David K. Joyce

Cobalt/Gowganda Area -Bismuth

Cobalt is also noted for its coars aggregates of native bismuth. Here are some very good examples!

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BismuthCobalt/Gowganda Area -Bismuth
  • Item #11948
  • Bismuth
  • 4.9x3.0x2.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $60.00
  • Nipissing Hill
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Two veinlets of pure native bismuth cut through this altered rock matrix. One of the veins is on the top of the piece and is fully exposed along its length. Very nice example!
BismuthCobalt/Gowganda Area -Bismuth
  • Item #21706
  • Bismuth
  • 8.6x4.4x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 20mm cleavage
  • $75.00
  • HiHo Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This is a section of vein that is heavily laced with coarse native bismuth present as lustrous cleavages in the carbonate. Excellent example of this native element.
BismuthCobalt/Gowganda Area -Bismuth
  • Item #21729
  • Bismuth
  • 8.2x5.3x4.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 11mm cleavage
  • $65.00
  • Lawson Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • This fragment of dolomite vein matrix is criss-crossed with veinlets of and patches of native bismuth. The bismuth shows as brilliant, lustered cleavages.
BismuthCobalt/Gowganda Area -Bismuth
  • Item #21732
  • Bismuth
  • 6.8x6.5x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm cleavage
  • $65.00
  • Mensilvo Mine
  • Cobalt
    Ontario, Canada
  • Globs and veinlets of native bismuth are present in this carbonate matrix along with some arsenide mineralization. The bismuth is represented by bright, mirror-like cleavages up to 8mm or so. Rich!