David K. Joyce

Chamosite, Chilliwack, Slesse Creek, British Columbia

Here are some specimens of an unusual mineral, chamosite, a member of the Chlorite Group of minerals. The crystals are all highly curved crystals, round in cross section, formed in fractures in the host rock and associated with white quartz.

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Chamosite, QuartzChamosite, Chilliwack, Slesse Creek, British Columbia
  • Item #23051
  • Chamosite, Quartz
  • 10.5x6.1x5.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $45.00
  • Slesse Creek
  • Chilliwack area
    British Columbia, Canada
  • An opening on the front of this specimen shows a nest of green, rounded crystals of chamosite, so dark green, that they appear black! Handsome!
ChamositeChamosite, Chilliwack, Slesse Creek, British Columbia
  • Item #23052
  • Chamosite
  • 16.3x7.5x5.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $75.00
  • Slesse Creek
  • Chilliwack area
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Lots of round, dark green crystals of chamosite on the fracture that is the top of this specimen. Some breccia fragments attached to one end.
ChamositeChamosite, Chilliwack, Slesse Creek, British Columbia
  • Item #23053
  • Chamosite
  • 5.2x3.0x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $35.00
  • Slesse Creek
  • Chilliwack area
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Sharp(?) round, dark green crystals of chamosite on much of this specimen.