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PostPosted: Jan 03, 2011 18:41    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

More from the trapps of western MA.


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10 cm. prehnite and calcite, with minor epidote collected 2010.
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11 cm. calcite and minor quartz, hemitite stained. Collected 05.
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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2011 10:28    Post subject: Re: Hoppered galena  

1 cm. hoppered galena crystal found in a calcite seam at the Lanes Quarry. The contact of the basalt with the underlying silt-stone shows small amount of sulfide veining . South, along the traprock ridge, is found the Newgate Prison / copper mine.


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1 cm. galena two opposite views.
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1 cm. hoppered galena
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PostPosted: Jul 28, 2011 20:40    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Quartz shelf-testing new camera.


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Quartz
various locations
15"w x12'high x12d
Part of my quartz shelf, just testing my new i-mac and cannon set up.
 Viewed:  16619 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 29, 2011 08:03    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Garnet from a classic location, found 9/10.


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Almandine Garnet
Russell, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
Crystal size: 4x3 cm.
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PostPosted: Jul 29, 2011 11:22    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Several more field collected by myself.


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Quartz, Tessin habit
Spruce Hill, New Hampshire, USA
6x3 cm.
 Viewed:  16574 Time(s)

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 Description:
Siderite on Quartz
Ossipee, New Hampshire, USA
7x5 cm.
 Viewed:  16590 Time(s)

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 Description:
Julgoldite (Pumpellyite Group) on Prehnite
Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Specimen size 10x10 cm.
 Viewed:  16592 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 29, 2011 13:03    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Way to go Vic! Now that you have mastered taking mineral photos I hope we will see more of them.
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PostPosted: Jul 29, 2011 14:03    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Thank you, my avatar. Finally got a little time off for the hobby. Not for long though, I hear the crane coming.


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Mostly prehnite and friends.
All Westfield, Massachusetts, USA
Field of view 12"x12'x24".
 Viewed:  16547 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 30, 2011 13:35    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

More personally collected field specimens.


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Babingtonite with prehnite.
Westfield, Hampden county, Massachusetts, USA
5x3 cm.
 Viewed:  16524 Time(s)

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Goethite on Quartz
South Hampton, Massachusetts, USA. (remote)
Crystal size is 1x1 cm.
 Viewed:  16517 Time(s)

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 Description:
Prenhite and Calcite
Westfield, Hampden county, Massachusetts, USA
5x4 cm.
 Viewed:  16505 Time(s)

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Datolite, Calcite, minor Prehnite
Westfield, Hampden county, Massachusetts, USA
9x5 cm.
 Viewed:  16521 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 01, 2011 08:46    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

More field collected Quartz.


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Quartz
Stafford, Connecticut, USA
19x16x9 cm.
 Viewed:  16439 Time(s)

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Quartz
Moosup, Connecticut, USA
40x35x10 cm.
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PostPosted: Jan 12, 2012 08:50    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

More from my back yard. Not really, but close.


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Calcite
Lane Quarry, Hampden County, Westfield, Massasuchetts, USA
Crystal is 2 cm.
 Viewed:  15684 Time(s)

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Datolite
Lane Quarry, Hampden County, Westfield, Massasuchetts, USA
1 beer flat-the partial contents of a seam waiting for processing. Extremely difficult to collect good specimens of datolite from the very compact basalt. There are few in this flat.
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PostPosted: Jan 12, 2012 09:51    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

My specimen processing area. It's all self collected and though I try to control myself, I always carry out more than should. Most everything you see is from MA., CT., or NH.


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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2012 15:27    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Quartz, uncleaned, self collected.


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Quartz
Moosup, Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
5x3 cm.
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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2012 16:02    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

More local quartz.


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Quartz
Moosup, Plainfield, Windham Co., Connecticut, USA
7x5 cm.
 Viewed:  15240 Time(s)

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Quartz
Spruce Hill, Albany County, New Hampshire, USA
17x9 cm.
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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2012 23:07    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Hydrocarbons in Little Falls dolostone.


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Anthraxolite
Fonda, Montgomery Co., New York, USA
2 cm. round
 Viewed:  15231 Time(s)

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Quartz
Fonda, Montgomery Co., New York, USA
2.5 cm. tall main crystal
 Viewed:  15212 Time(s)

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Calcite twin
Lane Quarry, Hampden Co., Westfield, Massasuchetts, USA
3 cm. tall
 Viewed:  15210 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 27, 2012 17:35    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Oxide stained quartz


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Quartz
Stafford, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
5x16 cm.
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PostPosted: Jun 08, 2012 14:36    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Tools I have known.


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PostPosted: Jun 08, 2012 16:23    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Helpers.


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_Sacrificial steel plates to protect the piston top. One new.
 Viewed:  14105 Time(s)

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_Ram side and rock side. 30 tons of push force leaves the impression of the piston top in the steel plate.
 Viewed:  14102 Time(s)

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_The 30 ton model, less pump. 4" high. The three following shots show what we find with the application of this tool.
 Viewed:  14096 Time(s)

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Dolomite on quartz. Vug size 14cm. wide. Fonda NY.
 Viewed:  14091 Time(s)

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Quartz, 8 cm. tall. Fonda NY.
 Viewed:  14081 Time(s)

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Quartz, 7 cm. long. Fonda, NY.
 Viewed:  14095 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 11, 2012 07:51    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Here is more quartz, in situ, from the Little Falls dolostone. The pocket was not much larger than the crystal and packed with dirt. Less than a meter from the suface.


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_A casually dressed collecting chum getting an image just after the excavator levered off a block of dolostone.
 Viewed:  13965 Time(s)

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Quartz, 14 cm., Fonda, NY.
 Viewed:  13960 Time(s)

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Let loose from the enclosing dirt , ready to collect, nothing else in the pocket. Collected 6/10/12
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PostPosted: Jun 20, 2012 06:28    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

A complex quartz crystal from the Little Falls dolostone. Two views.


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Quartz, the crystal is 6x4.5 cm., Fonda, NY. Collected 6/18/12.
 Viewed:  13779 Time(s)

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Quartz, 6x4.5 cm. Fonda, NY.
 Viewed:  13798 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 26, 2012 11:40    Post subject: Re: Vics collection  

Self collected.


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 Description:
Malachite
Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
FOV. aprox.11 cm.
 Viewed:  13043 Time(s)

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 Description:
Galena on quartz with Baryte.
Loudville Lead Mine, North Portal, Easthampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
1 cm. crystal
 Viewed:  13044 Time(s)

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 Description:
Sphalerite on quartz
Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
7 cm.
 Viewed:  13039 Time(s)

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