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Matthias Diot's Photo Gallery

Tunnel on the 2nd vein

Bissieux Mine, Saint-Joseph, Rive-de-Gier, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

This is the tunnel dug into the "2nd vein", a small vein parallel to the main antimony vein and perpendicular to the "La Combe" adit.
Copyright: © Matthias Diot      Photo ID: 754490     Uploaded by: Matthias Diot   View Count: 85   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

Inside the "la Combe" adit

Bissieux Mine, Saint-Joseph, Rive-de-Gier, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Inside the "La Combe" adit, a tunnel dug circa 1912 to reach and mine the main antimony vein of the district.
Copyright: © Matthias Diot      Photo ID: 754487     Uploaded by: Matthias Diot   View Count: 84   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

Entry of the "La Combe" adit

Bissieux Mine, Saint-Joseph, Rive-de-Gier, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Entry of the "La Combe" adit, a tunnel dug circa 1912 to reach and mine the main antimony vein of the district.
Copyright: © Matthias Diot      Photo ID: 754485     Uploaded by: Matthias Diot   View Count: 102   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

54J-FPJGarnet Group, Quartz, Feldspar Group, Muscovite

Font Noire pegmatites, Chalmazel, Saint-Georges-en-Couzan, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Dimensions: 80 mm x 80 mm x 60 mm

Pegmatite boulder with the footprint of a garnet (~1 cm) at its top.
Copyright: © Matthias Diot      Photo ID: 705734     Uploaded by: Matthias Diot   View Count: 104   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3456 x 3818 pixels (13.2 Mpix)

ERG-TEAFluorapatite, Muscovite, Feldspar Group, Quartz

Font Noire pegmatites, Chalmazel, Saint-Georges-en-Couzan, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Dimensions: 35 mm x 30 mm x 20 mm

Green fluorapatite crystal with muscovite, feldspar and quartz.
Copyright: © Matthias Diot      Photo ID: 705733     Uploaded by: Matthias Diot   View Count: 132   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3233 x 2813 pixels (9.1 Mpix)

8PA-UJ7Beryl, Microcline, Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz), Schorl, Muscovite

La Chaize pegmatites, Jeansagnière, Saint-Georges-en-Couzan, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Dimensions: 100 mm x 45 mm x 40 mm

Beryl crystal (pointed by a red arrow) with feldspar, muscovite and smoky quartz (with tiny schorl crystals).
Copyright: © Matthias Diot      Photo ID: 705732     Uploaded by: Matthias Diot   View Count: 150   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4210 x 3173 pixels (13.4 Mpix)

J7M-RE5Schorl, Quartz

La Chaize pegmatites, Jeansagnière, Saint-Georges-en-Couzan, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Field of View: 40 cm

Massive schorl in a quartz boulder found in eluviums. My hammer is for the scale.
Copyright: © Matthias Diot      Photo ID: 705641     Uploaded by: Matthias Diot   View Count: 140   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 768 x 1024 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

"Font Noire" ruins

Font Noire pegmatites, Chalmazel, Saint-Georges-en-Couzan, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

The "Font Noire" ruins, near the Béal pass.
Copyright: © Matthias Diot      Photo ID: 702571     Uploaded by: Matthias Diot   View Count: 103   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

U2H-1K5Feldspar Group, Quartz, Muscovite

Font Noire pegmatites, Chalmazel, Saint-Georges-en-Couzan, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Field of View: 40 cm

Pegmatite boulder in colluviums. My hammer is for the scale.
Copyright: © Matthias Diot      Photo ID: 702570     Uploaded by: Matthias Diot   View Count: 127   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 768 x 1024 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

594-3D3Gold

Onzon river alluvials, La Tour-en-Jarez, Saint-Etienne, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Field of View: 5 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 1 mm

Gold nuggets from the Onzon river alluvials, above La Tour-en-Jarez. The largest nugget is about 1 mm.
Copyright: © Matthias Diot      Photo ID: 670131     Uploaded by: Matthias Diot   View Count: 113   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1694 x 1469 pixels (2.5 Mpix)
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