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9XY-95JQuartz (Var: Amethyst) SiO2 , Calcite CaCO3

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Mount Elliott Mine, Selwyn District, Cloncurry Shire, Queensland, Australia

Field of View: 70 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 15 mm

Amethyst with bladed calcite.
Photo ID: 1029497     Uploaded by: Costas Constantinides   View Count: 40   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3057 x 2898 pixels (8.9 Mpix)

M0Q-4H3Chalcopyrite CuFeS2 , Calcite CaCO3

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Enterprise Mine, Mount Isa Mines, Mount Isa , City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Field of View: 50 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 5 mm

Chalcopyrites scattered on white calcite group.
Photo ID: 1029282     Uploaded by: Costas Constantinides   View Count: 16   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3456 x 3052 pixels (10.5 Mpix)

69L-TX7Gypsum CaSO4·2H2O , Calcite CaCO3 , Chalcopyrite CuFeS2

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Enterprise Mine, Mount Isa Mines, Mount Isa , City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Field of View: 30 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 5 mm

A small clear gypsum on white calcite and a small chalcopyrite on right middle of image.
Photo ID: 1029279     Uploaded by: Costas Constantinides   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2201 x 1496 pixels (3.3 Mpix)

FXK-5M0Palygorskite (Mg,Al)2Si4O10(OH)·4H2O

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Enterprise Mine, Mount Isa Mines, Mount Isa , City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Field of View: 40 mm

Palygorskite coating pyrite.
Photo ID: 1029278     Uploaded by: Costas Constantinides   View Count: 24   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 2662 x 1943 pixels (5.2 Mpix)

QKH-HARSphalerite ZnS

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MIM underground - Upper lead-zinc levels, Mount Isa Mines, Mount Isa, City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Field of View: 30 mm

A rare botryoidal sphalerite from the early days of mining.Marked as marcasite ,then cleaned and re-identified XRF.
Photo ID: 1029277     Uploaded by: Costas Constantinides   View Count: 13   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 4896 x 3672 pixels (18.0 Mpix)

QN5-ENKGalena PbS , Calcite CaCO3

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Enterprise Mine, Mount Isa Mines, Mount Isa , City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Field of View: 50 mm

Galena with calcite.Galena crystals seem to be rare -not seen yet.
Photo ID: 1028847     Uploaded by: Costas Constantinides   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3229 x 2266 pixels (7.3 Mpix)

1A3-RDXPyrite FeS2

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Enterprise Mine, Mount Isa Mines, Mount Isa , City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Field of View: 20 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 5 mm

Pyrite
Photo ID: 1028846     Uploaded by: Costas Constantinides   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2305 x 1738 pixels (4.0 Mpix)

9Y2-43PChalcopyrite CuFeS2 , Quartz SiO2

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Enterprise Mine, Mount Isa Mines, Mount Isa , City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Field of View: 25 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm

Small group of chalcopyrite on quartz.
Photo ID: 1028845     Uploaded by: Costas Constantinides   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3680 x 2471 pixels (9.1 Mpix)

KL0-FTGPyrrhotite Fe1-xS , Calcite CaCO3

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Enterprise Mine, Mount Isa Mines, Mount Isa , City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Field of View: 15 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm

Pyrhottite on calcite
Photo ID: 1028844     Uploaded by: Costas Constantinides   View Count: 21   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1715 x 1318 pixels (2.3 Mpix)

GV0-CVQRutile TiO2 , Fluorapatite Ca5(PO4)3F , Titanite CaTi(SiO4)O

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May Downs Station, City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Field of View: 50 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 15 mm

Found in small schist seam on May Downs Station. This one has a nice Titanite (yellow),, Apatite (blue) ,, Rutile red ... Etched out of enclosing calcite ..Deposit also had quartz and ilmenite.. Not noted at May Downs ..
Photo ID: 1028733     Uploaded by: Costas Constantinides   View Count: 17   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 768 x 1024 pixels (0.8 Mpix)
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