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Steve Rust has uploaded:
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My interest in minerals started in the late 1960s, of all things the secondary school I went to actually had a small mineral collection, quite unheard of in those days. I wanted to know more so off to the local library I went, followed by a holiday in Cornwall. Most of the minerals that really get me buzzing are mostly ones I collect in the out door world. Not uncommon for me to sit in mucky hole in a mine dump for hours on end, and come away with some very good micros, it's all worth it believe me.


Favourite Photos

K8F-0QEClinoclase : Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3

Clara Mine, Rankach valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Field of View: 1.2 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 1 mm

Collection and photograph Christian Rewitzer Photo of the Day - 24th Jun 2015
Copyright: © Christian Rewitzer      Photo ID: 572107     Uploaded by: Christian Rewitzer   View Count: 1036   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2500 x 2180 pixels (5.5 Mpix)

GEV-UE1Malachite : Cu2(CO3)(OH)2, Cerussite : PbCO3

Monte Trisa Mines, Mercanti Valley, Torrebelvicino, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

Field of View: 2 mm

2 mm group of Malachite balls with Cerussite crystals. Collection and photo Matteo Chinellato
Copyright: © ChinellatoPhoto      Photo ID: 571765     Uploaded by: Matteo Chinellato   View Count: 342   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 546 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

CGH-W9MFluorite : CaF2

Multiple photos available
2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dal'negorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia

Field of View: 4 mm

Microphoto of a relatively small fluorite group on a specimen which is dominated by cm-scale cubes with dodecahedral modifications ( All crystals on the specimen are perfectly transparent.
Copyright: © Tony Peterson      Photo ID: 571655     Uploaded by: Tony Peterson   View Count: 271   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2000 x 1500 pixels (3.0 Mpix)

LNP-P30Copper : Cu, Siderite : FeCO3

Ray Mine, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District, Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA

Dendritic copper crystals included in siderite crystals. FOV is 2.5cm wide.
Copyright: © dan evanich      Photo ID: 568688     Uploaded by: Daniel J. Evanich   View Count: 337   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1280 x 960 pixels (1.2 Mpix)

6JM-L7YLeverettite : Cu3Co(OH)6Cl2

Torrecillas mine, Salar Grande, El Tamarugal Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile

Green leverettite crystals
FOV 2,5 mm
Author's material
Collection and Photo : Vincent Bourgoin
Copyright: © Vincent Bourgoin 2013      Photo ID: 568648     Uploaded by: Vincent Bourgoin   View Count: 591   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1067 pixels (1.7 Mpix)

F2P-DP5Pyrrhotite : Fe7S8, Calcite : CaCO3

Rhomberg quarry, Unterklien, Hohenems, Dornbirn, Vorarlberg, Austria

Field of View: 2 mm

In coll. Nat. Hist. Mus. Vienna; collected by Uwe Kolitsch in August 2013.

Nikon D4, Mitutoyo 10X Plan-Apo ELWD on bellows. Stacked from 84 images using ZereneStacker (Pmax). Photo of the Day - 24th Sep 2013
Copyright: © Harald Schillhammer      Photo ID: 559939     Uploaded by: Harald Schillhammer   View Count: 1004   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 737 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

7KW-L2LCornwallite : Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4

Daly Mine, Yudnamutana District, Arkaroola Region, North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia

Individual Cornwallite crystals size 0.5mm - Collection and photograph Jean-Pierre Barral
Photo ID: 558624     Uploaded by: Jean-Pierre Barral   View Count: 316   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1500 x 1125 pixels (1.7 Mpix)

AND-HFEFersmite : (Ca,Y)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH)6, Microlite Group : (Ca,Na)2Ta2O6(O,OH,F)

Alpe Rosso, Orcesco, Druogno, Vigezzo Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy

"Microlite" crystal perched on 0,6 mm Fersmite crystal. Self collected Jul. 1981

Collection and photo A. Zordan.
Copyright: © Antonio Zordan      Photo ID: 557281     Uploaded by: Antonio Zordan   View Count: 267   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 630 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

TDM-RK0Fluorite : CaF2, Goethite : α-Fe3+O(OH), Calcite : CaCO3

Kontakt adit, Konnerudkollen Mines, Konnerud, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway

Fluorite crystals with small goethite crystals on a calcite matrix.

FOV 5 mm

Photo & Collection: Egil Hollund
Copyright: © Egil Hollund      Photo ID: 555151     Uploaded by: Egil Hollund   View Count: 271   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1536 x 1024 pixels (1.6 Mpix)

WM5-0TXAntlerite : Cu3(SO4)(OH)4

Slag dumps, Les Rats Mine, Le Crozet, La Pacaudière, Loire, Rhône-Alpes, France


FOV : 0,95 mm
Self collected 2012

Photo & collection Vessely Photo of the Day - 20th Oct 2013
Copyright: © y vessely      Photo ID: 555091     Uploaded by: Yannick Vessely   View Count: 926   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 699 pixels (0.7 Mpix)
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