Collecting and preserving Canada's mineral heritage since 1975
Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada
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Crystals of opaque to translucent arrojadite (up to 7 mm), on matrix.
5.8 cm x 8.5 cm x 1.8 cm
Crystals of opaque to transparent arrojadite, on matrix, with crystals of lazulite and a singly-terminated crystal of transparent quartz (2 cm). Also: micro crystals of childrenite and gordonite (rare). 6.8 cm x 8.2 cm x 3.3 cm
Crystals of opaque to translucent arrojadite (up to 9 mm), on matrix, with minor amounts of lazulite and micro gordonite. 3.0 cm x 4.5 cm x 1.9 cm
Opaque to translucent crystals of arrojadite (up to 1 cm), on matrix, with minor amounts of lazulite. Also: micro crystals of childrenite and gordonite (rare). 3.2 cm x 5.9 cm x 1.6 cm
Collected by Tysons' from a single quartz vein roughly 6' long (now eroded away), these are by far the best arrojadites we have seen in this area.
Tysons' Fine Minerals
114 Lamb's Hill Road, PO Box 634
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
Canada B0M 1S0