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.

 

SturmaniteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24690
  • Sturmanite
  • 5.6x3.9x4.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $140.00
  • Wessels Mine
  • Kurman, Cape Province
    South Africa
  • Several nice, sharp, dull-yellow crystals of sturmanite are present on this piece and one stands out as excellent. The crystals are flattened dypyramids with very small pinacoid faces. Excellent example!
Rosasite, ps CupriteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #24689
  • Rosasite, ps Cuprite
  • 6.5x5.2x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb
    Canada
  • Sharp pseudomorphs of of this hydrous copper-zinc carbonate that has replaced cuprite the an oxide of copper are liberally sprinkled around the top of this matrix. One of the less-seen minerals from Tsumeb, expecially in pseudomorphs like this.
FluoriteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #24688
  • Fluorite
  • 7.5x4.54.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $65.00
  • Monarch Mine
  • Wickenberg
    Arizona, USA
  • Fairly sharp fluorite crystal octahedra cover much of this vein matrix. The Wickenberg area was famous for gold mining. Of course, there were interesting minerals in the veins, in addition to the gold and here is a good example!
MimetiteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #24687
  • Mimetite
  • 4.4x3.0x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $140.00
  • Tsumeb
  • Otjikoto
    Namibia
  • Lots of beautiful, well terminated yellow-green crystals of mimetite cover much of this specimen. This IS a very good one!
DioptaseSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #24685
  • Dioptase
  • 7.6x4.9x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $55.00
  • Mindouli

  • Congo
  • This specimen is practically covered with small,beautiful, sharp crystals of this unusual copper silicate mineral. Looks great!
HinsdaliteRare Minerals
  • Item #24683
  • Hinsdalite
  • 7.5x3.5x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Sylvester Mine
  • Zeehan, Tasmania
    Australia
  • Elongated, hexagonal laths of pure white hinsdalite, very similar to specimens illustrated on mindat.org. Nice specimen of a relatively rare mineral!
WulfeniteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24682
  • Wulfenite
  • 5.0x3.3x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $75.00
  • Los Lamentos
  • Chihuahua
    Mexico
  • A very nice cluster of wulfenite crystals of a different style than we normally see at Los Lamentos.
ColemaniteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24681
  • Colemanite
  • 5.1x5.4x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $40.00
  • Boron
  • Kern Co.
    California, USA
  • Very sharply terminated bladed crystals of this borax mineral cover the top of this specimen. I think the rounded, brownish crystals are calcite or dolomite. From the famous borax mines of California, near Boron!
FluoriteFluorite, Various Localities
  • Item #24680
  • Fluorite
  • 7.7x7.4x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $65.00
  • RosiClare Mine
  • Hardin County
    Illinois, USA
  • Sharp, purple fluorite crystals with smaller crystals scattered on the fluorite. Some sphalerite poking through the fluorites, as well.
RamsdelliteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #24679
  • Ramsdellite
  • 5.4x4.4x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $55.00
  • Mistake Mine
  • Yavapai Co.
    Arizona, USA
  • A plate of excellent, black, lustrous crystals of this manganese oxide mineral. Central to the piece is a "ball" of crystals in the lower central part of the crystallized area. The Mistake Mine is famous for ramsdellite crystals!
VanadiniteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #24677
  • Vanadinite
  • 4.7x3.8x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $65.00
  • Apache Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • Sharp, deep red, hexagonal crystals of vanadinite are scattered about the top and side of this matrix. Nice specimen from a classic AZ locality. s
CinnabarSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #24676
  • Cinnabar
  • 6.8x4.1x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00

