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 24% or multiply by 0.76.

 

Quartz, var. AmethystQuartz, var Amethyst, La Manche Mine, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Item #26068
  • Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 10.6x8.6x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 28mm
  • $150.00
  • La Manche Mine
  • Avalon Peninsula, Placentia Bay
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • A very thick plate of quartz covered by deep-purple, terminated quartz crystals. There are not many prism faces present but where they are the prism faces are qhite or colourless with increasing purple towards the terminations, which a re gemmy-clear purple! Looks great!
Quartz, var. AmethystQuartz, var Amethyst, La Manche Mine, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Item #26067
  • Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 5.5x5.4x3.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $85.00
  • La Manche Mine
  • Avalon Peninsula, Placentia Bay
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • Here is a beautiful cluster of amethyst crystals from a vein at the old La Manche Mine on the Island of Newfoundland. The crystals have lighter coloured, to colourless prism faced and very gemmy, purple terminations. Looks great!
Quartz, var. AmethystQuartz, var Amethyst, La Manche Mine, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Item #26066
  • Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 6.2x4.7x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $55.00
  • La Manche Mine
  • Avalon Peninsula, Placentia Bay
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • A mound of light coloured, amethystine quartz crystals. Nice example from a new vein discovered at this very old, long closed mine.
Quartz, var. AmethystQuartz, var Amethyst, La Manche Mine, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Item #26065
  • Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 7.7x5.5x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $75.00
  • La Manche Mine
  • Avalon Peninsula, Placentia Bay
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • A nice plate of amethyst terminations with a colourless prism faces showing on a couple of the crystals. One of the larger crystals is damaged but the rest are fine. Attractive specimen that looks great.
Quartz, var. AmethystQuartz, var Amethyst, La Manche Mine, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Item #26064
  • Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 7.2x6.1x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $110.00
  • La Manche Mine
  • Avalon Peninsula, Placentia Bay
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • A very attractive plate of purple amethyst crystal terminations. The crystals are a deeper purple the closer that you get to the crystal tip. Nice looking piece!
Quartz, var. AmethystQuartz, var Amethyst, La Manche Mine, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Item #26063
  • Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 6.1x4.8x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $95.00
  • La Manche Mine
  • Avalon Peninsula, Placentia Bay
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • A very attractive cluster of purple tipped quartz crystals from this old lead mine. The amethyst terminations of these crystals are gemmy purple! Looks great!
Quartz, var. AmethystQuartz, var Amethyst, La Manche Mine, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Item #26062
  • Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 5.6x4.3x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $85.00
  • La Manche Mine
  • Avalon Peninsula, Placentia Bay
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • A nice mound of quartz crystals that show deep purple tips and lighter to white prism faces. Very attractive example from this very old, long-closed mine!
Quartz, var. AmethystQuartz, var Amethyst, La Manche Mine, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Item #26061
  • Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 8.7x7.5x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 28mm
  • $120.00
  • La Manche Mine
  • Avalon Peninsula, Placentia Bay
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • A beautiful plate of amethyst crystals! The crystals have lighter coloured or whitish prism faces but much more purple, gemmy amethyst tips. Attract ive specimen from this very old mine that has been closed for over 100 years!
Quartz, var. AmethystQuartz, var Amethyst, La Manche Mine, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Item #26060
  • Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 10.0x9.2x6,7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 38mm
  • $140.00
  • La Manche Mine
  • Avalon Peninsula, Placentia Bay
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • This specimen is a larger plate of quartz crystals that have very clear, gemmy, purple tips and less purple to colourless prism faces. Seriously, the tips are very gemmy and some nice gems have been cut from La Manche Mine amethyst. Displays very well!
Goethite, CalciteSteep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan, Ontario
  • Item #26057
  • Goethite, Calcite
  • 9.0x7.5x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-12mm
  • $65.00
  • Steep Rock Iron Mine
  • Atikokan
    Ontario, Canada
  • This specimen is mostly a plate of lustrous, botryoidal goethite but here and there is is obvious that the goethite formed on top of sharp, rhombohedral calcite crystals. The forms of the calcite crystals are obvious under the goethite. Interesting and shows well.
Quartz, var amethyst, var agateZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Various
  • Item #26056
  • Quartz, var amethyst, var agate
  • 6.8x5.0x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $55.00
  • Amethyst Cove
  • Cape Blomidon
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A portion of an agate vein that has an opening in the middle lined with small amethystine quartz crystals. From the same volcanics that produce the zeolites of the Bay of Fundy!
