IMPORTANT MESSAGE. We need your support now to keep mindat.org running. Click here to find out why.
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Gianfranco Ciccolini's Photo Gallery

Q15-03YSpangolite, Quartz

Mex-Tex Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Field of View: 4.2 mm

Blue-green crystals of spangolite with the typical crystalline dress, on quartz. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D750, bellows, Luminar 40 mm.
Photo ID: 920388     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Ciccolini   View Count: 90   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5008 x 3336 pixels (16.7 Mpix)

T94-4EAMalachite, Calcite

Monti delle Cesane, Urbino, Pesaro and Urbino Province, Marche, Italy

Field of View: 6.2 mm

Malachite is a very rare mineral in my province, which is rich in sedimentary rocks, mainly of calcareous composition. Here is a beautiful and representative specimen, in which dense bundles of acicular malachite crystals are surrounded by colorless and white calcite crystals. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D75 bellows, Luminar 40 mm.
Photo ID: 920275     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Ciccolini   View Count: 41   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5008 x 3336 pixels (16.7 Mpix)

6F1-G30Euxenite-(Y)

Val di Crana pegmatites, Val di Crana, Toceno, Vigezzo Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy

Field of View: 6 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 2.8 mm

Black, tabular, euxenite- (Y) crystals. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D750, bellows, Luminar 40 mm.
Photo ID: 920169     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Ciccolini   View Count: 52   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5008 x 3336 pixels (16.7 Mpix)

7TV-49VPyrosmalite-(Fe), Amphibole Supergroup

Monchi Mine, Burguillos del Cerro, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain

Largest Crystal Size: 2 mm

Prismatic crystals in pale yellow color pyrosmalite- (Fe) with a mineral of the group of 'amphibole Supergroup' (probably ferro-actinolite) crystals thinner and elongated green color. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D750, bellows, Luminar 40 mm.
Photo ID: 919695     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Ciccolini   View Count: 47   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5008 x 3336 pixels (16.7 Mpix)

T3Q-TPEPyrosmalite-(Fe), Amphibole Supergroup

Monchi Mine, Burguillos del Cerro, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain

Largest Crystal Size: 3.5 mm

Prismatic crystals in pale yellow color pyrosmalite- (Fe) with a mineral of the group of 'amphibole Supergroup' (probably ferro-actinolite) crystals thinner and elongated green color. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D750, bellows, Luminar 40 mm.
Photo ID: 919693     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Ciccolini   View Count: 76   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5008 x 3336 pixels (16.7 Mpix)

0QX-YV2Diopside

Biachella Valley, Sacrofano, Sacrofano Caldera, Rome Province, Latium, Italy

Field of View: 5.4 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm

Dark green crystals of diopside. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D750, bellows, Luminar 40 mm.
Photo ID: 918368     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Ciccolini   View Count: 80   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5008 x 3336 pixels (16.7 Mpix)

A8E-A02Edingtonite

Ice River Alkaline Complex, Golden Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada

Field of View: 3.6 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.6 mm

Prismatic crystals, apparently tetragonal, but in reality orthorhombic, of edingtonite. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D750, bellows, Luminar 40 mm.
Photo ID: 918328     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Ciccolini   View Count: 61   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4875 x 3247 pixels (15.8 Mpix)

P14-97WClinoptilolite-Na, Mordenite

Richardson Ranch, Madras, Jefferson Co., Oregon, USA

Field of View: 6.5 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 2 mm

Crystals tabular, red orange, clinoptilolite-Na with white crystals of mordenite acicular. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D750, bellows, Luminar 40 mm.
Photo ID: 917969     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Ciccolini   View Count: 58   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5008 x 3336 pixels (16.7 Mpix)

LRP-HHDGypsum, Quartz

Pereta Mine, Pereta, Scansano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Field of View: 5.3 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 2.2 mm

Crystals of gypsum, variously colored, grown in a vug covered with small quartz crystals. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D750, bellows, Luminar 40 mm.
Photo ID: 917408     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Ciccolini   View Count: 43   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5008 x 3336 pixels (16.7 Mpix)

FPJ-JM9Cerussite

Sounion Cove slag locality, Sounion area, Lavrion District slag localities, Lavrion District, Attikí Prefecture, Greece

Field of View: 7.6 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm

Polytwinned of tabular crystals, elongated, white, of cerussite, grown in a cavity of the slag. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini. Nikon D750, bellows, Luminar 40 mm.
Photo ID: 917407     Uploaded by: Gianfranco Ciccolini   View Count: 46   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5008 x 3336 pixels (16.7 Mpix)
Page 1 of 176 (1 to 10 of 1759 total)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 ...

Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: November 20, 2018 20:34:49
View slideshow - Go to top of page