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New Zealand microminerals

Non New Zealand microminerals

New Zealand has had a varied geological past, with rocks ranging from rhyolite and andesite volcanics to schists. The many volcanic centres often contain very high class zeolite minerals.

Aragonite (24487 bytes)
Aragonite
NZ

Erionite, Moeraki NZ (38793 bytes)
Erionite
Moeraki NZ

Quartz, Whitianga NZ (14252 bytes)
Quart
Whitianga NZ

M1-apop1.jpg (27333 bytes)
Apophyllite
Flat Top quarry, Wainui NZ

M1-apop2.jpg (46275 bytes)
Apophyllite
Flat Top quarry, Wainui NZ

M1-apyr1.jpg (42617 bytes)
Arsenopyrite
Kauri Mountain, Whangarei NZ

M1-arag1.jpg (37608 bytes)
Aragonite
Three Kings quarry, Auckland NZ

M1-azur1.jpg (54544 bytes)
Azurite and malachite
Tui Mine, Te Aroha NZ

M1-azur2.jpg (49518 bytes)
Azurite and malachite
Tui Mine, Te Aroha NZ

M1-bar1.jpg (42353 bytes)
Barite
Whangaparoa NZ

M1-bar2.jpg (37255 bytes)
Barite
Whangaparoa NZ

M1-bar3.jpg (38830 bytes)
Barite
Moeraki NZ

M1-bar4.jpg (35761 bytes)
Barite
Moeraki NZ

M1-hema1.jpg (30379 bytes)
Hematite and pseudobrookite
Ngongataha quarry, Rotorua NZ

M1-hema2.jpg (36290 bytes)
Hematite and pseudobrookite
Ngongataha quarry, Rotorua NZ

M1-mord3.jpg (41241 bytes)
Mordenite
Tairua NZ
M1-mord4.jpg (43323 bytes)
Mordenite
Tairua NZ
M1-pry1.jpg (23979 bytes)
Pyrite
Coromandel NZ
M1-qtz1.jpg (42657 bytes)
Quartz
Rangihau River, Coromandel NZ
M1-qtz2.jpg (61282 bytes)
Quartz on Mordenite
Rangihau River, Coromandel NZ
M1-qtz3.jpg (47659 bytes)
Quartz on Mordenite
Rangihau River, Coromandel NZ
M1-qtz4.jpg (39664 bytes)
Phillipsite
Maori Bay, Auckland NZ
M1-spha1.jpg (29092 bytes)
Sphalerite
Kauri Mountain, Whangarei NZ
M1-spha2.jpg (38931 bytes)
Sphalerite
Kauri Mountain, Whangarei NZ
M1-spha3.jpg (37244 bytes)
Sphalerite
Kauri Mountain, Whangarei NZ
M1-stib1.jpg (48665 bytes)
Stibnite
Waingaro Stream, Coromandel NZ
M1-stib2.jpg (39450 bytes)
Stibnite
Waingaro Stream, Coromandel NZ
M1-sulf1.jpg (50148 bytes)
Sulfur
Lake Rotokawa NZ
M1-sulf2.jpg (38985 bytes)
Sulfur
Lake Rotokawa NZ
M1-sulf3.jpg (41422 bytes)
Sulfur
Lake Rotokawa NZ
M1-sulf4.jpg (47603 bytes)
Sulfur
Lake Rotokawa NZ
M1-hema3.jpg (31048 bytes)
Hematite and pseudobrookite
Ngongataha quarry, Rotorua NZ
M1-hema4.jpg (36410 bytes)
Hematite and pseudobrookite
Ngongataha quarry, Rotorua NZ
M1-mord1.jpg (39873 bytes)
Mordenite
Tairua NZ
M1-mord2.jpg (35905 bytes)
Mordenite
Tairua NZ

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