Mineral Specimens for Sale from Faraday, Ontario

 

 

OKP-795

OKP-795      Calcite      Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  These dark colored twins are actually transparent and have a medium to low luster as is the case with almost any specimen of calcite from this classic site.  The front display face and top are very nice.  Back shows some very light scratches.  The piece is a floater and measures 7 x 5 x 3.4 cm.  Historic material that is just not available anymore.  $125

 

 

 

 

OKH-874

OKH-874    Uranophane    Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.   Small bright yellow spray of crystal that is approximately 1.3 cm long.  Nicely mounted and easy to see.  $70

 

 

 

 

OKJ-534

OKJ-534    Hematite coated Calcite     Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Classic material from Canadaís primary mineral district.  Intergrown crystals to 2.7 cm each.  The cluster measures.3.2 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm.  Backside and base contact with great views of damage free sides, top and front.  Excellent example of most uncommon material.  $60

 

 

 

 

OKH-786

OKH-786    Fluorite     Faraday Uranium Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  An unusual find for the location this is a fairly sharp example.  It is a green octahedron measuring 1.2 cm in its longest dimension.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.  $25

 

 

 

 

OKI-064

OKI-064     Goethite     Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Two intricate plated of goethite measuring to 2.5 cm in maximum width.  They are opaque and ugly.  Something for the specialist in Ontario minerals or this mine specifically.  15$

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-075

OKI-075    Uranophane     Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Prev. Wardís.  Two nice sprays of bright yellow crystals to .8 cm each on what I assume is goethite after?  Specimen measures 2.6 x 2 x 1.2 cm.  Other crystals on back as well.  35$

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-516

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OKD-516    Calcite with Hematite     Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Besides the couple Iíve had for sale, I have not seen calcites from this mine offered.  They are extremely interesting twins.  This one has a couple of dings so it is not perfect.  Globular hematite composes the small amount of matrix on which the calcite twin rests and some surface coatings, as well.  6 x 5.4 x 5 cm.  Old collection number but no documentation of ownership prior to its sale by Wardís of Rochester.  100$

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