3514 Cobaltkoritnigite, Erythrite, Weilite, Hörnesite, Picropharmacolite, Sainfeldite, Ore dumps, Richelsdorf Smelter, Süß, Nentershausen, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Kassel Region, Hesse, Germany

Purple cobaltkoritnigite, pink erythrite balls, thin bladed prismatic silky white hörnesite, pale pink sainfeldite, white weilite, and silky white sprays of picropharmacolite. Type Locality for picropharmacolite. Width of view 7.75mm. Stack of 36 images. Click...

4095 Wulfenite, Mežica, Slovenia

Brown wulfenite crystals, some with hoppered faces. Ex Diederik Visser 6/2005. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 30 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.

5754 Biraite-(Ce), Hydroxylbastnasite-(Ce), Strontianite, Aragonite, Calcite, Cordylite-(Ce), Cordylite-(La), Niobochevkinite-(Ce), Ferriallanite-(Ce), Talc, Thorite, Daqingshanite-(Ce), Daqingshanite-(La), Ancylite-(Ce), Ancylite-(La), Kukharenkoite-(Ce), Carbocernaite, Cordilitovaya carbonatite vein, Ust’-Biraya deposit, Vitim Plateau, Eastern Siberia, Russia

Extremely rich 8x7x2mm specimen containing abundant inclusions (red arrowed) of brown biraite-(Ce) – an extremely rare silico-carbonate of REE. Biraite contains microscopic inclusions of hydroxylbastnasite-(Ce) and intergrows with its more yellow macro grains well recognisable...

4571 Silver, Almería, Spain

A small mass of silver crystals. Exact locality is unknown. Ex Bob Rothenberg. Ex Al Pribula. Width of view 2.33mm. Stack of 50 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.

4660 Shadlunite, chalcopyrite, pentlandite, cubanite, magnetite, galena, sphalerite, and silver, Mayak Mine (Majak Mine), Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit, Noril’sk, Putoran Plateau, Taimyr Peninsula, Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

Type Locality. Polished section & analysis of this very rare lead-iron analogue of pentlandite, from the type locality, present as typical submicroscopic grains embedded in massive sulphides. Ex Raymond Hodgson Collection (4272) obtained in 2007....