Baryte, CalciteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Various
  • Item #26055
  • Baryte, Calcite
  • 12.3x5.2x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $65.00
  • Rainy Cove
  • Bay of Fundy
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • The top of this specimen is a long vug of calcite crystals, simple, iron tinted scalenohedra. At one end of the vug is a cluster of light yellow baryte crystals. The baryte crystals are gemmy and thin tabular. Interesting piece from an unusual locality!
PyrolusiteSteep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan, Ontario
  • Item #26054
  • Pyrolusite
  • 6.5x5.0x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $70.00
  • Steep Rock Iron Mine
  • Atikokan
    Ontario, Canada
  • A thick plate of razor-sharp crystals of this manganese oxide mineral. The whole specimen is composed of manganese oxides, I think mostly pyrolusite. The flat surface with the crystals is tilted up at 45 degrees for perfect viewing.
Calcite, Marcasite Calcite   Various Localities
  • Item #26053
  • Calcite, Marcasite
  • 7.3x5.5x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 42mm
  • $90.00
  • McMillan Quarry
  • Kemptville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A beautiful plate of calcite crystals showing unusual morphology; very elongated scalenohedra with small rhombic faces at the termination. The crystals are full of tiny marcasite crystals, inside the crystals. There are no marcasite crystals outside of the calcite or in-on the matrix. Very nice piece!! Displays very well!
Baryte, DolomiteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #26051
  • Baryte, Dolomite
  • 10.4x5.6x5.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: b-8mm, d17mm
  • $110.00
  • Blue Circle Quarry
  • South Gloucester, Carleton Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A nice vug of pink, "saddle-shaped" dolomite crystals with two divergent baryte clusters on the dolomites. Very interesting baryte specimen from an unusual location!
Chalcopyrite, DolomiteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous
  • Item #26048
  • Chalcopyrite, Dolomite
  • 10.5x7.5x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: ch-1mm, d-1mm
  • $55.00
  • Restigouche Mine
  • Bathurst
    New Brunswick, Canada
  • A dolomite-lined vug of ferroan dolomite that is speckled with golden and irridescent chalcopyrite crystals. This mine operated back in the 80's and 90's but has been closed for some time.
Fluorite, QuartzFluorite, Various Localities
  • Item #26047
  • Fluorite, Quartz
  • 8.0x5.7x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 16mm
  • $85.00
  • St. Lawrence Fluorspar Mine
  • St. Lawrence
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • A well crystallized specimen from one of the fluorite veins at St. Lawrence. The mine has re-opened but this is a specimen from 20 years or so ago. It shows green octahedra, partly covered with small quartz crystals. There are other small clusters of quartz crystals scattered about the specimen. Nice!
Celestine, DolomiteCanadian Specimens, Various Localities
  • Item #26045
  • Celestine, Dolomite
  • 10.5x8.5x6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: C-17mm, d-6mm
  • $75.00
  • High Falls
  • Manitoulin Island
    Ontario, Canada
  • A geode-like formation that is a thick, limestone shell with a pinkish dolomite crystal lining. On one side is a cluster of thin-bladed, very light bluish celestine crystals! Very cool. Apparently, these "nodules or geodes weather out of the sediments at High falls and could be opened to reveal the crystals. I say could because there was a finite number and the deposit is worked out. Beautiful and interesting!
Fluorapatite, CalciteGrenville, Miller Property (Lost Mine), Eganville, Ontario
  • Item #26043
  • Fluorapatite, Calcite
  • 7.6x6.3x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 66mm
  • $65.00
  • Miller Property
  • Eganville
    Ontario, Canada
  • An elegant, longish light green fluorapatite crystals nicely embedded and exposed in creamy-whitish coarse calcite. The terminations are rounded, as is often the case for Grenville apatites. The prism faces are very sharp and lustrous. Sits naturally, just like in the pictures, for display.
MicroclineGrenville, Miller Property (Lost Mine), Eganville, Ontario
  • Item #26041
  • Microcline
  • 9.5x6.0x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm
  • $45.00
  • Miller Property
  • Eganville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A good-looking, sharp cluster of microcline crystals, associated with augite. The crystals are sharp and complete on the front and attached to matrix or incomplete on the back. Sits perfectly for display!
Fluoro-richteriteGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #26040
  • Fluoro-richterite
  • 15.0x10.2x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11.5cm
  • $225.00
  • Earle Farm
  • Wilberforce, Haliburton County
    Ontario, Canada
  • One of the largest fluoro-richterite crystals that i have ever seen! It is a twinned, singly terminated crystal attached to calcite. I suspect it has been re-fastened to the calcite but it is the original matrix. The crystal is very handsome and a superb example of this amphibole group mineral! Displays well too, for an amphibole!!
