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7ED-DGVMetatyuyamunite

Al-Qutayfa, Rif Dimashq Governorate, Syria

Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 5.5 cm

Yellow metatyuyamunite plates on matrix. Specimen size is ~ 8.5 x5.5 cm (estimated).
Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow, cat. no. 63522.
Photo: Paolo Bosio.
Photo ID: 962232     Uploaded by: Paolo Bosio   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1848 x 2142 pixels (4.0 Mpix)

6NP-6MJVivianite, Siderite

Svetlinskoe Au deposit, Kochkar' District, Plast, Plastovsky District, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia

Field of View: 12 cm

Dark green vivianite crystal with siderite on quartz matrix. FOV is ~12 cm. Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow, cat. no. 94327.
Photo: Paolo Bosio.
Photo ID: 962184     Uploaded by: Paolo Bosio   View Count: 18   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2754 x 2430 pixels (6.7 Mpix)

DKM-FEKThorianite

Gulinskii massif, Maimecha and Kotui Rivers Basin, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia

Field of View: 10 cm

Loose crystals of thorianite. FOV is ~10 cm. Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow, cat. no. 63209.
Photo: Paolo Bosio.
Photo ID: 962183     Uploaded by: Paolo Bosio   View Count: 8   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2484 x 2430 pixels (6.0 Mpix)

Y1Q-4KKIIIE iron meteorite

Aletai iron meteorite, Fuhai Co., Aletai Prefecture, Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang, China

Field of View: 10.7 cm

Fragment of the Armanty mass of Aletai iron meteorite on dislpay at the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow. FOV is ~10.7 cm.
Photo: Paolo Bosio.
Photo ID: 962181     Uploaded by: Paolo Bosio   View Count: 6   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2676 x 2418 pixels (6.5 Mpix)

Monte Brugiana - La Rocchetta ridge and Fossa Combratta quarry

Monte Brugiana north slope, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy

View towards the northern slope of the ridge Monte Brugiana (right) - La Rocchetta (left, summit hidden in clouds) with Fossa Combratta quarry in the middle. On the left of the picture we can see the village of Bedizzano, La Piana quarry, the deep incised valley of Rio Artana, and, in the background, Monte Zuccone and the huge dumps ("ravaneti") generated by Gioia Cancelli quarry.
Photo: Paolo Bosio, 2016.
Photo ID: 962078     Uploaded by: Paolo Bosio   View Count: 5   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2964 x 2166 pixels (6.4 Mpix)

The Skeleton

New Athos Cave, New Athos, Gudauta District, Abkhazia

View of the curious cave formation nicknamed The Skeleton.



Public domain photo from Wikipedia, originally from https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/59/New_Athos_skeleton.jpg
Photo ID: 959365     Uploaded by: Paolo Bosio   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1536 x 2048 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

Speleothems

New Athos Cave, New Athos, Gudauta District, Abkhazia

Speleothems inside the cave.



Public domain photo from Wikipedia, originally from https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/79/New_Athos_cave_%283338661608%29.jpg
Photo ID: 959363     Uploaded by: Paolo Bosio   View Count: 29   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2496 x 1664 pixels (4.2 Mpix)

Felsberger Calanda

Felsberger Calanda, Calanda, Grisons, Switzerland

View towards Felsberger Calanda (2697 m) and the Felsberger Älpli plateau. The two ravines in the middle of the picture are, from left to right, Chlitobel and Grosstobel; the ravine on the right of the picture is Scheidtöbeli.
Photo: Paolo Bosio, June 2019.
Photo ID: 959169     Uploaded by: Paolo Bosio   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3084 x 2112 pixels (6.5 Mpix)

V7C-YK6Dolomite

Gioia quarries, Colonnata, Colonnata quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy

Dimensions: 6 cm x 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 9 mm

Saddle-like crystal aggregates of dolomite, showing a pale green colour due to traces of iron and manganese, on a carpet of tiny calcite crystals lining a marble cavity.
Specimen size (estimated): 6 cm x 4.5 cm.
Stefano Magnanelli collection. Photo: Paolo Bosio, 2019.


The specimen was displayed in the special exhibition titled "I minerali delle cavità dei marmi delle Alpi Apuane" at the Bologna Mineral Show, March 8–10, 2019.
Photo ID: 957758     Uploaded by: Paolo Bosio   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2748 x 2428 pixels (6.7 Mpix)

KN2-J77Azurite

Gioia quarries, Colonnata, Colonnata quarrying basin, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy

Field of View: 11.7 cm

Globular crystal aggregates of azurite on marble.
Stefano Camarda & Giovanni Sanguineti collection. Photo: Paolo Bosio, 2019.


The specimen was displayed in the special exhibition titled "I minerali delle cavità dei marmi delle Alpi Apuane" at the Bologna Mineral Show, March 8–10, 2019.
Photo ID: 957722     Uploaded by: Paolo Bosio   View Count: 18   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2910 x 2448 pixels (7.1 Mpix)
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