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Doug Gardner's Photo Gallery


Buckwheat dump mineral collecting site, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Dimensions: 75 mm x 38 mm x 31 mm
Weight: 50.33 g

Calcite with bits of Franklinte

Mass: 50.33

White and salmon colored Calcite strongly fluoresces orange in UV-SW.
Photo ID: 961125     Uploaded by: Doug Gardner   View Count: 6   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4520 x 3390 pixels (15.3 Mpix)


Lang Mine, Tick Canyon Borate deposit, Tick Canyon, Lang, Los Angeles Co., California, USA

Dimensions: 49 mm x 31 mm x 26 mm
Weight: 33.46 g

Ulexite massive

Mass: 33.46

Ulexite in its massive form, some fibers can be seen at 20x.
Photo ID: 959776     Uploaded by: Doug Gardner   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4363 x 3272 pixels (14.3 Mpix)


Cerro de Mercado Mine, Victoria de Durango, Durango Municipality, Durango, Mexico

Dimensions: 18 mm x 6 mm x 6 mm
Weight: 3.4 g


Mass: 3.4

Terminated on one end reasonable condition overall.
Photo ID: 954295     Uploaded by: Doug Gardner   View Count: 11   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2903 x 2178 pixels (6.3 Mpix)

ALE-VL6Pectolite (Var: Larimar)

Filipinas Larimar Mine, Los Checheses, Sierra de Baoruco, Barahona Province, Dominican Republic

Dimensions: 52 mm x 37 mm x 28 mm
Weight: 80.82 g

Blue Pectolite var Larimar

Mass: 80.82

On black matrix of probably volcanic rock. Unidentified soft green mineral along top and bottom possibly Serpentine.
Photo ID: 945839     Uploaded by: Doug Gardner   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4220 x 3165 pixels (13.4 Mpix)

F1A-GCMBrochantite, Chrysocolla

Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile

Dimensions: 36 mm x 25 mm x 20 mm
Weight: 20.33 g

Brochantite, Chrysocolla

Mass: 20.33

Green Brochantite and light blue Chrysocolla with probably yellow Quartz.
Photo ID: 944757     Uploaded by: Doug Gardner   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4234 x 3175 pixels (13.4 Mpix)


Nani Hill, Loliondo, Ngorongoro district, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Dimensions: 47 mm x 16 mm x 10 mm
Weight: 14.29 g

Orange Kyanite

Mass: 14.29

Orange Kyanite with small bits of Quartz.
Photo ID: 942549     Uploaded by: Doug Gardner   View Count: 6   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4090 x 3068 pixels (12.5 Mpix)


Mibladen mining district, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Dimensions: 60 mm x 45 mm x 33 mm
Weight: 145.61 g


Mass: 145.61

Vanadinite crystals covering one side of matrix.
Photo ID: 942301     Uploaded by: Doug Gardner   View Count: 23   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4430 x 3322 pixels (14.7 Mpix)

M1X-V59Kaolinite, Topaz

Dolcoath Hill Quarry, Moina - Middlesex District, Kentish municipality, Tasmania, Australia

Dimensions: 60 mm x 45 mm x 28 mm
Weight: 85.68 g

Kaolinite with Topaz

Mass: 85.68

White Kaolinite containing many small yellowish bits of transparent Topaz.
Photo ID: 925382     Uploaded by: Doug Gardner   View Count: 52   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4590 x 3443 pixels (15.8 Mpix)

NJY-9RUWollastonite, Diopside, Calcite

Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Dimensions: 73 mm x 36 mm x 22 mm
Weight: 80.00 g


Mass: 80.00

Many spots fluoresce bright orange. Green Diopside does not fluoresce, white Calcite. Areas fluoresce pale blue in UV-SW, possibly white Diopside.
Photo ID: 925279     Uploaded by: Doug Gardner   View Count: 28   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4540 x 3405 pixels (15.5 Mpix)


National Limestone Quarry No. 2, Lime Ridge, Mount Pleasant Mills, Perry Township, Snyder Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Dimensions: 49 mm x 19 mm x 15 mm
Weight: 10.99 g


Mass: 10.99

Green and colorless lobes of Wavellite crystals on matrix.

Mindat.org Photo of the Day - 20th Dec 2018
Photo ID: 925155     Uploaded by: Doug Gardner   View Count: 410   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4554 x 3416 pixels (15.6 Mpix)
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