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Scott Braley's Photo Gallery

HD9-LF5Columbite-(Mn)-Tantalite-(Mn) Series, Albite, Beryl

Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Field of View: 4 mm

I love this piece - one of my top 10 specimens. A tiny (presumed) albite perched on a columbite, in turn on the side of an etched beryl crystal. There was a tiny vug with this and two other good specimens, this is by far the most photogenic.
Photo ID: 825982     Uploaded by: Scott Braley   View Count: 57   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1584 x 1274 pixels (2.0 Mpix)

T17-Y4XFluorapatite, Columbite-(Mn)-Tantalite-(Mn) Series, Quartz

Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Field of View: 10 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 10 mm

I tried to capture the surface detail of the unusually elongated apatite. I quite like the double-terminated quartz perched and the columbite tucked away at the end, in a little bed of muscovite.
Photo ID: 825981     Uploaded by: Scott Braley   View Count: 46   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2034 x 3169 pixels (6.4 Mpix)

RTQ-HV9Columbite-(Mn)-Tantalite-(Mn) Series, Albite

Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 2 mm

Pretty cluster of root-beer colored Columbites on Albite. Cluster is about 2mm across.


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Photo ID: 800552     Uploaded by: Scott Braley   View Count: 60   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 488 x 400 pixels (0.2 Mpix)

C3M-79EColumbite-(Mn)-Tantalite-(Mn) Series, Albite

Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 2 mm

Reddish-brown cluster of columbite on an albite crystal. Collected by me from the dumps at the Bennett. Cluster is ~2 mm across.

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Photo ID: 800550     Uploaded by: Scott Braley   View Count: 50   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1329 x 1033 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

83W-26KFluorite, Quartz

Desert Rose Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Field of View: 3 cm

Tetrahexahedral Fluorites on a bed of Quartz crystals. Unknown, coppery metallic coating on most of the piece.

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Photo ID: 800539     Uploaded by: Scott Braley   View Count: 61   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1452 x 1108 pixels (1.6 Mpix)

HQU-DWCFluorite

Desert Rose Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Field of View: 2 cm

Jumble of purple Fluorite cubes...or are they? An un-extraordinary specimen that is mainly interesting because of the cleaved crystal on the right - shows that the purple is skin deep, at least on some of the crystals.

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Photo ID: 800538     Uploaded by: Scott Braley   View Count: 46   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 913 x 651 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

TDR-QL4Fluorite

Desert Rose Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 7 mm

Lightly frosted Fluorite crystal, looks to be cube combined with hexoctahedron. The colors are accurate - it goes from clear on the left side, through blue to purple on the right.

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Photo ID: 800537     Uploaded by: Scott Braley   View Count: 52   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2837 x 2441 pixels (6.9 Mpix)

CNN-F18Fluorite

Desert Rose Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm

Pale green Fluorite crystals, look to be cubes with hexoctohedral edges. Just one of the fun parts of the Desert Rose - the varieties of Fluorite.

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Photo ID: 800536     Uploaded by: Scott Braley   View Count: 48   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2154 x 1394 pixels (3.0 Mpix)

G8F-TUXFluorite

Multiple photos available
Desert Rose Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 5 mm

Lilac colored, very complex Fluorite. The wild shapes Fluorite takes at the Desert Rose is one of the reasons I keep going back. I have another pic from a slightly different angle using the same minID.

Modified by CombineZP
Photo ID: 800533     Uploaded by: Scott Braley   View Count: 51   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2471 x 2542 pixels (6.3 Mpix)

1JC-H92Fluorite, Baryte

Desert Rose Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 4 mm

Flattened, lilac-colored Fluorite on a Barite blade. Looks to me like a tetrahexahedron.

Modified by CombineZP
Photo ID: 800531     Uploaded by: Scott Braley   View Count: 37   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2000 x 1561 pixels (3.1 Mpix)
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