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Peter Arthofer's Photo Gallery

H5N-XGAHalite : NaCl

Salt mine, Hallstatt, Gmunden, Upper Austria, Austria

Dimensions: 110 mm x 60 mm

Halite xx,come from an old collection.
Copyright: © Peter Arthofer      Photo ID: 642630     Uploaded by: Peter Arthofer   View Count: 218   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3072 x 2304 pixels (7.1 Mpix)

RTM-963Halite : NaCl

Salt mine, Hallstatt, Gmunden, Upper Austria, Austria

Dimensions: 150 mm x 90 mm

Milky Halite xx, grown on rock salt(Kernsalz), from an old collection.
Copyright: © Peter Arthofer      Photo ID: 642629     Uploaded by: Peter Arthofer   View Count: 152   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3072 x 2304 pixels (7.1 Mpix)

2FK-LWFHalite : NaCl, Gypsum : CaSO4·2H2O

Rock salt deposit, Dürrnberg, Hallein, Salzburg, Austria

Dimensions: 150 mm x 80 mm

Halite xx on Gypsum needles. The base is grey Anhydrite.From an old collection.
Copyright: © Peter Arthofer      Photo ID: 642628     Uploaded by: Peter Arthofer   View Count: 129   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3072 x 2304 pixels (7.1 Mpix)

4TY-EVHCassiterite : SnO2

Meitschenhof, Pregarten, Freistadt, Mühlviertel, Upper Austria, Austria

Dimensions: 0.5 mm x 1 mm x 0.2 mm
Field of View: 1.5 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 1 mm

Grain of cassiterite with a crust of tin (from chemical reduction/ spot test), strong RPL ist visible on the cristal borders of the twin. There are also two grains of ilmenite (brighter) visible in this polished section.
Copyright: © PA      Photo ID: 592124     Uploaded by: Peter Arthofer   View Count: 148   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 640 x 480 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

X8E-VXECassiterite : SnO2, Beryl : Be3Al2(Si6O18)

Meitschenhof, Pregarten, Freistadt, Mühlviertel, Upper Austria, Austria

Dimensions: 5 mm x 5 mm x 4 mm
Field of View: 5 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 5 mm

Copyright: © PA      Photo ID: 592119     Uploaded by: Peter Arthofer   View Count: 116   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1027 x 629 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

91P-Y49Enargite : Cu3AsS4

Dambach valley, Windischgarsten, Kirchdorf an der Krems, Upper Austria, Austria

Enargite in polished section. Calcite begins to replace the xl. Through the center, a cataclastic crack filled with Calcite is visible. Scale visible in the picture.
Copyright: © Peter Arthofer      Photo ID: 569965     Uploaded by: Peter Arthofer   View Count: 339   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 640 x 480 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

VYX-R9UCopper : Cu, Chalcocite : Cu2S, Cuprite : Cu2O

Copper occurrence, Arthofberg, Maria Neustift, Steyr-Land, Upper Austria, Austria

Quartz is the darkest, Calcite is brighter ( isometric garins ), Copper is white, grey inclusions in Copper are Chalcocite, grey borders around Copper are Cuprite and Malachite.FOV visible in the picture.
Copyright: © Peter Arthofer      Photo ID: 515392     Uploaded by: Peter Arthofer   View Count: 346   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1280 x 1024 pixels (1.3 Mpix)
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