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John Krygier's Photo Gallery

TJA-G1ECalcite

Garfield Co., Montana, USA

Dimensions: 2.5 inches x 2 inches x 2 inches

Calcareous concretion (with the faintest of bubbling with HCl under magnification) from Garfield County, Montana. Part of the collection of a 95 year old woman who lived on a ranch about 15 miles north of Jordan, Montana. Found on the ranch property many years ago.
Photo ID: 645370     Uploaded by: John Krygier   View Count: 132   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

PW4-YATAnthophyllite

Turret District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA

Dimensions: 2 inches x 1.5 inches x 1 inches

Tufts of anthophyllite in matrix from the Turret District in Colorado. Two old labels, one from Harry Sering / Choice Minerals.
Photo ID: 643886     Uploaded by: John Krygier   View Count: 205   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

0J3-A25Goethite

Hennepin-Snyder Mine, Gogebic Range, Iron Co., Wisconsin, USA

Dimensions: 1.75 inches x 1.5 inches x 1 inches

Two old botryoidal goethite specimens from an old Gogebic Range mine in northern Wisconsin.
Photo ID: 643885     Uploaded by: John Krygier   View Count: 157   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

JU0-0FPCelestine

Multiple photos available
Beineu-Kyr, Tuarkyr Mts, Geok Tepe, Ahal, Turkmenistan

Dimensions: 3 inches x 2 inches x 2 inches
Field of View: 1.5 inches

Turkmenistanian celestine from a geoid like formation. Clear crystals, with some red inclusions. Bluish celestine on the outer layer. Child photo of entire specimen.
Photo ID: 643882     Uploaded by: John Krygier   View Count: 127   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

43V-NVUAragonite

Thermal springs area, Karlovy Vary District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic

Dimensions: 3 inches x 2 inches x 1 inches

Chunk of aragonite "cave pearls."
Photo ID: 643880     Uploaded by: John Krygier   View Count: 132   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

EAV-8AFLimonite, Hemimorphite

Multiple photos available
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mapimí Municipality, Durango, Mexico

Dimensions: 2 inches x 2 inches x 1 inches

Old specimen labeled "limonite after hemimorphite crystals." Child photo shows another side of the specimen with the old label.
Photo ID: 643852     Uploaded by: John Krygier   View Count: 196   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

X4D-CNKKaolinite, Orthoclase

Bodelva Pit, Bodelva, St Blaise, Cornwall, England, UK

Dimensions: 1.75 inches x 1 inches x .75 inches

A Pig's Egg - kaolinite after orthoclase - from a location now covered by the "Eden Project" tourist attraction. Tag from the E.S. Treseder Collection indicated self collection 31-1-1967.
Photo ID: 643843     Uploaded by: John Krygier   View Count: 182   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

0Y1-CYPLinarite

Multiple photos available
Mex-Tex Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Dimensions: 3 inches x 2 inches x 1 inches

Old specimen of linarite on quartz from the Mex-Tex Mine in New Mexico. The child photo shows both sides of the label that came with the specimen, indicating the specimen is from the collection of Cecil Jennings.
Photo ID: 643598     Uploaded by: John Krygier   View Count: 133   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

9KY-PNGCalcite, Pyrite

Lutz Quarry, Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., Wisconsin, USA

Dimensions: 2 inches x 2 inches x 2 inches
Field of View: 1 inches

Vug of copper colored pyrite (or chalcopyrite? but not listed for this location) in a vug of limestone with calcite.
Photo ID: 643597     Uploaded by: John Krygier   View Count: 149   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

YP1-V81Dolomite, Gypsum

Multiple photos available
Fayetteville, Onondaga Co., New York, USA

Dimensions: 2.5 mm x 1.5 mm x 1 mm
Field of View: 1.75 mm

Another specimen of an old collection pseudomorph of chevron halite crystals from central New York. Dolomite, calcite and quartz after chevron halite crystals. Chevron crystals form on the floor of saline bodies of water. Specimen was formerly in the Alwin Fogg collection of Poughkeepsie NY. Child photos of entire specimen.
Photo ID: 631151     Uploaded by: John Krygier   View Count: 163   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2400 x 1800 pixels (4.3 Mpix)
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