David K. Joyce Minerals

Van Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite

Pyrostilpnite is a rare silver sulphosalt that occurs in elongated orange-coloured crystals at Van Silver Mine.

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

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PyrostilpniteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19546
  • Pyrostilpnite
  • 1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $85.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • There are at least eight, sharp, orange pyrostilpnite crystals in this quartz vug associated with a black mineral, perhaps miargyrite or sphalerite.
PyrostilpniteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19554
  • Pyrostilpnite
  • 2.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A superb, well terminated pyrostilpnite is present in this calcite lined opening, associated with sphalerite.
Pyrostilpnite, Bournonite, Diaphorite, SphaleriteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19555
  • Pyrostilpnite, Bournonite, Diaphorite, Sphalerite
  • 2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $85.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A beautifully terminated pyrostilpnite is associated with an excellent twinned bournonite crystal, some modest diaphorite crystals and a nice sphalerite in various openings of quartz crystals in this piece.
Pyrostilpnite, DiaphoriteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19750
  • Pyrostilpnite, Diaphorite
  • 2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 0.5mm
  • $65.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Here is one that is a little different and a little hard to see. The focus of the specimen is a sharp, pyrostilpnite crystal laying almost parallel to a rough diaphorite crystal. You can just see the orangey colour of the pyrostilpnite crystal. Nice association piece!
Pyrostilpnite, PyrargyriteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19753
  • Pyrostilpnite, Pyrargyrite
  • 3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: pyrarg-2mm
  • $65.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • This specimen shows a sharp, orangey pyrostilpnite crystal in association with a much larger, deep red pyrargyrite crystal. Nice!
Pyrostilpnite, PyrargyriteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19757
  • Pyrostilpnite, Pyrargyrite
  • 2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $75.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • An elongated, orange pyrostilpnite crystal lays on matrix close to an aggregate of several pyrargyrite crystals. Sweet!
PyrostilpniteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19751
  • Pyrostilpnite
  • 2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A sharp, well-terminated pyrostilpnite crystal stands out in sharp contrast to sparkling white quartz crystals. There are a few more tiny pyrostilpnite crystals scattered amongst poorly formed freieslebenite or diaphorite crystals. Nice pyrostilpnite!
Pyrostilpnite, PyriteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19752
  • Pyrostilpnite, Pyrite
  • 2.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 0.5mm
  • $55.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A very sharp, well terminated dark orange pyrostilpnite crystal is attached to a golden pyrite crystal in this quartz vug. Very nice crystal.
Pyrostilpnite, BournoniteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19755
  • Pyrostilpnite, Bournonite
  • 4.4x4.0x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A very nice, orange pyriostilpnite crystal is perfectly perched on a quartz crystal in a vug this split galena-sphalerite-pyrite and quartz vein. As well there is a well formed "cogwheel" of bournonite in one of the vugs. Nice association!
Pyrostilpnite, Sphalerite, PyriteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19756
  • Pyrostilpnite, Sphalerite, Pyrite
  • 2.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A superbly crystallized pyrostilpnite crystal is perched on what I believe is sphalerite and pyrite although one of the black crystals may be miargyrite. Nice!
Pyrostilpnite, PyrargyriteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19758
  • Pyrostilpnite, Pyrargyrite
  • 1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $55.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • This specimen has a numberof pyrargyrite crystals in a vug on one larger pyrargyrite crystal. As well, there is a sharp, well formed, terminated pyrostilpnite crystal in the vug. Lots to look at!
PyrostilpniteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19759
  • Pyrostilpnite
  • 2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • There at least seven acicular pyrostilpnite crystals scattered around in this vug of quartz crystals. All of the crystals are sharp and terminated.
Pyrostilpnite, SphaleriteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19760
  • Pyrostilpnite, Sphalerite
  • 2.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $55.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A sharp, orange, well terminated pyrostilpnite crystal is perfectly exposed on calcite crystals in this shallow vug. Perfect!
Pyrostilpnite, PyrargyriteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19761
  • Pyrostilpnite, Pyrargyrite
  • 1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • Three sharp, terminated orange pyrostilpnite crystals are tucked into the edge of this vug in white calcite or dolomite. Excellent!
PyrostilpniteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19762
  • Pyrostilpnite
  • 1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $55.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A small, tabular, terminated, orange pyrostilpnite crystal sits, well exposed and contrasted with lighter minerals in this vug. Interestingly, the pyrostilpnite crystal is twisted.
PyrostilpniteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19763
  • Pyrostilpnite
  • 1.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $55.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • This vug has a thick, prism of pyrostilpnite that glows orange-red like an ember. Hot!
Pyrostilpnite, PyriteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19764
  • Pyrostilpnite, Pyrite
  • 1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A superb, orange, well terminated pyrostilpnite crystal in a vug associated with pyrite crystals.
Pyrostilpnite, PyrargyriteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19772
  • Pyrostilpnite, Pyrargyrite
  • 2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A sharp, orange pyrostilpnite crystals is present at the edge of this vug which also contains a cluster of stout, deep red pyrargyrite crystals. Sweet!
PyrostilpniteVan Silver Mine, British Columbia, Pyrostilpnite
  • Item #19844
  • Pyrostilpnite
  • 3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $65.00
  • Van Silver Mine
  • Whistler
    British Columbia, Canada
  • A beautiful, orange-red, divergent, pyrostilpnite crystal graces an otherwise dull vug of sphalerite, pyrite and quartz crystals.