ZirconGrenville Minerals, Various Localities
  • Item #26038
  • Zircon
  • 13.2x11.0x7.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 33mm
  • $275.00
  • Keuhl Lake
  • Brudenell Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • A sharp zircon crystal is well exposed in the side of this feldspar matrix. The crystal is doubly terminated but the lower termination is buried in the feldspar. The crystal is square in cross section with a long length to width axial ratio. The feldspar is sawn on the base and on the back. This crystal was embedded in a large, very hard boulder and sawing was the way deemed best to get it out intact! Impossible to tell from the display angles. Displays very well!
SmithsoniteArizona -79 Mine, Gila County
  • Item #26037
  • Smithsonite
  • 4.8x4.4x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • 79 Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • A very nice mound of deep green smithsonite, a colour characteristic of the 79 Mine. Stands perfectly for display!
Copper, GypsumArizona -Copper in Gypsum, Mission Mine, Pima County
  • Item #26034
  • Copper, Gypsum
  • 4.6x2.3x0.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $45.00
  • Mission Mine
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • Lots of very fine, delicate, dendritic copper crystals are safely embedded and protected in clear gypsum. Very attractive and interesting!
Copper, GypsumArizona -Copper in Gypsum, Mission Mine, Pima County
  • Item #26033
  • Copper, Gypsum
  • 3.9x2.4x0.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $40.00
  • Mission Mine
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • Very fine, delicate, dendritic native copper crystals are embedded in this cleavage of clear gypsum in a number of places, mostly around the edges.
Copper, GypsumArizona -Copper in Gypsum, Mission Mine, Pima County
  • Item #26032
  • Copper, Gypsum
  • 4.8x1.7x0.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $45.00
  • Mission Mine
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • Very fine, bright coppery, copper crystals embedded in a number or areas of this, water-clear gypsum.
Copper, GypsumArizona -Copper in Gypsum, Mission Mine, Pima County
  • Item #26031
  • Copper, Gypsum
  • 4.4x2.6x0.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $35.00
  • Mission Mine
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • Chains of very fine, coppery-red, copper crystals are present in this cleavage of clear gypsum. Very nice up close!
Copper, GypsumArizona -Copper in Gypsum, Mission Mine, Pima County
  • Item #26030
  • Copper, Gypsum
  • 3.7x2.2x0.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $35.00
  • Mission Mine
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • This section of clear selenite has a chain of super fine, beautiful copper crystals traversing across the middle of it. Very nice!
Copper, GypsimArizona -Copper in Gypsum, Mission Mine, Pima County
  • Item #26029
  • Copper, Gypsim
  • 6.5x2.3x0.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $65.00
  • Mission Mine
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • Extremely delicate, untarnished copper-red crystals of copper are embedded in clear selenite. A delight and wonder to look at up close.
Copper, GypsimArizona -Copper in Gypsum, Mission Mine, Pima County
  • Item #26027
  • Copper, Gypsim
  • 5.3x1.6x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $35.00
  • Mission Mine
  • Pima Co.
    Arizona, USA
  • Spectacularly fine native copper crystals are embedded and protected in glass-clear selenite. Beautiful!
Lazulite, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Lazulite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #26023
  • Lazulite, Siderite
  • 5.3x4.2x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $110.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A plate of lustrous, twinned, deep blue lazulite crystals, Some excellent ones. Looks great!
LazuliteYukon Phosphates, Lazulite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #26022
  • Lazulite
  • 5.9x4.0x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7.5mm
  • $85.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Some beautiful, twinned crystals of deep-blue lazulite on this plate. Some corroded siderite associated. Some bruising but does look great.
Wardite, Siderite, QuartzYukon Phosphates, Wardite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #26020
  • Wardite, Siderite, Quartz
  • 9.3x6.5x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $70.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Several, sharp, lustrous wardite crystals on this mostly siderite specimen, with lots of small sparkling quartz crystals and a few minor sprays of greenish gormanite here and there. The wardite crystals are very lustrous, pseudo-octahedra. Nice!
Lazulite, Quartz, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Lazulite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #26019
  • Lazulite, Quartz, Siderite
  • 8.3x5.0x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9.5mm
  • $65.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • The vug in the middle of this brecciated matrix is lined with small siderite and sparkling quartz crystals. The star of the specimen is the deep blue, twinned 9.5mm lazulite crystal that is front and center at the top of the vug. Nice example of this beautiful mineral.
lazulite, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Lazulite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #26018
  • lazulite, Siderite
  • 4.7x4.0x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $55.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A plate of lustrous, blue and green lazulite crystals on sort of corroded siderite crystals. The is some bruising of some of the lazulites but many are excellent!
