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Kenneth Gliesman's Photo Gallery

TMW-3EGRutile, Spessartine, Quartz

Betts Manganese Mines, Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Field of View: 7.8 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm

Copyright: © Ken Gliesman      Photo ID: 946549     Uploaded by: Kenneth Gliesman   View Count: 20   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1803 x 1304 pixels (2.4 Mpix)

CXR-RULRutile, Spessartine, Quartz

Betts Manganese Mines, Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 5 mm

5mm long rutile crystal was collected by Chris Merrill, photographed by Ken Gliesman
Copyright: © Ken Gliesman      Photo ID: 946547     Uploaded by: Kenneth Gliesman   View Count: 37   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1154 x 793 pixels (0.9 Mpix)

8AJ-PU3Rhodonite, Rhodochrosite

Betts Manganese Mines, Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions: 5 cm x 4.5 cm x 4 cm
Weight: 140 g

Polished in 2018.
Copyright: © Ken Gliesman      Photo ID: 945419     Uploaded by: Kenneth Gliesman   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1578 x 1896 pixels (3.0 Mpix)

1R1-5WKRhodonite, Rhodochrosite

Betts Manganese Mines, Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions: 9 cm x 6 cm x 4 cm
Weight: 382 g

Polished in 2018, another one of the few raspberry colored pieces vs the common pink ones, notice chatoyance on bottom.
Copyright: © Ken Gliesman      Photo ID: 945417     Uploaded by: Kenneth Gliesman   View Count: 11   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2880 x 1970 pixels (5.7 Mpix)

L1W-VA4Rhodonite, Rhodochrosite

Betts Manganese Mines, Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions: 5 cm x 4 cm x 4 cm
Weight: 116 g

Polished in 2018.
Copyright: © Ken Gliesman      Photo ID: 945415     Uploaded by: Kenneth Gliesman   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2007 x 1451 pixels (2.9 Mpix)

VNV-70WRhodonite, Rhodochrosite

Betts Manganese Mines, Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 6.5 cm x 5 cm
Weight: 448 g

Polished in 2018.
Copyright: © Ken Gliesman      Photo ID: 945413     Uploaded by: Kenneth Gliesman   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2692 x 1887 pixels (5.1 Mpix)

EYQ-WF1Rhodonite, Rhodochrosite

Betts Manganese Mines, Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions: 5 cm x 4 cm x 6 cm
Weight: 210 g

Polished in 2018.
Copyright: © Ken Gliesman      Photo ID: 945411     Uploaded by: Kenneth Gliesman   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1477 x 1518 pixels (2.2 Mpix)

08M-KV5Rhodonite, Rhodochrosite

Betts Manganese Mines, Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions: 8 cm x 3.5 cm x 4 cm
Weight: 145 g

polished in 2018
Copyright: © Ken Gliesman      Photo ID: 945409     Uploaded by: Kenneth Gliesman   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1283 x 1610 pixels (2.1 Mpix)

U6G-LYGRhodonite, Rhodochrosite

Betts Manganese Mines, Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions: 11 cm x 7 cm x 6 cm
Weight: 1.5 lb

polished in 2018
Copyright: © Ken Gliesman      Photo ID: 945407     Uploaded by: Kenneth Gliesman   View Count: 6   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2357 x 1701 pixels (4.0 Mpix)

DGD-ADLRhodonite, Rhodochrosite

Betts Manganese Mines, Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions: 9 cm x 5 cm x 5 cm
Weight: 463 g

I polished in 2018. Virtually all of the specimens I tested when natural have at least a small amount of rhodochrosite, however they consist mostly of rhodonite. Thank you to Rick Cernak (volunteer Earthdance Mineral Coordinator) and the great people at Earthdance for permission to collect. For information see: www.earthdance.net/visit/minerals
Copyright: © Ken Gliesman      Photo ID: 945405     Uploaded by: Kenneth Gliesman   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2430 x 1696 pixels (4.1 Mpix)
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