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PNK-U6YGreenockite

Gold Quarry Mine, Maggie Creek Mining Subdistrict, Carlin Trend, Eureka Co., Nevada, USA

Field of View: 6 mm

A unique ring of Greenockite crystals.
Barrick Side, Post Pit, Gold Quarry Mine, Carlin Trend, Eureka Co., NV




Stacked photo taken with a Dino-Lite AM4815ZT Digital Microscope.
Copyright: © Mineralogical Research Company      Photo ID: 807095     Uploaded by: Mineralogical Research Company   View Count: 94   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1280 x 1006 pixels (1.3 Mpix)

R93-X1GStibnite, Senarmontite, Valentinite

Tom Moore Mine, Erskine Creek deposits, Lake Isabella (Isabella) [town], Erskine Creek Mining District, Kern Co., California, USA

Field of View: 1.5 mm

An interesting assemblage of Antimony minerals associated with native Antimony. Very few cavities occurred in the native Antimony and most are void of secondary mineralization, this being an exception.




Identification by observation of crystal properties and association with native Antimony.
Copyright: © Mineralogical Research Co.      Photo ID: 761224     Uploaded by: Mineralogical Research Company   View Count: 114   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2891 x 2092 pixels (6.0 Mpix)

1X2-8QUKermesite, Senarmontite, Stibnite, Valentinite

Tom Moore Mine, Erskine Creek deposits, Lake Isabella (Isabella) [town], Erskine Creek Mining District, Kern Co., California, USA

Field of View: 1.0 mm

An interesting assemblage of Antimony minerals associated with native Antimony. Very few cavities occurred in the native Antimony and most are void of secondary mineralization, this being an exception.




Identification by observation of crystal properties and association with native Antimony.
Copyright: © Mineralogical Research Co.      Photo ID: 761223     Uploaded by: Mineralogical Research Company   View Count: 181   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3302 x 2553 pixels (8.4 Mpix)

30E-LGATurquoise, Wavellite

Multiple photos available
Slate Mountain, Slate Mountain District, Slate Mts, El Dorado Co., California, USA

Dimensions: 3.5 mm x 2 mm x 4 mm
Field of View: 3 cm

Turquoise (Botryoidal) with micro white Wavellite crystals.
Personally collected Nov. 2014
Identification by XRD.

OLYMPUS TG-3 DIGITAL CAMERA
Copyright: © Mineralogical Research Company      Photo ID: 662270     Uploaded by: Mineralogical Research Company   View Count: 221   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2955 x 2140 pixels (6.3 Mpix)

TRT-Q7RStrontiojoaquinite, Albite, Crossite

Mina Numero Uno, Picacho Peak, New Idria Mining District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

Field of View: 2 mm

A double terminated crystal of Strontiojoaquinite that is perhaps dehydrated or otherwise altered. This is an atypical specimen.
Copyright: © Mineralogical Research Co.      Photo ID: 617318     Uploaded by: Mineralogical Research Company   View Count: 229   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1606 x 1006 pixels (1.6 Mpix)

3ER-2Y4Strontiojoaquinite, Albite

Mina Numero Uno, Picacho Peak, New Idria Mining District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

Field of View: 1 mm

One of several forms of Strontiojoaquinite from this locality.
Copyright: © Mineralogical Research Co.      Photo ID: 617317     Uploaded by: Mineralogical Research Company   View Count: 302   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3130 x 2480 pixels (7.8 Mpix)

D2P-EMWStrontiojoaquinite, Albite

Mina Numero Uno, Picacho Peak, New Idria Mining District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

Field of View: 1 mm

Parallel columnar growth of Strontiojoaquinite crystals on Albite.
Copyright: © Mineralogical Research Co.      Photo ID: 617316     Uploaded by: Mineralogical Research Company   View Count: 331   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2788 x 3660 pixels (10.2 Mpix)

MPM-RCNNeptunite, Benitoite, Joaquinite-(Ce), Albite

Mina Numero Uno, Picacho Peak, New Idria Mining District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

Field of View: 2 mm

Neptunite with Benitoite and minor Joaquinite (pale orange) on Albite.
The morphology of the Neptunite is atypical of that from the Benitoite Gem Mine.

Mindat.org Photo of the Day - 4th Nov 2015
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XCL-42FNeptunite, Benitoite, Albite

Multiple photos available
Mina Numero Uno, Picacho Peak, New Idria Mining District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

Field of View: 2 mm

Neptunite and Benitoite on Albite. Unlike the Benitoite Gem Mine, the terminations on the Neptunite are very simple, i.e. flat. The symmetry of this specimen is also interesting.
Copyright: © Mineralogical Research Company      Photo ID: 617313     Uploaded by: Mineralogical Research Company   View Count: 211   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3641 x 2569 pixels (9.4 Mpix)

QY5-0LLJoaquinite-(Ce), Benitoite, Albite, Crossite

Mina Numero Uno, Picacho Peak, New Idria Mining District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

Field of View: 2 mm

Joaquinite-(Ce) and Benitoite on Albite, with minor Crossite.
Copyright: © Mineralogical Research Company      Photo ID: 617253     Uploaded by: Mineralogical Research Company   View Count: 250   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1192 pixels (1.9 Mpix)
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