Narsarsukite
  • 4.6x4.0x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Two sharp, bladed, light yellow-green crystals of this zirconium silicate mineral are embedded in white matrix. Nice crystals with beveled edges! Shows well.
Siderite, AlbiteMont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec -Various Species
  • Item #24396
  • Siderite, Albite
  • 7.2x6.0x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 40mm
  • $40.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Several sharp siderite crystals are attached to this albite crystal matrix. Unfortunately the top, twinned crystal is dinged but the rest of the crystals are in good shape. Priced accordingly!
NarsarsukiteMont Saint-Hilaire, Narsarsukite
  • Item #24395
  • Narsarsukite
  • 4.0x2.8x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $40.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • A sharp, dark green, variegated narsarsukite crystal is nicely embedded in matrix near the top of this specimen. Nice example!
NarsarsukiteMont Saint-Hilaire, Narsarsukite
  • Item #24394
  • Narsarsukite
  • 4.0x3.6x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $60.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • This specimen shows a well formed, lustrous, narsarsukite crystal partially embedded in matrix. The crystal is a tabular crystal with beveled sides. Some other partial crystals in the matrix, as well. Great example!!
PolylithioniteMont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec -Various Species
  • Item #24392
  • Polylithionite
  • 6.5x4.5x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 33mm
  • $70.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • A very nice cluster of gossamer, silvery polylithionite crystals! Fluoresces yellow, as well. Looks great and an excellent example of this rare mica group mineral in regular light!
CatapleiiteMont Saint-Hilaire, Catapleiite
  • Item #24389
  • Catapleiite
  • 4.1x3.5x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $85.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • This specimen is mostly composed of bladed catapleiite crystals all interlocking and reinforced with aegirine crystals. In the open area on the front of the specimen, a complete crystal spans the opening and shows very good crystal form. Nice specimen of this rare zirconium silicate!