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Vincent, Michele Gallo's Photo Gallery

6DQ-8WPErythrite Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O

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Aghbar Mine, Aghbar, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Dimensions: 10 cm x 6 cm x 5 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 25 mm
Weight: 317 g

A nice specimen of Erythrite typical shaped cristals on Cobalt. The longest cristal measures 2.5 cm x 0.7 cm. Extracted by our father in the 60's from Aghbar mine, Bou Azzer Cobalt mine.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 1009870     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 17   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1936 x 1936 pixels (3.7 Mpix)

4AR-MU8Azurite Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 , Malachite Cu2(CO3)(OH)2 , Agardite-(Y) YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O

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Bou Skour Mine, Bou Skour mining district, Djebel Saghro, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 7 cm x 5 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.5 cm
Weight: 170 g

A nice specimen of Azurite, Malachite and Agardite extracted from the vein of ´La Patte d'Oie ´,Bou Skour copper mine, Morocco in the 60's, by our father who worked there. You can see lots of cristals of Azurite, and a number of cristals in pseudomorphosis to Malachite, some of them covered by the light green colour of Agardite, that was discovered precisely in Bou Skour. Dimensions : 9.5cm x 7cm x 5cm. Weight : 170 gr.
Coll. Pascal Gallo.
Photo ID: 1006403     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 22   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

HT8-FHTAzurite Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2

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Bou Skour Mine, Bou Skour mining district, Djebel Saghro, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Dimensions: 5.4 cm x 4 cm x 3.8 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.2 cm
Weight: 42 g

Typical sample of Azurite and Malachite collected by our father when he was in charge of the district ´ La Patte d'Oie ´ , Bou Skour copper mine, Morocco in the 60's.
Dimensions : 5.4cm x 4cm x 3.8cm. Weight : 42gr. If you want to read about our father who discovered the Marokite and the Gaudefroyite, and see beautiful oldies, you can click on ´ Vincent Michele Gallo ´ in Mindat site.
Collection Pascal Gallo.
Photo ID: 1006272     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 8   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

CQ3-GMPAzurite Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 , Malachite Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

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Bou Skour Mine, Bou Skour mining district, Djebel Saghro, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Dimensions: 3.8 cm x 2.7 cm x 2 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 2.5 cm
Weight: 13 g

Azurite and Malachite in pseudo morphosis. Specimen collected in the 60's by our father when he was in charge of the district of ´La Patte d'Oie ´ at Bou Skour copper mine, Morocco. Dimensions : 3.8 cm x 2.7 cm x 2 cm. Weight : 13gr.
Coll. Pascal Gallo.
Photo ID: 1006267     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

3A0-RDHBeryl Be3Al2(Si6O18)

Multiple photos available
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Angarf-South pegmatite, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Dimensions: 6.2 cm x 6.1 cm x 3 cm
Field of View: 15 cm
Weight: 186 g

Maybe this sample is not beautiful, but it is interesting to be seen by fans of Moroccan minerals. It proves there was beryl in the Tazenakht region. It as collected by our father some fifty years ago when he worked in the nearby huge Manganese mine of Tiouine.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638535     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 242   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

CXY-439Natrolite Na2Al2Si3O10·2H2O , Phillipsite subgroup, Calcite CaCO3

Multiple photos available
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Höwenegg Quarry, Immendingen, Tuttlingen, Freiburg Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Dimensions: 7 cm x 5 cm x 4.5 cm
Field of View: 20 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 8 mm
Weight: 97 g

Some Natrolite, with Phillipsite and Calciteon basalte from Germany.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638533     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 157   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

VQG-7FEUranocircite Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2·10H2O

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Menzenschwand, St Blasien, Waldshut, Freiburg Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Dimensions: 10.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 4.1 cm
Field of View: 20 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm
Weight: 217 g

Some micro crystals of Uanocircite from Germany.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638508     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 120   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

XTW-17NPrehnite Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

Multiple photos available
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Boyleston Quarry, Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK

Dimensions: 11 cm x 7.5 cm x 7 cm
Field of View: 20 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 12 mm
Weight: 663 g

Crystals of Prehnite from Scotland. As all the minerals of our collection, it is an old timer extracted some fifty years ago.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638488     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 97   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

FHV-26QDawsonite NaAlCO3(OH)2

Multiple photos available
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Monte Amiata mercury mining district, Tuscany, Italy

Dimensions: 10 cm x 8 cm x 4 cm
Field of View: 5 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 4 mm
Weight: 345 g

Some crystals of Dawsonite from Monte Amiata,not far from Lucca, in Italy. Part of the ecclectic collection of our father displayed thanks to Mindat, collected some fifty years ago.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638359     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 119   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

Q5T-DWHBrewsterite

Multiple photos available
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Strontian, Highland, Scotland, UK

Dimensions: 10 cm x 6.5 cm x 5.5 cm
Field of View: 20 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 6 mm
Weight: 503 g

Crystals of Brewserite from Scotland. Extracted some fifty years ago.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638357     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 22   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)
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