David K. Joyce

Downs Collection, American Classics and Oddities

Here are a bunch of specimens from various American localities, other than Arizona, from his collection.

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

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SphaleriteDowns Collection, American Classics and Oddities
  • Item #29650
  • Sphalerite
  • 7.0x5.0x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm
  • $45.00
  • Elmwood Mine
  • Carthage
    Tennessee, USA
  • One of the great sphalerite localities of the world. Here is a very nice, miniature sphalerite specimen consisting of two complexly twinned sphalerite crystals. The crystals are brown in colour but light transmission reveals a slightly red brown colour. Very nice! RTD
ElbaiteDowns Collection, American Classics and Oddities
  • Item #29636
  • Elbaite
  • 3.4x3.2x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14.5mm
  • $75.00
  • Mt. Apatite

  • Maine, USA
  • RTD There are several very gemmy, deep green elbaite crystal sections embedded in this pegmatite matrix. I say very gemmy, since I think they are cut-able! Gemmy crystals from a famous locality!
MarcasiteDowns Collection, American Classics and Oddities
  • Item #29638
  • Marcasite
  • 4.7x3.4x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Brushy Creek Mine
  • Reynolds co.
    Missouri, USA
  • RTD A mound of light-golden, botryoidal marcasite from this famous lead-zinc mine. Looks great!
GoethiteDowns Collection, American Classics and Oddities
  • Item #29641
  • Goethite
  • 4.4x4.0x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $65.00
  • C.G. Coil Claim
  • Lake George, Park County
    Colorado, USA
  • RTD An exemplary spray of splendent, terminated, dark brown goethite crystals. The main spray is nice but there is also a small, auxiliary spray on the front, kind of like a feather in a cap! Sawn on the base. Displays very well! Collected in 2010 by Adam Sotomayer. Beautiful!