Gilmarite, Cuprite, Malachite, Olivenite, Chrysocolla

Specimen ID: L9C-RE6

Mineral(s)
Gilmarite : Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cuprite : Cu2O
Malachite : Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Olivenite : Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Chrysocolla : Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O
Locality
As recorded:
Roua Mines, Daluis, Guillaumes, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Mindat locality:
Events

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Cuprite vein in chrysocolla with crystallised vugs, containing gilmarite. this is a gilmarite holotype specimen Field is 10,5mm large Zeiss Luminar 25mm on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015

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Green gilmarite crystals on cuprite. Gilmarite tint turns blue as lightning is achieved with tungsten lamps (led lightnings "kills" the red color of the cuprite) Field is 1,35mm large Zeiss Luminar 25mm on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015

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Green gilmarite crystals with cuprite Gilmarite tint turns blue as lightning is achieved with tungsten lamps (led lightnings "kills" the red color of the cuprite). see child image (721042) to see the real color of the gilmarite Field is 0,55mm large JML20x on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015

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5660b4 Gilmarite - L=0,55mm - JML20x - 51cm - diff - L - CZP - D[12,2,710]-I(10)-LPF(100,0) Green gilmarite crystals with cuprite Led "daylight type" lightning. Gilmarite doesn't show the bluish tint, but the cuprite turns darker Field is 0,55mm large JML20x on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015

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Gilmarite crystals with olivenite in a cuprite vug Gilmarite tint turns blue as lightning is achieved with tungsten lamps (led lightnings "kills" the red color of the cuprite) Field is 1,50mm large Zeiss Luminar 25mm on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015

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Gilmarite crystals on cuprite Gilmarite tint turns blue as lightning is achieved with tungsten lamps (led lightnings "kills" the red color of the cuprite) Field is 1,65mm large Zeiss Luminar 25mm on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015

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Gilmarite crystals on cuprite Gilmarite tint turns blue as lightning is achieved with tungsten lamps (led lightnings "kills" the red color of the cuprite) Field is 0,90mm large Zeiss Luminar 16mm on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015

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Cuprite crystals Field is 2,0mm large Zeiss Luminar 25mm on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015

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Malachite sprays on cuprite crystals (with minor gilmarite) Field is 1,95mm large Zeiss Luminar 25mm on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015

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Gilmarite crystals (and minor olivenite) on cuprite Gilmarite tint turns blue as lightning is achieved with tungsten lamps (led lightnings "kills" the red color of the cuprite) Field is 1,8mm large Zeiss Luminar 25mm on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015

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Green gilmarite crystals on cuprite Gilmarite tint turns blue as lightning is achieved with tungsten lamps (led lightnings "kills" the red color of the cuprite). see child image (721051) to see the real color of the gilmarite Field is 0,50mm large JML20x on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015

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Green gilmarite crystals with cuprite Led "daylight type" lightning. Gilmarite doesn't show the bluish tint, but the cuprite turns darker Field is 0,50mm large JML20x on bellows + Nikon D5100. Combine Z Gift from Gilbert Mari Photo & collection Chollet Pascal (# 5660)
Pascal Chollet - 11th December 2015
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