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Agustin Agudo Espinosa's Photo Gallery

A73-53XAragonite

Multiple photos available
Linz am Rhein, Westerwaldkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Dimensions: 80 mm x 40 mm x 35 mm

Group of prismatic crystals of Aragonite in radial growth.
According to the old label of B. Stürtz the crystals were in basalt, which suggests that it comes exactly from Dattenberg Quarry.
Size 80x40x35 mm
Photo ID: 913140     Uploaded by: Agustin Agudo Espinosa   View Count: 3   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2100 x 3094 pixels (6.5 Mpix)

Q3H-0Q1Quartz

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Boyala lode, China River District, Tolima Department, Colombia

Dimensions: 55 mm x 35 mm x 25 mm

Pair of quartz crystals in parallel growth and lamellar structure with numerous internal growth inclusions (Quartz window).
Size 55x35x25 mm
Photo ID: 913117     Uploaded by: Agustin Agudo Espinosa   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2786 x 3322 pixels (9.3 Mpix)

597-FGMChamosite

Multiple photos available
Saalfeld, Thuringia, Germany

Dimensions: 60 mm x 45 mm x 20 mm

Dense mass of Chamosite (Thuringite variety).
Sample from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (No. 18747)
and of the collection donated to this Institution by the merchant and collector Edward Darling Drow (1861-1919) son of the collector William Appleton Drown.
Most likely this sample actually comes from the collection of the father as indicated by the accompanying label.
Photo ID: 897496     Uploaded by: Agustin Agudo Espinosa   View Count: 22   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 892 x 632 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

7WY-GC6Chalcopyrite

Multiple photos available
Prinzenstein Mine, Wellmich, St Goarshausen, Hesse, Germany

Dimensions: 6 mm x 6 mm x 5 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 6 mm

Isolated crystal of Chalcopyrite (Kupferkies) in its original assembly.
It is a typical tetragonal disphenoid crystal with possible presence of tetragonal dipyramid.
It comes from the famous German dealer Wilhelm Maucher (1879-1930)
Photo ID: 896838     Uploaded by: Agustin Agudo Espinosa   View Count: 31   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 701 x 1057 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

U4R-8K1Calcite

Multiple photos available
Alnö, Sundsvall, Västernorrland, Sweden

Dimensions: 80 mm x 80 mm x 40 mm

Calcite mass with the typical exfoliation and in which it is observed an alternation of dark minerals probably Aegirine and Diopside together with some Cancrinite (unconfirmed).
The sample surely comes from a Ca-Carbonatite Pegmatite. [Probably as a sample of the rock locally named as søvite pegmatite]
Ex. Dr F. Krantz.
Photo ID: 896062     Uploaded by: Agustin Agudo Espinosa   View Count: 23   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 720 x 1086 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

2RG-5QDChalcopyrite

Multiple photos available
Sinjakovo Mine, Jajce, Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dimensions: 90 mm x 70 mm x 70 mm

Chalcopyrite mass with colored areas with the typical purple and blue shades
Ex collection of Hans Jaklin.
Photo ID: 895883     Uploaded by: Agustin Agudo Espinosa   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 672 x 914 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

18N-3UWChalcopyrite, Quartz

Multiple photos available
Kelch Alp, Kitzbühel, Kitzbühel Alps, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

Dimensions: 80 mm x 60 mm x 25 mm

Massive Chalcopyrite with some Quartz gangue.
From the collection of Hans Jaklin.
Photo ID: 895250     Uploaded by: Agustin Agudo Espinosa   View Count: 29   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2716 x 2969 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

EA3-XPYSerpentine Subgroup

Serpentinite quarry, Chämleten, Hospental, Urseren, Uri, Switzerland

Dimensions: 16 cm x 4 cm x 3 cm

Columnar aggregate (Picrolite) with the classic silky appearance.
Ex. Collection by Edgar Franz.
Size 16x4x3 cm.
Photo ID: 866880     Uploaded by: Agustin Agudo Espinosa   View Count: 26   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2420 x 3793 pixels (9.2 Mpix)

H6T-2JTTalc

Hospental, Urseren, Uri, Switzerland

Dimensions: 9 cm x 6 cm x 3 cm

Foliate mass forming a vein in schist.
Size 9x6x3 cm.
From the collection of Edgar Franz-Freiberg (No. 294)
Photo ID: 864307     Uploaded by: Agustin Agudo Espinosa   View Count: 33   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2487 x 2329 pixels (5.8 Mpix)

FPL-5DPNepheline, Albite

Saga 1 Quarry, Sagåsen, Mørje, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway

Dimensions: 14 cm x 10 cm x 5 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 5 cm

Specimen of Nepheline in the form of large crystals included in Albite, with the typical resinous shine (Elaeolite).
Observe the reaction edge in the form of a small pink band around the crystals formed by a mixture of several minerals probably among others Natrolite and Analcime.
size of the piece 14 x10 x 5 cm
Magnificent piece collected in 1992.
Ex collection of Michael Krause.
Photo ID: 864188     Uploaded by: Agustin Agudo Espinosa   View Count: 55   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3888 x 2592 pixels (10.1 Mpix)
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