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Gareth Evans' Photo Gallery

6R7-XLHMarcasite, Quartz

Multiple photos available
Bou Nahas Mine, Oumjrane mining area, Alnif, Alnif County, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Dimensions: 130 mm x 100 mm x 70 mm
Field of View: 5 mm
Weight: 540 g


Under the Microscope

A very aesthetic specimen comprising a large ball of Marcasite on a plate of milky Quartz crystals. The Marcasite ball has a mirror-like luster and the ball is about 60 mm wide. The rear of the specimen also hosts clusters of bladed Marcasite crystals.

Acquired 09/07/2019
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 966125     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 5   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5669 x 4308 pixels (24.4 Mpix)

T4N-033Marcasite, Quartz

Multiple photos available
Bou Nahas Mine, Oumjrane mining area, Alnif, Alnif County, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Dimensions: 130 mm x 100 mm x 70 mm
Weight: 540 g

A very aesthetic specimen comprising a large ball of Marcasite on a plate of milky Quartz crystals. The Marcasite ball has a mirror-like luster and the ball is about 60 mm wide. The rear of the specimen also hosts clusters of bladed Marcasite crystals.

Acquired 09/07/2019
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 966112     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5669 x 4684 pixels (26.6 Mpix)

8XH-QCDGalena, Calcite

Multiple photos available
Krushev dol mine, Madan ore field, Smolyan Province, Bulgaria

Dimensions: 130 mm x 100 mm x 90 mm
Weight: 1980 g

A heavy (ca. 2 kilogram) large cabinet specimen of interlocking cubic crystals of Galena associated with Calcite. The luster of the Galena is outstanding – mirror like in fact, and the specimen just lights up the room. Some of the Galena crystals show corner modifications while others have dimpled and speckled surfaces – truly beautiful.

Ex- Spirifer Minerals
Acquired 24/06/2019
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 963502     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5669 x 4559 pixels (25.8 Mpix)

LFW-2G8Galena, Calcite

Multiple photos available
Krushev dol mine, Madan ore field, Smolyan Province, Bulgaria

Dimensions: 130 mm x 100 mm x 90 mm
Weight: 1980 g

A heavy (ca. 2 kilogram) large cabinet specimen of interlocking cubic crystals of Galena associated with Calcite. The luster of the Galena is outstanding – mirror like in fact, and the specimen just lights up the room. Some of the Galena crystals show corner modifications while others have dimpled surfaces – truly beautiful.

Ex- Spirifer Minerals
Acquired 24/06/2019
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 963084     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 18   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4821 x 5669 pixels (27.3 Mpix)

JN5-1PDPyrite

Multiple photos available
Wuzhou, Guangxi, China

Dimensions: 60 mm x 40 mm x 20 mm

Another novelty specimen – Pyrite sunflower.

The Mindat locality given is Wuzhou, Guangxi, China. Another source claimed that these specimens came from a mine at Luodong, Liuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 959173     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5669 x 4108 pixels (23.3 Mpix)

PHR-HH7Sphalerite (Var: Schalenblende)

Multiple photos available
Pomorzany Mine, Gmina Olkusz, Olkusz Co., Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland

Dimensions: 190 mm x 150 mm x 10 mm

Large slice of Schalenblende.

Included are a few close-up photos and a few taken with the digital microscope. Some parts of the specimen look like the rings of Saturn.
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 958223     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 20   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5906 x 4375 pixels (25.8 Mpix)

H5J-0M3Tektite

Multiple photos available
Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Ratchasima District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand

Dimensions: 60 mm x 25 mm x 25 mm

Cigar shaped tektite. The surface texture is truly amazing as revealed by the photos taken with the digital microscope.

Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 957910     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3043 x 5669 pixels (17.3 Mpix)

Y59-QRNMarcasite, Pyrite, Quartz

Multiple photos available
Bou Nahas Mine, Oumjrane mining area, Alnif, Alnif County, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Dimensions: 150 mm x 100 mm x 90 mm
Field of View: 5 mm

A very rich cabinet specimen of highly lustrous crystals of Marcasite with Pyrite and Quartz from the Bou N’hass mine.

Acquired 24/05/2019
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 957652     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 20   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5669 x 4308 pixels (24.4 Mpix)

1DX-86PTektite

Multiple photos available
Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Ratchasima District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand

Dimensions: 60 mm x 50 mm x 20 mm

A lovely tektite. Included are three photos taken with the microscope to highlight surface features and texture.
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 956956     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 12   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5115 x 5669 pixels (29.0 Mpix)

UYQ-2RXGraphite

Multiple photos available
Bogala Mine, Bogala, Kegalle District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Dimensions: 110 mm x 50 mm x 40 mm

One of my many graphite specimens from Sri Lanka. A very dramatic and highly lustrous specimen that looks more like a chunk of metal than a non-metal! I obtained these from an online Crystal Healing store in the UK, and they were going to be used in my element collection display.
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 953304     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 15   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5669 x 3143 pixels (17.8 Mpix)
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