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Y3K-DVESmithsonite : ZnCO3

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

Dimensions: 180 mm x 140 mm x 80 mm

Botryoidal, multicolor smithsonite
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 910471     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 5   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 809 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

HWH-Y4FVanadinite : Pb5(VO4)3Cl, Manganese Oxides

Taouz, Er Rachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Dimensions: 65 mm x 60 mm x 45 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 13 mm

Well formed crystals, semi-transparent, of vanadinite
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 909511     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 850 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

4CH-318Apophyllite

Momin Akhada, Rahuri, Ahmadnagar District, Maharashtra, India

Dimensions: 75 mm x 65 mm x 60 mm

Vivid green apophyllite on rounded reddish formation of probable thomsonite
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 909509     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 11   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 908 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

JYT-V5LBastnäsite-(Ce) : Ce(CO3)F

Zagi Mountain, Hameed Abad Kafoor Dheri, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Dimensions: 45 mm x 35 mm x 35 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 13 mm

Well defined crystal on matrix
Copyright: © Fernando Metelli      Photo ID: 908446     Uploaded by: Fernando Metelli   View Count: 17   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 928 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

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: 7   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: 14   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: 15   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: 8   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 783 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

LUJ-UR0Fluorite : CaF2

Multiple photos available
Argentière Glacier, Mont Blanc Massif, 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: 31   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: 25   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 701 pixels (0.6 Mpix)
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