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GXV-JNAChabazite

Skipagjogv Quarry, Funningsfjørđur, Eysturoy Island, Faroe Islands, Denmark

Dimensions: 9 cm x 4 cm

Many bright semi-transparent Chabazite crystals with same bigger in evidence (up to 0,8 cm) on matrix

Specimen size: 9 x 4 cm
Photo Section: 4 x 3 cm

Photo By C. Guidarini
Copyright: © webminerals sas      Photo ID: 348453     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Franza   View Count: 310   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 832 x 655 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

5TJ-LX4Thomsonite-Ca

Skipagjogv Quarry, Funningsfjørđur, Eysturoy Island, Faroe Islands, Denmark

Showy specimen with many bright pale green globular Thomsonite crystals (up to 0,5 cm) in evidence on a green matrix

Specimen Size: 8 x 7 cm

Photo By C. Guidarini
Copyright: © webminerals sas      Photo ID: 348448     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Franza   View Count: 228   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

9DC-0QTMarthozite

Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo

Dimensions: 50 mm x 40 mm

Bright aggregates of greenish-yellow marthozite blades on matrix

Photo by C. Guidarini
Copyright: © webminerals sas      Photo ID: 348444     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Franza   View Count: 226   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 859 x 668 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

WLF-PHXCervandonite-(Ce)

Mt. Cervandone area, Devero Alp, Baceno, Devero Valley, Antigorio Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy

A very nice cervandonite rose of 6 mm from the type locality in evidence on matrix.

Specimen Size: 2,5 x 1,5 cm
Photo by C. Guidarini
Copyright: © webminerals sas      Photo ID: 342706     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Franza   View Count: 245   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 868 x 609 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

9U6-F2YStrontianite, Siderite

Multiple photos available
Brosso Mine, Cálea, Léssolo, Canavese District, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy

Big aggregate of white to trasparent Strontianite crystals (max 3 mm) on Siderite crystals.

Specimen Size: 6 x 5 cm
Photo by C. Guidarini
Copyright: © webminerals sas      Photo ID: 342697     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Franza   View Count: 221   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2123 x 1636 pixels (3.5 Mpix)

F01-1MGCopper

Valgraveglia Mine, Monte Copello, Reppia, Ne, Graveglia Valley, Genoa, Liguria, Italy

Bright red dendritic Copper crystals on matrix.

Specimen size: 7 x 6 cm
Photo by C. Guidarini
Copyright: © webminerals sas      Photo ID: 342655     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Franza   View Count: 365   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

PLY-DC8Melanophlogite

Fortullino, Rosignano Marittimo, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

Dimensions: 5 cm x 4 cm

Nice trasparent melanophlogite spheres on matrix.

Specimen size: 5 x 4 cm
Photo by C. Guidarini
Copyright: © webminerals sas      Photo ID: 342654     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Franza   View Count: 206   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

08W-Q2LSzaibélyite

Brosso Mine, Cálea, Léssolo, Canavese District, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy

Showy white fibrous Szaibelyite in evidence on dark matrix.

Specimen Size: 5 x 3 cm
Photo by C. Guidarini
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E5A-KNPFerrierite-Mg

Mt Oladri Quarries, Monastir, South Sardinia Province, Sardinia, Italy

Nice aggregate of orange Ferrierite-MG crystals in evidence on matrix, around in association Heulandite crystals - Specimen Size 6 x 5 cm (photographed area 4 x 3 cm)
Copyright: © webminerals sas      Photo ID: 342185     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Franza   View Count: 174   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

HQ3-YHDPrismatine

Granulite outcrop, Waldheim, Döbeln, Mittelsachsen, Saxony, Germany

Green well defined prismatic crystals of Prismatine, the bigger 2,5 cm; Specimen size: 5 x 5 cm
Copyright: © webminerals sas      Photo ID: 342181     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Franza   View Count: 271   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.1 Mpix)
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