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Steve Sorrell's Photo Gallery

R7D-FVUBaumoite BaU3Mo2O16(H2O)6

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Baumoite Type locality, Radium Hill area, Olary Province, South Australia, Australia

Field of View: 6.5 mm

Yellow baumoite, Radium Hill, South Australia. Photo width 6.5mm. Stack of 46 images.
Copyright: © Sorrell Publications      Photo ID: 1019389     Uploaded by: Steve Sorrell   View Count: 122   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2000 x 1333 pixels (2.7 Mpix)

UVN-HHYHemimorphite Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O

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Jervois Mine, Jervois Range, Jervois Station, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia

Field of View: 3.33 mm

Colourless sprays of hemimorphite crystals.
Copyright: © crocoite.com      Photo ID: 889756     Uploaded by: Steve Sorrell   View Count: 95   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2000 x 2000 pixels (4.0 Mpix)

VEV-4HJGold Au

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Henry's Hill Wolfram Deposit, Avoca, Pyrenees Shire, Victoria, Australia

Field of View: 2.3 mm

Tiny specks of gold embedded in quartz. The one just below-right of centre measures a whopping 0.09mm across!
Copyright: © crocoite.com      Photo ID: 886227     Uploaded by: Steve Sorrell   View Count: 52   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 4000 pixels (16.0 Mpix)

WG3-D0VQuartz SiO2

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Stanley Butte, Stanley Mining District, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Graham Co., Arizona, USA

Dimensions: 55 mm x 50 mm x 25 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 55 mm

An aesthetic specimen collected a long time ago...
Copyright: © crocoite.com      Photo ID: 862793     Uploaded by: Steve Sorrell   View Count: 37   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2000 x 2000 pixels (4.0 Mpix)

8WG-4EQCordierite (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)

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Wilkes Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica

Field of View: 3 mm

From the land of the X-Files movie!
Copyright: © Steve Sorrell      Photo ID: 855438     Uploaded by: Steve Sorrell   View Count: 70   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2000 x 1333 pixels (2.7 Mpix)

8FM-21FEpidote {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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Toombeola Quarry, Toombeola, Connemara, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland

Field of View: 2 mm

Tiny but well-formed crystals of epidote.
Copyright: © crocoite.com      Photo ID: 853339     Uploaded by: Steve Sorrell   View Count: 77   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2000 x 1333 pixels (2.7 Mpix)

96V-8HQZircon Zr(SiO4)

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Bells Beach, Surf Coast Shire, Victoria, Australia

Largest Crystal Size: 0.4 mm

Amongst the magnetite, ilmenite etc from Bells beach are a few very very small zircons. Mostly orange, but one pink! This is a little under half a mm!
Copyright: © crocoite.com      Photo ID: 853188     Uploaded by: Steve Sorrell   View Count: 59   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 960 x 960 pixels (0.9 Mpix)

Bells Beach

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Bells Beach, Surf Coast Shire, Victoria, Australia

Bells Beach, Victoria. You can see the black sands clearly.
Copyright: © crocoite.com      Photo ID: 853147     Uploaded by: Steve Sorrell   View Count: 50   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 960 x 720 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

N39-UGFMagnetite Fe2+Fe3+2O4

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Bells Beach, Surf Coast Shire, Victoria, Australia

Field of View: 50 mm

Highly magnetic magnetite separated from beach sand at Bells Beach. Some black material remained with the quartz sand and is much less magnetic. It is likely ilmenite. The mass below is a little over 40mm across and made up more than half of the sample I bagged.
Copyright: © crocoite.com      Photo ID: 853145     Uploaded by: Steve Sorrell   View Count: 55   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 960 x 882 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

GYN-UGMAnglesite PbSO4

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Minnietta Mine, Lookout City, Lookout Mining District, Argus Mts, Inyo Co., California, USA

Field of View: 3 mm

Tiny anglesite crystal. Ex John Sobolewski.
Copyright: © crocoite.com      Photo ID: 849682     Uploaded by: Steve Sorrell   View Count: 68   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2000 x 1333 pixels (2.7 Mpix)
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