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Jean-François Ferrandon's Photo Gallery

8H5-72YChalcedony (Var: Agate), Quartz (Var: Amethyst), Quartz

Châtelperron, Jaligny-sur-Besbre, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Dimensions: 260 mm x 160 mm x 130 mm
Weight: 9600 g

agate rough chunk.
It has been photographed when the stone was wet.
collected by Christa Ferrandon
Photo : Jean-François Ferrandon
Photo ID: 967156     Uploaded by: Jean-François Ferrandon   View Count: 2   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3845 x 2456 pixels (9.4 Mpix)

U9J-1TPChalcedony (Var: Agate), Quartz (Var: Amethyst), Quartz

Châtelperron, Jaligny-sur-Besbre, Allier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Dimensions: 290 mm x 210 mm x 110 mm
Weight: 10400 g

agate rough chunk .
It has been photographed when the stone was wet .
photo : Jean-François Ferrandon
Photo ID: 967155     Uploaded by: Jean-François Ferrandon   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2633 x 1943 pixels (5.1 Mpix)

3CE-CH4Iddingsite

Tahiti, Windward Islands, Society Islands, French Polynesia, France

Field of View: 60 mm

Iddingsite on volcanic rock pebble .
Found along the Vaitepiha river in Tautira - East Taiarapu
Photo : Jean-François Ferrandon
Photo ID: 938790     Uploaded by: Jean-François Ferrandon   View Count: 17   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3096 x 1948 pixels (6.0 Mpix)

R08-0LXHaüyne

Tahiti Iti, Tahiti, Windward Islands, Society Islands, French Polynesia, France

Field of View: 39 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 33 mm

Long electric blue haüyne cristal in black basalt
Photo : Jean-François Ferrandon
Photo ID: 934440     Uploaded by: Jean-François Ferrandon   View Count: 38   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3279 x 1405 pixels (4.6 Mpix)

K08-DG8Spilite

Papeno'o Valley, Papeno'o, Tahiti Nui, Tahiti, Windward Islands, Society Islands, French Polynesia, France

Dimensions: 90 mm x 70 mm x 40 mm
Weight: 296 g

Green basalt ( spilite ) found in the Papenoo Valley .
Photo : JF Ferrandon
Photo ID: 920658     Uploaded by: Jean-François Ferrandon   View Count: 68   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3558 x 2771 pixels (9.9 Mpix)

PYG-4D5Calcite

Tuamotu Archipelago, Tuamotu-Gambier, French Polynesia, France

Dimensions: 135 mm x 85 mm x 50 mm
Weight: 376.40 g

Beautiful honey color for this calcite from the atoll of Niau - French Polynesia .
This calcite comes from the transformation of the old coral reef .
collected by JF Ferrandon
Photo : Jean-François Ferrandon
Photo ID: 899244     Uploaded by: Jean-François Ferrandon   View Count: 25   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3775 x 2839 pixels (10.7 Mpix)

8NV-YM9Calcite

Tuamotu Archipelago, Tuamotu-Gambier, French Polynesia, France

Dimensions: 70 mm x 40 mm x 30 mm
Weight: 100.92 g


Yellow calcite from the atoll of Niau - French Polynesia
collected by Christa Ferrandon
Photo : Jean-François Ferrandon
Photo ID: 898420     Uploaded by: Jean-François Ferrandon   View Count: 36   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3911 x 2786 pixels (10.9 Mpix)

HVM-V1KNepheline syenite pegmatite

Papeno'o Valley, Papeno'o, Tahiti Nui, Tahiti, Windward Islands, Society Islands, French Polynesia, France

Dimensions: 125 mm x 80 mm x 38 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 35 mm
Weight: 740 g

Syénite Néphélinique
photo : Jean-François Ferrandon
identified by Damien Mollex
Lithothèque ENS de Lyon
Département des sciences de la terre
Photo ID: 850992     Uploaded by: Jean-François Ferrandon   View Count: 306   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2648 x 2059 pixels (5.5 Mpix)

8NU-FGFHaüyne

Tahiti Iti, Tahiti, Windward Islands, Society Islands, French Polynesia, France

Dimensions: 125 mm x 78 mm x 25 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 6 mm
Weight: 336.50 g

Haûyne crystals in grey pebble basalt .

Collected on a black volcanic sand beach in Taiarapu .

Photo : Jean-François Ferrandon
Photo ID: 846137     Uploaded by: Jean-François Ferrandon   View Count: 74   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2848 x 2136 pixels (6.1 Mpix)

UTP-3N8Haüyne

Papeno'o Valley, Papeno'o, Tahiti Nui, Tahiti, Windward Islands, Society Islands, French Polynesia, France

Field of View: 44 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 2 mm

Haüyne crystals in black basalt .
Photo : Jean-François Ferrandon
Photo ID: 845299     Uploaded by: Jean-François Ferrandon   View Count: 79   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1794 x 1273 pixels (2.3 Mpix)
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