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5M7-TQ8Calcite CaCO3 , Realgar As4S4

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Jiepaiyu Mine, Shimen deposit, Shimen Co., Changde, Hunan, China

Field of View: 12 mm

Transparent scalenohedral calcite crystals, red realgar crystals, yellow inclusions and dusting of orpiment, unidentified dark mineral needles forming ball shaped aggregates.
Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 741940     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 169   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3240 x 2160 pixels (7.0 Mpix)

F96-5F1Calcite CaCO3 , Realgar As4S4

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Jiepaiyu Mine, Shimen deposit, Shimen Co., Changde, Hunan, China

Field of View: 11 mm

Transparent scalenohedral calcite crystals, red realgar crystals, yellow inclusions and dusting of orpiment, unidentified dark mineral needles forming ball shaped aggregates.
Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 741939     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 117   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3240 x 2160 pixels (7.0 Mpix)

WGV-F98Marcasite FeS2

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Vintířov, Sokolov District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic

Field of View: 11 mm

Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 741522     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 98   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3240 x 2160 pixels (7.0 Mpix)

FRR-4PDMarcasite FeS2

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Vintířov, Sokolov District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic

Field of View: 16 mm

Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 741520     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 98   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3240 x 2160 pixels (7.0 Mpix)

QEP-GE5Marcasite FeS2

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Vintířov, Sokolov District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic

Field of View: 11 mm

Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 741519     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 113   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3240 x 2160 pixels (7.0 Mpix)

12M-U4HMarcasite FeS2

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Vintířov, Sokolov District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic

Field of View: 11 mm

Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 741517     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 86   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3075 x 2160 pixels (6.6 Mpix)

KCJ-HJ2Marcasite FeS2

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Vintířov, Sokolov District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic

Field of View: 11 mm

Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 741515     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 77   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3160 x 2160 pixels (6.8 Mpix)

HV5-XGMChalcocite Cu2S

Multiple photos available
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St Ives Consols, St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK

Field of View: 6 mm



Mindat.org Photo of the Day - 21st Apr 2019
Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 741497     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 681   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3143 x 2160 pixels (6.8 Mpix)

CT0-YLJCylindrite Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14

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Trinacria Mine, Callipampa, Poopó Province, Oruro, Bolivia

Field of View: 16 mm

lustrous crystals of cylindrite. Some crystals are perpendicular to the surface and the concentric layers are visible.
Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 741490     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 92   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3130 x 2160 pixels (6.8 Mpix)

NNN-N4TOrpiment As2S3

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El'brusskiy Arsenic mine, Elbrus Mt, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia

Field of View: 6 mm

orange orpiment crystals
Copyright: © 2016 by Dominik Schläfli. All rights reserved.      Photo ID: 741027     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 104   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3111 x 2160 pixels (6.7 Mpix)

YAM-0UKOrpiment As2S3

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El'brusskiy Arsenic mine, Elbrus Mt, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia

Field of View: 4.5 mm

bent orpiment crystal. Despite the softness of the material, there is no obvious trace of mechanical effort that could have produced the deformation, so maybe this occurred during the crystal growth.

Mindat.org Photo of the Day - 2nd Aug 2016
Copyright: © 2016 by Dominik Schläfli. All rights reserved.      Photo ID: 741026     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 537   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3240 x 2160 pixels (7.0 Mpix)

T8G-1YGOrpiment As2S3

Multiple photos available
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El'brusskiy Arsenic mine, Elbrus Mt, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia

Field of View: 12 mm

orange orpiment crystals
Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 741023     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 106   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3084 x 2160 pixels (6.7 Mpix)

HY0-HPROrpiment As2S3

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El'brusskiy Arsenic mine, Elbrus Mt, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia

Field of View: 5 mm

Damaged yellow orpiment crystal showing both a perfect, mica-like cleavage, and the plasticity of the material.

Mindat.org Photo of the Day - 11th Feb 2018
Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 740089     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 621   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3156 x 2160 pixels (6.8 Mpix)

X5Q-887Realgar As4S4 , Calcite CaCO3

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Jiepaiyu Mine, Shimen deposit, Shimen Co., Changde, Hunan, China

Field of View: 7 mm

red crystals of realgar supported by a scaffolding of balls of unidentified black metallic needles, in a cavity formed between calcite crystals. The calcite crystal at the bottom is yellowish because of orpiment inclusions.
Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 740083     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 177   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2628 x 2160 pixels (5.7 Mpix)

L1E-AH1Copper Cu

Multiple photos available
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Itauz Mine, Zhilandy group, Satpayev, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan

Field of View: 12 mm

close-up of a typical copper crystal from Itauz. The surface shows various degrees of alteration.

Mindat.org Photo of the Day - 13th Apr 2019
Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 740076     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 448   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3117 x 2160 pixels (6.7 Mpix)

PL6-PAPDiamond C

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Miba Mine, Mbuji Mayi, Kasaï-Oriental, DR Congo

Field of View: 9 mm

3 intergrown cubes of diamond with rough surfaces.
Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 740072     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 72   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3240 x 2160 pixels (7.0 Mpix)

LCW-4Y3Chalcocite Cu2S

Multiple photos available
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Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK

Field of View: 16 mm

Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 739467     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 40   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3240 x 2160 pixels (7.0 Mpix)

45E-8ATArsenic As

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Akadani mine, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan

Field of View: 16 mm

Arsenic crystals with a whitish coating of arsenolite.
Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 739455     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 165   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3240 x 2160 pixels (7.0 Mpix)

X0T-RA8Sphalerite ZnS , Pyrite FeS2 , Quartz SiO2

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Huarón mine, Huarón mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco, Peru

Field of View: 7 mm

Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 739249     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 91   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3144 x 2160 pixels (6.8 Mpix)

6MR-41LPyrite FeS2 , Quartz SiO2

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Huarón mine, Huarón mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco, Peru

Field of View: 11 mm

Copyright: © 2016 Dominik Schläfli      Photo ID: 739248     Uploaded by: Dominik Schläfli   View Count: 51   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3123 x 2160 pixels (6.7 Mpix)
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