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91H-D6NSmithsonite : ZnCO3

San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italy

Dimensions: 60 mm x 40 mm x 38 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 15 mm

Golden brown smithsonite replacing calcite crystals
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 892702     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 787 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

UAN-KEPQuartz (Var: Amethyst) : SiO2

Goboboseb Mts, Brandberg Area, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 100 mm x 75 mm x 65 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 50 mm

Pale colored quartz crystals, in parallel growth, on matrix
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 892581     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 854 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

0MK-LGGQuartz (Var: Amethyst) : SiO2

Goboboseb Mts, Brandberg Area, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 100 mm x 45 mm x 45 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 70 mm

7 cm long amethyst crystal on matrix. Intense color
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 892580     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 856 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

1UD-QGFFluorite : CaF2, Schorl : Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH), Albite : Na(AlSi3O8)

Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Dimensions: 76 mm x 50 mm x 40 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 17 mm

Pale pink fluorite octahedron. Reported to come from Nit Valley near Shigar
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 892291     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 783 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

LUJ-UR0Fluorite : CaF2

Multiple photos available
Argentière Glacier, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Dimensions: 75 mm x 65 mm x 35 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 8 mm

Group of octahedrons, 2.5X1.5 cm, with strong pink color
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 890383     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 28   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 879 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

C4T-45VFluorite : CaF2

Multiple photos available
St Gotthard pass area, Central St Gotthard Massif, Leventina, Ticino, Switzerland

Dimensions: 140 mm x 65 mm x 65 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 15 mm

Group of fluorite pink octahedron on granitic matrix
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 890238     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 21   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 701 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

61Q-GQWFluorite : CaF2, Muscovite : KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

Chumar Bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Dimensions: 80 mm x 78 mm x 65 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 24 mm

Pinkish octahedron of fluorite on muscovite
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 888982     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 852 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

EM8-HNKQuartz (Var: Prase) : SiO2

Porticciolo, Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

Dimensions: 140 mm x 100 mm x 65 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 35 mm

Prase crystals, on deeply altered hedenbergite
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 888557     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 12   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 904 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

NFH-EEKAragonite : CaCO3

San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italy

Dimensions: 100 mm x 80 mm x 45 mm

Small blue concretions of aragonite
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 888551     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 8   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 774 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

KFR-8AQQuartz (Var: Smoky Quartz) : SiO2

Göscheneralp, Göschenen Valley, Uri, Switzerland

Dimensions: 60 mm x 45 mm x 38 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 54 mm

Typical "gwindel" on granitic matrix
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 888550     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 22   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 826 pixels (0.7 Mpix)
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