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Gianluca Armellino's Photo Gallery

91C-P56Tilasite : CaMgAsO4F

Montaldo Mine, Borgata Oberti, Montaldo di Mondovì, Corsaglia Valley, Cuneo Province, Piedmont, Italy

Field of View: 13 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 5 mm

Brownish crystal of tilasite on white-pinkish montmorillonite in quartz vein. The crystal is 5 mm long. Collection and photo: G. Armellino.
Copyright: © G. Armellino      Photo ID: 860156     Uploaded by: Gianluca Armellino   View Count: 41   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 640 x 427 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

CYQ-K8XMedaite : Mn2+6V5+Si5O18(OH)

Molinello Mine, Graveglia Valley, Ne, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy

Beautiful red medaite xls in ganophyllite vein. Field of view 5 mm. Collection G. Armellino. Photo P. Ambrino.
Copyright: © G. Armellino      Photo ID: 563873     Uploaded by: Gianluca Armellino   View Count: 214   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 739 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

FQ7-6UCWakefieldite-(Y) : YVO4, Montmorillonite : (Na,Ca)0.3(Al,Mg)2Si4O10(OH)2·nH2O, Tilasite : CaMgAsO4F

Montaldo Mine, Borgata Oberti, Montaldo di Mondovì, Corsaglia Valley, Cuneo Province, Piedmont, Italy

Field of View: 14 mm

Dark brownish crystals of wakefieldite-(Y) on white-light pink montmorillonite and brown-yellowish tilasite. Field of view: 14 mm.
Collection: G. Armellino. Photo: P. Ambrino.
Copyright: © G. Armellino      Photo ID: 541128     Uploaded by: Gianluca Armellino   View Count: 596   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2362 x 1772 pixels (4.2 Mpix)

N69-LW3Tilasite : CaMgAsO4F, Cryptomelane : K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16, Montmorillonite : (Na,Ca)0.3(Al,Mg)2Si4O10(OH)2·nH2O

Montaldo Mine, Borgata Oberti, Montaldo di Mondovì, Corsaglia Valley, Cuneo Province, Piedmont, Italy

Field of View: 8 mm

Brownish crystals of tilasite with cryptomelane and white montmorillonite in quartz vein. Field of view: 8 mm. Collection and photo: G. Armellino.
Copyright: © ARMELLINO      Photo ID: 245426     Uploaded by: Gianluca Armellino   View Count: 407   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 780 x 518 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

KTE-70JParaniite-(Y) : (Ca,Y,Dy)2Y(WO4)2AsO4

Costa Balzi Rossi, Magliolo, Maremola Valley, Savona Province, Liguria, Italy

Light yellowish spheres of paraniite-(Y) with hematite, albite and quartz. Field of view 2 mm. Finding by Marco Ciuffardi in spring 2008. Collection M. Ciuffardi. Photo G. Armellino.
Copyright: © G. Armellino      Photo ID: 239987     Uploaded by: Gianluca Armellino   View Count: 818   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 780 x 518 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

432-FVNHummerite : KMgV5+5O14·8H2O

Molinello Mine, Graveglia Valley, Ne, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy

Yellow closing of hummerite in silicified wood. Field of view 3 mm. Collection and photo G. Armellino.
Copyright: © G. Armellino      Photo ID: 226300     Uploaded by: Gianluca Armellino   View Count: 802   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 750 x 498 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

EDN-XN3Franciscanite : Mn2+6V5+(SiO4)2(O,OH)6

Valgraveglia Mine, Reppia, Graveglia Valley, Ne, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy

Deep red resinous masses of franciscanite with red-orange nabiasite? in hausmannite ore. Field of view 7 mm. Collection and photo G. Armellino
Copyright: © G. Armellino      Photo ID: 225909     Uploaded by: Gianluca Armellino   View Count: 1115   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 780 x 518 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

P1M-9CVBrandtite : Ca2Mn2+(AsO4)2·2H2O

Monte Nero Mine, Rocchetta Vara, La Spezia Province, Liguria, Italy

Largest Crystal Size: 2 mm

Colorless tabular crystal on jasper. Crystal size is about 2 mm. Collection and photo: G. Armellino.
Copyright: © G. Armellino      Photo ID: 225908     Uploaded by: Gianluca Armellino   View Count: 601   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 820 x 545 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

L1W-491Paraniite-(Y) : (Ca,Y,Dy)2Y(WO4)2AsO4

Costa Balzi Rossi, Magliolo, Maremola Valley, Savona Province, Liguria, Italy

Light yellowish spheres of paraniite-(Y) with hematite, albite and colorless tabular uk. Field of view 4 mm. Finding by Marco Ciuffardi in spring 2008. Collection M. Ciuffardi. Photo G. Armellino.
Copyright: © G. Armellino      Photo ID: 225893     Uploaded by: Gianluca Armellino   View Count: 1796   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 780 x 518 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

NYX-3CJAnilite : Cu7S4

Bric Rama mine, Sassello, Savona Province, Liguria, Italy

Grey-blackish iridescent aggregate of Anilite with Malachite. Field of view 6 mm. Collection and photo G. Armellino
Photo ID: 205458     Uploaded by: Gianluca Armellino   View Count: 726   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 780 x 518 pixels (0.4 Mpix)
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