LazuliteYukon Phosphates, Lazulite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #26017
  • Lazulite
  • 4.2x3.3x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $120.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Usually lazulite from Rapid Creek is associated with other minerals but this is mostly a plate of just lustrous, deep blue lazulite crystals. Nice!
Lazulite, Siderite, QuartzYukon Phosphates, Lazulite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #26016
  • Lazulite, Siderite, Quartz
  • 11.1x3.6x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $110.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A great looking specimen of deep blue, twinned lazulite crystals , associated with siderite, small quartz crystals and some small, white fluorapatite crystals. Tilts forward for perfect display. Beautiful specimen from one of the localities that produces the best!
Siderite, BrazilianiteYukon Phosphates, Brazilianite, Apatite, etc.
  • Item #26014
  • Siderite, Brazilianite
  • 5.1x4.5x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: s-8mm, b-5mm
  • $45.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • One larger and several smaller brazilianite crystals are scattered around this plate of dark-brown, lustrous, rhombohedral siderite crystals. The brazilianite crystals are sharp, doubly terminated crystals with a very light greenish-yellow colouration.
Fluorapatite, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Brazilianite, Apatite, etc.
  • Item #26013
  • Fluorapatite, Siderite
  • 5.4x2.2x5.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: f-5mm
  • $45.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • The top part of this matrix is covered by siderite crystals and fluorapatite crystals. The fluorapatite crystals are sharp, with short, striated, prism faces, plus pyramidal terminations. Nice specimen of one of the less common Rapid Creek phosphates.
Eosphorite, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Various Minerals
  • Item #26011
  • Eosphorite, Siderite
  • 3.8x2.9x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $45.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A radiating cluster of orangey eosphorite crystals, both complete, terminated crystals and crystal sections occupies much of the top of this siderite crystal-coated open fracture in iron shale. An interesting specimen from the Yukon!
GormaniteYukon Phosphates, Gormanite, Page Two
  • Item #26010
  • Gormanite
  • 5.6x3.3x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $65.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Sprays of dark, green gormanite line a couple of open cavities in this brecciated, siderite cemented iron-phosphate shale. Very nice example of this rare mineral!
EosphoriteYukon Phosphates, Various Minerals
  • Item #26009
  • Eosphorite
  • 5.9x3.7x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $40.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Sprays of eosphorite crystal sections are exposed in a seam in iron sediments. Interesting specimen of this phosphate mineral.
GormaniteYukon Phosphates, Gormanite
  • Item #26008
  • Gormanite
  • 6.5x3.4x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $80.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • This specimen has a vug at one end that is lined with dark green crystals of the rare mineral gormanite. There is also a nice vug of crystals on the underside of the specimen. Very good!
Brazilianite, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Brazilianite, Apatite, etc.
  • Item #26007
  • Brazilianite, Siderite
  • 9.0x3.3x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: b-8mm
  • $45.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A few sharp, very light greenish brazilianite crystals are scattered about this thin plate of nice, brown crystals of siderite.
Eosphorite, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Various Minerals
  • Item #26006
  • Eosphorite, Siderite
  • 4.5x3.1x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $50.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Thie top of this specimen was a thin, open seam of siderite and eosphorite crystals. When split, a nice radiating group of complete and sectioned eosphorite crystals was revealed on the siderite. Attractive, interesting specimen!
Siderite, Gormanite, Eosphorite, QuartzYukon Phosphates, Various Minerals
  • Item #26005
  • Siderite, Gormanite, Eosphorite, Quartz
  • 9.0x4.0x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: s-5mm, g-6mm, e-2mm
  • $60.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • This specimen looks like a siderite specimen, at first with the top covered with dark-brown, sharp rhombs of siderite and patches of sparkling quartz crystals. If you look closely, though there are a number of small sprays of light green gormanite plus some orangey needles of eosphorite. Nice!
FluorapatiteYukon Phosphates, Brazilianite, Apatite, etc.
  • Item #26003
  • Fluorapatite
  • 8.7x9.5x5.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $140.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Mounds of colourless fluorapatite crystals cover this matrix all over. This is a different form of fluorapatite from Rapid Creek that displays perfectly, as is.
Kulanite, Yukon Phosphates, Kulanite
  • Item #26002
  • Kulanite,
  • 7.8x2.3x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Lots of nice, thin bladed crystals of dark green kulanite associated with colourless, gemmy prismatic fluorapatite. crystals that are smaller than the kulanite crystals. Some of the fragile kulanite crystals are fractured but many are just fine. Photogenic, too!
