Kola Peninsula ‒ August 2017

01 Kirovsk geology museum: Prof. Igor Pekov gives instructions
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02 Kirovsk geology museum Monument rich in eudialyte
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03 Near Yuksporr mine: Eudialyte crystal with aegirine
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04 Rain in the apatite mine
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05 Apatite ore specimen
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06 Phosagro plant: Apatite ore in the jaw crusher
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07 Phosagro plant: Apatite-ore processing by flotation
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08 Central Khibiny near mount Kukiswumtschorr 1
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09 Central Khibiny near mount Kukiswumtschorr 2
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10 Wedge-shaped titanite crystal
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11 Sunshine on the way to Ristschorr pass
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12 Northerly flora near mount Ristschorr 1
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13 Northerly flora near mount Ristschorr 2
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14 View to eastern Chibiny, lake Umbozero, Lovozero Massif
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15 Behind Ristschorr pass: Going down a snow field
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16 Creek crossing in the Hackmann valley
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17 Hackmann valley residents (fortunately from far away)
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18 Steep ascent to the mine. In front Prof. Pekov, our guide
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19 Hackmann valley impression
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20 Afrikanda carbonatite: Instructions on geology
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21 Campfire: Vermiculite has expanded to tenfold volume
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22 Summer weather: Lake Imandra in the front of the Chibiny
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23 Another Summer day in Kiro
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24 Good bye in Kirovsk
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25 Near mount Alluaiv, Western Lovozero
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26 Offrod towards mount Flora
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27 Hunting for lorenzenite near mount Flora
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28 Spectacular eudialite specimen "Mischka bear" (4 cm high). Collection and photo Viktor G. Grishin, Revda
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29 Luosto amethystos mine, Lapland, Finland
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30 Near Pyhä, Finland: Polar light
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