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Michel Bretheau's Photo Gallery

T1C-5CJTorbernite, Quartz

Chaméane Uranium Deposit, Chaméane, Sauxillanges, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Field of View: 1.5 mm

Edmund Optic 10X PLAN APO + Raynox 150 retro + extension tubes / Canon 1300D
Photo ID: 967587     Uploaded by: Michel Bretheau   View Count: 5   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3401 pixels (13.6 Mpix)

K0X-FQXTorbernite

Chaméane Uranium Deposit, Chaméane, Sauxillanges, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Field of View: 1.8 mm

Pseudocubic crystals
Edmund Optic 10X PLAN APO + Raynox 150 retro + extension tubes / Canon 1300D
Photo ID: 964770     Uploaded by: Michel Bretheau   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4112 x 3336 pixels (13.7 Mpix)

DN4-E80Cornetite

L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

Field of View: 12 mm

Green spheres : malachite or pseudomalachite
Zeiss super talon 90 mm retro + canon 50 mm retro / Canon 1300D
Photo ID: 964446     Uploaded by: Michel Bretheau   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4717 x 2985 pixels (14.1 Mpix)

L1T-DG0Perroudite, Cinnabar

Las Cocotas Mine, Tíjola, Almería, Andalusia, Spain

Field of View: 0.5 mm

Nikon 100X SLWD / Canon 1300D
Photo ID: 962239     Uploaded by: Michel Bretheau   View Count: 11   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4566 x 2956 pixels (13.5 Mpix)

JCP-UAKTorbernite, Quartz (Var: Amethyst)

Amethyst occurrences, Chaméane, Sauxillanges, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Field of View: 8 mm

Zeiss super talon 90 mm retro + canon 50mm retro / Canon 1300D
Photo ID: 957298     Uploaded by: Michel Bretheau   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4524 x 3456 pixels (15.6 Mpix)

HU3-7GRTitanite

Multiple photos available
Puy d'Augoules, Menet, Cantal, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Largest Crystal Size: 0.6 mm

White crystals: sanidine or anorthoclase or other felspar
Edmund Optic 10X PLAN APO + Raynox 150 retro + extension tubes / Canon 1300D
Child photo : 3D anaglyph
Photo ID: 955310     Uploaded by: Michel Bretheau   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3356 x 2517 pixels (8.4 Mpix)

Q24-XG1Xenotime-(Y)

Multiple photos available
Trimouns Talc Mine, Luzenac, Ariège, Occitanie, France

Field of View: 1.4 mm

The birefringence is clearly visible
Edmund Optic 10X PLAN APO + Raynox 250 retro + extension tubes / Canon 1300D
Child photo : 3D anaglyph
Photo ID: 951629     Uploaded by: Michel Bretheau   View Count: 12   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2781 x 3456 pixels (9.6 Mpix)

83E-40USaléeite

Multiple photos available
La Commanderie mine, Le Temple, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Field of View: 2.2 mm

From Jean Marc Johannet
Edmund Optic 10X PLAN APO + Raynox 150 retro + extension tubes / Canon 1300D
Child phot : 3D anaglyph
Photo ID: 951627     Uploaded by: Michel Bretheau   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4636 x 3301 pixels (15.3 Mpix)

W1Q-TXGRosasite, Dolomite, Quartz

Les Malines District, Saint-Laurent-le-Minier, Gard, Occitanie, France

Field of View: 3.8 mm

Gift from Claudine Estève
Edmund Optic 10X PLAN APO + Raynox 150 retro / Canon 1300D

Photo ID: 951626     Uploaded by: Michel Bretheau   View Count: 16   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5184 x 3456 pixels (17.9 Mpix)

6EG-VTVBaryte, Calcite

Multiple photos available
Wallers-en-Fagne quarry, Nord, Hauts-de-France, France

Field of View: 2.7 mm

Note the birefringence of calcite (probably pyrite octahedral microcrystals behind or inside the calcite crystal)
Edmund Optic 10X PLAN APO + Raynox 150 retro + extension tubes / Canon 1300D
Child phot : 3D anaglyph
Photo ID: 946871     Uploaded by: Michel Bretheau   View Count: 8   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5044 x 2703 pixels (13.6 Mpix)
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