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PMF-9W6Anatase TiO2 , Brookite TiO2

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Monte Prosa, Prevat Valley, Airolo, Leventina, Ticino, Switzerland

Field of View: 2.5 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.9 mm

Nice example of arrangement between the two titanium minerals - anatase and brookite.

Collection Sancassani-Raineri photo Germano Fretti
Photo ID: 586341     Uploaded by: Germano Fretti   View Count: 385   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 700 x 700 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

8XC-0AABrookite TiO2

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Monte Prosa, Prevat Valley, Airolo, Leventina, Ticino, Switzerland

Field of View: 2.1 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.67 mm

Beautiful group of light brown geminate crystals of Brookite on Matrix.

Collection Sancassani-Raineri photo Germano Fretti
Photo ID: 586339     Uploaded by: Germano Fretti   View Count: 235   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1772 x 1186 pixels (2.1 Mpix)

R6W-E7DAnatase TiO2 , Rutile TiO2

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Oulx, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy


Anatase mm 0,7 with Rutile var. Sagenite

Germano Fretti photo and collection
Copyright: © Germano Fretti      Photo ID: 468284     Uploaded by: Germano Fretti   View Count: 338   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 818 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

QK5-0G7Corundum Al2O3

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Rössing uranium mine, Arandis, Erongo Region, Namibia

Violet crystal of Corundum
dimension crystal mm 3
Photo and collection Germano Fretti
Copyright: © Germano Fretti      Photo ID: 443984     Uploaded by: Germano Fretti   View Count: 81   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 1930 x 1542 pixels (3.0 Mpix)

M9G-7X2Fersmite (Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6

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San Bachisio Quarries, Telti, Sassari Province, Sardinia, Italy

Tuft of Crystals of Fersmite on matrix
dimension area mm 3,2 x 3
Photo Germano Fretti collection Raineri Sancassani
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PQ1-2NDBoltwoodite (K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH)·1.5H2O

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Goanikontes Claim, Goanikontes, Arandis, Erongo Region, Namibia

Light yellow tufts of needles of Boltwoodite
dimension area mm 9x9
Photo and collection G Fretti
Copyright: © Germano Fretti      Photo ID: 408778     Uploaded by: Germano Fretti   View Count: 254   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1920 x 1534 pixels (2.9 Mpix)

9EA-59YSchulenbergite (Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10·3H2O

Multiple photos available
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Zorzone Mine, Vedra Valley, Oltre il Colle, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy


Schulenbergite rosettes on matrix with blue-green crystals of probable "Ktenasite"

Analyzed by SEM, Field of view mm 4x3

Germano Fretti photo and collection
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K28-H0QSerpierite Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O

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Zorzone Mine, Vedra Valley, Oltre il Colle, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy


Serpierite crystals on matrix, analyzed by SEM

Field of view mm 4x3

photo and collection Germano Fretti
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UP6-UPHArisite, Tuperssuatsiaite Na2(Fe3+,Mn2+)3Si8O20(OH)2·4H2O

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Aris Quarries, Aris, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia


Arisite crystal with Tuperssuatsiaite on matrix

Field of view 3x2 mm

Germano Fretti photo and collection
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4C5-6EVShattuckite Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2

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Kandesei, Kunene Region, Namibia


Shattuckite balls on quartz

field of view mm 11x6

Germano Fretti photo and collection
Copyright: © Germano Fretti      Photo ID: 393735     Uploaded by: Germano Fretti   View Count: 321   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1930 x 1542 pixels (3.0 Mpix)
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