David K. Joyce

Yukon Phosphates, Augelite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory

Augelite is one of the more beautiful minerals that occur in the Iron Shales of the Rapid Creek phoshpate occurrences. The crystals are a fine green colour, often gemmy and occur in pointy, monoclinic forms. Here are some fine examples.
For more infomation about the Yukon Phosphate localities, check out the Mineralogical Record, Volume 23, #4. A superb reference.

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

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Wardite, SideriteYukon Phosphates, Augelite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #17943
  • Wardite, Siderite
  • 6.1x5.5x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $55.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • Some very nice, sharp crystals of wardite are scattered on this plate of small siderite crystals -both sides. Some bruising but lots of very good crystals.
AugeliteYukon Phosphates, Augelite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #18966
  • Augelite
  • 5.1x3.1x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $55.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • A nice vug of green spiky augelite crystals is exposed on the top-front of this specimen. Looks great!
AugeliteYukon Phosphates, Augelite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #15659
  • Augelite
  • 7.4x4.7x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $55.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • This good looking specimen has many sharp, lustrous augelite crystals on the front of it which is angled upwards for excellent viewing. The matrix is iron shale with a crust of pyrite (some sharp crystals) and iron oxides under the augelite. Nice specimen.
AugeliteYukon Phosphates, Augelite, Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory
  • Item #15662
  • Augelite
  • 8.0x6.3x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $55.00
  • Rapid Creek

  • Yukon, Canada
  • The top of this plate, and much of the bottom is encrusted with many augelite crystals. The larger ones show a pleasant green colour, while the smaller ones look colourless but gemmy against the iron oxide background. Nice!