  • Alaska, USA
  • A rich specimen of cinnabar the sulphide mineral of mercury. This is an ore-grade specimen from one of the deposits in Northeast Alaska, according to an affixed label. Sorry, don't know which one! Can't be the Red Devil Mine which is in southwest Alaska. Rich! s
CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Celestine
  • Item #24672
  • Celestine
  • 12.1x9.3x6.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $40.00
  • Forks of Credit
    Ontario, Canada
  • Have you seen orange celestine before? This celestine from the famous area of southern Ontario is REALLY orange! Different and unusual! s
SchorlGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24671
  • Schorl
  • 11.1x6.9x7.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 60mm
  • $45.00
  • Villeneuve Mine
  • Val-Des-Bois
    Quebec, Canada
  • Nice example of a schorl crystal in feldspar matrix from this large pegmatite. The schorl crystal is pitch black and well formed, although not complete on one side. It is terminated.
Andradite, GrossularGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24669
  • Andradite, Grossular
  • 13.0x5.9x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $45.00
  • Marmoraton Mine
  • Marmora
    Ontario, Canada
  • Nice example of the garnets from the gigantic skarn zone that is/was the Marmoraton Iron Mine. The mine was a very large open pit that has now been closed for decades. Some feldspar crystals associated. Nice!
Titanite, MagnetiteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24668
  • Titanite, Magnetite
  • 13.3x10.4x6.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $75.00
  • New York MIne
  • Glamorgan Township, Haliburton
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is a very nice specimen of titanite on octahedral crystals of magnetite. Hard to see the magnetite crystals in the pictures. Much of the titanite appears to be oriented on the magnetite. Very good!
KatophoriteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #24666
  • Katophorite
  • 7.0x9.5x6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 28mm
  • $35.00
  • Wilberforce
  • Haliburton
    Ontario, Canada
  • A plate of well formed crystals of this amphibole-group mineral. The crystals are pitch-black, short prisms with very good terminations. A little of the original calcite that once enclosed the entire plate is still present. Nice example!
CerussiteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #24658
  • Cerussite
  • 8.5x8.5x5.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $65.00
  • Flux mine
  • Patagonia
    Arizona, USA
  • The flux mine is a classic, old Arizona Locality thatis famous for its "jackstraw" habit white cerussite crystals. Here is a very good example that I think we can send safely.
MilleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #24656
  • Millerite
  • 4.9x4.0x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $55.00
  • Halls Gap
  • Lincoln County
    Kentucky, USA
  • Nests of golden millerite needles are present on the chalcedony lining of this geode from the Famous Hall's Gap area. There are also some spiky crystals that may be millerite but I'm not sure. Interesting piece!
MilleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #24655
  • Millerite
  • 3.6x2.6x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $45.00
  • Halls Gap
  • Lincoln County
    Kentucky, USA
  • Lots of golden, hairlike, prismatice crystals of this nickel sulphide mineral stick out of the silica lining of this geode from the famous Hall's Gap area of Kentucky. Classic!
MilleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #24654
  • Millerite
  • 4.8x3.8x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $45.00
  • Halls Gap
  • Lincoln County
    Kentucky, USA
  • This silica geode has many fine, hairlike millerite crystals in it. The crystals are very fine, golden hairs that criss-cross across the open space. Nice!
Cerussite, DuftiteTsumeb, Namibia, Cerussite
  • Item #24653
  • Cerussite, Duftite
  • 15.5x10.1x6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A rather large example of green duftite on matrix hosting many colourless, sharp, cerussite crystals. Extra postage may apply! s
ArsenopyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #24652
  • Arsenopyrite
  • 12.0x7.1x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $45.00
  • Port Dufferin Gold Mine
  • Port Dufferin
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A very nice example, rarely seen, from this old Nova Scotian Gold Mine. It shows sharp, silvery, wedge-shaped arsenopyrite crystals embedded in shaley rock. Unusual locality!
AndraditeCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #24646
  • Andradite
  • 4.6x3.3x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $45.00
  • Bond Zone, Oka.
  • Deux-Montagnes Co.
    Quebec, Canada
  • Dark, highly corroded garnets from this famous carbonatite that was developed for niobium in the 1960's.
SphaleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #24642
  • Sphalerite
  • 5.5x4.5x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $55.00
  • Hyatt mine, St. Lawrence Zinc
  • St. Lawrence
    New York, USA
  • Gemmy, yellow sphalerite crystals are exposed here and there in calcite crystal cavities in this specimen from the famous zinc mine in the Grenville Geological province that extends into New York state. Beautiful crystals!
PyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #24640
  • Pyrite
  • 2.9x2.6x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Spruce Claim
  • King co.
    Washington, USA
  • Very nice pyrite crystal specimen from this famous quartz-pyrite locality.
Pyrite, ps MarcasiteNanisivik Mine,  Arctic Bay, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Pyrite and Sphalerite
  • Item #24639
  • Pyrite, ps Marcasite
  • 5.6x3.7x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $45.00
  • Nanisivik Mine
  • Baffin Island
    Nunavut, Canada
  • The Nanisivik Mine was a zinc mine that operated in the Arctic for many years. At one time it was the second most northern base metal mine in the world. Way up there! It was famous for the peculiar pseudomorphs of pyrite after marcasite, extra peculiar because of oriented overgrowths of pyrite ON the pseudomorphs. Here is a very good example!
PyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #24636
  • Pyrite
  • 5.8x4.3x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $40.00
  • Duff Quarry
  • Huntsville
    Ohio, USA
  • Sharp crystals of pyrite are present in the calcite-lined cavity on the top of this specimen. The crystals appear complex but are merely nice combinations of various isometric crystal forms. Classic Ohio!
WulfeniteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24630
  • Wulfenite
  • 7.4x5.2x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $45.00
  • Ojuela Mine
  • Durango
    Mexico
  • Lots of thin, platy crystals of yellow wulfenite on this limonite matrix. Older specimen from this famous locality.
FluoriteFluorite, Various Localities
  • Item #24629
  • Fluorite
  • 9.0x7.1x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $125.00
  • Berbes
  • Ribadesseca, Asturias
    Spain
  • Very nice cluster of clear, colourless fluorite crystals from this famous locality. The simple cubic crystals have a slight pinkish undertone. Looks great!
Cerussite, MalachiteTsumeb, Namibia, Cerussite
  • Item #24627
  • Cerussite, Malachite
  • 5.2x4.1x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $120.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • A beautiful specimen of cerussite crystals, twinned, of course, on matrix.
Vanadinite, var. EndlichiteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24626
  • Vanadinite, var. Endlichite
  • 7.5x6.1x7.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $40.00
  • Mapimi
    Chihuahua, Mexico
  • Lots of bright, hexagonal crystals of vanadinite are scattered on a cluster of calcite crystals-matrix. Excellent example of this arsenic-rich variety of vanadinite.
HematiteSteep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan, Ontario
  • Item #24624
  • Hematite
  • 5.0x3.7x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Errington Pit, Steep Rock Iron Mine
  • Atikokan
    Ontario, Canada
  • Lustrous, botryoidal, hematite from the long closed Errington Pit of Steep Rock Iron Mines. A large lake had to be drained to accomplish this mine. It was respected as an engineering feat in the 50's but would be condemned in the present environmentally sensitive times!
HematiteSteep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan, Ontario
  • Item #24622
  • Hematite
  • 4.5x4.1x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Errington Pit, Steep Rock Iron Mine
  • Atikokan
    Ontario, Canada
  • Lustrous, botryoidal, hematite from the long closed Errington Pit of Steep Rock Iron Mines. A large lake had to be drained to accomplish this mine. It was respected as an engineering feat in the 50's but would be condemned in the present environmentally sensitive times!
Azurite, Malachite ps CupriteTsumeb, Namibia, Azurite
  • Item #24620
  • Azurite, Malachite ps Cuprite
  • 6.2x.7x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Az 2mm, MaCu 2mm
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • A great-looking specimen showing a drusy azurite-lined vug. As well there are fairly sharp pseudomorphs of malachite after cuprite. A less common combination from Tsumeb.
VanadiniteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #24619
  • Vanadinite
  • 8.0X4.9X5.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $45.00
  • Chihuahua

