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4XA-E67Quartz : SiO2, Clinochlore : Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8

Multiple photos available
Haupentalscharte, Oberbergtal, San Giacomo, Vizze Valley, Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

Field of View: 4 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 2 mm

A quartz crystals which seems to be terminated by a c-face speared by a second interpenetrant quartz crystal.
Actually that's not a pinacoid but the result of growth inhibition by other mineral later dissolved.
See: https://www.mindat.org/min-477.html
Copyright: © Antonio Borrelli      Photo ID: 839806     Uploaded by: Antonio Borrelli   View Count: 26   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 640 x 480 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

PNL-64UBrookite : TiO2, Albite : Na(AlSi3O8)

Haupentalscharte, Oberbergtal, San Giacomo, Vizze Valley, Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

Dimensions: 39 mm x 16 mm x 19 mm
Field of View: 2.5 mm

Tabular brookite crystal on albite.
Collected in September 2016
Photo and collection Antonio Borrelli
Copyright: © Antonio Borrelli      Photo ID: 797365     Uploaded by: Antonio Borrelli   View Count: 55   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 640 x 480 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

G8M-4A6Pyroxene Group

Fosso di Monte Acuto, Giuliano di Roma, Frosinone Province, Latium, Italy

Dimensions: 31 mm x 28 mm x 11 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 10 mm

Dark prismatic crystal included in tuff.
Copyright: © Antonio Borrelli      Photo ID: 724182     Uploaded by: Antonio Borrelli   View Count: 92   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1280 x 960 pixels (1.2 Mpix)

1JH-TQASpinel : MgAl2O4, Fayalite-Forsterite Series

Fosso di Monte Acuto, Giuliano di Roma, Frosinone Province, Latium, Italy

Field of View: 5 mm

Black octahedral spinel xls with yellow anhedral mineral related to the 'fayalite-forsterite' series in a carbonatic ejecta.
Collected in December 2015
Photo and collection Antonio Borrelli
Copyright: © Antonio Borrelli      Photo ID: 724180     Uploaded by: Antonio Borrelli   View Count: 100   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 640 x 480 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

3AH-DA0Brookite : TiO2

Oberschrammach glacier, Schrammacher, Zamser Grund, Zillertal, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

Dimensions: 27 mm x 14 mm x 11 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.5 mm

Collected in August 2013
Photo and collection Antonio Borrelli
Copyright: © Antonio Borrelli      Photo ID: 694230     Uploaded by: Antonio Borrelli   View Count: 112   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1280 x 960 pixels (1.2 Mpix)

KT7-XHNVesuvianite : (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10

Pianciano, Castel Giuliano, Bracciano Lake, Rome Province, Latium, Italy

Dimensions: 26 mm x 21 mm x 13 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 3.5 mm

Collected in June 2014
Photo and collection Antonio Borrelli
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N41-TM8Baddeleyite : ZrO2

Anguillara, Bracciano Lake, Rome Province, Latium, Italy

Dimensions: 23 mm x 19 mm x 20 mm
Field of View: 2.5 mm

Penetration twinned xls presumably on {201}.
Collected in March 2014
Photo and collection Antonio Borrelli
Copyright: © Antonio Borrelli      Photo ID: 619934     Uploaded by: Antonio Borrelli   View Count: 168   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 640 x 480 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

XR0-5C1Krasheninnikovite : KNa2CaMg(SO4)3F, Tenorite : CuO

Second scoria cone, Northern Breakthrough, Great Fissure eruption, Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia

Dimensions: 8 mm x 3 mm x 7 mm
Field of View: 2 mm

White acicular xls of krasheninnikovite with dark lamellar tenorite.
Photo and collection Antonio Borrelli
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7DX-H2DBaddeleyite : ZrO2, Phlogopite : KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

San Vito quarry, San Vito, Ercolano, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Dimensions: 14 mm x 13 mm x 12 mm
Field of View: 2.5 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 1 mm

Photo and collection Antonio Borrelli
Copyright: © Antonio Borrelli      Photo ID: 619932     Uploaded by: Antonio Borrelli   View Count: 166   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 640 x 480 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

H1V-UR5Chiavennite : CaMnBe2Si5O13(OH)2·2H2O, Natrolite : Na2Al2Si3O10·2H2O, Analcime : Na(AlSi2O6)·H2O

Almenningen Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Dimensions: 11 mm x 9 mm x 6 mm
Field of View: 3 mm

Chiavennite rosettes on prismatic natrolite xls.
Photo and collection Antonio Borrelli
Copyright: © Antonio Borrelli      Photo ID: 619931     Uploaded by: Antonio Borrelli   View Count: 174   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 640 x 480 pixels (0.3 Mpix)
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