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  Topic: Roadside Geology of Vermont
NellsRocks

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PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Sep 20, 2018 17:56   Subject: Re: Roadside Geology of Vermont
Yes, sometimes the works on the roads give very pleasant surprises.

WOW!!! Those are quite something! I have managed to add only a few small specimens that came from either road or building proje ...
  Topic: Roadside Geology of Vermont
NellsRocks

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PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Sep 15, 2018 15:54   Subject: Re: Roadside Geology of Vermont
I just picked up the Massachusetts Roadside book... usually they are offered for $40+ but I waited and got mine used for less than $20 shipped! I leafed through it and I think a lot of it will go ove ...
  Topic: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
NellsRocks

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PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Sep 13, 2018 16:23   Subject: Re: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
I like Mary's family's style... Another from Sleepy Hollow...
  Topic: Roadside Geology of Vermont
NellsRocks

Replies: 10
Views: 27624

PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Sep 13, 2018 16:14   Subject: Re: Roadside Geology of Vermont
Last ones...
  Topic: Roadside Geology of Vermont
NellsRocks

Replies: 10
Views: 27624

PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Sep 13, 2018 16:12   Subject: Re: Roadside Geology of Vermont
More photos...
  Topic: Roadside Geology of Vermont
NellsRocks

Replies: 10
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PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Sep 13, 2018 16:08   Subject: Roadside Geology of Vermont
Last week we drove up to Vermont and I tried to snap some photos of the roadside geology as we drove along Route 89.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - New Hampshire
NellsRocks

Replies: 10
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PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: Jun 29, 2016 09:00   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - New Hampshire
OK OK, I KNOW my W.Wise specimen isn't fancy!

;-) ;-)
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - New Hampshire
NellsRocks

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Views: 23197

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: Jun 28, 2016 17:38   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - New Hampshire
Green Fluorite from the W. Wise mine in New Hampshire
  Topic: New England Mineral Conference
NellsRocks

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Views: 6753

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: May 29, 2016 15:47   Subject: Re: New England Mineral Conference
Anyone have any interesting photos to share?
  Topic: Mineral Show: 53rd 2016 Annual New England Gem & Mineral Show
NellsRocks

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: May 29, 2016 15:46   Subject: Re: Mineral Show: 53rd 2016 Annual New England Gem & Mineral Show
My boyfriend and I went to this show. First, the place was PACKED. Both of us totally forgot that some people interested in minerals are into mysticism, etc. Those people were... well... "inte ...
  Topic: Mineral Show: 53rd 2016 Annual New England Gem & Mineral Show
NellsRocks

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Apr 25, 2016 17:19   Subject: Re: Mineral Show: 53rd 2016 Annual New England Gem & Mineral Show
I'm hoping to attend. Have never been to a mineral show before, though. Not sure how it will go!
  Topic: Tree Growing Around Rock
NellsRocks

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PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Apr 02, 2016 14:29   Subject: Tree Growing Around Rock
It is sort of hard to tell in these photos, but I came across this tree slowly growing around this rock. It seems firmly in its grip already! (Ayer MA, USA)
  Topic: How to find a pocket? - (22)
NellsRocks

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PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Dec 11, 2015 16:44   Subject: Re: How to find a pocket? - (22)
The whole "pocket" thing is amazing to me, a beginner. I first learned about them while watching the TV show "Prospectors". Interesting to see people's photos in this thread! I ...
  Topic: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
NellsRocks

Replies: 14
Views: 34073

PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Dec 11, 2015 16:36   Subject: Re: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
Last one for now, Ralph Waldo Emerson's huge rose quartz marker was a bit of a letdown. As you can see, not nearly as pink as the others in the cemetery. Does this type of stone/mineral fade from y ...
  Topic: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
NellsRocks

Replies: 14
Views: 34073

PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Dec 11, 2015 16:29   Subject: Re: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
Finally remembered to add some more pic here!

Here is another from Sleepy Hollow that may be hard to make out in the first pic. This stone was covered with mica. I need to go back and look again, ...
  Topic: Best examples of trapiche emerald crystals?
NellsRocks

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Dec 11, 2015 16:26   Subject: Re: Best examples of trapiche emerald crystals?
Forgive my newbie question, but these photos look a LOT like our local chiastolite. Can anyone explain in simple terms how these "patterns" are formed?
  Topic: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
NellsRocks

Replies: 14
Views: 34073

PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Nov 23, 2015 15:42   Subject: Re: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
One more rose quartz from Sleepy Hollow
  Topic: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
NellsRocks

Replies: 14
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PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Nov 22, 2015 15:50   Subject: Re: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
Interesting! Thanks for sharing! I never gave any thought to what type of headstone I want when I kick the bucket... now I may have to start planning!

;-) ;-)
  Topic: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
NellsRocks

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PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Nov 22, 2015 10:19   Subject: Re: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
Aaahhhhh... ok, makes sense. But the sheer number of stones that seem to be of the same stone in the first location make it harder to say they are ALL more recent.

Either way, new or old, some o ...
  Topic: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
NellsRocks

Replies: 14
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PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Nov 21, 2015 17:26   Subject: Re: Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really...
After seeing these stones, I remembered something I had read in a book (THAT will be posted here also, stay tuned) and decided to finally, after living rather close to it my whole life, visit Sleepy H ...
 
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