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P1J-GE3Quartz (Var: Ametrine)

Anahi Mine, La Gaiba mining district, Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Polished (both sides) cross-section of ametrine crystal. 6cm across and 1 cm thick.
Photo ID: 507873     Uploaded by: Dan Carlson   View Count: 472   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 546 x 460 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

L59-42DGypsum

Laguna del Rey, Ocampo Municipality, Coahuila, Mexico

Fishtail gypsum twins to 12 cm on matrix. Also a couple untwinned gypsum crystals to 3 cm at base of larger twins.
Photo ID: 507871     Uploaded by: Dan Carlson   View Count: 151   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 586 x 461 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

GKQ-W4AElbaite

Terra Corrida claim, Coronel Murta, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Dimensions: 4.6 cm x 2.4 cm x 2.4 cm

4.6 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm
57 grams.

Complete-all-around, equant crystal with very deep color and excellent luster. Backlit.
Photo ID: 498655     Uploaded by: Dan Carlson   View Count: 140   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 420 x 700 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

1VM-KJFStaurolite

Pestsovye Keivy, Keivy Mountains, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

Dimensions: 6.2 cm x 7 cm x 2.2 cm

6.2 x 7.0 x 2.2 cm specimen of schist with a staurolite triple crystal (to 4 cm) and single crystal.
Photo ID: 498651     Uploaded by: Dan Carlson   View Count: 292   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 447 x 403 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

L5J-8Y0Sperrylite

Oktyabrsky Mine, Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit, Noril'sk, Putoran Plateau, Taimyr Peninsula, Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia

Dimensions: 4.6 cm x 2.5 cm x 2.3 cm

4.6 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm

This specimen of chalcopyrite is host to numerous lustrous and very well formed crystals of sperrylite to 0.7 cm across.

Photo by John Veevaert.
Photo ID: 498645     Uploaded by: Dan Carlson   View Count: 164   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 324 x 468 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

ULC-JLMBeryl (Var: Heliodor)

Green Walking Stick deposit, Karoi District, Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe

Dimensions: 3.2 cm x 3 cm x 3 cm

3.2 x 3.0 x 3.0 cm (58 grams)

Doubly terminated crystal showing hexagonal prism faces that are slightly etched. Translucent to transparent.

Found in the early 1960s by Bob Contat.
Photo ID: 498512     Uploaded by: Dan Carlson   View Count: 205   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 489 x 475 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

W8C-DWTHematite, Andradite

Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape, South Africa

Dimensions: 3.7 cm x 3.5 cm x 2.5 cm

3.7 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm crystal of hematite partially coated with andradite garnet crystals to 1 mm.

Isaias Casanova named this one 'Magneto' after the comic book character from the X-Men.

Photo by John Veevaert.
Photo ID: 498511     Uploaded by: Dan Carlson   View Count: 573   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 400 x 382 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

Q2P-M9KScheelite, Quartz, Cassiterite

Tenkergin Mine, Iul'tinskiy Mining Complex, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia

Two semi-lustrous scheelite crystals to 3.7 cm perch on the side of a single, 8 cm quartz crystal. Minor cassiterite to 8 mm.

Acquired from MT Minerals (Tanjeloff brothers) Ebay auction in 2004.

Photo by Jeff Scovil.
Photo ID: 497867     Uploaded by: Dan Carlson   View Count: 194   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 317 x 432 pixels (0.1 Mpix)
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