David K. Joyce

Calcite Various Localities

Calcite is such an amazing mineral! It forms in an almost infinite array of colours, crystal habits and mineral associations. Here are unique specimens from a number of locations.

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CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #18947
  • Calcite
  • 4.8x3.3x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: As above
  • $90.00
  • Sorbay Mine
  • Rudny
    Kazakhstan
  • Wow! A natural gem! This gorgeous calcite crystal has high luster and wonderfully complex crystallography. According to the re-entrant angle on the back, it is twinned. Very gemmy with a very light yellow colouration. Beautiful crystal! t
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #13550
  • Calcite
  • 3.4x3.6x2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above.
  • $30.00
  • Mumbai

  • India
  • An ice-clear, complex calcite crystal with a smaller crystal attached. It has a small ball of very light green prehnite embedded in one of the faces. From a trap rock quarry.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #13553
  • Calcite
  • 4.2x2.8x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $35.00
  • Wessels Mine
  • Cape Province
    South Africa
  • A very nice cluster of very slightly pinkish-white calcite crystals. The crystals show a steep scalenohedral form and the bottom of the matrix is slickensides hematite. Sweet!
Calcite, ps gypsumCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #13548
  • Calcite, ps gypsum
  • 5.0x2.6x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 50mm
  • $35.00
  • Cavnic

  • Romania
  • This sharp pseudomorph shows calcite replacing gypsum and preserving the crystal form of the gypsum faithfully.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #18238
  • Calcite
  • 16.0x10.5x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 26mm
  • $70.00
  • Abrahams Cove
  • Port au Port
    Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • A large plate of sharp, light-honey-coloured scalenohedral calcite crystals with slight iron tint. A little bruising but most of the crystals are great! Displays well. Unusual locality.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #10316
  • Calcite
  • 7.8x6.5x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 37mm
  • $80.00
  • Dalen-Kjorholt Mine, Level 152
  • Brevik
    Norway
  • A matrix cluster of very thin, flattened rhombohedra of calcite. There are several generation of calcit present, including a thick, tabular early growth, wierd, curved, clear middle growth and a frosted, outer sharp growth showing rhombohedral and pinacoid forms. Interesting, as well as good-looking!
Calcite, MarcasiteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #18892
  • Calcite, Marcasite
  • 5.8x5.2x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 46mm
  • $45.00
  • Long Lake Zinc Mine
  • Frontenac Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • An excellent, twinned, well formed caclite crystal on several other part crystals. The main crystal is encrusted with a light coating of tiny marcasite crystals. Really nice!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #18895
  • Calcite
  • 5.1x5.2x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: As above
  • $45.00
  • Long Lake Zinc Mine
  • Frontenac co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A really nice, twinned calcite crystal, with a couple of smaller crystals attached to the bottom. The whole specimen has a dusting of tiny marcasite crystals, which is typical for this long closed locality.
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #18960
  • Calcite
  • 4.5x4.1x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as
  • $85.00
  • Pibram
  • Bohemia
    Czech Republic
  • This is an interesting, "old time". It appears to be a flattened rhombohedron of white calcite that has either grown onto or has adhering to it a bizarre, scalenohedral growth of the same mineral, although more lustrous and more clear. Kind of like a giant thumbtack. Some tiny pyrite crystals sprinkled here and there. Old labels (see pic) accompany the specimen and identify it as from Pibram in 1940. Really interesting calcite specimen! t
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #18963
  • Calcite
  • 9.7x7.0x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 27mm
  • $175.00
  • Vyerkhniy Mine
  • Dalnegorsk
    Russia
  • A superb cluster/plate of colourless calcite crystals. Very reminiscent of some habits of calcite from England. The crystals are scalenohedra, terminated by rhombohedra and modified by other more complex faces. The crystals are ice clear and have the internal reflections characteristic of such calcite. Displays extremely well! t
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #20019
  • Calcite
  • 5.2x4.6x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $65.00
  • Paul Frank Quarry
  • N. Vernon, Jennings Co.
    Indiana, USA
  • An attractive, stepped crystal of calcite that has a number of forms present in a very stepped habit. Faces are highly lustrous and the crystal has a golden-honey colouration. Nice! t
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #20617
  • Calcite
  • 6.1x4.9x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Wyandotte Cave
  • Crawford co.
    Indiana, USA
  • This specimen is a classic speleothem, that appears to be a helictite sort of formation. Very nice! t
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #20653
  • Calcite
  • 11x5.2x6.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: As above
  • $180.00
  • Wenshan
  • Yunnan
    China
  • Now THIS is a calcite specimen! Very cool, sort of a combination skeletal/hoppered crystal. Very interesting and beautiful! t
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #20656
  • Calcite
  • 13.2x8.4x4.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 132mm
  • $260.00
  • Daye Copper Mine
  • Daye co., Huangshi
    China
  • This is a rather spectacular, branching aggregate of calcite crystals! The crystals show a predominate scalenohedron but branch in, almost, dendritic habit. Really great! t
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #20667
  • Calcite
  • 7.2x4.5x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm
  • $225.00
  • St Andreasberg
  • Harz, Lower Saxony
    Germany
  • St. Andreasberg is a famous, storied mining area of Germany. Many types of minerals have occurred as well crystallized specimens, especially calcite. Here is a very good example of hexagonal prime crystals in a cluster. Looks great! t
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #20861
  • Calcite
  • 5.3x4.3x5.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00

  • Mexico
  • A super clear, cleavage fragment of "Iceland spar" calcite perfect for demonstrating double refraction.
Calcite, MarcasiteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #21997
  • Calcite, Marcasite
  • 6.3x5.1x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $46.00
  • Lynx Mine
  • Parham
    Ontario, Canada
  • A beautiful, sharp blocky crystal of calcite, largely covered with tiny marcasite crystals as is typically the case at this long-closed mine. Some of the faces have no marcasite but the tiny crystals seem to give the calcite crystal a wonderful, three-D visual. As well , there are some droplets of hydrocarbon in a couple of places on the crystal, which is also characteristic of this locality. Handsome piece that displays well!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #22302
  • Calcite
  • 10.1x8.9x7.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $65.00
  • Ruck's Pit
  • Okee Chobee Co.
    Florida, USA
  • This specimen is actually part of a void caused by a fossilized shell cast. The cast has soe excellent calcite crystals lining one side of it. These specimens came out 10 years or so ago but we don't seem to see any newer ones, anymore. Very interesting and beautiful
Calcite, ChalcopyriteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #22372
  • Calcite, Chalcopyrite
  • 4.0x3.6x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $35.00
  • Pea Ridge Mine
  • Sullivan
    Missouri, USA
  • A sharp, scalenohedron of calcite with some small crystals of chalcopyrite and smaller marcasites on it. The calcite has inner phantoms of hematite in the terminal areas that give it a reddish colour. From and old iron mine!
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #22373
  • Calcite
  • 3.3x1.9x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 32mm
  • $40.00
  • Pea Ridge Mine
  • Sullivan
    Missouri, USA
  • A nice cluster of scalenohedral calcite crystals with a partial reddish, botryoidal hematite phantom coating. Nice specimen from this old iron mine..
CalciteCalcite   Various Localities
  • Item #22374
  • Calcite
  • 10.0x7.0x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 40mm
  • $75.00
  • Pea Ridge Mine
  • Sullivan
    Missouri, USA
  • A large cluster of scalenohedral calcite crystals, from tiny to 40mm or so in size. Dusted with iron oxide mineralization. Nice piece from this old iron mine.