David K. Joyce Minerals

South Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals

There are other minerals in the limestone quarries than sphlaerite and fluorite. Here are some:

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CelestineSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #15103
  • Celestine
  • 10.5x8.8x6.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $40.00
  • Georgetown

  • Ontario, Canada
  • Bright orange crystals of celestine are compacted into a cavity in dolostone. Unusual form of celestine!
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17636
  • Calcite
  • 8.2x6.3x4.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 21mm
  • $45.00
  • Beamsville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A very nice cluster of beigey calcite crystals in an aesthetic cluster. Shows well.
Gypsum, var SeleniteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17610
  • Gypsum, var Selenite
  • 15.0x9.0x5.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 115mm
  • $65.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • One big, incomplete but very cool crystal of gypsum sits on top of this limestone matrix. The gypsum is water clear. Some contact abrasions on the back but not visible from the display side. Displays very well!
DolomiteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17620
  • Dolomite
  • 11.7x8.8x5.2 cm
  • $45.00
  • Walker Brothers Quarry
  • St. Catherines
    Ontario, Canada
  • The top of this dolostone matrix shows concentric rings of creamy-pinkish, rhombohedra of dolomite. The rhombs are the curved type so typical of dolomite crystals from this area. A handsome specimen that stands perfectly for display. Excelent!
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #18263
  • Calcite
  • 7.3x5.4x3.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 31mm
  • $35.00
  • Lincoln Quarry
  • Beamsville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A nice mound of honey-coloured calcite crystals with one larger crystal on the right side. Displays very well!
Dolomite, CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17625
  • Dolomite, Calcite
  • 6.4x6.0x3.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 14mm
  • $45.00
  • Walker Brothers Quarry
  • St. Catherines
    Ontario, Canada
  • A lovely vug of cured, pink, lustrous dolomite crystals, with a couple of scalenohedral calcite crystals. Displays very nicely.
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #10992
  • Calcite
  • 5.4x4.7x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 30mm
  • $35.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A handsome specimen of calcite featuring a 30mm crystal on the top side of a plate of smaller crystals. Shows well.
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #10997
  • Calcite
  • 9.8x5.8x2.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $65.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A plate of sharp calcite scalenohdra showing three larger crystals on a bed of smaller colourless crystals. Displays very well!
MarcasiteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #18691
  • Marcasite
  • 8.8x6.2x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $35.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A great-looking, concave plate of marcasite crystals on crystallized dolostone matrix. The marcasite crystals are sharp with a slightly greenish-golden iridescence. A few small calcite and fluorite crystals here and there on the piece. Displays perfectly.
MarcasiteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #18692
  • Marcasite
  • 6.8x4.5x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $35.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • Lots of sharp marcasite crystals on this dolostone matrix. Some are bruised. Good locality piece that stands well for display.
Dolomite, CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17624
  • Dolomite, Calcite
  • 13.7x8.3x7.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-9mm, d-5mm
  • $55.00
  • Walker Bros. Quarry
  • St. Catherines
    Ontario, Canada
  • Creamy, pinkish dolomite crystals cover the front of this dolostone matrix along with a couple of nice rhombs of calcite to accent the dolomites. The face of the specimen is about 40 degrees off of vertical for perfect display!
Marcasite, PyriteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #14224
  • Marcasite, Pyrite
  • 4.9x3.9x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $55.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Dundas, Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A relatively rare specimen od well crystalized marcasite from the Flamboro quarry. Marcasite is common there but not in clusters like this, usually as small individual crystals or druses. As well, there are tiny octahedral of pyrite scattered around the matrix. Displays well.
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #18234
  • Calcite
  • 7.4x5.0x4.2 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 19mm
  • $35.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A pleasant-looking cluster of calcite crystals, mostly smaller ones, with a couple of larger scalenohedral crystals. A nice example!
MarcasiteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #18685
  • Marcasite
  • 5.8x5.5x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $35.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • As marcasite specimens go, this one is modest but the crystals are great and it is a nice locality specimen!
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17637
  • Calcite
  • 7.7x5.7x5.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 12mm
  • $45.00
  • Beamsville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A very eye-pleasing mound of calcite crystals. One crystal at the top has been snapped off (not noticeable) but the rest is just fine. Displays perfectly!
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #17639
  • Calcite
  • 17.1x13.2x8.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 19mm
  • $55.00
  • Beemsville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A larger, very displayable cluster-plate of calcite crystals. Needs help to stand like this. Looks great!
MarcasiteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #16964
  • Marcasite
  • 5.7x2.8x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $35.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A ridge of iridescent marcasite runs across the edge of a stromatolite fossil shard. Different!
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #16973
  • Calcite
  • 5.3x4.2x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $35.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth County
    Ontario, Canada
  • A very nice small plate of smooth, lustrous calcite crystals on dolostone matrix. Nice looking and unusual.
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #18900
  • Calcite
  • 14.4x10.2x7.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 23mm
  • $40.00
  • Lafarge Quarry
  • Wentworth co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • The vug in this dark limestone matrix is lined with calcite crystals, some of which are larger and a more deep golden colour than the smaller ones. Nice looking!
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #19775
  • Calcite
  • 6.6x6.0x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 24mm
  • $80.00
  • Lafarge Quarry, (Dundas Quarry)
  • Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A really nice spray of calcite crystals. The aggregate is a radiating mound of scalenohedral crystals with nice luster and light golden colour. Displays perfectly!
MarcasiteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #19780
  • Marcasite
  • 6.8x3.3x3.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $45.00
  • Flamboro Quarry
  • Wentworth Co.
    Canada
  • This specimen is a ridge of dolostone that has its top covered by golden, sharp marcasite crystals. Shows well!
SeleniteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #19782
  • Selenite
  • 9.5x2.3x1.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: as above
  • $40.00
  • Lafarge Quarry, (Dundas Quarry)
  • Wentworth Co.
    Ontario, Canada
  • A single crystal of gypsum with minimal bruising. It is colourless, sharp and handsome. We don't see these all that often.
GypsumSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #19898
  • Gypsum
  • 6.1x4.8x3.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $40.00
  • Lincoln Quarry
  • Beamsville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A jumble of interlocking gypsum crystals cover the top of this gypsum matrix. A nice specimen of one of the less common minerals from that area. Displays very well.
CalciteSouth Ontario Limestone Quarries, Various Minerals
  • Item #19918
  • Calcite
  • 16.5x8.0x5.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 22mm
  • $45.00
  • Beamsville
    Ontario, Canada
  • A pleasant-looking specimen of frosted calcite crystals from the giant quarry near Beamsville, Ontario. Displays well.