David K. Joyce

Arizona -Various Minerals

Here are some wonderful miscellaneous mineral specimens from my part-time home state.

All prices in Canadian dollars. For payment in US$, deduct 18% or multiply by 0.82.

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WulfeniteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #27215
  • Wulfenite
  • 5.4x2.8x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $35.00
  • Rowley Mine
  • Theba
    Arizona, Canada
  • The top of this specimen is a shallow opening lined with gemmy, thin-tabular, orange wulfenite typical of this location. A few acicular mimetites on the piece, as well. Beautiful!
Cyanotrichite, Spangolite, Malachite. AzuriteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #27211
  • Cyanotrichite, Spangolite, Malachite. Azurite
  • 8.8x3.5x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $75.00
  • Maid of Sunshine Mine
  • Cochise County
    Arizona, USA
  • This is a very interesting piece to view under your microscope! Excellent crystals of spangolite, azurite and malachite are present in many openings across the top. As well ,there are tufts of light blue, acicular cyanotrichite. I have taken my typical quick photographs of these mienrals but I'm sure that someone who take their time could get some great photos out of it! Beautiful!
BromargyriteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #20756
  • Bromargyrite
  • 3.9x3.2x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $60.00
  • Tombstone Extension Mine
  • Tombstone, Cochise Co.
    Arizona, USA
  • A couple of very nice, sharp crystals of this rare silver-bromine mineral on solid, gossanous matrix. Very Nice!
Wulfenite, MimetiteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #22246
  • Wulfenite, Mimetite
  • 6.1x6.9x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Wu 6mm, Mi 0.5mm
  • $45.00
  • Rowley Mine
  • Theba, Maricopa Co.
    Arizona, USA
  • Sharp, bevelled, wulfenite crystals and tiny mimetite crystals cover much of the front of this specimen. It stands nicely for display and s a very good example of this lead molybdate mineral.
ChrysotileArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #22517
  • Chrysotile
  • 4.6x3.8x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Gila County

