Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada Mineral Specimens For Sale

 

        

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Mineral specimens from Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec are well documented in the literature and popular with mineral collectors.  The site has several hundred species listed as coming from there.  Most of the specimens I sell are from the Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Prior to that many were in the National Museums of Canada.  There are more museum class specimens in this one section that most dealers have on their entire web site!

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OKP-525

OKP-525     Aegirine     De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This nicely formed crystal measures 4.5 x .7 x .5 cm.  Opaque black, high luster, and damage free.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-498

OKP-498       Arfvedsonite     De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This specimen is made up of high luster, double terminated crystals to 1.8 cm each.  The cluster is a floater that measures 2.2 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm.  There is a small amount of blue putty on base.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-499

OKP-499       Pectolite      Poudrerre Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This pair of crystals are very fine examples measuring up to 2 cm each.  They are nicely transparent, high in luster and well terminated.  No damage.  $40 for the pair. 

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-612

OKP-612       Natrolite (pseudo. alteration to?)      De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1980. I'm not sure what is going on with this material so this one gets sold, as-is.  It measures 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm.  It is composed of several low luster, damage-free crystals.  It is a floater.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-613

OKP-613       Natrolite (pseudo. alteration to?) and Feldspar?   De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1980. I'm not sure what is going on with this material so this one gets sold, as-is.  It measures 2.7 x 2.2 x 1.1 cm.  It is composed of several low luster, damage-free crystals mixed with what looks to be white feldspars.  It is a healed plate of crystals.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-615

OKP-615       Aegirine         De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1980.This single crystal is an opaque black color, moderate to high in luster and healed on both terminations.  One termination has a small white feldspar attachment.  4.1 x 1.1 x .7 cm.  No damage.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-748

OKP-748     Analcime and others    De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a pair of large, partial, analcime crystals of nice form and better luster than the images indicate.  The "others appear to be feldspars and tiny pink rhodochrosites crytsals.  The black is likely arfvedsonite.  6.2 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm.  This is a more substantial specimen than the photos portray.  No damage.  $175

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-743

OKP-743     Analcime and others    De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a pair of large, partial, analcime crystals of nice form and better luster than the images indicate.  The "others appear to be feldspars and tiny pink rhodochrosite crystals.  The black is likely arfvedsonite.  7 x 5.4 x 3 cm.  This is a more substantial specimen than the photos portray.  Several feldspars on edge are broken.  $150

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-730

OKP-730     Aegirine      RESERVED      De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Two well formed, prismatic crystals show nicely in this specimen that measures 6.5 x 6.2 x 3.5 cm.  The two noteworthy, embedded crystals are almost 5 cm long and crudely terminated.  Nice luster and contrast.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-484

OKP-484     Analcime and Natrolite      De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This example is a semi-sphere that shows nice form, even on its base (partially healed and partial complete faces).  It measures 2.6 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm.  There is no damage to the piece and a small amount of blue putty on the base.  Very nice piece.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-611

OKP-611     Polyliothinite       De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  I've owned many of these through the years.  This one is hands-down the finest thumbnail I've had or seen.  It is a floater ball measuring 3.5 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm.  It is composed of large bladed crystals with smaller (more white colored) second generation crystal within the deeper voids between them.  It is damage-free and shows outstanding views from any direction, even bottom or back.  Exceptional in every regard.    $495

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-609

OKP-609     Rhodochrosite       De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The perky box seen here contains 4 small floater groups of deep red rhodochrosite crystals.  The largest measures 1.1 cm.  They are in excellent shape.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-610

OKP-610     Rhodochrosite       De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The perky box seen here contains 2 plates of deep red rhodochrosite crystals.  The largest measures 1.8 and the second 1.4 cm.  They are in excellent shape and crystallized on both sides.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-607

OKP-607      Eudyalite      De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This small example is beautiful but to small to be appreciated without magnification.  It measures 7 x 6 x 4 millimeters and shows one octahedron.  The crystal is damage-free and quite translucent and colorful.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-703

Back or bottom

OKP-703       Siderite and Albite      Mont St-Hilair, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Prev. National Museums of Canada.  Circ. 1960.  This came from a huge historic siderite pocket.  The ex ample seen here measures 9.5 x 7 x 6.7 cm.  The albites are small, white sprays on the huge, opaque siderite crystals.  There are contacts on the base, back and part of one side.  Displays nicely.  $190

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-585

OKP-585      Natrolite and Ancylite      De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This nice crystal views well from any direction.  Part of one natrolite attached to the side of the larger one is broken off.  2.7 x 1 x .7 cm.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-543

OKP-543       Analcime      De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex.Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  3.2 x 3 x 3 cm "out of the ground" specimen that obviously has potential but needs full cleaning.  Looks to be complete and free of any damage.  As-is $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-403

OKO-403      Siderite on Albite     Mt. St. Hilaire Quarry, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This matrix specimen has a fine rhombohedral crystal of siderite standing nicely on edge on albite crystal.  It measures 2.2 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm.  The contrast, form, and aesthetic appeal of the specimen are all quite good.  Nicely mounted, as seen.   $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-110

OKO-110    Rhodochrosite on Sodalite pseudomorph      De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilair, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  1.5 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm pseudo. With its red rhodochrosite crystals scattered about on all its surfaces.  No damage.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-148

OKO-148     Rhodochrosite and Elpidite     Mont. St-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.  Ex.  Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A very three dimensional matrix specimen with multitudes of small dark red/brown rhodochrosites on every side.  Mounted in a perky box.  Damage-free.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-404

Back

Bottom

OKN-404     Siderite      Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A very fine twinned crystal with some smaller rider crystals attached.  Beautiful form for one of these.  It is a floater with only a very minor edge rub. 3.8 x 3 x 2 cm.    $75

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-399

OKN-399     Pectolite     Poudrette Quarry, Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection. A small, partial vug with frosted but clear pectolite crystals to 1.8 cm each.  The piece measures 4 x 3.8 x 2.8 cm overall.  It has a sawn flat base so sits and displays very nicely.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-112

OKN-112     Siderite (Spinel Law Twin)      Mont. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  This is a damage free floater measuring 3.7 x 2.8 x 1.2 cm overall.  I'm not sure if the surface is coated by epitactic dolomites or if these are growth hillocks.  In either case this is a desirable MSH specimen from years gone by.  The price on this one is excellent as are all its other attributes.  The accessory mineral looks to be albite.  $120

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-941

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OKM-941     Serandite     Poudrette Quary, Mont. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A blocky, medium pink crystal measuring 1.5 x 1.2 x 1 cm.  No damage and in a perky box.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-817

OKK-817     Rhodochrosite    Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  An attractive, pink/ red rhomb measuring 2.2 x 1.4 x 1 cm overall (1.5 cm on edge).  Not one of the classic tabular examples but a fine piece just the same.  Mounted in a perky box.  Damage free.  $85

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-744

OKL-744    Siderite Twins    Poudrette Quarry, Mont. St-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.   Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Prev. Ward's of Rochester.  A damage free floater measuring 6.1 x 3.6 x 2 cm overall.  Composed of attractive translucent, light greenish tan twins of tabular siderite with accessories as white coatings (looks to be tabular feldspars and dolomite).  Crystals to 2.8 cm each.  Very nice quality MSH specimen.  $175

 

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