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Tony Peterson's Photo Gallery

UJV-301Andradite (Var: Melanite)

Imilchil, Er Rachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Dimensions: 4.2 cm x 2 cm x 1.7 cm

Melanite, with green-brown andradite rims, on alkali feldspar. There is a druse of colorless garnet in places.

I was informed the exact locality is Tizi-n-Inouzane, but garnet is not listed there.
Copyright: © Tony Peterson      Photo ID: 935183     Uploaded by: Tony Peterson   View Count: 49   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5472 x 3648 pixels (20.0 Mpix)

UJV-301Andradite (Var: Melanite)

Multiple photos available
Imilchil, Er Rachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Field of View: 11 mm

The garnet has transparent green-brown andradite rims over dark melanite cores.
Copyright: © Tony Peterson      Photo ID: 935180     Uploaded by: Tony Peterson   View Count: 47   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5184 x 3456 pixels (17.9 Mpix)

PC9-XGAMagnetite

Ice River Alkaline Complex, Golden Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada

Largest Crystal Size: 12 mm

Magnetite phenocrysts extracted from ferrocarbonatite, Aquila Ridge.
Copyright: © Tony Peterson      Photo ID: 934987     Uploaded by: Tony Peterson   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5208 x 3420 pixels (17.8 Mpix)

008-96NCopper

Itauz Mine, Zhilandy group, Satpayev, Karaganda, Kazakhstan

Dimensions: 37 mm x 8 mm x 3 mm

Front and reverse views of a fine small copper specimen.
Copyright: © Tony Peterson      Photo ID: 934986     Uploaded by: Tony Peterson   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4556 x 5328 pixels (24.3 Mpix)

N14-C6CFayalite-Forsterite Series, Calcic plagioclase

Multiple photos available
Mt Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania

Field of View: 5 mm

Thin section, plane polarized light, of alkali basalt lava collected above Horombo Huts. There are only phenocrysts of olivine and plagioclase in this sample.
Copyright: © Tony Peterson      Photo ID: 934982     Uploaded by: Tony Peterson   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1280 x 960 pixels (1.2 Mpix)

N14-C6CAlkali olivine basalt

Multiple photos available
Mt Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania

Field of View: 5.5 cm

Collected from outcrop, above Horombo Huts. Olivine is yellow-green; there are no clinopyroxene phenocrysts in this sample.
Copyright: © Tony Peterson      Photo ID: 934980     Uploaded by: Tony Peterson   View Count: 48   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3636 x 3588 pixels (13.0 Mpix)

CKK-KTQMurdochite

Multiple photos available
Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Field of View: 4 mm

Stereo pair of murdochite encrusting the end of a quartz crystal. Former Walter Frey collection.
Copyright: © Tony Peterson      Photo ID: 934722     Uploaded by: Tony Peterson   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 7500 x 2623 pixels (19.7 Mpix)

M7H-XHHMurdochite

Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Field of View: 4 mm

The edge of a quartz crystal, with good cubo-octahedra of murdochite. The elongated, metallic species is unidentified (plattnerite?). Former Walter Frey collection.
Copyright: © Tony Peterson      Photo ID: 934721     Uploaded by: Tony Peterson   View Count: 42   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5184 x 3456 pixels (17.9 Mpix)

CDP-N6CCopiapite

Multiple photos available
Coronel Manuel Rodríguez mine, Mejillones peninsula, Mejillones, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta, Chile

Field of View: 6 mm

One side of this specimen is covered with unusually thick copiapite crystals.
Copyright: © Tony Peterson      Photo ID: 933861     Uploaded by: Tony Peterson   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5184 x 3456 pixels (17.9 Mpix)

J85-G46Silver

Multiple photos available
Endeavor Mine, Cobar, Robinson Co., New South Wales, Australia

Field of View: 4 mm

Copyright: © Tony Peterson      Photo ID: 933766     Uploaded by: Tony Peterson   View Count: 24   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4968 x 3456 pixels (17.2 Mpix)
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