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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ElbaiteDowns Collection, American Classics and Oddities
  • Item #28019
  • Elbaite
  • 3.4x3.2x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14.5mm
  • $150.00
  • Mt. Apatite

  • Maine, Canada
  • 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 #28024
  • 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!
Epidote, QuartzDowns Collection, American Classics and Oddities
  • Item #28031
  • Epidote, Quartz
  • 5.2x3.2x1.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 42mm
  • $110.00
  • Green Monster Mine
  • Prince of Wales Island
    Alaska, USA
  • RTD Here is a beautiful specimen of a less common form of epidote from the famous Green Monster Mine, Alaska. It is a spray of elongated crystals that are a combination of very dark green with areas of a lighter green. All terminated. As well, there are some small quartz crystals on the piece. "Alaska Minerals" and Mineral Classics" labels accompany the specimen. Attractive and unusual!
GoethiteDowns Collection, American Classics and Oddities
  • Item #28033
  • Goethite
  • 4.4x4.0x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $160.00
  • 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!
QuartzDowns Collection, American Classics and Oddities
  • Item #28036
  • Quartz
  • 7.5x4.0x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 71mm
  • $110.00
  • Collegeville, Upper Providence
  • Montgomery County
    Pennsylvania, USA
  • RTD Here is an unusual one! This singly terminated quartz crystal is very well formed, no damage and has an amethystine termination. Collected by R. Downs in 1991 at a construction site that no longer exists. Unusual Pennsylvanian locality.