David K. Joyce

Grossular, Millerite

9.0x5.2x3.6 cm
Orford Nickel Mine
St. Denis-de-Brompton
Quebec, Canada

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Item number: 29686

This specimen is from the first nickel mine in Canada and one of the first in North America, which operated in the 1860s. The specimen is covered with tiny green grossular crystals, chromite crystals and scattered, sharp, often curved or bent millerite crystals.