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Van King's Photo Gallery

UD9-DJ2Connellite

Bagdad Mine, Bagdad, Eureka District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA

Field of View: 5 cm

Enormous cluster of deep blue connellite crystals in matrix. In Bob Jenkins' collection.
Photo ID: 936150     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 62   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3263 x 2912 pixels (9.5 Mpix)

Rock Currier and customers at Tucson

Rock Currier (center) talking to customer (left side of photo) on the right of the photo is L>R Alfredo Petrov, Elsa Horvath, and Lazlo Horvath. February 1995 at the sales room near the lobby of the Executive Inn.
Copyright: © Van King      Photo ID: 931084     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 14   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 3120 x 1927 pixels (6.0 Mpix)

Rock Currier and Pyrite

Rock Currier and two warehouse employees in March 1989 proudly displaying a new shipment of octahedral pyrite crystals from Haunzala, Peru
Copyright: © Van King      Photo ID: 931081     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 25   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 3120 x 1927 pixels (6.0 Mpix)

0CV-WL1Zircon

Hamburg Quarry, Rudeville, Hardyston Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Field of View: 7 cm

Dark brown doubly terminated zircon crystal with green amphibole, white calcite, and golden brown goethite stain. Photo by Van King.
Photo ID: 930983     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 25   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4216 x 2912 pixels (12.3 Mpix)

UPN-CJRMicrolite Group

Clark Ledge pegmatite locality, Chesterfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 1 mm

Cloudy gray-yellow partial microlite crystal with adjacent yellow stain on dark-green nearly black tourmaline. Quite likely this was the kind of specimen that prompted Charles Upham Shepard to designate the mineral "microlite." Quartz and cleavelandite matrix with associated watermelon tourmaline.
Copyright: © Van King      Photo ID: 930092     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 15   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5920 x 3888 pixels (23.0 Mpix)

MRQ-L9PMineral E (of Dunn, et. al., 1982)

Multiple photos available
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin mining district, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Black needles of Mineral E in a vug just above upper center with red and yellow zincite, drusy brown vesuvianite, pink leucophoenicite, black pyrochroite crystals in a matrix consisting of pink leucophoenicite, black franklinite, and red and yellow zincite. The Mineral E crystals are very reflective and are in radial clusters of up to about 5 rod-like crystals. Modris Baum collection.
Copyright: © Modris Baum      Photo ID: 929376     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 26   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1232 pixels (2.0 Mpix)

H1X-W3DFootemineite, Analcime

Multiple photos available
Foote Lithium Co. Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA

Field of View: 1.5 mm

Yellow-green footemineite crystal cluster on white analcime crystals.
Copyright: © Van King      Photo ID: 920358     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 20   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2343 x 1959 pixels (4.6 Mpix)

R6A-YDJActinolite

Oaklawn Soapstone quarry, Oaklawn, Cranston, Providence Co., Rhode Island, USA

Field of View: 8 cm

Black and white photograph of dark green radiating actinolite needles in white talc. Photograph by Dr. Benjamin M. Shaub.
Copyright: © Benjamin M. Shaub      Photo ID: 918827     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 8   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3521 x 3030 pixels (10.7 Mpix)

Mary Shaub at Hastings Farm September 1958

Diamond Acres, Fonda, Mohawk Township, Montgomery Co., New York, USA

Mary Shaub (wife of Dr. Benjamin M. Shaub) collecting quartz crystals out of a large pocket and handing them to Lawrence Schoppee. September 1958
Copyright: © Benjamin M. Shaub      Photo ID: 918822     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 64   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3521 x 3030 pixels (10.7 Mpix)

NP2-XLWSpodumene

Multiple photos available
Barrus farm pegmatite localities, Goshen, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Field of View: 1 m

Black and white photograph of white bladed spodumene crystals emanating from the upper left corner and divergent toward the lower right corner. Matrix contains white cleavelandite and gray-white quartz. Note: Side view of drill hole penetrating the right side of the specimen.
Copyright: © Benjamin M. Shaub      Photo ID: 918815     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 24   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3773 x 2542 pixels (9.6 Mpix)
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