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Simon Cavanak's Photo Gallery

C3Y-RVYK Feldspar (Var: Adularia)

Gneiss quarries, Arvigo, Calanca, Calanca Valley, Moesa, Mesolcina Valley, Grisons, Switzerland


Adularia group F.o.w. 30mm
Copyright: © S.Cavanak      Photo ID: 533496     Uploaded by: Simon Cavanak   View Count: 184   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

LQX-4KQActinolite, K Feldspar (Var: Adularia)

Gneiss quarries, Arvigo, Calanca, Calanca Valley, Moesa, Mesolcina Valley, Grisons, Switzerland

The same pocket contained different kinds of actinolte. However, the grown-in
types are mostly thicker than the loose needels on the picture.
F.o.w. 20mm
Copyright: © S.Cavanak      Photo ID: 533495     Uploaded by: Simon Cavanak   View Count: 165   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

WDV-G9HFluorite, K Feldspar (Var: Adularia), Epidote, Clinochlore

Gneiss quarries, Arvigo, Calanca, Calanca Valley, Moesa, Mesolcina Valley, Grisons, Switzerland


Group of transparent fluorite crystals.
One octaeder (3mm) has a purple centre.
matrix consists of yellow epidot,
dark green chlorite and whyte feldspar.
Copyright: © S.Cavanak      Photo ID: 533494     Uploaded by: Simon Cavanak   View Count: 171   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

9LL-6UJHeulandite-Ca

Gneiss quarries, Arvigo, Calanca, Calanca Valley, Moesa, Mesolcina Valley, Grisons, Switzerland


Detai of a group of Heulandite cristals.

F.o.w 25mm
Copyright: © S.Cavanak      Photo ID: 533482     Uploaded by: Simon Cavanak   View Count: 194   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

K8J-JJAStilbite subgroup

Gneiss quarries, Arvigo, Calanca, Calanca Valley, Moesa, Mesolcina Valley, Grisons, Switzerland


Characteristic Stilbit
F.o.w 30mm
Copyright: © S.Cavanak      Photo ID: 533481     Uploaded by: Simon Cavanak   View Count: 106   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

UWG-W83Fluorite

Gneiss quarries, Arvigo, Calanca, Calanca Valley, Moesa, Mesolcina Valley, Grisons, Switzerland


Pink Fluorite octaeder.
Size nearest edge l-r 10mm.
Copyright: © S.Cavanak      Photo ID: 533480     Uploaded by: Simon Cavanak   View Count: 187   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

HPR-P1JHeulandite subgroup

Anniviers Valley, Valais, Switzerland

Heulandite from a new location in the valley.
Crystalls size up to 5mm.
Copyright: © Simon Cavanak      Photo ID: 502441     Uploaded by: Simon Cavanak   View Count: 345   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

KPJ-KG0Anglesite

Les Moulins Mine, Saint-Luc, Anniviers Valley, Valais, Switzerland

Two bigger Anglesite crystalls. FOW L-R 15mm.
Copyright: © Simon Cavanak      Photo ID: 502437     Uploaded by: Simon Cavanak   View Count: 269   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

73T-UA9Pyrite

La Lé Mine, Zinal, Anniviers Valley, Valais, Switzerland

Small pyrite cube (6mm) in quarz.
The same Fe-bearing layer can be observed for
some km, whereas the copper appears only locally concentrated.
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QDM-E49Chalcopyrite, Malachite

Les Moulins Mine, Saint-Luc, Anniviers Valley, Valais, Switzerland

Chalcopyrite from the 2.nd level of the mine.
FOW L-R 20mm
Copyright: © Simon Cavanak      Photo ID: 502434     Uploaded by: Simon Cavanak   View Count: 219   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1200 pixels (1.9 Mpix)
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