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Gareth Evans' Photo Gallery

FIELD COLLECTING ON THE MOON

The Eagle has landed.
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 967627     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 2   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 2369 x 1820 pixels (4.3 Mpix)

FIELD COLLECTING ON THE MOON

The Mighty Saturn V
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 967626     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 2   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 1687 x 1890 pixels (3.2 Mpix)

FIELD COLLECTING ON THE MOON

This is an original lithograph (1 of 12) showing the three astronauts of the Apollo 11 Mission to the moon. In my youth these men and others like them were heroes and role models.

Acquired October 10, 1969.
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 967625     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 3   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 2301 x 1688 pixels (3.9 Mpix)

6R7-XLHMarcasite, Quartz

Multiple photos available
Bou Nahas Mine, Oumjrane mining area, Alnif, Alnif County, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Dimensions: 130 mm x 100 mm x 70 mm
Field of View: 5 mm
Weight: 540 g


Under the Microscope

A very aesthetic specimen comprising a large ball of Marcasite on a plate of milky Quartz crystals. The Marcasite ball has a mirror-like luster and the ball is about 60 mm wide. The rear of the specimen also hosts clusters of bladed Marcasite crystals.

Acquired 09/07/2019
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 966125     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 5   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5669 x 4308 pixels (24.4 Mpix)

T4N-033Marcasite, Quartz

Multiple photos available
Bou Nahas Mine, Oumjrane mining area, Alnif, Alnif County, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Dimensions: 130 mm x 100 mm x 70 mm
Weight: 540 g

A very aesthetic specimen comprising a large ball of Marcasite on a plate of milky Quartz crystals. The Marcasite ball has a mirror-like luster and the ball is about 60 mm wide. The rear of the specimen also hosts clusters of bladed Marcasite crystals.

Acquired 09/07/2019
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 966112     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5669 x 4684 pixels (26.6 Mpix)

8XH-QCDGalena, Calcite

Multiple photos available
Krushev dol mine, Madan ore field, Smolyan Province, Bulgaria

Dimensions: 130 mm x 100 mm x 90 mm
Weight: 1980 g

A heavy (ca. 2 kilogram) large cabinet specimen of interlocking cubic crystals of Galena associated with Calcite. The luster of the Galena is outstanding – mirror like in fact, and the specimen just lights up the room. Some of the Galena crystals show corner modifications while others have dimpled and speckled surfaces – truly beautiful.

Ex- Spirifer Minerals
Acquired 24/06/2019
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 963502     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5669 x 4559 pixels (25.8 Mpix)

LFW-2G8Galena, Calcite

Multiple photos available
Krushev dol mine, Madan ore field, Smolyan Province, Bulgaria

Dimensions: 130 mm x 100 mm x 90 mm
Weight: 1980 g

A heavy (ca. 2 kilogram) large cabinet specimen of interlocking cubic crystals of Galena associated with Calcite. The luster of the Galena is outstanding – mirror like in fact, and the specimen just lights up the room. Some of the Galena crystals show corner modifications while others have dimpled surfaces – truly beautiful.

Ex- Spirifer Minerals
Acquired 24/06/2019
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 963084     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4821 x 5669 pixels (27.3 Mpix)

JN5-1PDPyrite

Multiple photos available
Wuzhou, Guangxi, China

Dimensions: 60 mm x 40 mm x 20 mm

Another novelty specimen – Pyrite sunflower.

The Mindat locality given is Wuzhou, Guangxi, China. Another source claimed that these specimens came from a mine at Luodong, Liuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 959173     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 11   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5669 x 4108 pixels (23.3 Mpix)

PHR-HH7Sphalerite (Var: Schalenblende)

Multiple photos available
Pomorzany Mine, Gmina Olkusz, Olkusz Co., Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland

Dimensions: 190 mm x 150 mm x 10 mm

Large slice of Schalenblende.

Included are a few close-up photos and a few taken with the digital microscope. Some parts of the specimen look like the rings of Saturn.
Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 958223     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 20   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5906 x 4375 pixels (25.8 Mpix)

H5J-0M3Tektite

Multiple photos available
Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Ratchasima District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand

Dimensions: 60 mm x 25 mm x 25 mm

Cigar shaped tektite. The surface texture is truly amazing as revealed by the photos taken with the digital microscope.

Copyright: © gevans      Photo ID: 957910     Uploaded by: Gareth Evans   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3043 x 5669 pixels (17.3 Mpix)
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