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Karel Bal's Photo Gallery

QVD-JFWQuartz (Var: Amethyst)

Multiple photos available
Zard Mtn, Ras Koh Mts, Kharan District, Balochistan, Pakistan

Dimensions: 76 mm x 52 mm x 43 mm

Multi terminated, short-prismatic, blocky amethyst crystal associated with minor feldspar. The back side of the crystal is partially etched and contains numerous goethite inclusions. ***** Specimen size = 76 x 52 x 43 mm. Nov. 2014 *****
Photo ID: 647504     Uploaded by: Karel Bal   View Count: 194   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 434 x 605 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

1HA-W68Quartz, Chlorite Group

Kharan District, Balochistan, Pakistan

Dimensions: 162 mm x 54 mm x 49 mm

Doubly terminated, large quartz crystal with chlorite inclusions from Kharan area. ***** Specimen size = 162 x 54 x 49 mm. Nov. 2014 *****
Photo ID: 647503     Uploaded by: Karel Bal   View Count: 158   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 302 x 639 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

A59-7W1Quartz (Var: Amethyst)

Multiple photos available
Sidi Rahal, El Kelaâ des Sraghna Province, Marrakech-Safi Region, Morocco

Dimensions: 110 mm x 65 mm x 60 mm

Beautiful lilac-coloured amethyst crystals in small geode. Specimen was found by Erik Huigen in 2014 during road construction in the vicinity of Sidi Rahal. ***** Specimen size = 110 x 65 x 60 mm. Nov. 2014 *****
Photo ID: 647501     Uploaded by: Karel Bal   View Count: 174   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 640 x 480 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

JXT-T1LOrpiment

Multiple photos available
Hunan, China

Dimensions: 245 mm x 185 mm x 30 mm

A large piece of porous, layered, multi-coloured orpiment-bearing rock from Hunan Province, coated with clear varnish or resin to enhance stability, hardness and health protection . ***** Specimen size = 245 x 185 x 30 mm. Aug. 2014 *****
Photo ID: 636874     Uploaded by: Karel Bal   View Count: 194   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 465 x 629 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

AML-28RCalcite

Java, Indonesia

Dimensions: 195 mm x 83 mm x 70 mm

This light honey-coloured calcite group features a series of parallel growth scalenohedrons with minor yellowish iron oxides. ***** Specimen size = 195 x 83 x 70 mm. Aug. 2014 *****
Photo ID: 634198     Uploaded by: Karel Bal   View Count: 139   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 353 x 594 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

L9J-DYJCalcite

Java, Indonesia

Dimensions: 132 mm x 59 mm x 38 mm

Glassy, doubly terminated, light honey-coloured, scalenohedral calcite with minor limonite inclusions. ***** Specimen size = 132 x 59 x 38 mm. Aug. 2014 *****
Photo ID: 634197     Uploaded by: Karel Bal   View Count: 153   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 348 x 640 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

VXG-QNAQuartz (Var: Chalcedony)

Multiple photos available
Central Java Province, Java, Indonesia

Dimensions: 83 mm x 29 mm x 26 mm

Chalcedony pseudomorph after equisetum or "Japanese Bambu" (stems of march grass). In 2009, the deposit of these fossilized, agatized bamboos was discovered on the rugged, rainforest covered slopes near the stratovolcano Mt. Merapi. The specimen consists of three chalcedony tubes, grown together with petrified plant remains inside. ***** Specimen size = 83 x 29 x 26 mm. Aug. 2014 *****
Photo ID: 634194     Uploaded by: Karel Bal   View Count: 219   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 333 x 640 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

5KF-3DNChalcedony (Var: Jasper)

Multiple photos available
Donorojo, Pacitan Regency, East Java Province, Java, Indonesia

Dimensions: 240 mm x 110 mm x 82 mm

A large piece of polished blue and brown jasper with a small amount of pyrite inclusions from Pacitan area. ***** Specimen size = 240 x 110 x 82 mm. Aug. 2014 *****
Photo ID: 634191     Uploaded by: Karel Bal   View Count: 158   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 632 x 297 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

F7D-F3FChalcedony (Var: Agate), Quartz

Multiple photos available
Donorojo, Pacitan Regency, East Java Province, Java, Indonesia

Dimensions: 155 mm x 91 mm x 48 mm

Polished agate nodule with organic inclusions of plant roots and a few quartz cavities. ***** Specimen size = 155 x 91 x 48 mm. Aug. 2014 *****
Photo ID: 634189     Uploaded by: Karel Bal   View Count: 243   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 638 x 404 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

PVA-RT7Chalcedony (Var: Agate), Chalcedony (Var: Carnelian)

Donorojo, Pacitan Regency, East Java Province, Java, Indonesia

Dimensions: 153 mm x 96 mm x 33 mm

Agate and yellow-brown carnelian with a small cavity lined with sparkling quartz crystals. ***** Specimen size = 153 x 96 x 33 mm. Aug. 2014 *****
Photo ID: 634188     Uploaded by: Karel Bal   View Count: 133   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 640 x 480 pixels (0.3 Mpix)
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