Brazilianite, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Brazilianite, Apatite, etc.
  • Item #26001
  • Brazilianite, Siderite
  • 4.2x3.6x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $65.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • One larger brazilianite crystal and many smaller ones stud the top of this plate of rhombohedral siderite crystals. The brazilianites are all lustrous crystals with very good form.
AntimonyNATIVE ELEMENTS, Various Localities
  • Item #25994
  • Antimony
  • 3.2x2.1x1.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Lake George Antimony Mine
  • Prince William Parish, York Co.
    New Brunswick, Canada
  • Pure, silvery native antimony is present on this exposed seam in black rock matrix. This was an active antimony mine up until 20 years or so ago, long closed now.
Boltwoodite, CalciteRare Minerals
  • Item #25993
  • Boltwoodite, Calcite
  • 2.9x2.4x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Swapkomund

  • Namibia
  • A couple of sprays of deep-yellow boltwoodite span this calcite crystal lined vug in massive calcite. Very nice example!
ArsenopyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #25989
  • Arsenopyrite
  • 2.3x1.3x1.8 cm
  • $35.00

  • Canada
  • A very sharp, twinned arsenopyrite crystal that has some metasediment matrix attached to the back. It is one large crystal with satinny lustre with a second crystal protruding at 60 degrees or so. Nice!
Copper, QuartzCopper, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
  • Item #25988
  • Copper, Quartz
  • 3.2x2.1x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $35.00
  • Lasalle Mine
  • Houghton County, Keweenaw Peninsula
    Michigan, USA
  • arguably, this is one, long, complex crystal made up of sharp, smaller components in parallel. Very interesting crystals!
Acanthite, ps argentiteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #25987
  • Acanthite, ps argentite
  • 1.3x1.2x0.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $55.00
  • Fresnillo
  • Zacatecas
    Mexico
  • A complex, lustrous, silver sulphide crystal with sharp faces. From one of the most prolific silver mining areas of the world!
Cuprite, CalciteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #25985
  • Cuprite, Calcite
  • 3.7x3.2x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $70.00
  • Tsumeb Mine
  • Otjikoto
    Namibia
  • A very nice vug of gemmy, red cuprite crystals, associated with white calcite crystals line this vug. Very nice example for this famous copper mining area!
AnglesiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #25983
  • Anglesite
  • 1.8x1.4x0.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $55.00
  • Levell 11, Bunker Hill Mine
  • Kellog
    Idaho, USA
  • We don't see many specimen from this old mine any more, besides the pyromorphite specimens. A less well known mineral from this mine was anglesite which could occur in very good crystals. Here is a nice example! .
AnglesiteMorocco -Various Minerals
  • Item #25982
  • Anglesite
  • 2.7x1.6x0.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $40.00
  • Touissit, Oujda-Angad

  • Morocco
  • A gemmy, nicely striated crystal of anglesite from the modern day classic locality. This crystal is a bit bruised on the edges but is a good locality piece.
AnglesiteMorocco -Various Minerals
  • Item #25981
  • Anglesite
  • 2.6x2.4x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $95.00
  • Touissit Mine
  • Oujda
    Morocco
  • A stunning, doubly terminated, gemmy, colourless anglesite crystal has a number of smaller anglesite crystals attached to it. Really nice specimen from this long-closed mine. Very nice!
AnhydriteGrenville, Faraday (Madawaska Mine)
  • Item #25980
  • Anhydrite
  • 3.0x2.4x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $35.00
  • Faraday Mine
  • Bancroft
    Ontario, Canada
  • This specimen is a deep purple cleavage of anhydrite from the Faraday Mine. Long Closed!
Azurite, MalachiteSecondary Minerals, Various Locations, Page Two
  • Item #25979
  • Azurite, Malachite
  • 2.8x2.4x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $45.00
  • Juanita Mine
  • Kelly, Magdalena Dist. Socorro Co.
    New Mexico, USA
  • A gorgeous, divergent spray of deep blue azurite crystals is very well exposed in this cavity along with some fuzzy balls of malachite. Looks great!
Boleite, GypsumMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #25978
  • Boleite, Gypsum
  • 0.8cm across cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2.5mm
  • $55.00
  • Amelia Mine
  • Santa Rosalia, Baja California
    Mexico
  • Several cubic boleite crystals are perched on a simple white gypsum crystal. Ususally boleite crystals are in an unstable clay-like material but these are attached to nicely contrasting, stable gypsum!
