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K1V-6KLAnalcime

Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA

Dimensions: 47 mm x 25 mm x 34 mm

Colorless analcime on matrix. Largest crystal is 15 mm across. Ex. Gene T. Bearss collection.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 968023     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2705 x 1933 pixels (5.2 Mpix)

W29-JLCPyrite

Ampliación a Victoria Mine, Navajún, La Rioja, Spain

Largest Crystal Size: 2 cm

2 cm pyrite crystal in matrix from this classic locality.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 967087     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1581 x 1574 pixels (2.5 Mpix)

58G-MVKElbaite

Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Field of View: 7.8 mm

Green to blue-green elbaite crystal with a purplish cap of foitite [?]. Field collected by Gene T. Bearss.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 966530     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 18   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1503 x 1521 pixels (2.3 Mpix)

N1Q-Y8YFluorapatite

Berry-Havey Quarry, Poland, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA

Field of View: 3.3 mm

Color-zoned fluorapatite crystal (blue and colorless) on albite. From the Berry side of the quarry.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 965811     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 626 x 595 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

M1V-HJQHydroxylherderite

Waisanen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Field of View: 5.75 mm

Glassy, transparent hydroxylherderite crystals. P. Cristofono collection.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 965781     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1101 x 626 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

P2M-LAYTantalite-(Mn)

Black Mountain Quarry, Rumford, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Field of View: 2.9 mm

Red tantalite-(Mn) crystal in matrix.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 965654     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 6   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1106 x 1055 pixels (1.2 Mpix)

VA0-JYHPrehnite

Acushnet Quarry, Acushnet, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA

Field of View: 5.75 mm

Close-up view of light green prehnite crystals. The specimen was labeled "aragonite" by a dealer, but I suspected prehnite. Prehnite was confirmed via Raman spectroscopy.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 965649     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1152 x 722 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

CR7-HRGFluornatromicrolite

Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Field of View: 1.75 mm

Yellow dodecahedral fluornatromicolite crystal, detached from matrix. Ex. Anna Wilken collection.
(Crystal is in a micromount box, glued to a post.)
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 965648     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 997 x 572 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

21L-VTAGraphite

Boston Lead Mine, Salisbury, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire, USA

Dimensions: 35 mm x 40 mm x 45 mm

A sort of ball-shaped specimen of graphite from this old graphite mine.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 955828     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 11   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2271 x 2491 pixels (5.7 Mpix)

GJ3-GXPBaryte

Loudville Lead Mines, Easthampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA

Field of View: 6.3 mm

Milk-white barite crystals. Field collected by Ingeborg A. Burggraf.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 951332     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1201 x 1420 pixels (1.7 Mpix)
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