David K. Joyce

Cobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens

Silver occurs in different habits at Cobalt. Leaf silver is a very interesting habit and the leaves are actually veinlets or part of veins of solid silver that have been exposed in, attached to or out of the rock matrix.

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Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #16385
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 9.0x7.5x3.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $140.00
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This specimen is composed of a full vein section of quartz, carbonate and arsenide mineralization with a thick leaf/plate of silver protruding out of the top of it. The specimen is a wonderful display piece from this prolific silver mining camp. Displays just as shown in the picture. Heavy!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #19145
  • Silver
  • 5.5x5.1x0.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • O'Brien Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • A thick plate of pretty-well solid silver from one of the most rich silver mines of the Cobalt Mining Camp. Heavy!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #21531
  • Silver
  • 7.9x4.7x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $65.00
  • Kerr Lake Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • In this specimen, a very thick plate of native silver in calcite cuts through fine-grained rock matrix. Rich and impressive!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #21535
  • Silver
  • 7.1x6.0x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $90.00
  • Kerr Lake Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • A thick, 5mm thick plate of native silver protrudes up out of rock matrix. Very impressive specimen!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #21538
  • Silver
  • 12.5x8.4x4.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $160.00
  • Kerr Lake Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • An impressive specimen that has a sheeted vein of silver at the rear that sticks up out of the back of the matrix to display very well. The silver has a thin encrustation of a dark arsenide mineral on it which makes it particularly interesting. Looks great!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #21539
  • Silver
  • 8.5x5.0x5.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $80.00
  • Kerr Lake Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This piece shows a thick plate of native silver that passes completely through fine grained rock and protrudes more or less out of all sides. Rich!
SilverCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #27086
  • Silver
  • 8.7x5.1x4.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $45.00
  • Nipissing Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This specimen shows a leaf of solid silver holding two pieces of rock together. The silver pokes up over the top of the smaller piece of rock and actually goes down the back of the big one a ways. Sorry no pic of the back. A great looking specimen of native silver from the largest mine in the Cobalt Camp!
Silver, ArsenidesCobalt/Gowganda Area, Ontario -Leaf/Plate Silver Specimens
  • Item #22894
  • Silver, Arsenides
  • 10.8x7.8x1.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $95.00
  • Frontier Mine
  • South Lorrain Township
    Ontario, Canada
  • A big plate of, mostly, silver with a thin veneer of unidentified arsenide mineralization. It is more like up to 8mm thick but is bent and warped to a large diameter. Rings when you flick it with your fingernail!