Collecting and preserving Canada's mineral heritage since 1975
Nanisivik Mine, Baffin Island, Nunavut (formerly the Northwest Territories), Canada
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A cluster of doubly-terminated crystals, dominated by a large smoky quartz (up to 5.2 cm); some damage; no matrix.
A cluster of smoky quartz crystals (up to 4 cm), with minor pyrite and dolomite; some damage; no matrix.
As well as its famous pyrites, Nanisivik Mine also produced quartz crystals.
Tysons' Fine Minerals
114 Lamb's Hill Road, PO Box 634
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
Canada B0M 1S0