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Nova Scotia Update – November 2015
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 11.29.2015 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates


I’ve added a new Nova Scotia Update (click here), with minerals from the Bay of Fundy. This update accompanies the new post about Nova Scotia Mineral Collecting – The Bay of Fundy, with specimens from the classic Bay of Fundy localities highlighted in that article: Wasson’s Bluff, Amethyst Cove and Cape D’Or.

This is the first of two Bay of Fundy updates. Next week’s update will feature specimens from different localities – the islands (particularly the gmelinite localities) and Cape Split. An article about these localities is also now on the site, Mineral Collecting on the Islands – Bay of Fundy (click here) to give a little sense of what is behind the specimens from the islands.

To see mineral specimens from the Bay of Fundy currently available for sale, click here.

 

This update features superb analcime crystals and chabazite crystals, beautiful balls and sprays of natrolite crystals, delicate crystallized copper and more.

Analcime with Stilbite, Amethyst Cove, Kings Co., Nova Scotia Analcime with Stilbite, Amethyst Cove, Kings Co., Nova Scotia – 3.3 cm crystal

Analcime with Stilbite, Amethyst Cove, Kings Co., Nova ScotiaAnalcime with Stilbite, Amethyst Cove, Kings Co., Nova Scotia – 1.3 cm crystal

Chabazite, Wasson's Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia

Chabazite, Wasson’s Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia – 3.0 cm

Chabazite, Wasson's Bluff, Nova Scotia

Chabazite, Wasson’s Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia – 2.8 cm

Chabazite, Wasson's Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia

Chabazite, Wasson’s Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia – 4.1 cm

Analcime, Mackay Head, Cumberland Co. Nova Scotia

Analcime, Mackay Head, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia – 4.1 cm

Natrolite with Analcime, Wasson's Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova ScotiaNatrolite with Analcime, Wasson’s Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia
Field of view approximately 4.5 cm

Natrolite, Wasson's Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia

Natrolite, Wasson’s Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia – 5.7 cm

Natrolite on Analcime, Wasson's Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia

Natrolite on Analcime, Wasson’s Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia
Natrolite crystal balls to approximately 1.1 cm

Natrolite on Analcime, Wasson's Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia

Natrolite on Analcime, Wasson’s Bluff, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia
Field of view approximately cm

Copper, Colonial Copper Mine, Cape D'Or, Nova Scotia

Copper, Colonial Copper Mine, Cape D’Or, Nova Scotia – cm

Copper, Colonial Copper Mine, Cape D'Or, Nova Scotia

Copper, Colonial Copper Mine, Cape D’Or, Nova Scotia
Field of view approximately 3.5 cm

Copper, Colonial Copper Mine, Cape D'Or, Nova Scotia

Copper, Colonial Copper Mine, Cape D’Or, Nova Scotia – 8.3 cm

Thomsonite, Cape Blomidon, Kings Co., Nova Scotia

Thomsonite, Cape Blomidon, Kings Co., Nova Scotia
Field of view approximately 1.5 cm

Stilbite epimorph after mesolite, Cape D'Or, Nova Scotia

Stilbite epimorph after Mesolite, Cape D’Or, Nova Scotia – 7.0 cm