Mineral Specimens for Sale from the Nanisivik Mine

 

 

OKO-122

OKO-122    Sphalerite with Quartz and Pyrite     Nanisivik Mine, Nanasivik, Baffin Island, NWT, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve chamberlain collection.  High quality sphalerites, to 1.9 cm each, (a less common mineral for the occurrence) with some crystals being encrusted by pyrite cubes.  3.7 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm.  No damage, very nice quality.   $50

 

 

 

 

OKO-123

OKO-123    Sphalerite on Pyrite pseudomorph after Marcasite    Nanisivik Mine, Nanasivik, Baffin Island, NWT, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve chamberlain collection.  A 3.4 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm floater with no damage ( a couple small healed contacts).  Very nice quality.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-361

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The undamaged calcite on back.

OKF-361    Sphalerite and Pyrite after Marcasite with Calcite and Dolomite     Nanasivk Mine, Baffin Island, NWT, Canada, Collection.  Ex. Eric Edey Collection.  This is a great combination piece measuring 7.7 x 6 x 3.8 cm.  On the front side are large sphalerite crystals to 1.7 cm on edge.  Pyrites reach .7 cm in size and all crystals are lustrous well formed.  On the backside of this plate are dolomites to 1.8 cm in calcites to 2 cm each.  One of the calcites on the backside is cleaved off, but this represents the only damage to this floater.  And unusually complete mineral assemblage for this location.  $160

 

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