Azurite, Malachite, GalenaSecondary Minerals, Various Locations
  • Item #25977
  • Azurite, Malachite, Galena
  • 2.7x2.4x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 0.5
  • $45.00
  • Sherman Tunnel Mine
  • Leadville
    Colorado, USA
  • A cavity in this heavily oxidized ore is lined with small azurite crystals and rounded knobs of malachite. There are small quartz crystals around and some small cerussite crystals. Nice specimen from an unusual location!
Cuprite, Copper, CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Cuprite
  • Item #25975
  • Cuprite, Copper, Calcite
  • 1.9x1.6x0.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb
  • Otjikoto
    Namibia
  • This is an interesting one. Beautiful, lustrous, red cuprite crystals have formed and totally covered native copper crystals. You can see sharp native copper crystals sticking out around the base and right out of the top of one of the spires of cuprite crystals. See it on the top of the right branch? Copper can be seen embedded in the calcite, as well. The calcite crystals are very sharp scalenohedra. Excellent!
Beryl, var. AquamarineBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #25973
  • Beryl, var. Aquamarine
  • 2.4x0.7x0.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $55.00
  • Teofilo Otani
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • A gemmy, well formed crystal from this phenomenal pegmatite district. Te termination is composed of a couple of pyramidal forms and a very small pinacoid. Very light greenish colour. Beautiful crystal!
Beryl, var. AquamarineTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities
  • Item #25971
  • Beryl, var. Aquamarine
  • 1.8x1.9x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Mt. Antero
  • Buena Vista
    Colorado, USA
  • A beautifully formed crystal of brazilianite showing sharp prism, pyramidal modifications and a dominant pinacoidal termination. A very gemmy, light greenish crystal. Hard to photograph, it is so clear!
BrazilianiteBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #25969
  • Brazilianite
  • 2.1x1.9x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $75.00
  • Minas Gerias
    Brazil
  • Extremely gemmy, light green crystals of brazilianite cover most of the top-front of this feldspar matrix. Well-terminated, beautiful crystals.
Bayldonite, MimetiteRare Minerals
  • Item #25968
  • Bayldonite, Mimetite
  • 2.7x2.2x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $45.00
  • Gold Hill Mine
  • Toole County
    Utah, USA
  • Lots of light green bayldonite crystals associated with white mimetite crystals on this gossanous matrix. Very good!
BeudantiteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #25967
  • Beudantite
  • 2.7x2.2x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $45.00
  • Tsumeb
  • Otjikoto
    Namibia
  • This specimen is loaded with gemmy, yellow-brownish trigonal (hexagonal-looking) crystals of this rare lead mineral. Mine is a very quick photo. I'm sure that you can do much better with a bit of time and effort. Excellent example!
CopperCopper (Native), Various Localities
  • Item #25964
  • Copper
  • 2.8x2.8x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $75.00
  • Emke Mine
  • Onganja
    Namibia
  • A cluster of sharp crystals of native copper with no other minerals present. The crystals appear to be largely branching dodecahedra but some are twinned or have other crystal faces, as well. Nice example for this famous copper mining area!
Copper, ps AragoniteBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #25963
  • Copper, ps Aragonite
  • 2.7x1.8x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Corocoro
  • La Paz
    Bolivia
  • A very sharp pseudomorph of native copper replacing a pseudo-hexagonal crystal of aragonite. From the famous locality in Bolivia.
CopperArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #25962
  • Copper
  • 2.6x1.2x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $35.00
  • Bisbee
  • Cochise County
    Arizona, USA
  • I'm not sure that this cluster of dendritic copper crystals is natural or from a copper processing plant or some other un-natural crystallization. If it is natural , it is pretty nice! If it is not, the crystals are nice anyway!!
BerylTanco Mine, Various Minerals
  • Item #25960
  • Beryl
  • 1.9x1.4x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $35.00
  • Tanco Mine
  • Bernic Lake
    Manitoba, Canada
  • A pure-white, cesium rich terminated beryl crystal with a little quartz attached.
Benitoite, JoaquiniteTreasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Three
  • Item #25959
  • Benitoite, Joaquinite
  • 2.3x2.7x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $65.00
  • Benitoite Gem Mine
  • San Benito County
    California, Canada
  • There are two beautiful, well formed benitoite crystals on this gray matrix. They are gemmy, deep blue and sharp. One has a little of the crystal missing off one corner.
Bournonite, PyritePeru, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #25953
  • Bournonite, Pyrite
  • 2.1x2.0x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $40.00
  • Pachapaqui

  • Peru
  • A nice cluster of flat-terminated, twinned bournonite crystals sprinkled with tiny pyrite crystals.
ArsenopyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Three
  • Item #25950
  • Arsenopyrite
  • 3.3x2.0x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $45.00
  • Jardine

  • Montana, USA
  • A twinned, crystal of arsenopyrite that is oxidized on the outer surface. The crystal is not complete and is missing part of the crystal on the backside. Still, an interesting crystal from an interesting locality.
Copper, QuartzCopper, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
  • Item #25949
  • Copper, Quartz
  • 2.8x2.4x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $40.00
  • Lasalle Mine
  • Houghton Co
    Michigan, USA
  • The front of this silicified basalt host a quart crystal-lined vug that contains a branch of very sharp, slightly oxidized copper crystals. Very nice crystals!
CopperCopper, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA, Page Two
  • Item #25948
  • Copper
  • 3.5x2.2x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $65.00
  • Laurium Mine
  • Houghton County
    Michigan, USA
  • An excellently crystallized native copper specimen showing copper crystals formed in silicate minerals that have been mostly removed. Natural patina.
CopperCopper, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
  • Item #25946
  • Copper
  • 2.2x2.1x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Mohawk Mine
  • Keweenaw Co.
    Michigan, USA
  • This specimen features a unique mineralogical and geological phenomenon; an amygdule completely filled with native copper in an ovoid shaped mass. Looks like a copper ball embedded in basalt! It is!
Axinite. Treasures, Odds and Sods, Various Localities, Page Two
  • Item #25943
  • Axinite.
  • 2.4x1.8x0-.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00
  • Puiva Mount

  • Russia
  • A razo-sharp crystal of axinite from this famous locality. The crystal is gemmy and the faces lustrous and sharp.
ChrysoberylBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #25940
  • Chrysoberyl
  • 1.8x1.5x0.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Minas Novas
  • Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • Here is a thick-tabular, twinned crystal of chrysoberyl from an interesting locality. Nice form, colour and stria!
ChrysoberylBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #25939
  • Chrysoberyl
  • 1.2x1.2x0.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $95.00
  • Santa Teresa
  • Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais
    Brazil
  • A gemmy, yellow-green trilling of chrysoberyl with no matrix. Nice front and back! Classic chrysoberyl location.
ChrysoberylBrazil Minerals, Various
  • Item #25938
  • Chrysoberyl
  • 1.1x0.9x0.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $75.00
  • Espirito Santo
  • Minas Gerais
    Bolivia
  • A gorgeous, small trilling of chrysoberyl! Three criss-crossing gemmy yellow-green crystals on a pedestal of smaller chrysoberyl xls. Very nice example!
Cassiterite, QuartzBolivian Minerals, Various
  • Item #25934
  • Cassiterite, Quartz
  • 2.6x2.1x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $75.00
  • Viloca

  • Bolivia
  • A gorgeous, 22mm lustrous, twin of dark brown cassiterite perched on a rusty, single milky quartz crystal.
AzuriteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #25932
  • Azurite
  • 2.8x2.5x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $140.00
  • Morenci Mine
  • Morenci
    Arizona, USA
  • A cluster of intense blue azurite crystals from this famous locality. The crystals are well formed prismatic crystals with matte-finished faces.
CassiteriteMexico, Various Minerals and Localities
  • Item #25930
  • Cassiterite
  • 2.5x2.0x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Fresnillo
  • Zacatecas
    Mexico
  • A very good botryoidal clump of "wood tin" from Mexico. A classic Mexican occurrence.
Iron, TerrestrialIron, (Terrestrial) -Hungtukun Massif, Taimyr, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #25919
  • Iron, Terrestrial
  • 3.7x3.4x0.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Hungtukun Massif
  • Siberia
    Russia
  • One side of this black basalt is richly mineralized with native iron. The specimen is sawn both sides and polished on both sides. Nice, reasonable example!
Iron, TerrestrialIron, (Terrestrial) -Hungtukun Massif, Taimyr, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #25918
  • Iron, Terrestrial
  • 3.5x3.3x0.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $55.00
  • Hungtukun Massif
  • Siberia
    Russia
  • The right side of this black basalt is laced through with native iron. The piece is sawn and polished both ides to best reveal the mineralogical textures of this unusual mineralization.
Iron, TerrestrialIron, (Terrestrial) -Hungtukun Massif, Taimyr, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #25913
  • Iron, Terrestrial
  • 5.5x2.4x0.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Hungtukun Massif
  • Siberia
    Russia
  • A polished slice of basaltic rock, richly mineralized with native iron. Nice one!
