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Liam Schofield's Photo Gallery

45T-GCAKeyite Cu2+3Zn4Cd2(AsO4)6·2H2O

Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Field of View: 1 mm

Tiny but perfectly formed royal blue crystals of Keyite.

Photo Joy Desor, specimen Liam Schofield
Photo ID: 908112     Uploaded by: Liam Schofield   View Count: 38   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 950 x 710 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

1L0-D61Olivenite Cu2(AsO4)(OH)

Multiple photos available
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Field of View: 6 mm

A stunning druse of sub mm crystals of Olivenite on a matrix said to be Germanite, the identification of which come courtesy of Gebhard.

Photo by Mark Wrigley/Thames Valley Minerals, specimen Liam Schofield
Photo ID: 908108     Uploaded by: Liam Schofield   View Count: 103   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 772 x 1000 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

M9T-E5HArsmirandite Na18Cu12Fe3+O8(AsO4)8Cl5

Second scoria cone, Northern Breakthrough, Great Fissure eruption, Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Krai, Russia

Field of View: 1 mm

An apple green cluster of Arsmirandite.

Photo by Carsten Slotta, collection Liam Schofield.
Photo ID: 908100     Uploaded by: Liam Schofield   View Count: 32   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 752 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

UK1-5KKOlkhonskite (Cr,V)2Ti3O9 , Rutile TiO2

Multiple photos available
Ol'khonskiye Vorota Strait, Lake Baikal area, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia

Field of View: 0.2 mm

minuscule inclusions of Olkhonskite forming lighter coloured bands, in rutile.

Specimen analysed by Prof. Rudashevsky.
Photo ID: 857140     Uploaded by: Liam Schofield   View Count: 84   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 743 x 566 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

09V-YWHLaurite RuS2 , Rutheniridosmine (Ir,Os,Ru) , Isoferroplatinum Pt3Fe

Multiple photos available
Pekul'ney Range, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia

Dimensions: 0.3 mm x 0.6 mm x 0.2 mm

minute areas of Laurite within a PGM nugget made up of Rutheniridosmine, Isoferroplatinum and an undescribed Platinum alloy.

Analysis by Prof. Rudashevsky.

Specimen Liam Schofield
Photo ID: 857137     Uploaded by: Liam Schofield   View Count: 76   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 739 x 541 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

EG2-FYCLivingstonite HgSb4S6(S2) , Mercury Hg , Stibnite Sb2S3

Huitzuco de los Figueroa, Huitzuco Municipality, Guerrero, Mexico

Dimensions: 92 mm x 84 mm x 70 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 37 mm

A huge crystal mass of Livingstonite and mercurian Stbnite from Mexico, featuring crystals up to 37mm and nearly 10mm wide, glistens thanks to beads of Native Mercury that have literally been 'sweat' from the specimen.
Photo ID: 850830     Uploaded by: Liam Schofield   View Count: 87   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1716 x 2422 pixels (4.2 Mpix)

KM4-V0QIsomertieite Pd11Sb2As2 , Mertieite-I Pd11(Sb,As)4 , Caysichite-(Y) Ca2Y2Si4O10(CO3)3·4H2O , Zincochromite ZnCr2O4 , Gold Au , Muscovite (Var: Fuchsite) K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2 , Epidote {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

Multiple photos available
Chudnoe Pd-Au deposit, Maldynyrd range, Kozhim River Basin, Komi Republic, Russia

Dimensions: 25 mm x 13 mm x 3 mm

Polished section comprising of a matrix featuring Epidote and Fuschite with blebs of Isomertieite, Mertieite Palladian gold and Zinchromite with an unusual association of Caysichite-Y. Scale within each photo.

Photo and collection Liam Schofield
Photo ID: 849677     Uploaded by: Liam Schofield   View Count: 60   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3962 x 2842 pixels (11.3 Mpix)

7GE-3A4Scorodite Fe3+AsO4·2H2O

Multiple photos available
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 22 mm x 14 mm x 10 mm

A relatively well developed Scorodite crystals exhibiting great deep blue colour and translucency.

Specimen Liam Schofield
Photo ID: 714626     Uploaded by: Liam Schofield   View Count: 105   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1058 x 2503 pixels (2.6 Mpix)

WH7-1V6Mimetite Pb5(AsO4)3Cl

Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Field of View: 6 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm

Gemmy golden crystals of Mimetite on a dense sulphide matrix, with a small amount of Quartz. Initially it was assumed that this was gem pocket, however, the matrix appears to be wrong for that particular find.

Specimen Liam Schofield
Photo ID: 714625     Uploaded by: Liam Schofield   View Count: 120   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1626 x 1992 pixels (3.2 Mpix)

3FF-391Reinerite Zn3(AsO3)2

Multiple photos available
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 14 mm x 8 mm x 5 mm

One of the most interesting Tsumeb specimens I own, this specimen comprises of glassy blue Reinerite associated with 2/3 unknowns including the strange dark green mineral in the second photo, the pale yellow mineral which might be leiteite and the green which is possibly the amorphous GS1/2 mineral.

Specimen Liam Schofield
Photo ID: 709942     Uploaded by: Liam Schofield   View Count: 197   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1412 x 2192 pixels (3.1 Mpix)
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