  • Arizona, USA
  • An excellent specimen of fibrous chrysotile asbestos with a honey-colour. Very good example!
VanadiniteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #22891
  • Vanadinite
  • 12.3x9.3x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $55.00
  • Pure Potential Mine
  • La Paz Co.
    Arizona, USA
  • The front and part of the back of this dark, calcite crystal encrusted breccia matrix are generously sprinkled with red-orange hexagonal vanadinite crystals. Nice!
VanadiniteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #24677
  • Vanadinite
  • 4.7x3.8x2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $40.00
  • 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
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! s
AndraditeArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #25205
  • Andradite
  • 3.4x3.1x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $45.00
  • Stanley Butte
  • Graham Co.
    Arizona, USA
  • This is a nice "toe nail" sized specimen of green andradite garnet from Stanley bute. The greenish colouration is unique to this deposit/area. The crystals are simple dodecahedra in a nice cluster. The locality has not been open to collecting for years.
Azurite, MalachiteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #25267
  • Azurite, Malachite
  • 3.3x3.3x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $75.00
  • Morenci
    Arizona, USA
  • This very nice specimen is composed of a number of spheres of azurite on a matrixof sall balls of malachite mixed with azurite. The balls are not smooth but are composed of small crystals of azurite arranged into the spherical aggregates. Very nice specimen from this classic azurite locality!
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!!
CerussiteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #26306
  • Cerussite
  • 4.6x4.2x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $65.00
  • Grand Reef Mine
  • Graham County
    Arizona, USA
  • This specimen is pretty-well solid cerussite with a little gossan attached. It is made up of interlocking clear, gemmy, colourless, twinned cerussite crystals showing mostly prism faces with some terminations. Classic AZ locality.
SmithsoniteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #26517
  • Smithsonite
  • 6.8x4.7x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Antler Mine
  • Kingman
    Arizona, USA
  • This specimen shows a thick, botryoidal dark greenish brown layer of smithsonite on, I think, lighter coloured calcite. The light er coloured mineral may also be smithsonite. Handsome piece from an old Arizona locality.
Vanadinite, Descloizite, CalciteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #26694
  • Vanadinite, Descloizite, Calcite
  • 4.4x4.4x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1.5mm
  • $65.00
  • C and B Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • The front of this specimen is largely covered with orangey-red hexagonal-prismatic vanadinite crystals, some of which are, in turn, covered by white calcite. On the back of the specimen, there is a druse of tiny descloizite crystals. Interesting locality piece!
AzuriteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #26851
  • Azurite
  • 6.2x2.9x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $75.00
  • Morenci Mine
  • Greenlee County
    Arizona, USA
  • This piece is composed mostly of deep blue azurite. One side has a covering of individual, blue bladed crystals while the other side has more botryoidal aggregates of azurite covering much of it. What a mine! This one huge copper mine!
Apophyllite, KinoiteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #27221
  • Apophyllite, Kinoite
  • 2.0x1.7x1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: a-1mm
  • $35.00
  • Christmas Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • From the type locality for kinoite, here is a small plate of that VERY blue mineral largely covered with sparkling, well formed apophyllite crystals. Attractive.
RamsdelliteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #27329
  • Ramsdellite
  • 3.8x3.8x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $35.00
  • Mistake Mine
  • Yavapai County
    Arizona, USA
  • A slightly undulating plate of silvery-black ramsdellite crystals. The prism faces are highly lustrous while the terminations have manganese oxide on them. THE place from ramsdellite!
Chrysocolla, ps MalachiteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #27922
  • Chrysocolla, ps Malachite
  • 5.5x3.8x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm botryoids
  • $75.00
  • Planet Mine
  • La Paz County
    Arizona, USA
  • Much of the front nd top of this dark matrix is covered with contrasting, light blue botryoidal chrysocolla, which is a pseudomorph after malachite. Great looking piece from this remote mine!
Chrysocolla, ps MalachiteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #27925
  • Chrysocolla, ps Malachite
  • 10.5x7.2x7.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: up to 7mm botryoids.
  • $65.00
  • Planet Mine
  • La Paz County
    Arizona, USA
  • This silicified matrix is cut through by a number of chambers that are lined with natroalunite. On the natroalunite are greenish-blue pseudomorphs of chrysocolla after malachite. As w3ell, most of the botryoids have microcrystals of a light green mineral on them, likely malachite. Interesting and great looking!
Smithsonite, AurichalciteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #27927
  • Smithsonite, Aurichalcite
  • 9.4x6.0x6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: s-2mm
  • $65.00
  • Silver Bill Mine
  • Gleeson
    Arizona, USA
  • This is an unusual specimen from an unusual locality! It shows a couple of hemispheres, the largest 9mm diameter, of acicular, light blue aurichalcite in a vug, mostly lined with rounded smithsonite crystals. The smithsonite is colourless and sharp, albeit small. The matrix is very dense and I expect it is composed of smithsonite. Nice!
Chrysocolla, ps MalachiteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #27930
  • Chrysocolla, ps Malachite
  • 5.7x4.3x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm botryoids
  • $45.00
  • Planet Mine
  • La Paz County
    Arizona, USA
  • The top of this iron oxide matrix has smooth, dark, green-blue hemispheres of chrysocolla scattered around on it. The chrysocolla hemispheres are actually pseudos after malachite! Looks great.
Chrysocolla, ps malachiteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #27931
  • Chrysocolla, ps malachite
  • 8.0x5.3x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm botryoids
  • $140.00
  • Planet Mine
  • La Paz County
    Arizona, USA
  • This is an eye-catching, vibrant specimen! The light and dark blue hemispheres of chrysocolla pseudomorphed after malachite really contrast against the dark brown iron oxide-rich matrix. Displays JUST like this.
Vanadinite, CalciteArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #27976
  • Vanadinite, Calcite
  • 7.0x4.6x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $160.00
  • Old Yuma Mine
  • Pima County
    Arizona, USA
  • RTD Most of this matrix, particularly the top, both front and back is covered with sparkling red-orange, hexagonal crystals of vanadinite. The crystals are bright and show the prism and pinacoid, with a small pyramidal face truncating the pinacoid. Long closed mine, now in a National Monument. Sweet!
CopperArizona -Various Minerals
  • Item #28230
  • Copper
  • 5.4x4.8x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $75.00
  • Ray Mine
  • Gila County
    Arizona, USA
  • This piece is a mesh of very sharp copper crystals ranging from spear-like twins to cubes to rounded, equant crystals. Really nice specimen from a famous copper mine!