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Peter Andresen's Photo Gallery

Johs Nilsen Quarry, January 2017

Johs Nilsens Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Johs Nilsen Quarry 14. January 2017. The levels are numbred with 1 at the top, making the present lowest level no. 7. The western part of the quarry (to left in picture) is very rich in pegmatites, and in August 2016 lots of rare and nice minerals was found on level 6, on this side of the quarry.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 796104     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 166   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3840 x 2160 pixels (8.3 Mpix)

Y1J-TRQEudidymite : Na2Be2Si6O15·H2O, Epididymite : Na2Be2Si6O15·H2O, Helvine : Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S, Analcime : Na(AlSi2O6)·H2O

Johs Nilsens Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Field of View: 12 mm

A 5 mm star shaped aggregate of very pale pinkish eudidymite, sprinkled with tiny white epididymite crystals and two orange-yellow helvine crystals in front, all sitting on analcime crystals. Collected 20. August 2016 by the photographer.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 792111     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 97   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2060 x 1568 pixels (3.2 Mpix)

72L-034Hansesmarkite : Ca2Mn2Nb6O19·20H2O, Peterandresenite : Mn4Nb6O19·14H2O

Multiple photos available
A/S Granit Quarry, Tuften, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 2 cm

Tiny, yellow hansesmarkite crystals with larger darker orange peterandresenite crystals on a fracture covered in white gonnardite. The hansesmarkite and peterandresenite are crystallized from drying-out waterdrops that have been runing through the fracture, enriched in niob from altered pyrochlores and manganese and calsium from Mn/Ca-carbonates. Sample collected the 7. November 2010.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 752083     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 345   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

16X-FGCSphaerobertrandite : Be3(SiO4)(OH)2

Multiple photos available
Johs Nilsens Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Dimensions: 4 cm x 3 cm x 2.5 cm

Tiny cream coloured sphaerobertrandite aggregates completly covering aegirine needles in a vug in matrix.

Collected by Jens Andreas and Tordis Larsen in June 2014. Gift from Jens Andreas to me. Thank you Jens Andreas!
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 745832     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 206   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

58A-A3CLorenzenite : Na2Ti2O3(Si2O6), Pyrophanite : Mn2+TiO3

Lysebo, Farris, Hedrum, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Field of View: 28 mm

Pale brown lorenzenite replacing grey/black metallic pyrophanite.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 728430     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 186   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

H7E-HQGScapolite

Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

Dimensions: 6 cm x 5 cm x 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 3.5 cm

Unusual sharp terminated scapolite crystals. Old sample with Krantz label.
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LW1-GT9Rutile : TiO2

Ødegården Apatite mines, Bamble, Telemark, Norway

Dimensions: 18 mm x 12 mm x 9 mm

Twinned crystal. Old sample originating from K. S. Mineralien - Niederlage zu Freiberg.
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V1L-8FMSunstone

Multiple photos available
Gjerdemyra, Sannidal, Kragerø, Telemark, Norway

Dimensions: 5 cm x 3.5 cm x 2 cm

Feldspar variety "Sunstone" from "Riksveg 38" roadcut. Collected by Harry Andersen, now in the collection of the photographer.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 727117     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 212   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

WV8-V9VStrontianite : SrCO3

Bjønndalen Quarry, Nittedal, Akershus, Norway

Field of View: 20 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 6 mm

Silky white aggregates of strontianite on matrix. Sample was obtained from Morten Bilet.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 727088     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 88   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2606 x 1872 pixels (4.9 Mpix)

Dumps

Blygruvebekken Mine, Nedre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway

Small dump in front of the mine entrances, September 2005.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 725772     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 76   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2592 x 1944 pixels (5.0 Mpix)
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