David K. Joyce

Zeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite

The orange chabazite (aka Acadialite) from Nova Scotia has long been a classic in mineral collections. The crystals are sharp, the colour splendent and an wonderful addition to any cabinet. Recently, there has been a revival of collecting high quality mineral specimens in Nova Scotia. Here are some very nice chabazite specimens to add some colour to your collection.

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Chabazite, QuartzZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #17247
  • Chabazite, Quartz
  • 10.5x4.7x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $40.00
  • Cape D'or

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A number of razor sharp chabazite crystals are congregated, mostly on the left side of this plate of siliceous sinter. The crystals are all interpenetration twins and are light beige to colourless. Nice looking specimen!
ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #17254
  • Chabazite
  • 8.8x4.1x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $30.00
  • Wasson's Bluff

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • This specimen is all chabazite with an opening in the front lined with pink to white chabazite crystals. The crystals are sharp and all penetration twins.
Chabazite, StilbiteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #17266
  • Chabazite, Stilbite
  • 7.5x5.1x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-7mm, st-17mm
  • $35.00
  • Cape D'or
  • Bay of Fundy
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • The front-top of this specimen is covered with pure white or colourless chabazite crystals. The chabazites are razor sharp rhombohedra and all show penetration twinning. Looks great!
Chabazite, HeulanditeZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21546
  • Chabazite, Heulandite
  • 12.9x11.0x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: Ch-11mm, Heul-5mm
  • $75.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • An interesting nodule of silicate mineralization from the famous Wasson's Bluff. It shows siliceous sinter as rough quartz crystals that have silvery-pearly heulandite crystals thickly scattered about and some light pink chabazite twins tucked away here and their in recesses. Intriguing to look at!
ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21549
  • Chabazite
  • 6.4x3.8x3.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 6mm
  • $30.00
  • Swan Creek
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A couple of clusters of beigy chabazite crystals sit nicely on sort of light lavender siliceous sinter. The chabazite crystals are striated rhombohedra and all are twinned.
Chabazite on Siliceous Sinter, Heulandite, AnalcimeZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21551
  • Chabazite on Siliceous Sinter, Heulandite, Analcime
  • 8.3x5.3x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $45.00
  • Swan Creek
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • An interesting example of pure-white chabazite crystals on very slightly lavender siliceous sinter. The chabazite are sharp, modified rhombohedra and are all interpenetration twins. The siliceous sinter is quartz and the cavity lining is lined with sintery quartz crystals. Nice!
Chabazite on Siliceous SinterZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21555
  • Chabazite on Siliceous Sinter
  • 7.5x5.3x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $50.00
  • Cape D'Or

  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Isn't this nice? It is a cavity in siliceous sinter, lined with pure white quartz crystals, associated with some slightly, off-white chabazite crystals. The chabazite crystals are beveled rhombohedra and, as chabazite always seems to be, all of the crystals are interpenetration twins. Nice!
ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21664
  • Chabazite
  • 7.1x8.4x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $35.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Bay of Fundy
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A slightly undulating plate of modified, pink chabazite crystals, some interpenetration twins. Chabazite comes in so many colours and "styles"!
Chabazite, on Siliceous SinterZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21690
  • Chabazite, on Siliceous Sinter
  • 8.0x6.2x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $45.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Deep orange chabazite rhombohedra line parts of a nodule of siliceous sinter. Like a geode!
Chabazite, CalciteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21697
  • Chabazite, Calcite
  • 7.6x5.4x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $45.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Ontario, Canada
  • A beautiful plate of deep pinkish chabazite crystals that are liberally sprinkled with small, 2mm or so, sharp crystals of calcite. Looks great!
Chabazite, HeulanditeZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21698
  • Chabazite, Heulandite
  • 5.6x3.0x1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $35.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A plate of deepest red chabazite crystals, mostly exhibiting interpenetration twinning. A few silvery/pearly heulandite crystals here and there. Nice!
Chabazite, Stilbite, HeulanditeZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #21701
  • Chabazite, Stilbite, Heulandite
  • 7.6x3.2x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-7mm, s-10mm, h-2mm
  • $40.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A nice combination specimen that shows chabazite, stilbite and heulandite all on the same specimen, in a pleasing manner. Looks great!
ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #22169
  • Chabazite
  • 3.0x1.9x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $35.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Parrsboro
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A gorgeous, twinned crystal of chabazite on a couple of smaller ones. This thumbnail-sized specimen has a combination of reddish and colourless colouration. Very nice!
Quartz, var Amethyst, ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #27008
  • Quartz, var Amethyst, Chabazite
  • 7.5x8.3x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: ch-6mm
  • $145.00
  • Big Eddy Slide
  • Blomidon
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Here is something you don't see very often! A shallow amethyst vug that has lots of colourless, twinned chabazite crystals scattered over the amethyst. The amethyst is on a thin rind of "porcelain agate". Beautiful and interesting.
Chabazite, Quartz, var. AmethystZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #27013
  • Chabazite, Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 7.6x4.2x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: ch-5mm
  • $135.00
  • Big Eddy Slide
  • Blomidon
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A good looking specimen featuring a wide open vug of amethysts, hosting a number of colourless crystals of twinned chabazite. Displays very well.
Chabazite, Quartz, var. AmethystZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #27015
  • Chabazite, Quartz, var. Amethyst
  • 8.0x5.0x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: ch-13mm
  • $85.00
  • Big Eddy Slide
  • Blomidon
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • This vug section of light amethyst also contains a sharp, twinned, discoidal chabazite crystal at the edge. Beautiful and interesting specimen from the Bay of Fundy.
ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #27788
  • Chabazite
  • 14.3x7.2x6.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $85.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Bay of Fundy
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • The top of this specimen is covered with, light orange, well lustered crystals of chabazite. Pretty well every one is a penetration twin! Nice cabinet specimen from this classic zeolite locality, that displays well.
ChabaziteZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #27789
  • Chabazite
  • 5.5x3.5x3.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $40.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Bay of Fundy
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A deep vug of the very red-coloured variety of chabazite known as "Acadialite" names after Acadia, which was Nova Scotia's original name. The crystals are sharp with excellent colour. In all the old textbooks!
Chabazite, HeulanditeZeolites, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Chabazite
  • Item #27793
  • Chabazite, Heulandite
  • 5.5x2.4x1.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 13mm
  • $35.00
  • Wasson's Bluff
  • Bay of Fundy
    Nova Scotia, Canada
  • A very nice plate of deep orange chabazite crystals with smaller, pearly heulandite crystals in spots between them. Nice example!