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Luca Baralis' Photo Gallery

Realmonte mine. Extracting belt conveyor (1985)

Realmonte Mine, Contrada Scavuzzo, Realmonte, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy

Copyright: © Luca Baralis      Photo ID: 750548     Uploaded by: Luca Baralis   View Count: 96   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 609 x 412 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

Realmonte mine. Underground crushing plant.

Realmonte Mine, Contrada Scavuzzo, Realmonte, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy

Copyright: © Luca Baralis      Photo ID: 750545     Uploaded by: Luca Baralis   View Count: 143   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 599 x 412 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

View of the Torgola mine (2015)

Torgola Mine, Collio, Trompia Valley, Brescia Province, Lombardy, Italy

Plants of the abandoned mine, seen from the road
Copyright: © Luca Baralis (2015)      Photo ID: 731646     Uploaded by: Luca Baralis   View Count: 118   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3888 x 2592 pixels (10.1 Mpix)

Panoramic view (2012)

Il Castellaccio Mine, Morfasso, Arda Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Panoramic view (2012)
Copyright: © Luca Baralis      Photo ID: 504633     Uploaded by: Luca Baralis   View Count: 340   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 277 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

Adit

Groppallo, Farini, Nure Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

One adit, partially collapsed
Copyright: © Luca Baralis 2012      Photo ID: 497832     Uploaded by: Luca Baralis   View Count: 305   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

Dump

Groppallo, Farini, Nure Valley, Piacenza Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Dumps at the Groppallo mine
Copyright: © Luca Baralis 2012      Photo ID: 497831     Uploaded by: Luca Baralis   View Count: 233   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

LHY-VJ5Aragonite : CaCO3

Caprazoppa, Finale Ligure, Savona Province, Liguria, Italy

"The seal"
Max lenght 18 cm
Photo and collection L. Baralis
Copyright: © L. Baralis      Photo ID: 420344     Uploaded by: Luca Baralis   View Count: 230   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 448 x 334 pixels (0.1 Mpix)

M2C-MX1Quartz (Var: Chalcedony) : SiO2

Droujba Mine, Djurkovo Complex, Laki, Laki Obshtina, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria

Quartz v. chalcedony, paramorph on calcite.
A thin silica coating covered the calcite crystals, than dissolved (crystal is empty).
Max lenght 68 mm
Photo and collection Luca Baralis
Copyright: © L. Baralis 2009      Photo ID: 303606     Uploaded by: Luca Baralis   View Count: 313   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1449 x 1932 pixels (2.8 Mpix)

YRP-TE2Celestine : SrSO4

Muculufa Mine, Butera, Caltanissetta Province, Sicily, Italy

Twin stalactite-like grown of celestine crystal.
Max lenght 51 mm
Photo and collection Luca Baralis
Copyright: © L. Baralis 2009      Photo ID: 303594     Uploaded by: Luca Baralis   View Count: 291   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2580 x 1932 pixels (5.0 Mpix)

8EN-54ECelestine : SrSO4

Muculufa Mine, Butera, Caltanissetta Province, Sicily, Italy

Typical stalactite-like grown of radial celestine crystals.
Max lenght 49 mm
Collection and photo L. Baralis
Copyright: © 2008 Luca Baralis      Photo ID: 303593     Uploaded by: Luca Baralis   View Count: 599   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1625 x 2580 pixels (4.2 Mpix)
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