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Christopher Emproto's Photo Gallery

1NE-E9JKasolite

Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo

Field of View: 2.0 mm

Bright orange-yellow prismatic kasolite on matrix from Musonoi Mine. Imaged using a Nikon DS-Ri1 camera and NIS Elements image processing software. Ex. Phil C. Evanoff. Chris Emproto collection and photo.
Photo ID: 967223     Uploaded by: Christopher Emproto   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3350 x 2663 pixels (8.9 Mpix)

586-T47Mimetite

Red Cloud Mine, Silver Mining District, Trigo Mountains, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA

Field of View: 2.0 mm

Fiery red-orange mimetite from the 240' level in the southern stope of the Red Cloud Mine. Imaged using a Nikon DS-Ri1 camera and NIS Elements image processing software. Ex. Phil C. Evanoff. Chris Emproto collection and photo.
Photo ID: 967222     Uploaded by: Christopher Emproto   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3945 x 3116 pixels (12.3 Mpix)

PJ3-GHRHancockite, Axinite-(Mn)

Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Field of View: 2.0 mm

Dark red hancockite with pale yellow axinite-Mn from the Franklin Mine. Imaged using a Nikon DS-Ri1 camera and NIS Elements image processing software. Ex. Phil C. Evanoff. Chris Emproto collection and photo.
Photo ID: 967220     Uploaded by: Christopher Emproto   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3645 x 2964 pixels (10.8 Mpix)

M4D-J5RFluorite, Dawsonite

Francon quarry, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Field of View: 3.5 mm

Zoned purple fluorite with colorless prismatic dawsonite from Francon Quarry. Imaged using a Nikon DS-Ri1 camera and NIS Elements image processing software. Ex. Phil C. Evanoff. Chris Emproto collection and photo.
Photo ID: 967217     Uploaded by: Christopher Emproto   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3806 x 3093 pixels (11.8 Mpix)

WRA-VVJHilarionite

Hilarion Mine, Hilarion area, Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine], Lavrion District Mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece

Field of View: 2.5 mm

Greenish yellow hilarionite from the type locality. Imaged using a Nikon DS-Ri1 camera and NIS Elements image processing software. Chris Emproto collection and photo.
Photo ID: 967216     Uploaded by: Christopher Emproto   View Count: 8   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3811 x 3008 pixels (11.5 Mpix)

2E6-T0WPharmacosiderite, Scorodite

Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK

Field of View: 4.0 mm

Green cubes of pharmacosiderite associated with nearly colorless scorodite from Wheal Gorland. Imaged using a Nikon DS-Ri1 camera and NIS Elements image processing software. Ex. Phil C. Evanoff. Chris Emproto collection and photo.
Photo ID: 966792     Uploaded by: Christopher Emproto   View Count: 3   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3507 x 2904 pixels (10.2 Mpix)

FLX-HJCMalhmoodite

North Wilson pit, Union Carbide Mine, Wilson Springs, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA

Field of View: 2.5 mm

Tan malhmoodite on matrix from the type locality collected 10/1993– around the time the species was discovered. The original label has the original spelling mistake from when the species was first described. Imaged using a Nikon DS-Ri1 camera and NIS Elements image processing software. Ex. Phil C. Evanoff. Chris Emproto collection and photo.
Photo ID: 966790     Uploaded by: Christopher Emproto   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3948 x 3114 pixels (12.3 Mpix)

Q8V-V84Baryte, Calcite, Quartz

Francon quarry, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Field of View: 3.0 mm

Gemmy golden baryte associated with colorless calcite and white milky quartz with a coating of unknown brown hydrocarbons from Francon Quarry. Similar material confirmed via SEM EDS. Imaged using a Nikon DS-Ri1 camera and NIS Elements image processing software. Collected by Phil C. Evanoff. Chris Emproto collection and photo.
Photo ID: 966789     Uploaded by: Christopher Emproto   View Count: 1   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3895 x 3116 pixels (12.1 Mpix)

UTh Mineralization In Situ, Wollastonite Skarn

Mulvaney property, Rose Road, Pitcairn, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA

Image of the UTh mineralization (pink) at the Wollastonite Skarn (WSK), first noticed by me 4/15/2016. Subsequent description published in Mineral News. Other minerals present include hydroxylapatite (blue; SCXRD analyzed), diopside (green), titanite (brown), calcite (tan), and albite/KFS (white). Estwing rock hammer for scale. Taken while collecting with permission 5/15/2016. Chris Emproto photo. Citation below:

Emproto, C., Bailey, G., Chamberlain, S. (2017) Discovery of Thorium/Uranium Mineralization in Wollastonite Skarn, nr. Pitcairn, St. Lawrence Co., New York. Mineral News Vol. 33, No. 7
Photo ID: 963395     Uploaded by: Christopher Emproto   View Count: 35   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2448 x 3264 pixels (8.0 Mpix)

J6F-DJ7Dolomite, Quartz

State Route 37 roadcut, Harrodsburg, Monroe Co., Indiana, USA

Field of View: 4.0 mm

Slightly rust stained saddle-shaped dolomite crystals associate with quartz from the Rt 37 roadcut near Harrodsburg, Indiana. Imaged using a Nikon DS-Ri1 camera and NIS Elements image processing software. Collected by Chris Emproto 10/28/2017. Chris Emproto collection and photo.
Photo ID: 963389     Uploaded by: Christopher Emproto   View Count: 21   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3879 x 3116 pixels (12.1 Mpix)
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