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Olle Martin Bertilsson's Photo Gallery

Part of the crevice

Långsjön, Surahammar, Västmanland County, Sweden

Part of the crevice in which fluorites and amethysts can be found.
Photo ID: 948930     Uploaded by: Olle Martin Bertilsson   View Count: 33   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2736 x 3648 pixels (10.0 Mpix)

6EX-YKHMonazite-(Ce), Schorl, Quartz

Sörhällan quarry, Råneå, Luleå, Norrbotten County, Sweden

Dimensions: 55 mm x 45 mm x 40 mm

A beautiful crystal of monazite from the Sörhällan Quarry. The crystal is 11 mm long, 6 mm wide and 4 mm high. Monazite crystals is often found inside the schorl, but they are quite rare at this site.
Copyright: © Olle Bertilsson      Photo ID: 915776     Uploaded by: Olle Martin Bertilsson   View Count: 45   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2321 x 1985 pixels (4.6 Mpix)

K4H-JY2Limonite, Quartz

Austmannlia Tunnel, Røldal, Odda, Hordaland, Norway

Dimensions: 35 mm x 35 mm x 20 mm

Brown limonite on top of quartz. Probably hydrated from pyrite/marcasite or hematite.
Copyright: © Olle Bertilsson      Photo ID: 898741     Uploaded by: Olle Martin Bertilsson   View Count: 39   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2297 x 1881 pixels (4.3 Mpix)

X2P-R4FBertrandite, Schorl, Quartz

Sörhällan quarry, Råneå, Luleå, Norrbotten County, Sweden

Dimensions: 85 mm x 125 mm x 75 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 50 mm

A beryl crystal from Sörhällan quarry that I believe is partly or near compltely altered to bertrandite (not analyzed)
50 mm long and 14 mm across. I can not be sure but looks like cerphosphorhuttonite embedded in the bertrandite and the schorl, but I have no way to identify that for the time being. Black schorl is also present together with quartz.
Copyright: © Olle Bertilsson      Photo ID: 898293     Uploaded by: Olle Martin Bertilsson   View Count: 36   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 2592 pixels (11.9 Mpix)

GCL-FJKBeryl, Muscovite

Sörhällan quarry, Råneå, Luleå, Norrbotten County, Sweden

Dimensions: 120 mm x 100 mm x 115 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 115 mm

Three (two shown in this picture) beryl crystals on this specimen, the biggest one measuring 115 mm and 16 mm across. It is possible that some of the beryl has started to alter to bertrandite.
Copyright: © Olle Bertilsson      Photo ID: 898292     Uploaded by: Olle Martin Bertilsson   View Count: 38   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 2592 pixels (11.9 Mpix)

HLA-TD2Cassiterite, Quartz

Varuträsk, Skellefte mining district, Skellefteå, Västerbotten County, Sweden

Dimensions: 95 mm x 70 mm x 45 mm

Massive black cassiterite from Varuträsk mine. This specimen gave of a red-brown streak color, but the color may vary from this location from specimen to specimen.
Copyright: © Olle Bertilsson      Photo ID: 898275     Uploaded by: Olle Martin Bertilsson   View Count: 40   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 2592 pixels (11.9 Mpix)

VWQ-5KXTourmaline (Var: Verdelite), Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz), Fluorapatite (Var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite)

Varuträsk, Skellefte mining district, Skellefteå, Västerbotten County, Sweden

Dimensions: 70 mm x 50 mm x 23 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 38 mm

Nice green verdelite embedded in smokey quartz. Not sure what the brown material is, but is a another verdelite that crosses the main crystal. In the bottom, some blue Mn-bearing fluorapatite can be seen.
Copyright: © Olle Bertilsson      Photo ID: 898272     Uploaded by: Olle Martin Bertilsson   View Count: 33   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3033 x 2097 pixels (6.4 Mpix)

1Y5-RE0Schorl

Sörhällan quarry, Råneå, Luleå, Norrbotten County, Sweden

Dimensions: 20 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm

The largest schorl crystal I have found in Sörhällan quarry. This specimen measures 20 cm in length and 9 cm across. Larger ones can be found at the site, but it is very rare to find them in such a perfect hexagonal form like this one.
Copyright: © Olle Bertilsson      Photo ID: 895150     Uploaded by: Olle Martin Bertilsson   View Count: 32   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 2592 pixels (11.9 Mpix)

P58-JGQPyrite

Austmannlia Tunnel, Røldal, Odda, Hordaland, Norway

Dimensions: 40 mm x 40 mm x 25 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm

Slightly purple pyrite that sits embedded in the material. Found further up along this road in the rock-wall.
Copyright: © Olle Bertilsson      Photo ID: 895139     Uploaded by: Olle Martin Bertilsson   View Count: 39   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 2592 pixels (11.9 Mpix)

7HT-VL9Muscovite (Var: Fuchsite), Pyrite, Quartz

Løvgavlen marble quarry, Fauske, Nordland, Norway

Dimensions: 45 mm x 45 mm x 40 mm

Green fuchsite with two small embedded pyrite crystals. Purchased from Café Mineral outside Bodø.
Copyright: © Olle Bertilsson      Photo ID: 895138     Uploaded by: Olle Martin Bertilsson   View Count: 53   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 2592 pixels (11.9 Mpix)
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