Mineral epimorphosis I

Mineral epimorphosis I

C037/1696 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 60.2MB

Downloadable file size: 4.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Epimorphosis in geology defines the phenomenon of one mineral being overgrown by another, while the crystal habitat (shape) of the overgrown mineral remains recognisable. In this example cubic crystals of fluorite are overgrown by quartz, but their cubic habitat is still clearly visible. Small crystals of chalcopyrite are also seen interspersed in this specimen from an unknown location in Sachsen, Germany. Sample width is 120 mm.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: chalcopyrite, crystal, crystallography, cubic, epimorphosis, fluorite, german, germany, habitat, mineral, mineralogy, overgrowing, overgrown, quartz, sachsen

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.