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Van King's Photo Gallery

685-8YPLarsenite

Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Field of View: 7 mm

Bright transparent larsenite crystals on white to pink clinohedrite and yellow zincite. Chet Lemanski Collection. Photo by Vandall King.
Copyright: © Van King      Photo ID: 945094     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5184 x 2912 pixels (15.1 Mpix)

CGH-7L8Larsenite

Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Field of View: 5 mm

High-luster acicular larsenite crystals of white clinohedrite and orange zincite with black franklinite. Chet Lemanski collection. Photo by Vandall King
Copyright: © Van King      Photo ID: 945090     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5184 x 2912 pixels (15.1 Mpix)

F8V-4LAFluorapatite

Multiple photos available
Pulsifer Quarry & Dionne extension, West Mount Apatite District, Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA

Dimensions: 3 cm x 3.8 cm x 4.3 cm

Roebling apatite-(CaF) 3 x 3.8 x 4.3 cm. Smithsonian Institute specimen.
Copyright: © Van King      Photo ID: 944382     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 20   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2000 x 1460 pixels (2.9 Mpix)

0YD-T1PWulfenite

Multiple photos available
Lubec Lead mine, Lubec, Washington Co., Maine, USA

Field of View: 3 mm

Tiny dark orange multiple growth wulfenite crystal with olive-green pyromorphite in a tiny quartz vug in clinochlore-rich rock.
Copyright: © Van King      Photo ID: 944378     Uploaded by: Van King   View Count: 16   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2448 x 2096 pixels (5.1 Mpix)

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: 77   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: 18   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: 28   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: 33   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: 18   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: 31   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1232 pixels (2.0 Mpix)
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