Black chlorite (chamosite?) with small smoky quartz crystals, colourless albite and white orthoclase. Ex Margaret Brown Collection. Width of view 11.5mm. Stack of 75 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
ncat WD112 Beryl, Muscovite, Albite, Pingwu beryl mine, Huya township, Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang, Sichuan, China
Half a dozen beryl crystals on a matrix of muscovite and albite. The largest beryl measures 22mm across. Width of crystal in photo 16mm. Stack of 60 images. Whole specimen measures 54x32x30mm. Click on the...
Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1994 at the Ballarat Gemboree from Don McColl for 50c.
ncat JP2434 Fluorapatite, Albite, Pyramid Hill granite quarry (Mawson’s Quarry), Pyramid Hill, Loddon Shire, Victoria
A single hexagonal yellowish apatite crystal perched on albite. Ex Jo Price Collection. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 36 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
7411 JL1902 Synchysite-(Ce), Pyrite, Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
Yellowish pseudohexagonal plates of synchysite-(Ce) with tiny pyrite crystals sprinkled on them. White albite crystals at the base. Ex Joan Lamond Collection. Acquired by Joan in 1993 from Cynthia Peat (peatite-(Y)). Width of view 3.5mm....
7396 JL1899 Anatase, Albite, Aegirine, Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1993 from Cynthia Peat (peatite). Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 70 images.
7375 JL1926 Nepheline, Albite, Unknown Pink, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1993 from Cynthia Peat.
8186 M3762 Anatase, Chlorite, Cassiterite, Albite, Quartz, Craddock Moor Mine, Craddock Moor, St Cleer, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England
A single blue anatase crystal on a specimen containing dark green chlorite, orange-brown cassiterite, white albite and colourless quartz. Ex Bernie and Margaret Day Collection. The label on the base of the box is in...
Blue anatase crystals with orange rutile needles on albite and quartz. Width of view 4.5mm. Stack of 50 images.
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.
8514 Villiaumite, Tuperssuatsiaite, Ellingsenite, Unnamed Fe Analogue of Zakharovite, Aegirine, Albite, Nepheline, Aris Quarries, Aris, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia
Pink villiaumite, brown tuperssuatsiaite, white ellingsenite, tiny brown unnamed Fe analogue of zakharovite, green prismatic aegirine, colourless albite. Type Locality for ellingsenite and unnamed Fe analogue of zakharovite. Villiaumite fluoresces red (Convoy LW) and nepheline...
Tiny purple octahedral fluorite crystals with green epidote and colourless albite. Width 5mm.
10074 Morganite, Albite, Quartz, Dara-i-Pech pegmatite field (Darra-i-Pech; Darra-e-Pech; Pech; Peech; Page), Chapa Dara District, Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
Pale pink morganite beryl, labelled as Pakistan but identified as Pech by Rocksaholics. Purchased at Keystone, priced at $290.
Two small anatase crystals and albite on matrix. Video best viewed full screen.
4667 Clinochlore, Titanite, Albite, Calcite?, Bockstein, Gastein valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria
Labelled as “pennin” = clinochlore, Helmut Braith
4997 Arfvedsonite, Zircon, Albite, Willow Basin, Washington Pass, Golden Horn Batholith, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA
Ex John Sobolewski. Ex Joe George (Sceptreguy), Matt Gibbs
Baveno Twins. ex Bernie and Margaret Day Collection
30026 Peatite-(Y)/Ramikite-(Y), Calcite after unknown, Synchysite-(Ce) after Remondite-(Ce), Siderite, Albite, Anatase, Analcime, Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallee-du-Richelieu RCM, Monteregie, Quebec, Canada
Type Locality for Peatite and Ramikite. A number of sharp peatite-ramikite crystals are present on this specimen. The matrix id composed of some blocky pseudomorphs of calcite after ?, synchysite after rémondite along with lots...
Chlorite and anatase inclusions in thin needle-like quartz. Minor white albite on quartz. Tiny brown rutile(?) on one quartz crystal.
White albite growing epitaxially on orange orthoclase.
0930 Elbaite, Albite, Muscovite, Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Numerous perfectly terminated, colour zoned elbaite crystals artfully positioned on a matrix of albite which is coated by a nicely contrasting carpet of tiny white muscovite crystals. 55x30x25mm.
0905 Tantalite-(Mn), Elbaite, Albite, Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Blue cap elbaite with small brown tantalite 47x42x30mm.
Single iron-stained fluorapatite with three small albite crystals, sitting on orthoclase
0816 Elbaite, Albite, Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Pink cap multi-colour single crystal of elbaite. The crystal is doubly terminated and without any damage. 42 ct and 50x20x16mm.
Tiny sharp golden fluornatromicrolite on albite, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.
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.