Stalactite of tabular orange wulfenite crystals 25mm in longest direction.
30109 Bournonite, Pyrite, Machacamarca subdistrict, Machacamarca mining district (Colavi mining district), Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí, Bolivia
Two twinned bournonite crystals on matrix. Largest crystal 33x21x5mm.
20068 Azurite, Boomerang Mine (Matlock Mine; Mount Maggie Mine), Gunpowder District, City of Mount Isa, Queensland
Group of stacked azurite crystals. Ex George Reimherr Collection. 21mm wide.
20067 Barite, Hematite, Magma Mine (Magma Superior Mine; Magma Copper Mine), Superior, Pioneer Mining District, Pinal Mountains, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
Dark tabular barite crystals on a fragment of hematite matrix. Ex George Reimherr Collection. 15mm wide.
ncat AA8 113 Titanite, Chlorite Group, Albite, Teufelsmühle, Habach valley, Bramberg am Wildkogel, Zell am See District, Salzburg, Austria
Green titanite crystals with tiny worms of dark green chlorite and colourless-white albite. Width of view 9mm. Stack of 85 images.
ncat MB Axinite-(Fe), Actinolite, Andradite, Tremolite, Dookie Mineralogical Reserve quarry, Dookie, City of Greater Shepparton, Victoria
Lilac group of axinite crystals with green actinolite, orange andradite and white fibrous tremolite. Width of view 9mm. Stack of 180 images. Ex Margaret Brown Collection. Ex Gerry Morvell.
Purple cubes with small modified edges with tiny brassy marcasite crystals. Some of the matrix is vein calcite that fluoresces bright red. Width of view 9mm. Stack of 130 images.
Rings and curved crystals of boulangerite on pink rhodochrosite. Header image width of view is 5mm. Stack of 110 images. Second image is an old one, width of view 2.5mm and stack of 12.
30108 Topaz, Bischoff Extended (West Bischoff; Wheal Bischoff), Waratah, Waratah-Wynyard Municipality, Tasmania
Slightly iron-stained topaz crystals in vugh in a vein. Width 50mm. Closeup photo width of view 5mm. Stack of 60 images.
Larger stilbite crystals with multiple terminations (parallel growth?) on smaller crystals with single terminations. Width of view 5mm. Stack of 80 images. Exact species unknown.
Sharp prismatic green crystals with quartz, dark green chlorite, and unknown pink balls. Height of view 5mm. Stack of 60 images. Locality not specifically in Mindat. Maltatal is a river north of Malta.
Stacked crystals of gold that twist and bend giving an almost curved wire gold look. In one image, the red circled areas show a change to the tips of these “wires”. One in particular is...
Collected… Also ended up having minor surgery after this collecting trip. A piece of chisel ended up embedded in my wrist!
30107 Heulandite-Ca, Mordenite, Rat’s Nest claim (Rat’s Nest mine), Challis, Bay Horse Mining District, Custer Co., Idaho, USA
Pink heulandite with white mordenite from John Cornish’s Rat’s Nest Claim. Acquired from John in Tucson 2007. Measures 46mm wide.