Iron, TerrestrialIron, (Terrestrial) -Hungtukun Massif, Taimyr, Siberia, Russia
  • Item #25912
  • Iron, Terrestrial
  • 4.1x2.0x0.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Hungtukun Massif
  • Siberia
    Russia
  • One end of this basaltic-rock matrix is richly filled with native iron. A slice of the mineralization, polished on and similar both sides.
Silver, CalciteMorocco, Silver, Bouismas Mine, Bouismas, Bou Azer District, Ouarzazate Province
  • Item #25909
  • Silver, Calcite
  • 5.5x5.8x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $225.00
  • Bouismas Mine
  • Bou Azer
    Morocco
  • Lots of silver in this one! Excellent branches of divergent, elongated silver crystals are well exposed in this matrix of calcite and wall rock. Stands just like this for perfect display.
Silver, CalciteMorocco, Silver, Bouismas Mine, Bouismas, Bou Azer District, Ouarzazate Province
  • Item #25908
  • Silver, Calcite
  • 8.7x5.5x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $75.00
  • Bouismas Mine
  • Bou Azer, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • Very nice, silvery branches od silver crystals are perfectly exposed on the front, and just as many on the back of this white calcite matrix. With a little support, displays beautifully.
Silver, CalciteMorocco, Silver, Bouismas Mine, Bouismas, Bou Azer District, Ouarzazate Province
  • Item #25904
  • Silver, Calcite
  • 8.8x6.5x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $95.00
  • Bouismas Mine
  • Bou Azer, Ouarzazate
    Morocco
  • This specimen actually stands like this! It has a pedestal base on the left and an arm of calcite that goes op the the right. The calcite is well laced with nicely exposed, dendritic branches of bright silver crystals. Very nice specimen from this locality.
LazaraskeiteArizona -Lazaraskeite, Western Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona
  • Item #25894
  • Lazaraskeite
  • 1.2x0.8x0.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $75.00
  • Western Santa Catalina Mountains
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • A small but potent specimen that has lots of sharp, gemmy-blue, prismatic lazaraskeite crystals on it. Excellent specimen of this new, rare mineral from the type locality.
LazaraskeiteArizona -Lazaraskeite, Western Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona
  • Item #25892
  • Lazaraskeite
  • 1.9x1.2x0.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 0.5mm
  • $130.00
  • Western Santa Catalina Mountains
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • Lots of well-formed, individual prismatic crystals and clusters of lazarskeite crystals on this piece. Photogenic!
LazaraskiteArizona -Lazaraskeite, Western Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona
  • Item #25887
  • Lazaraskite
  • 2.7x2.7x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: mico
  • $110.00
  • Western Santa Catalina Mountains
  • Pima County
    AZ, USA
  • Much of the top of this specimen is sprinkled with sparkling, well formed gemmy, blue crystals of this unusual new, rare copper mineral. Nice!
LazaraskeiteArizona -Lazaraskeite, Western Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona
  • Item #25886
  • Lazaraskeite
  • 3.0x2.0x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $120.00
  • western Santa Catalina Mountains
  • Pima County
    Arizona, Canada
  • Excellent coverage of gemmy blue, prismatic, lazaraskeite crystals on corroded pegmatite. The matrix is mostly feldspar and muscovite. Lots to look at!
LazaraskeiteArizona -Lazaraskeite, Western Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona
  • Item #25885
  • Lazaraskeite
  • 2.7x2.3x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $130.00
  • Western Santa Catalina Mountains
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • Lots of sparkling, blue lazaraskeite crystals are present on the surface and in cracks and interstices of this specimen. Rich!
LazaraskeiteArizona -Lazaraskeite, Western Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona
  • Item #25884
  • Lazaraskeite
  • 2.2x1.8x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $110.00
  • Western Santa Catalina Mountains
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • Much of the front of this specimen is generously splashed with many gemmy, light blue, lazaraskeite crystals. The crystals are well formed prismatic and excellent representatives of this new, unusual mineral.
LazaraskeiteArizona -Lazaraskeite, Western Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona
  • Item #25883
  • Lazaraskeite
  • 2.4x2.1x0.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $95.00
  • Western Santa Catalina Mountains
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • The entire front of this plate is mostly covered with a light blue, sparkling druse of lazaraskeite crystals.
LazaraskeiteArizona -Lazaraskeite, Western Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona
  • Item #25881
  • Lazaraskeite
  • 2.4x1.7x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $120.00
  • Western Santa Catalina Mountains
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • Lots of coverage of sky-blue, gemmy, well formed lazaraskeite crystal on this piece. Lots on top but there are cavities and seams of them on pretty well all sides, as well! Nice!