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Peter Andresen's Photo Gallery

The main pegmatite quarry

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Krigen Mine, Ollestad, Ualand, Lund, Rogaland, Norway

The main quarry showing most of the exposed part of the pegmatite.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 925269     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 45   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2592 x 1944 pixels (5.0 Mpix)

Johs Nilsen Quarry, January 2017

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Johs Nilsens Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Johs Nilsen Quarry 14. January 2017. The levels are numbred with 1 at the top, making the present lowest level no. 7. The western part of the quarry (to left in picture) is very rich in pegmatites, and in August 2016 lots of rare and nice minerals was found on level 6, on this side of the quarry.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 796104     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 286   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3840 x 2160 pixels (8.3 Mpix)

Y1J-TRQEudidymite Na2Be2Si6O15·H2O , Epididymite Na2Be2Si6O15·H2O , Helvine Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S , Analcime Na(AlSi2O6)·H2O

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Johs Nilsens Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Field of View: 12 mm

A 5 mm star shaped aggregate of very pale pinkish eudidymite, sprinkled with tiny white epididymite crystals and two orange-yellow helvine crystals in front, all sitting on analcime crystals. Collected 20. August 2016 by the photographer.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 792111     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 187   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2060 x 1568 pixels (3.2 Mpix)

72L-034Hansesmarkite Ca2Mn2Nb6O19·20H2O , Peterandresenite Mn4Nb6O19·14H2O

Multiple photos available
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A/S Granit Quarry, Tuften, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 2 cm

Tiny, yellow hansesmarkite crystals with larger darker orange peterandresenite crystals on a fracture covered in white gonnardite. The hansesmarkite and peterandresenite are crystallized from drying-out waterdrops that have been runing through the fracture, enriched in niob from altered pyrochlores and manganese and calsium from Mn/Ca-carbonates. Sample collected the 7. November 2010.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 752083     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 501   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

16X-FGCSphaerobertrandite Be3(SiO4)(OH)2

Multiple photos available
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Johs Nilsens Quarry, Tvedalen, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Dimensions: 4 cm x 3 cm x 2.5 cm

Tiny cream coloured sphaerobertrandite aggregates completly covering aegirine needles in a vug in matrix.

Collected by Jens Andreas and Tordis Larsen in June 2014. Gift from Jens Andreas to me. Thank you Jens Andreas!
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 745832     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 274   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

58A-A3CLorenzenite Na2Ti2(Si2O6)O3 , Pyrophanite Mn2+TiO3

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Lysebo roadcut, Lysebo, Hedrum, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Field of View: 28 mm

Pale brown lorenzenite replacing grey/black metallic pyrophanite.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 728430     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 230   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

H7E-HQGScapolite

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Arendal, Agder, Norway

Dimensions: 6 cm x 5 cm x 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 3.5 cm

Unusual sharp terminated scapolite crystals. Old sample with Krantz label.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 728387     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 156   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

LW1-GT9Rutile TiO2

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Ødegården apatite mines, Bamble, Telemark, Norway

Dimensions: 18 mm x 12 mm x 9 mm

Twinned crystal. Old sample originating from K. S. Mineralien - Niederlage zu Freiberg.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 727122     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 152   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3381 x 2371 pixels (8.0 Mpix)

V1L-8FMSunstone

Multiple photos available
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Gjerdemyra, Sannidal, Kragerø, Telemark, Norway

Dimensions: 5 cm x 3.5 cm x 2 cm

Feldspar variety "Sunstone" from "Riksveg 38" roadcut. Collected by Harry Andersen, now in the collection of the photographer.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 727117     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 355   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

WV8-V9VStrontianite SrCO3

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Bjønndalen Quarry, Nittedal, Viken, Norway

Field of View: 20 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 6 mm

Silky white aggregates of strontianite on matrix. Sample was obtained from Morten Bilet.
Copyright: © Peter Andresen      Photo ID: 727088     Uploaded by: Peter Andresen   View Count: 150   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2606 x 1872 pixels (4.9 Mpix)
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