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Russ Behnke's Photo Gallery

Faceted Opal

Carbonera Mine, La Trinidad, Mun. de Tequisquiapan, Queretaro, Mexico

OPAL
18.1 carats
It was facested about 1972 by the late Charles Malloy
Collection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A
Copyright: © Russ Behnke      Photo ID: 614138     Uploaded by: Russ Behnke   View Count: 72   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 1000 x 750 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

HE9-1LUQuartz (Var: Sceptre Quartz) : SiO2, Calcite : CaCO3

Treasure Mountain Diamond Mine, Little Falls, Herkimer Co., New York, USA

Dimensions: 6.3 cm x 6 cm x 6 cm

QUARTZ SCEPTER on CALCITE
Collection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A
Copyright: © Russ Behnke      Photo ID: 614132     Uploaded by: Russ Behnke   View Count: 87   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 750 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

2P5-Q1YGold : Au

Icabarú River placers, Santa Elena de Uairen, Bolívar, Venezuela

Dimensions: 20 mm x 22 mm x 15 mm

GOLD crystals
11.3 grams
Collection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A
Copyright: © Russ Behnke      Photo ID: 614130     Uploaded by: Russ Behnke   View Count: 114   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 630 x 840 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

CC4-2QQSpodumene (Var: Kunzite) : LiAlSi2O6, Quartz : SiO2

Mawi pegmatite, Nilaw-Kolum pegmatite field, Du Ab District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Dimensions: 12.5 cm x 12.5 cm x 8 cm

KUNZITE on QUARTZ
Collection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A
Copyright: © Russ Behnke      Photo ID: 614129     Uploaded by: Russ Behnke   View Count: 87   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 750 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

68Y-3VMBournonite : PbCuSbS3

Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK

Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 5 cm

BOURNONITE
This group of cogwheel crystals was collected circa 1850 to 1875.
Collection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A
Copyright: © Russ Behnke      Photo ID: 614126     Uploaded by: Russ Behnke   View Count: 98   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 630 x 840 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

FWW-FKEBeryl (Var: Aquamarine) : Be3Al2Si6O18, Albite : Na(AlSi3O8), Calcite : CaCO3

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

Dimensions: 12 cm x 20 cm x 10 cm

AQUAMARINE on FELDSPAR and CALCITE
Collection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A
Copyright: © Russ Behnke      Photo ID: 614125     Uploaded by: Russ Behnke   View Count: 103   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 630 x 840 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

QJU-T96Carrollite : Cu(Co,Ni)2S4

Kamoya South II Mine, Kamoya, Kambove District, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dimensions: 6.9 cm x 6.4 cm x 5 cm

CARROLLITE CRYSTAL GROUP
One pound, 6.9 cm across
Collection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A
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16T-50JElbaite : Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH

Mawi pegmatite, Nilaw-Kolum pegmatite field, Du Ab District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Dimensions: 12 cm x 14 cm x 12 cm

ELBAITE
14 cm tall unusual mushrooming crystal
Ex Peter Via collection
Collection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A
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9UQ-GPABaryte : BaSO4

Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England, UK

Dimensions: 6.5 cm x 9 cm x 4 cm

BARITE
Collection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A
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KGN-UE3Beryl (Var: Aquamarine) : Be3Al2Si6O18, Quartz : SiO2

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

Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 8 cm x 6 cm

AQUAMARINE on QUARTZ
Collection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.A
Copyright: © Russ Behnke      Photo ID: 614121     Uploaded by: Russ Behnke   View Count: 82   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1000 x 750 pixels (0.8 Mpix)
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