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Andrew Ferguson's Photo Gallery

VJG-160Quartz (Var: Rose Quartz)

Rose Quartz crystal locality, Newry, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Here is an early one of 10 from my private collection and one of the best.

Delicate pink and pretty stuff from Plumbago Mountain Oxford County,Maine.

This fine cabinet specimen measures approximately 50x35mm and displays
most excellently. blow this one up for a drool.

Photo by: Andrew Ferguson
Photo ID: 355529     Uploaded by: Andrew Ferguson   View Count: 278   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

2M5-9D1Beryl, Microcline, Schorl

Construction site, Minot, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA

Simply known as TOAD.
The specimen displays interesting "zoomorphic" form, complete with black tourmaline eye and markings.
Measures approx. 2 x 1.25 inches.
Rear leg (twinned crystal)is frozen in pink microcline feldspar.
This pink spar is a good indicator,"tracer" for the beryl in this area
of Maine.

Mined by Andrew Ferguson in 2004.
Photo ID: 351541     Uploaded by: Andrew Ferguson   View Count: 334   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

C93-M2TBeryl (Var: Aquamarine), Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz)

Construction site, Minot, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA

This crystallized aquamarine beryl crystal is the size of a good brick,
measures approx. 11x4 inches and displays most excellently.

The crystal specimen displays interesting black tourmaline intergrowth.
Mined by Andrew Ferguson 2004 from the Ferguson Prospect
aka,"construction site" in Minot, Maine.
Found in coarse grained pegmatite matrix of gemmy, smokey quartz.
Photo ID: 351540     Uploaded by: Andrew Ferguson   View Count: 287   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 986 x 540 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

KX8-D0HBeryl (Var: Aquamarine)

Construction site, Minot, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA

Etched cap and base aquamarine crystal to 3 inches.
Mined by Andrew Ferguson 2004 from the Ferguson Prospect aka,
"Construction Site" in Minot, Maine
Photo ID: 351538     Uploaded by: Andrew Ferguson   View Count: 254   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 750 x 561 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

29V-4T9Beryl (Var: Aquamarine)

Construction site, Minot, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA

Etched aquamarine crystal to three inches.
Found at the Ferguson Prospect aka, "construction site" in Minot, Maine 2004
Photo ID: 351482     Uploaded by: Andrew Ferguson   View Count: 237   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 750 x 561 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

E17-99ABeryl (Var: Aquamarine)

Construction site, Minot, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA

Known as the Ferguson Aqua Seal, this fine cabinet specimen was discovered
at The Ferguson Prospect aka,"construction site" in 2004
The over the top quartz cap has muscovite nose and flipper and measures
approx 3 inches. The base var. aquamarine beryl crystal measures approx. 5
inches x 4 inches.
Photo ID: 351469     Uploaded by: Andrew Ferguson   View Count: 291   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 768 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

4DG-9UESchorl

Construction site, Minot, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA

Dimensions: 45 mm x 35 mm x 30 mm

This 490.5 carat, 45x35x30mm gem black tourmaline was discovered
in a single mud-filled pocket and is quite possibly one the finest
examples found in the last 30 years.

Mined by Andrew Ferguson from The Ferguson Prospect,2005
Photo ID: 351466     Uploaded by: Andrew Ferguson   View Count: 309   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 768 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

FPD-8YFQuartz

East Mount Apatite Mining District, Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA

38 carat pear cut gemstone cut by Clifford Greene; Portland, Maine
Whisp of smokey quartz "on surface" of table.
Possible radiation burning

Located 2004 on trail up to Greenlaw: below large boulder,in rain runoff cut, 10" down...

3 side stones totalling 15 carats were also cut.
Two mounted in pendants; One with deep blue Montana sapphire accent,
14kt yellow gold and another, mounted in 14kt white gold with Maine garnet accent.
The third stone is in reserve and will be mounted in yellow gold with tourmaline accent.

Photo ID: 351463     Uploaded by: Andrew Ferguson   View Count: 1075   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 332 x 353 pixels (0.1 Mpix)
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