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L2M-JC7Siderite (Var: Sphärosiderite)

Clackamas River localities, Estacada, Clackamas Co., Oregon, USA

Dimensions: 4.0 cm x 3.5 cm x 3.0 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.0 cm

Photo ID: 939474     Uploaded by: Rafael Daltro   View Count: 16   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1518 x 1062 pixels (1.6 Mpix)


Multiple photos available
Dixie mine, Mountain Wells Mining District, Churchill Co., Nevada, USA

Dimensions: 6.5 cm x 5.2 cm x 1.9 cm

Yellow to colorless fluorite on a quartzite matrix from this uncommon locality.

Acquired in 2015, ex. Daniel Virgadaula collection. The specimen came with an old label from the original collection.

Photo and collection: Rafael Daltro
Photo ID: 888103     Uploaded by: Rafael Daltro   View Count: 29   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1920 x 1080 pixels (2.1 Mpix)


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Zeehan Queen mine, Zeehan mineral field, Zeehan district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

Dimensions: 8.0 cm x 6.8 cm x 5.0 cm

Old material (from the 70's), this green pyromorphite sample is composed by very lustrous and well formed crystals, comming from a classic Tasmanian locality (although samples from this locality are rare due the mine is abandoned).

Ex. Mathew Latham collection.

Photo and specimen: Rafael Daltro

Size: 8.0 x 6.8 x 5.0 cm.
Copyright: © Rafael Daltro      Photo ID: 883514     Uploaded by: Rafael Daltro   View Count: 32   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1936 x 1328 pixels (2.6 Mpix)

FL3-8VKSpessartine, Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz), Microcline

Multiple photos available
Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou, Fujian, China

Dimensions: 64 mm x 52 mm x 31 mm
Weight: 84.3 g

6.4 x 5.2 x 3.1 cm. Little bright and gemmy spessartine garnet crystals on euhedral microcline matrix and smoky quartz crystal.

Acquired in 2010.

Photo and collection: Rafael Daltro
Copyright: © Rafael Daltro      Photo ID: 820359     Uploaded by: Rafael Daltro   View Count: 44   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3287 x 2465 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

KC2-MFPAmphibole Supergroup (Var: Byssolite)

Keystone Trap Rock Quarry, Cornog, Wallace Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Dimensions: 55 mm x 33 mm x 20 mm
Weight: 7.5 g

Green fiberous mass of hairlike crystals of Actinolite var. Byssolite.

Photo and collection: Rafael Daltro
Copyright: © Rafael Daltro      Photo ID: 820188     Uploaded by: Rafael Daltro   View Count: 64   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

TL2-RMHVanadinite, Aragonite

Multiple photos available
Mibladen mining district, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Dimensions: 9.0 cm x 7.5 cm x 2.0 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 1 cm
Weight: 145.1 g

Numerous dark red vanadinite crystals associated with aragonite. Some vanadinite crystals are damaged. The bottom of the sample is cut/polished.

Photo and collection: Rafael Daltro
Copyright: © Rafael Daltro      Photo ID: 795978     Uploaded by: Rafael Daltro   View Count: 43   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1130 x 1080 pixels (1.2 Mpix)


Guangxi, China

Dimensions: 4.8 cm x 3.9 cm x 1.3 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.4 mm
Weight: 30 g

Green olive crystals of Pyromorphite on matrix

Photo and collection: Rafael Daltro
Copyright: © Rafael Daltro      Photo ID: 795836     Uploaded by: Rafael Daltro   View Count: 47   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1496 x 1062 pixels (1.6 Mpix)
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