Mineralogy

Minerals from Santorini island

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Agates from the read beach near Acrotiri (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Agates from the read beach near Acrotiri (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Calcite crystal from a quarry near Emporion (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Calcite crystal from a quarry near Emporion (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Chrysocolla from the Athinios port on Santorini island (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Chrysocolla from the Athinios port on Santorini island (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Tennantite from Santorini (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Tennantite from Santorini (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Tennantite from the Amouthi bay near Ia village. May be a source for cupper in prehistoric times? (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Tennantite from the Amouthi bay near Ia village. May be a source for cupper in prehistoric times? (P... [info]
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Gypsum from the quarry near Thira town. May be a part of the Messinian Salinity crisis, 5,6 million years ago. This part of the sedimentary rocks below the younger volcanics has been thrown out by a volcanic eruption. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Gypsum from the quarry near Thira town. May be a part of the Messinian Salinity crisis, 5,6 million ... [info]
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Natrolith crystals (zeolithe) from a quarry near Akrotiri (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Natrolith crystals (zeolithe) from a quarry near Akrotiri (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Natrolith crystals from Akrotiri (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Natrolith crystals from Akrotiri (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Pyroxene (Aegrin) in a rare skarn from Santorini island.  (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Pyroxene (Aegrin) in a rare skarn from Santorini island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Quartz crystals from Santorini (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Quartz crystals from Santorini (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Quartz crystals from Santorini (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Quartz crystals from Santorini (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Sulphur crystals from the Georgios crater on Nea Kameni island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Sulphur crystals from the Georgios crater on Nea Kameni island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Snowlike sulphur crystals from the Georgios crater on Nea Kameni island (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Snowlike sulphur crystals from the Georgios crater on Nea Kameni island (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Quartz crystals from Santorini 9 May 2010 (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Quartz crystals from Santorini 9 May 2010 (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Talkum from Santorini island (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Talkum from Santorini island (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Galenite crystalls PbS from Santorini (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Galenite crystalls PbS from Santorini (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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An area containing huge concentration og metalls (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
An area containing huge concentration og metalls (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The basic rocks of Santorini, covered by diverse eruption layers. In this mesozoic shists there are areas with high content of minerals. They were produced by hydrothermal solutions in cracks. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The basic rocks of Santorini, covered by diverse eruption layers. In this mesozoic shists there are ... [info]
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Detail view of a mineral rich layer with Dolomite (white) crystals, Galenite and Linarite (blue) crystals. One of the best mineral discoveries on Santorini in the last years1 (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Detail view of a mineral rich layer with Dolomite (white) crystals, Galenite and Linarite (blue) cry... [info]
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Rosaitcrystalls (Cu,Zn)2[(OH)2|CO3] from Athinios port at Santorini island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Rosaitcrystalls (Cu,Zn)2[(OH)2|CO3] from Athinios port at Santorini island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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