  • Mexico
  • Lots of elongated crystals of well-terminated, hexagonal vanadinite crystals scattered about this piece. The matrix is largely a cluster of rhombohedral, white calcite crystals. Nice example!
CerussiteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #24618
  • Cerussite
  • 2.8x2.3x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18 mm
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • An excellent sixling of cerussite featuring gemmy, colourless twinned crystals. A couple of bruises but still really nice!
PlattneriteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24616
  • Plattnerite
  • 7.0x4.9x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $35.00
  • Ojuela Mine
  • Mapimi, Durango
    Mexico
  • This specimen of hemimorphite crystals is coloured black by a sprinkling of tiny, black, plattnerite crystals. Good example!
FluorapatiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #24615
  • Fluorapatite
  • 8.9x5.9x5.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm cleavage
  • $65.00
  • Panasqueira Mine
  • Panasqueira
    Portugal
  • The top of this specimen is largely covered with light greenish fluorapatite crystals and tan siderite crystals. A little bruising but still very nice specimen from this famous Portuguese locality! s
NeptuniteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24592
  • Neptunite
  • 6.7x3.8x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12.5mm
  • $55.00
  • Benitoite Gem Mine
  • San Benito County
    California, Canada
  • A couple of pitch-black, prismatic crystals of this relatively rare silicate mineral are exposed in natrolite on the front of this matrix. This is THE locality for this mineral! s
ApatiteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #24589
  • Apatite
  • 7.2x5.0x7.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $55.00
  • Palermo No. One Mine
  • North Groton, Grafton Co.
    New Hampshire, USA
  • A sharp, primatic, pinacoid-terminated apatite crystal is nicely exposed in a cavity in this feldspar-mica pegmatite matrix. Nice locality specimen!
Hematite, AndraditeTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #24587
  • Hematite, Andradite
  • 6.8x6.7x4,5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 32mm
  • $120.00
  • Wessels Mine
  • Hotazel, Northern Cape
    South Africa
  • This specimen is a cluster of thick-tabular hematite crystals that are partially encrusted with tiny, sparkling andradite crystals. I suspect the hematites were largely encrusted with andradite, at one time, but much of the andradite has been removed to reveal these excellent hematite crystals. Looks great! s
Pyrrhotite, SphaleriteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24585
  • Pyrrhotite, Sphalerite
  • 6.0x4.0x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: p-35mm, sp-15mm
  • $55.00
  • Potosi Mine
  • Chihuahua
    Mexico
  • A very handsome-looking specimen composed of a sharp pyrrhotite crystal encrusted by black sphalerite crystals on most sides. Nice! s
CassiteriteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #24584
  • Cassiterite
  • 2.8x2.7x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Fresnillo
  • Zacatecas
    Mexico
  • Stream tin! This is the type of cassiterite found in stream beds and alluvial deposits in some places in the world. Mexico is particularly famous for it. This specimen shows water-worn, botryoidal cassiterite with the characteristic patina. Excellent! s
GrossularTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #24583
  • Grossular
  • 3.2x3.0x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $55.00
  • Laguna de Jaco
  • Salinas, Coahuilla
    Mexico
  • A very cool crystal of pink grossular with no matrix. It is an entire crystal with good luster! s
Cassiterite, QuartzTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #24582
  • Cassiterite, Quartz
  • 8.2x6.5x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $120.00
  • Cornwall
    England
  • This specimen is from one of the famous old metal mines of Cornwall. Just don't know which one! The Romans referred to the British Isles as "the Cassiterides" due to the tin ores they found there. 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
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
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
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
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 #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 #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 #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 #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.