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Eric Graff's Photo Gallery

M5Q-Y5NAxinite-(Fe)

Multiple photos available
Puiva Mount, Saranpaul, Khanty-Mansi Okrug, Tyumen Oblast, Russia

Dimensions: 7.3 cm x 6.6 cm x 4.9 cm

7.3 x 6.6 x 4.9 cm, 163.1 g

A cluster of lustrous, transparent, brown axinite crystals on matrix. The largest axinite crystal is 4 cm long. Associated minerals include translucent white disks (apophyllite?), white hair-like crystals (tremolite or byssolite) and green chlorite in hollowed out pockets in the axinte.
Copyright: © 2013 Eric C. Graff      Photo ID: 550652     Uploaded by: Eric Graff   View Count: 202   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 800 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

84K-LLWTopaz

Alabashka pegmatite field, Yuzhakovo Village, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia

Dimensions: 2 cm x 1.7 cm x 1.6 cm

2.0 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm, 7.7 g

A single transparent, pale, pastel blue topaz crystal.
Copyright: © 2013 Eric C. Graff      Photo ID: 548809     Uploaded by: Eric Graff   View Count: 169   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 800 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

TWY-FCMDioptase, Calcite

Multiple photos available
Altyn-Tyube dioptase deposit, Altyn-Tyube area, Bukhar-Zhyrau, Karaganda, Kazakhstan

Dimensions: 2.9 cm x 2.9 cm x 1.8 cm

2.9 x 2.9 x 1.8 cm, 13.5 g

This specimen consists of a cluster of lustrous translucent green dioptase crystals coating half of a gray-white translucent scalenohedral calcite crystal. The large dioptase crystal perched on the side of the specimen is 20 mm in length.
Copyright: © 2013 Eric C. Graff      Photo ID: 548574     Uploaded by: Eric Graff   View Count: 198   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 800 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

1AG-NELIsoferroplatinum

Konder alkaline-ultrabasic massif, Aldan shield, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia

Dimensions: 0.6 cm x 0.3 cm x 0.3 cm

0.6 x 0.3 x 0.3 cm, 0.5 g

This specimen consists of a cluster of small intergrown cubic platinum crystals.
Copyright: © 2013 Eric C. Graff      Photo ID: 547651     Uploaded by: Eric Graff   View Count: 274   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 800 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

WEE-50LScheelite

Tenkergin Mine, Iul'tinskiy Mining Complex, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia

Dimensions: 2.2 cm x 2 cm x 1.5 cm

2.2 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm, 15.0 g

This specimen consists of a sharply terminated translucent orange scheelite crystal on a matrix of jumbled and heavily intergrown scheelite crystals.
Copyright: © 2013 Eric C. Graff      Photo ID: 547557     Uploaded by: Eric Graff   View Count: 193   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 800 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

G6R-YQXAndradite

Sinerechenskoe skarn occurrence, Primorsky Krai, Russia

Dimensions: 4.2 cm x 3.6 cm x 2.3 cm

4.2 x 3.6 x 2.3 cm, 37.7 g

This specimen consists of reddish orange to brown garnet crystals on a bit of matrix.
Copyright: © 2013 Eric C. Graff      Photo ID: 547394     Uploaded by: Eric Graff   View Count: 155   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 800 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

AVV-7D4Cinnabar, Quartz

Nikitovka Hg Deposit, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine

Dimensions: 4.5 cm x 2.5 cm x 1.3 cm

4.5 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm, 46.7 g

This specimen consists of a plate of blood-red cinnabar crystals, crystalized on both sides with contrasting white-colorless quartz on one side.
Copyright: © 2013 Eric C. Graff      Photo ID: 547055     Uploaded by: Eric Graff   View Count: 220   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 800 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

FVN-H2HFluorapatite

Slyudyanka, Lake Baikal area, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia

Dimensions: 4.7 cm x 2 cm x 2 cm

4.7 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm, 31.2 g

A single crystal of translucent blue-green fluorapatite.
Copyright: © 2013 Eric C. Graff      Photo ID: 546104     Uploaded by: Eric Graff   View Count: 162   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 800 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

LXX-9VRStaurolite

Pestsovye Keivy, Keivy Mountains, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

Dimensions: 4.7 cm x 3.7 cm x 1.5 cm

4.7 x 3.7 x 1.5 cm, 31.1 g

Brown crystals of staurolite on muscovite schist. Almost a sixling twin. A small single staurolite crystal is also visible on the front of the specimen and a couple of larger ones on the back (up to 25 mm).
Copyright: © 2013 Eric C. Graff      Photo ID: 545846     Uploaded by: Eric Graff   View Count: 189   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 800 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

QV0-U96Fluorite, Quartz

1st Sovetskii Mine, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia

Dimensions: 3.1 cm x 2.7 cm x 1.8 cm

3.1 x 2.7 x 1.8 cm, 14.2 g

A cluster of pale green octahedral flourite crystals partially or entirely coated by very small white quartz cyrstals.
Copyright: © 2013 Eric C. Graff      Photo ID: 545675     Uploaded by: Eric Graff   View Count: 168   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 800 pixels (0.6 Mpix)
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