David K. Joyce

Sulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four

Can you tell that these sorts of minerals are my favourites?! Here are some more unusual sulphides, arsenides, sulphosalts, etc.

All prices in Canadian dollars. For payment in US$, deduct 19% or multiply by 0.81.

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GalenaSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #5941
  • Galena
  • 4.9x4.6x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $25.00
  • Sweetwater Mine
  • Reynolds
    New Mexico, USA
  • A very nice cluster of cube-octahdra of silvery, lustrous galena crystals.
ArsenopyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #8331
  • Arsenopyrite
  • 3.3x3.8x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 25mm
  • $25.00
  • Yaogangxian Mine
  • Chenzhou City, Hunan
    China
  • Silver, lustrous, striated, elongated crystals of arsenopyrite in a pleasing cluster. The crystals are unusual and delightful to study.
Bournonite, QuartzSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #893
  • Bournonite, Quartz
  • 9.8x8.5x7.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1.0
  • $130.00
  • Yaogangxian Mine
  • Chenzhou City, Hunan
    China
  • Very sharp twinned crystals of bournonite are tucked away in a recessed area between quartz crystals on this specimen. The bournonite crystals are lustrous, excellent examples of the species.
Sphalerite, DolomiteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #12868
  • Sphalerite, Dolomite
  • 16.5x10.5x6.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $60.00
  • Joplin

  • Missouri, USA
  • Lots of brown, resinous sphalerite crystals clustered on top of this dolomite crystals covered limestone matrix. Classic from this part of the "Tri-State" zinc mining area.
StibniteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #13088
  • Stibnite
  • 15.3x1.1x0.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above.
  • $75.00
  • Wuling Antimony Mine
  • Jianxi
    China
  • A wonderful, single, singly-terminated stibnite crystal. The crystal has lustrous prism feces and a very good termination. Nice!
ChalcopyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #18085
  • Chalcopyrite
  • 8.5x8.0x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $150.00
  • Raduathal
  • Bad Harzburg
    Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • The top of this specimen of solid chalcopyrite is covered with twinned crystals. An old specimen accompanied by older labels.
Stannite, QuartzSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #18082
  • Stannite, Quartz
  • 12.5x5.9x5.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 125mm
  • $450.00
  • Yaogangxian Mine
  • Chenzhou City, Hunan
    China
  • Here is a superb cabinet specimen! It consists of a large, well terminated, largely clear quartz crystal. It is doubly terminated with a simple termination on one end and a multiple termination on the "bottom" A nice "sidecar quartz crystal is attached, as well. Most importantly, there is an excellent complex stannite crystal on the bottom, showing that curious greenish metallic tinge so characteristic of stannite. Excellent!
JamesoniteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #19152
  • Jamesonite
  • 4.4x4.2x2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $35.00
  • Treore Mine
  • Endillion
    Cornwall, United Kingdom
  • This specimen shows, mostly, jamesonite crystals embedded in carbonate matrix but there are a couple of small vugs showing sharp, acicular, micro crystals of jamesonite. Great old locality!
GalenaSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #19888
  • Galena
  • 19.0x13.0x7.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 15mm
  • $150.00
  • Joplin
    Missouri, USA
  • A great old classic Joplin piece! This dolomite crystal-coated, cherty matrix is studded with cubic crystals of galena and a couple of small sphalerite crystals. We used to see these all the time but rarely now. Most of the crystals are in great shape! Probably extra postage involved. Displays very well!
Galena, ChalcopyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #20005
  • Galena, Chalcopyrite
  • 4.9x3.8x3.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 38mm
  • $55.00
  • Osikovo Mine
  • Madan
    Bulgaria
  • A very interesting, highly segmented galena crystals with many parallel components showing, dominantly the cube, with small octahedral faces. There are some small crude chalcopyrite crystals scattered about on the galena. Very interesting!! t
SphaleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #20139
  • Sphalerite
  • 13.8x9.5x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $150.00
  • Elmwood Mine
  • Carthage
    Tennessee, USA
  • As far as I can tell, this is one very large, complexly twinned sphalerite crystal, such as sphalerite often is! The crystal faces are highly lustrous and surround a deep brown, resinous interior. Some bruising on the specimen. Displays well nonetheless! Amazing!
ChalcopyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #20182
  • Chalcopyrite
  • 12.5x8.3x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $75.00
  • St. Joe Head
  • Joplin
    Missouri, USA
  • A striking, classic specimen showing chalcopyrite tetrahedral sprinkled liberally over creamy-white dolomite crystals. Classic cabinet specimen.
Sphalerite, CalciteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #20249
  • Sphalerite, Calcite
  • 9.2x8.5x3.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 40mm
  • $140.00
  • Elmwood Mine
  • Carthage
    Tennessee, USA
  • A great looking plate of complexly-twinned, highly lustrous sphalerite crystals, accented by nice scalenohedra of calcite across the bottom of the plate. Aside from the calcite the specimen is totally sphalerite! Displays very well!
SphaleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #20257
  • Sphalerite
  • 8.3x6.2x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $85.00
  • Eagle Mine
  • Gilman, Eagle Co.
    Colorado, USA
  • A simple plate of lustrous, well formed, twinned, deep-brown sphalerite crystals on a quartz/pyrite matrix. Classic USA locality!
SpaleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #20802
  • Spalerite
  • 17.8x9.0x7.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $160.00
  • Tri State Area

  • Missouri, USA
  • A VERY large, cabinet specimen of blocky, sphalerite crystals from this amazing zinc mining area. The crystals are not highly twinned like many sphalerite crystals. Matrix is limestone and the sphalerite crystals are thickly clustered on curved, creamy-white dolomite crystals. Big and impressive. Extra postage required here!!
SphaleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #21244
  • Sphalerite
  • 11.7x8.4x6.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm
  • $85.00
  • Smallcleugh Mine
  • Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria
    England
  • The Smallcleugh mine is famous for plates of very black sphalerite crystals. Here is a good example with VERY black sphalerite crystals on a typical limestone matrix. British Classic! Shows well.
SphaleriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #21285
  • Sphalerite
  • 7.0x5.4x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $55.00
  • Smallcleugh Mine
  • Nenthead, Alston Moor
    Cumbria, England
  • A super mound of lustrous, black sphalerite crystals on limestone matrix from this long-closed mine in England. Sweet! R
ArsenohauchecorniteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #21714
  • Arsenohauchecornite
  • 3.4x2.4x2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Vermilion Mine
  • Denison Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • There are several patches of arsenohauchecornite on this specimen, embedded in other sulphide minerals. The arsenohauchecornite is actually in crystals but they are so intergrown with other minerals and broken, it is difficult to recognize them. Rich specimen of a rare mineral!
WurtziteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #21966
  • Wurtzite
  • 3.7x2.0x4.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 18mm
  • $35.00
  • Pibram
    Czech Republic
  • Radiating bundles of dark-brown wurtzite form the front of this specimen. Nice piece from a classic locality!
Galena, Quartz, Tetrahedrite, ChalcopyriteSulphides, Arsenides, etc. Miscellaneous, Page Four
  • Item #22112
  • Galena, Quartz, Tetrahedrite, Chalcopyrite
  • 12.1x5.4x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: g-9mm, t-8mm, ch-6mm
  • $60.00
  • Sweet Home Mine
  • Alma
    Colorado, USA
  • Okay! Full disclosure! This is NOT a perfect specimen. There is a fair bit of bruising on some of the crystals but there are also lots of great crystals of the sulphides and quartz on this specimen. Some bits of rhodochrosite but no whole crystals. Nice locality piece with a reasonable price!