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AVK-FWHFluorite

Hilton Mine, Scordale, Murton, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK

Dimensions: 70 mm x 70 mm x 60 mm
Field of View: 22 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 9 mm

Photo ID: 867285     Uploaded by: Peter Briscoe   View Count: 32   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 900 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

NKX-LDJMalachite

Murton Mine, Scordale, Murton, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK

Dimensions: 73 mm x 64 mm x 35 mm
Field of View: 30 mm

Photo ID: 867284     Uploaded by: Peter Briscoe   View Count: 74   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1200 x 800 pixels (1.0 Mpix)

8C2-NGGQuartz (Var: Amethyst)

Screel Hill, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK

Dimensions: 100 mm x 60 mm x 25 mm

Specimen size 100x60x25mm. Crystallised Scottish amethyst is quite rare and specimens like this are unusual. The sharp crystals up to 12mm form areas of pale and darker amethystine colours and occasionally crystal faces exhibit small spots of an iron mineral.
Copyright: © Steetleyminerals      Photo ID: 520906     Uploaded by: Peter Briscoe   View Count: 193   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 667 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

TLY-CW1Vesuvianite

Alchuri, Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Dimensions: 70 mm x 65 mm x 45 mm

The middle of the crystals shows a deep wine colour but later growth has taken the form of parallel straw coloured acicular crystals creating a chatoyant -'cats eye' effect. Accompanied by rhombohedral calcite. Specimen size 70x65x45mm
Copyright: © Steetleyminerals      Photo ID: 520904     Uploaded by: Peter Briscoe   View Count: 132   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 667 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

CWV-2A5Topaz

Diamond Rocks, Mourne Mts, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, UK

Field of view 20x15mm. Mix of small feldspar and smoky quartz crystal from the Mourne Mountains within which there are 2 fine topaz crystals. The largest is a 13mm long transparent striated crystal, sharply formed and terminated with typical uneven faces.
Copyright: © Steetleyminerals      Photo ID: 520902     Uploaded by: Peter Briscoe   View Count: 213   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 667 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

GGM-F4UMillerite, Pyrite

Halls Gap, Lincoln Co., Kentucky, USA

Dimensions: 58 mm x 45 mm x 28 mm

Specimen size 58x45x28mm. A choice specimen from this famous locality with the two larger vugs in the geode packed full of millerite sprays
Copyright: © Steetleyminerals      Photo ID: 520898     Uploaded by: Peter Briscoe   View Count: 137   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 667 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

AEG-G8QPyrite

Goat Quarry, Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, UK

Dimensions: 65 mm x 55 mm x 40 mm

Not the prettiest of specimens but attractive pyrites are suprisingly not common from Scotland. This is an excellent example of the pyrite from Goat quarry the occurrence of which featured in the UK Journal of Mines & Minerals issue No.11. Specimen size 65x55x40mm
Copyright: © Steetleyminerals      Photo ID: 520895     Uploaded by: Peter Briscoe   View Count: 256   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 667 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

L2E-TYHBaryte

Peak Hill, Sidmouth, East Devon, Devon, England, UK

Dimensions: 62 mm x 50 mm x 45 mm

Specimen size 62x50x45mm. Superb spray of transparent amber coloured barite crystals approx 40mm in length pleasing positioned in a calcite lined cavity
Copyright: © Steetleyminerals      Photo ID: 520894     Uploaded by: Peter Briscoe   View Count: 154   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 667 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

VPD-5N9Hemimorphite

Old Glencrieff Vein, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK

Dimensions: 50 mm x 35 mm x 27 mm

Rich hemimorphite coating of an intense green colour producing an attractive specimen from this classic locality. Specimen size 50x35x27mm
Copyright: © Steetleyminerals      Photo ID: 520893     Uploaded by: Peter Briscoe   View Count: 184   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 667 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

5CA-HDMHureaulite, Correianevesite, Rockbridgeite

Jocão pegmatite, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Dimensions: 52 mm x 36 mm x 25 mm

Exceptionally well crystallised pink Hureaulite crystals with a rib and a scattering of brown correianevesite crystals further complemented by an area of rockbridgeite. Specimen size 52x36x25mm.
Copyright: © Steetleyminerals      Photo ID: 520892     Uploaded by: Peter Briscoe   View Count: 460   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 667 pixels (0.7 Mpix)
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