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Christian Brand's Photo Gallery

Cross section through the Amis Complex

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Amis Complex, Brandberg Complex, Brandberg Area, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia

excerpt from M. Diehl's dissertation of 1990 (Fig. 71)
Copyright: © M. Diehl      Photo ID: 1023902     Uploaded by: Christian Brand   View Count: 21   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1540 x 1152 pixels (1.8 Mpix)

Geologic map of the Brandberg Intrusion, Amis Complex at the southwestern rim

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Amis Complex, Brandberg Complex, Brandberg Area, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia

Geological map of the Brandberg Alkaline Complex. Newly created on the basic of B. J. Michael Diehl: Geology, mineralogy, geochemistry and hydrothermal alteration of the Brandberg alkaline complex, Namibia. In: Geological Survey of Namibia Memoir Vol. 10, 1990, pp 1–55.
Copyright: © Erongoguy      Photo ID: 1023900     Uploaded by: Christian Brand   View Count: 35   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2963 x 1938 pixels (5.7 Mpix)

the Amis wadi at the southwestern rim of the Brandberg intrusion

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Amis Complex, Brandberg Complex, Brandberg Area, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia

The "donga"/eroded gulch at the northeastern end of the Amis wadi. The knob in the centre of the picture and outcrops 400m southeast of it (to the right in the hidden area behind the slope) are parts of the thickest sill (REE-rich pegmatite of a peralkaline granite) described in SCHMITT et al. (2000): p. 1210-1212.
Copyright: © Erongoguy      Photo ID: 1023894     Uploaded by: Christian Brand   View Count: 11   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5184 x 3456 pixels (17.9 Mpix)

2WX-T8LEscheite Ca2NaMnTi5[Si12O34]O2(OH)3·12H2O

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Aris Quarries, Aris, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 22 mm x 12 mm x 10 mm
Field of View: 0.20 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.13 mm

A spray of Escheite crystals in a vug of a phonolite specimen from the larger Aris quarry. Ex Ralf Wartha collection.
Copyright: © Carsten Slotta, mintreasure.com (at eRocks)      Photo ID: 1023309     Uploaded by: Christian Brand   View Count: 17   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 979 x 768 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

M6U-GN5Escheite Ca2NaMnTi5[Si12O34]O2(OH)3·12H2O

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Aris Quarries, Aris, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 22 mm x 12 mm x 10 mm
Field of View: 0.35 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.16 mm

A spray of Escheite crystals in a vug of a phonolite specimen from the larger Aris quarry. Ex Ralf Wartha collection.
Copyright: © Carsten Slotta, mintreasure.com (at eRocks)      Photo ID: 1023307     Uploaded by: Christian Brand   View Count: 34   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 724 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

QRL-VGUNeptunite Na2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24

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Aris Quarries, Aris, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 42 mm x 34 mm x 23 mm
Field of View: 0.76 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.33 mm

Smaller crystal of neptunite in a vug of a phonolite specimen from the larger Aris quarry associated with aegine and natrolite. Ex Ralf Wartha collection.
Copyright: © Carsten Slotta, mintreasure.com (at eRocks)      Photo ID: 1023304     Uploaded by: Christian Brand   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 703 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

A2H-JWYNeptunite Na2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24

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Aris Quarries, Aris, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 42 mm x 34 mm x 23 mm
Field of View: 0.87 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.41 mm

Larger crystal (sheaf) of neptunite in a vug of a phonolite specimen from the larger Aris quarry associated with aegine and natrolite. Ex Ralf Wartha collection.
Copyright: © Carsten Slotta, mintreasure.com (at eRocks)      Photo ID: 1023302     Uploaded by: Christian Brand   View Count: 51   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 717 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

EM9-XQMNeptunite Na2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24

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Aris Quarries, Aris, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 42 mm x 34 mm x 23 mm
Field of View: 44 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.41 mm

A vug in a phonolite specimen from the larger Aris quarry filled with natrolite, aegine and larger crystals of neptunite. Ex Ralf Wartha collection.
Copyright: © Carsten Slotta, mintreasure.com (at eRocks)      Photo ID: 1023300     Uploaded by: Christian Brand   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 894 x 768 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

map excerpt of the intrusion area (--> red square)

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Dara-i-Pioz Glacier, Districts of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan

Copyright: © Dmitriy and Katty Lisitsin, former mineralogist.ru      Photo ID: 1019355     Uploaded by: Christian Brand   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1689 x 1533 pixels (2.6 Mpix)

Miserite-bearing Quartz-Albite-Aegirine bolder with large Aegirine sheaves (pegmatitic zonation)

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Dara-i-Pioz Glacier, Districts of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan

Copyright: © Dmitriy and Katty Lisitsin, former mineralogist.ru      Photo ID: 1019334     Uploaded by: Christian Brand   View Count: 49   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2756 x 1831 pixels (5.0 Mpix)
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