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OT. Ljøstad's Photo Gallery

T3Q-4AVDiaspore, Böhmite

Torbjørnsås Quarry, Mørje, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway

Field of View: 3.5 mm

Micalike diaspore crystals with some tiny böhmite crystals from the Torbjørnsås Quarry, Mørje, the Langesundsfjord District, Norway, collected by myself many years ago. My catalog number 2018. FOV 3.5 mm. Collection and photo OT. Ljøstad.
Photo ID: 926437     Uploaded by: OT. Ljøstad   View Count: 2   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1599 pixels (3.3 Mpix)

6EG-40CRealgar, Dimorphite

Solfatara di Pozzuoli, Pozzuoli, Phlegrean Fields, Naples Province, Phlegrean Volcanic Complex, Campania, Italy

Field of View: 2.9 mm

Red crystals of realgar with yellowish dimorphite from Solfatara di Pozzuoli, Pozzuoli, Phlegrean Fields, Naples Province, Italy. My catalog number 9235. FOV 2.9 mm. Collection and photo OT. Ljøstad.
Photo ID: 926231     Uploaded by: OT. Ljøstad   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1365 pixels (2.8 Mpix)

TJV-2GHEudidymite, Epididymite

Eudidymite-Epididymite locality, Vesle Arøya, Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Field of View: 6.27 mm

Two clear epididymite crystals and one, clear eudidymite crystal (on the right side) from the Eudidymite-Epididymite locality, the Vesle Arøya Island, the Langesundsfjord District, Norway. I collected this specimen by digging in the loose gravel on the pegmatite around 1977. My catalogue number 1337. FOV 6.27 mm. Collection and photo OT. Ljøstad.
Photo ID: 925890     Uploaded by: OT. Ljøstad   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1452 pixels (3.0 Mpix)

36T-E6VFluoro-edenite, Magnetite

Mt Calvario, Biancavilla, Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy

Field of View: 4.43 mm

Yellow crystals of fluoro-edenite with magnetite from Mt Calvario, Biancavilla, Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy. My catalog number 3357. FOV 4.43 mm. Collection and photo OT. Ljøstad.
Photo ID: 925889     Uploaded by: OT. Ljøstad   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1365 pixels (2.8 Mpix)

R94-V84Villiaumite

Kirovskii apatite mine, Kukisvumchorr Mt, Khibiny Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

Field of View: 4.43 mm

Cubo-octaedric villiaumite crystals with a clear unidentified mineral from the Kirovskii Mine, Khibina, Kola, Russia. My catalog number 3357. FOV4.43 mm. Collection and photo OT. Ljøstad.
Photo ID: 925432     Uploaded by: OT. Ljøstad   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1365 pixels (2.8 Mpix)

4R6-DXUVesuvianite

Stig, Årvoll, Oslomarka, Oslo, Norway

Field of View: 6.95 mm

Brown, translucent crystals of vesuvianite from the axinite locality, Stig, Oslo, Norway, collected by myself around 1964. My catalog number 8726. FOV 6.95 mm. Collection and photo OT. Ljøstad.
Copyright: © OT. Ljøstad      Photo ID: 925319     Uploaded by: OT. Ljøstad   View Count: 5   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1252 pixels (2.6 Mpix)

KDQ-M42Titanite

Selsurt Mt, Lovozero Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

Field of View: 8.1 mm

Fibrous titanite ctystals (analyzed) from one of the trenches in the birch forest at Selsurt mountain, Lovozero, Russia. My catalog number 2633. FOV 8.1 mm. I collected this specimen in July 1992 (see a photo from the locality at SITE PHOTOS). Collection and photo OT. Ljøstad.
Copyright: © OT. Ljøstad      Photo ID: 925308     Uploaded by: OT. Ljøstad   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1365 pixels (2.8 Mpix)

DE8-9XDZorite, Raite, Aegirine, Eudialyte

Yubileinaya pegmatite, Karnasurt Mt, Lovozero Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

Field of View: 4.94 mm

White, lath-shaped zorite crystals with light brown, fibrous raite crystals, green aegirine Crystals, massive, reddish eudialyte and some clear unidentified crystals from the Yubileinaya Pegmatite, Karnarsurt, Lovozero, Russia. The Yubileinaya Pegmatite is a unique, 26 x 1 m, mineralogical wonder. It was discovered in 1970 and it was the first large pegmatite not altered by weathering processes found in Lovozero. My catalog number 1297. FOV 4.94 mm. Collection and photo OT. Ljøstad.
Copyright: © OT. Ljøstad      Photo ID: 925307     Uploaded by: OT. Ljøstad   View Count: 16   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1365 pixels (2.8 Mpix)

F40-QYCRaite

Yubileinaya pegmatite, Karnasurt Mt, Lovozero Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

Field of View: 5.65 mm

Fibrous raite ctystals from the Yubileinaya Pegmatite, Karnarsurt, Lovozero, Russia. My catalog number 1292. FOV 5.65 mm. Collection and photo OT. Ljøstad.
Copyright: © OT. Ljøstad      Photo ID: 925062     Uploaded by: OT. Ljøstad   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1356 pixels (2.8 Mpix)

57V-CQFLoparite-(Ce)

Lovozero Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

Field of View: 4.7 mm

Loparite REE ore concentrate as dark grains and twinned crystals from one of the mines in Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Russia. My catalog number 7570. FOV 4.7 mm. Collection and photo OT. Ljøstad.
Copyright: © OT. Ljøstad      Photo ID: 925016     Uploaded by: OT. Ljøstad   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1365 pixels (2.8 Mpix)
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