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Martin Allen (2)'s Photo Gallery

CG1-ACJBaryte : BaSO4, Galena : PbS

Wheal Exmouth, Christow, Dartmoor & Teign Valley District, Devon, England, UK

Typical banded formation of Baryte, I managed to fracture this piece out just before leaving. Inclusions of Galena are also seen at the top and at the bottom. This specimen is part of the Phil and Martin Allen collection. Approximately 16 by 7 cm. Found in November of 2010.
Copyright: © MAD Minerals      Photo ID: 346910     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 261   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

MYX-U6CPyrite : FeS2

Virtuous Lady Mine, Buckland Monachorum, Tavistock District, Devon, England, UK

The biggest Pyrite cube I have ever collected, 1cm by 1cm, found isolated on the tip, on the side next to the river. Extensive searching of the area found no more this size, exept another cube in a slate matrix. Martin Allen collection.
Copyright: © MAD Minerals      Photo ID: 338918     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 245   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

H0H-LL7Chalcocite : Cu2S, Quartz : SiO2

Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK

30cm of chalcocite and quartz between the 17th and 19th levels. Phil Allen and Martin Allen collection.
Photo ID: 337898     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 179   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

P5D-LENGrossular : Ca3Al2(SiO4)3

Meldon Quarry, Okehampton area, Devon, England, UK

Dodecahedron, garnet situated in its matrix, part of the Martin Allen collection.
Copyright: © MAD Minerals      Photo ID: 336441     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 263   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

GKV-2H5Calcite : CaCO3, Quartz : SiO2

Ramsley Mine, Okehampton area, Devon, England, UK

Rosettes of calcite being isolated on a spray of rock crystal quartz, specimen size, 5,5cm. MAD Mineral specimens.
Copyright: © MAD Minerals      Photo ID: 336423     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 264   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

Upper adit of Bwlchglas Mine.

Bwlch Glas Mine, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK

A well preserved rarity for a productive mine.
Photo ID: 332272     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 393   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

YAD-UF7Baryte : BaSO4

Dylife Mine, Dylife, Machynlleth, Powys, Wales, UK

The first recorded specimen of Baryte found at Dylife. This specimen was found as a pair with another specimen. Found gleaming in the river which runs through the site. Specimen measures 3.8cm , 2.8cm.
Photo ID: 332271     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 296   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

9DW-DAMGold : Au

Dolfrwnog Mine, Ganllwyd, Dolgellau Gold Belt, Gwynedd, Wales, UK

Crystalline gold with quartz on sandstone matrix. 19th century sample. Phil and Martin Allen collection. 25mm x 25mm 12mm
Photo ID: 327123     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 366   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 885 x 1044 pixels (0.9 Mpix)

6WU-1FAQuartz : SiO2

Cligga Mine, Cligga Head, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UK

Well formed crystal of Quartz found whilst walking around the beach. 4cm long crystal. Collection of Phil and Martin Allen.
Photo ID: 325589     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 205   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

R6P-PUVBaryte : BaSO4, Goethite : α-Fe3+O(OH)

Peak Hill, Sidmouth, East Devon, Devon, England, UK

Lovely well-formed crystals of Baryte on Goethite. 22mm crystals.
Photo ID: 325587     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 227   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)
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