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Vincent, Michele Gallo's Photo Gallery

3A0-RDHBeryl

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Angarf-South pegmatite, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Dimensions: 6.2 cm x 6.1 cm x 3 cm
Field of View: 15 cm
Weight: 186 g

Maybe this sample is not beautiful, but it is interesting to be seen by fans of Moroccan minerals. It proves there was beryl in the Tazenakht region. It as collected by our father some fifty years ago when he worked in the nearby huge Manganese mine of Tiouine.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638535     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 197   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

CXY-439Natrolite, Phillipsite, Calcite

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Höwenegg Quarry, Immendingen, Hegau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Dimensions: 7 cm x 5 cm x 4.5 cm
Field of View: 20 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 8 mm
Weight: 97 g

Some Natrolite, with Phillipsite and Calciteon basalte from Germany.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638533     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 145   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

VQG-7FEUranocircite

Menzenschwand, St Blasien, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Dimensions: 10.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 4.1 cm
Field of View: 20 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm
Weight: 217 g

Some micro crystals of Uanocircite from Germany.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638508     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 116   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

FHV-26QDawsonite

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Amiata Mt., Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Dimensions: 10 cm x 8 cm x 4 cm
Field of View: 5 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 4 mm
Weight: 345 g

Some crystals of Dawsonite from Monte Amiata,not far from Lucca, in Italy. Part of the ecclectic collection of our father displayed thanks to Mindat, collected some fifty years ago.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638359     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 110   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

QC0-DMYGraphite

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Kerala, India

Dimensions: 4.4 mm x 3 mm x 8.3 mm
Field of View: 20 cm
Weight: 130 g

It is pleasant to touch and feel how smooth Graphite is. One could write a long text using that specimen which is pure and massive
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638141     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 152   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

9LW-333Hedenbergite

Campigliese, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

Dimensions: 7 cm x 7 cm x 9 cm
Field of View: 20 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 12 mm
Weight: 441 g

A multitude of fan-shaped crystals of Hedenbergite from Tuscany, Italy. This mineral has been in our collection for about 50 years.
Coll.P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638138     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 118   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

K8U-ERVGaudefroyite

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Tachgagalt Mine, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Dimensions: 7 cm x 5.6 cm x 3.5 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 cm
Weight: 152 g

A very rare specimen of Gaudefroyite, collected by our father Pascal when he discovered this new type of mineral when he was in charge of the works of Tachgagalt, Morocco. One can see its typical shape of crystals. You will appreciate the child photos as well.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 638135     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 236   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

4JQ-470Calcite

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Beni Tajite, Figuig Province, Oriental, Morocco

Dimensions: 10 cm x 10.5 cm x 6.7 cm
Field of View: 20 cm
Weight: 1.365 kg

A nice block of Calcite from Beni Tajite, Morocco. Extrated more than sixty years ago. Its peculiarity is if is is broken, all the pieces will get that similar shape.
Coll. P.Gallo.
Photo ID: 638132     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 159   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

L68-M1LTetrahedrite

Bou Skour Mine, Bou Skour District, Djebel Saghro, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Dimensions: 15.5 cm x 9.5 cm x 3 cm
Field of View: 20 μm
Largest Crystal Size: 4 mm
Weight: 507 g

A multitude of crystals of Tennantite, or Tetrahedrite from Bou Skour mine, Morocco, extracted in the 70s.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 637595     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 159   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)

5G5-AFQAgardite-(Y), Azurite, Malachite

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Bou Skour Mine, Bou Skour District, Djebel Saghro, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Dimensions: 14 cm x 11.5 cm x 8 cm
Field of View: 20 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.2 mm
Weight: 933 g

Agardite from its birthplace, Bou skour copper mine, Morocco. Some Azurite crystals and some Malachite. Found in the 70s.
Coll. P. Gallo.
Photo ID: 637591     Uploaded by: Vincent, Michele Gallo   View Count: 151   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4000 x 3000 pixels (12.0 Mpix)
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