You can’t always have a perfect mineral specimen. So sometimes you make do until you can upgrade. This is one of those less than perfect ones. However, you can still see the hexagonal habit of...
Tiny sky blue platelets of claraite. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 15 images. Ex Helmut Braith. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
8521 Motukoreaite, Calcite, Phillipsite-K, Stradner Kogel, Wilhelmsdorf, Bad Gleichenberg, Styria, Austria
Pale blue rosette of platy crystals of motukoreaite on grey-brown calcite and colourless phillipsite. Tiny blue hemispheres of motukoreaite dotted around calcite also. Width of view 3.5mm. Top image: Stack of 50 images. Bottom image:...
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.
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.
4667 Clinochlore, Titanite, Albite, Calcite?, Bockstein, Gastein valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria
Labelled as “pennin” = clinochlore, Helmut Braith
4811 Clinotyrolite, Weisser Schrofen, Ringenwechsel District, Schwaz, Brixlegg – Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Munchener Micromounter, Helmut Braith
4796 Fluorapatite, Rutile, Beryller, Abichl Alp – Beryller area, Untersulzbach valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria
Ex Erwin Schuhbauer Collection, Helmut Braith
Ferrian diopside, originally labelled as augite, Helmut Braith
Diederik Visser 3/2005
Type locality. No matrix group of crystals.
White sprays on gossan. Have previous Jrgen label.
Purple fluorite cubes with a number of other small faces, from Ungerhammerplatzl (Platzl), Unterlaussa, Altenmarkt bei Sankt Gallen, Liezen, Styria, Austria.
A group of golden titanite crystals, the front one being 2mm across, from Plattenkogel north slope, Anlauf valley, Gastein valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria. Other species present include adularia, a chlorite-group mineral, and albite.