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Ferdinando Giovine's Photo Gallery

Amiantifera di Balangero

Poggio San Vittore asbestos mine, Balangero, Lanzo Valleys, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy

Commercial cover of Amiantifera di Balangero Spa, Company that had the exploitation of the mine in 1977
Private collection
Copyright: © Ferdinando Giovine      Photo ID: 947658     Uploaded by: Ferdinando Giovine   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1084 x 525 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

Sulfur mine factory

Tufo, Altavilla Irpina, Avellino, Campania, Italy

Old postal card, in private collection
Copyright: © Ferdinando Giovine      Photo ID: 844613     Uploaded by: Ferdinando Giovine   View Count: 45   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1032 pixels (1.7 Mpix)

1UM-FH1Natrolite, Tacharanite

Palagonia, Metropolitan City of Catania, Sicily, Italy

Dimensions: 63 mm x 60 mm x 55 mm

Natrolite as white acicular crystals with little balls of tacharanite
Angelo Bella find and ex collection, Stefano Ghiani ex collection and photo
Ferdinando Giovine's zeolites collection
Copyright: © Ferdinando Giovine      Photo ID: 804338     Uploaded by: Ferdinando Giovine   View Count: 73   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 900 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

L4J-4WKMordenite

Monastir, South Sardinia Province, Sardinia, Italy

Dimensions: 70 mm x 65 mm x 40 mm

Mordenite crystals in vug.
Collected in 2000 by Stefano Ghiani
Ex Stefano Ghiani collection and photo
Ferdinando Giovine's zeolites collection
Copyright: © Ferdinando Giovine      Photo ID: 804336     Uploaded by: Ferdinando Giovine   View Count: 57   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 900 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

5EE-UAPChabazite-K

Michelnau basalt works, Nidda, Vogelsbergkreis, Hesse, Germany

Dimensions: 14 mm x 7 mm x 2 mm

Chabazite-K var. phacolite
For quality of crystals Michelnau is one of the best locality in the world to found this complex twinning
photo Trevor Boys
Ferdinando Giovine's zeolites collection
Copyright: © Ferdinando Giovine      Photo ID: 804334     Uploaded by: Ferdinando Giovine   View Count: 75   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1280 x 1096 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

ULG-W2UOffretite

Unspecified roadcut, San Francisco River area, Clifton, Copper Mountain Mining District, Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA

Dimensions: 17 mm x 14 mm x 7 mm

Radial aggregate of acicular crystals of white offretite.
Offretite is one of the rarer members of the zeolite family of minerals.
Ex Roland Fogg collection, collected in 1971
Photo: Trevor Boyd
Ferdinando Giovine's zeolites collection
Copyright: © Ferdinando Giovine      Photo ID: 803871     Uploaded by: Ferdinando Giovine   View Count: 65   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1404 x 1328 pixels (1.9 Mpix)

T44-A1EAzurite, Malachite

New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Little Ajo Mts, Ajo Mining District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Dimensions: 30 mm x 11 mm x 11 mm

Dark blue azurite crystals with green radial malachite.
Azurite crystals from New Cornelia Mine are among the best in the world.
Ex W. Jim Thomas old collection
Photo Trevor Boyd
Ferdinando Giovine collection

Thomas, W.J. & R.B. Gibbs (1983), Famous mineral localities: The New Cornelia mine, Ajo, Arizona, Mineralogical Record: 14: 283-298.
Copyright: © Ferdinando Giovine      Photo ID: 803856     Uploaded by: Ferdinando Giovine   View Count: 45   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1515 x 1600 pixels (2.4 Mpix)

1NW-MFDAnalcime

Iscoba Mt, Nulvi, Anglona, Sassari Province, Sardinia, Italy

Dimensions: 11 cm x 6 cm x 5 cm

Colorless and perfect, well-crysallized analcime crystals in vug -
Roberto Mancini ex collection and photo
Ferdinando Giovine zeolites collection
Copyright: © Ferdinando Giovine      Photo ID: 802906     Uploaded by: Ferdinando Giovine   View Count: 44   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1062 pixels (1.7 Mpix)

AAV-055Stilbite subgroup, Heulandite subgroup

Bosa, Oristano Province, Sardinia, Italy

Dimensions: 8 cm x 5 cm x 6 cm

Pink stilbite with little colorless crystals of heulandite.
Roberto Mancini ex collection and photo.
Ferdinando Giovine zeolites collection
Copyright: © Ferdinando Giovine      Photo ID: 802905     Uploaded by: Ferdinando Giovine   View Count: 45   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1062 pixels (1.7 Mpix)

EWM-CYUAnalcime, Natrolite

Piz Sella, Plan de Gralba, Selva di Val Gardena, Gardena Valley, Bolzano-Alto Adige Autonomous Province, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

Dimensions: 11 cm x 6 cm x 6 cm

White well-crystallized analcime (rare for the locality) with radial pink natrolite.
Roberto Mancini ex collection and photo.
Ferdinando Giovine zeolites collection
Copyright: © Ferdinando Giovine      Photo ID: 802904     Uploaded by: Ferdinando Giovine   View Count: 81   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1062 pixels (1.7 Mpix)
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