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Cavities in a block

Foucault Quarry, Brownsburg-Chatham, Argenteuil RCM, Laurentides, Québec, Canada


This picture was taken November 15th, 2011.

Further to a large blast, dozens of small blocks such as this one were scattered all around the surface of the blast pile. The crowbar in this picture is only 40 cm (16 inch) long, so the rock specimen is around that size.

It shows multiple cavities, the largest on at bottom left showing a broken ...
Photo ID: 433626    View Count: 214

Quarry entrance

Foucault Quarry, Brownsburg-Chatham, Argenteuil RCM, Laurentides, Québec, Canada


The quarry is easily located, on the right side of a country road named montée Wert, less than a kilometer North of the small village of Ogdensburg.
Photo ID: 433571    View Count: 158

The West wall

Foucault Quarry, Brownsburg-Chatham, Argenteuil RCM, Laurentides, Québec, Canada


A fracture running diagonally from the base of the wall to the upper right side, is visible in the center of the picture.
Photo ID: 433578    View Count: 168
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