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Christopher Chui's Photo Gallery

482-AKJWolframite

Needle Hill, Sha Tin District, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

Dimensions: 3.8 cm x 3.7 cm x 2.0 cm

Wolframite crystal in the quartz vein.
Photo ID: 905484     Uploaded by: Christopher Chui   View Count: 32   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2753 x 2113 pixels (5.8 Mpix)

KJ6-UW8Wolframite

Needle Hill, Sha Tin District, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

Dimensions: 3.8 cm x 3.7 cm x 2.0 cm

Needle hill wolframite on quartz. Needle hill mainly can find two minerals, wolframite and molybdenite, both growth in the quartz vein. In needle hill perfect crystal very hard to find, this specimen little crystal form can see.
Photo ID: 905466     Uploaded by: Christopher Chui   View Count: 25   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2521 x 2145 pixels (5.4 Mpix)

CUG-HK2Molybdenite

Needle Hill, Sha Tin District, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

Dimensions: 3.6 cm x 3.2 cm x 2.5 cm

Small piece molybdenite, find it in old water channel, so look very smooth.
Photo ID: 905387     Uploaded by: Christopher Chui   View Count: 49   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2105 x 1665 pixels (3.5 Mpix)

F33-A3RMolybdenite

Needle Hill, Sha Tin District, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

Dimensions: 3.6 cm x 3.2 cm x 2.5 cm

Molybdenite on quartz, find in needle hill old dump.
Photo ID: 905386     Uploaded by: Christopher Chui   View Count: 23   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2397 x 1805 pixels (4.3 Mpix)

0LQ-2P0Pyrite, Calcite

Ma On Mountain, Sha Tin District, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

Dimensions: 29.5 cm x 13.1 cm x 3 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 4 mm

Cubic pyrite on massive calcite, pyrite size around 4 x 3.5 to 2 x 1 mm, when I got this specimen, I think it is pyrite on the quartz.
Checked with FTIR that I know this is calcite. The calcite have some special smell.
Photo ID: 905383     Uploaded by: Christopher Chui   View Count: 32   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2769 x 1949 pixels (5.4 Mpix)

UJK-3TAActinolite

Ma On Mountain, Sha Tin District, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

Dimensions: 1.4 cm x 1 cm

Actinolite on the rock, fiber habit, crystal is deep green in strong tungsten light but cannot show in the photo. In this rock some position have magnetic, proved mix with magnetite.
Photo ID: 905381     Uploaded by: Christopher Chui   View Count: 23   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2784 x 1832 pixels (5.1 Mpix)

4YE-7FUDiopside

Ma On Mountain, Sha Tin District, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

Dimensions: 10 cm x 7 cm x 3.5 cm

Diopside rock, have 1mm to 3mm small crystals, this specimen confirmed by FTIR.
Photo ID: 904114     Uploaded by: Christopher Chui   View Count: 30   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2953 x 2497 pixels (7.4 Mpix)

5FW-CT1Biotite, Muscovite

Ma On Mountain, Sha Tin District, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

Dimensions: 5.6 cm x 2.5 cm x 3.9 cm

Biotite and Muscovite growth together.
Photo ID: 904085     Uploaded by: Christopher Chui   View Count: 22   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3833 x 2465 pixels (9.4 Mpix)

84C-DA4Magnetite

Ma On Mountain, Sha Tin District, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

Dimensions: 11.5 cm x 8 cm x 6.5 cm

Magnetite on the rock.
Photo ID: 904084     Uploaded by: Christopher Chui   View Count: 27   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3393 x 2567 pixels (8.7 Mpix)

GXL-924Magnetite

Ma On Mountain, Sha Tin District, New Territories, Hong Kong, China

Dimensions: 12 cm x 7 cm x 7.5 cm

Ma On Shan iron mine magnetite, it is a big one.
Photo ID: 904082     Uploaded by: Christopher Chui   View Count: 22   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3105 x 2737 pixels (8.5 Mpix)
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