David K. Joyce

Gold, Canadian Localities

Canada has been a serious gold mining country for the past 150 years or so with 313 million troy onces of gold being mined during that period. There have been hundreds of mines across Canada over the years. Here are specimens from some of them.

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

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Gold, Joseite-BGold, Canadian Localities
  • Item #14950
  • Gold, Joseite-B
  • 1.6cm across cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Micro
  • $35.00
  • French Mine
  • Hedley
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Lots of particles and some possible crystals of gold in small openings in garnet, associated with metallic, micaceous joseite-B.
Gold, Joseite-BGold, Canadian Localities
  • Item #14949
  • Gold, Joseite-B
  • 1.3cm across cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Micro
  • $30.00
  • French Mine
  • Hedley
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Lots of deep-yellow particles of gold in the garnet matrix of this specimen. A little bit of joseite-B.
GoldGold, Canadian Localities
  • Item #17110
  • Gold
  • 2.5x2.3x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $35.00
  • Val D'Or
    Quebec, Canada
  • A nice splash of native gold in milky white quartz.
GoldGold, Canadian Localities
  • Item #26096
  • Gold
  • 1.7x1.5x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Sigma Mine
  • Val D'Or
    Quebec, Canada
  • A thin seam of gold is exposed in the middle of this quartz matrix. Some small flaked of an unidentified telluride are associated with the gold.
Gold, QuartzGold, Canadian Localities
  • Item #26099
  • Gold, Quartz
  • 3.8x3.2x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $75.00
  • Rivard Mine
  • Red Lake
    Ontario, Canada
  • A vein of pure white quartz cuts through the center of this grey metasediments matrix and has a glob of native gold in the middle. Very cool specimen!
Gold, FeldsparGold, Canadian Localities
  • Item #27363
  • Gold, Feldspar
  • 2.0x1.5x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Nugget Pond Mine
  • Baie Verte
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • A small but rich specimen of bright native gold on well-formed, pink feldspar crystals associated with black chlorite and sharp pyrite crystals.
Gold, FeldsparGold, Canadian Localities
  • Item #27362
  • Gold, Feldspar
  • 3.6x2.4x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Nugget Pond Gold Mine
  • Baie Verte
    Newfoundland, Canada
  • A nice patch of rich gold amongst pinkish feldspar crystals from this unusual occurrence.
GoldGold, Canadian Localities
  • Item #27708
  • Gold
  • 5.4x3.5x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Mina Del Maria
  • Chihuahua
    Mexico
  • Several nice blebs in the quartz in this white quartz and red feldspar vein matrix.