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David L. Busha's Photo Gallery

RRE-2D8Fluorite

Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Dimensions: 27 mm x 18 mm x 12 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 9 mm

Pale green fluorite octahedrons. Self collected 12/2/95. David Busha specimen and photo.
Photo ID: 968069     Uploaded by: David L. Busha   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5254 x 3490 pixels (18.3 Mpix)

67V-V3DFluorite, Albite, Quartz, Clinochlore

Multiple photos available
Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Dimensions: 5.2 cm x 3.8 cm x 4.5 cm

1.5 cm Octahedron of etched aqua- colored fluorite. Tiny albite cystals coating quartz and clinochlore. Self collected 11/13/94. David Busha specimen and photo.
Photo ID: 968065     Uploaded by: David L. Busha   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5030 x 3386 pixels (17.0 Mpix)

87N-RU8Malachite, Siderite

Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Field of View: 1 mm

Malachite forming in a thin seam in siderite. Some of the siderite rhombs have a metallic iridescent coating which bears a resemblance to unidentified manganese oxides also found at the site. Self collected in the 1990's. David Busha specimen and photo.
Photo ID: 962875     Uploaded by: David L. Busha   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 6000 x 4000 pixels (24.0 Mpix)

R8X-YCGMalachite

Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Field of View: 1 mm

Malachite curls from a thin seam in marble associated with azurite, cuprite, and gypsum. FOV- 1mm. Self collected 12/18/94. David Busha specimen and photo.
Photo ID: 962874     Uploaded by: David L. Busha   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 6000 x 4000 pixels (24.0 Mpix)

YNK-NQ6Bitumen

State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 6 mm

6mm Bitumen globule. This is hard, brittle and infusible. Self collected at one of the route 9 roadcuts in the early 80's. David Busha specimen and photo.
Photo ID: 950644     Uploaded by: David L. Busha   View Count: 74   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5090 x 3491 pixels (17.8 Mpix)

Q6U-AA0Prehnite, Datolite

State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges, New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Dimensions: 11 cm x 6.5 cm x 6 cm
Field of View: 7 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 9 mm

Yellow prehnite with datolite from the outcrop that used to be at the Ellis St. exit ramp. The datolite has a different habit than what is usually found in Connecticut. It also doesn't have the usual pale green color. Self collected in the early 80's. David Busha specimen and photo.
Photo ID: 949370     Uploaded by: David L. Busha   View Count: 18   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 6000 x 4000 pixels (24.0 Mpix)

PPC-HWNTapiolite-(Fe)

Multiple photos available
Nathan Hall Quarry, East Hampton, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Dimensions: 24 mm x 13 mm x 13 mm

24mm Tapiolite- (Fe). I found this loose in the dump pile in the 1980's. SEM-EDS tested. David Busha collection and photo.
Photo ID: 948978     Uploaded by: David L. Busha   View Count: 29   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4474 x 2981 pixels (13.3 Mpix)

7JY-VX3Tapiolite-(Fe)

Multiple photos available
Nathan Hall Quarry, East Hampton, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Dimensions: 56 mm x 24 mm x 15 mm
Field of View: 42 mm

Tapiolite- (Fe) specimen with some crystal faces on both sides (see child photo). I found this loose in the dump pile in the 1980's. SEM-EDS tested. David Busha collection and photo.
Photo ID: 948825     Uploaded by: David L. Busha   View Count: 24   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5595 x 3602 pixels (20.2 Mpix)

T6C-DRPGrossular, Calcite

West Redding grossular locality, Redding, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Dimensions: 7 cm x 5 cm x 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 8 mm

Grossular crystals with calcite. The crystal in front on the left that is fractured is about 8mm. Self collected in the 1990's. David Busha collection and photo.
Photo ID: 948805     Uploaded by: David L. Busha   View Count: 16   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5954 x 3913 pixels (23.3 Mpix)

14M-3X2Grossular, Calcite

State Route 179 road cut, Burlington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA

Field of View: 5.2 mm

Grossular with calcite crystals. Self collected in the 1990's. David Busha collection and photo.
Photo ID: 944888     Uploaded by: David L. Busha   View Count: 15   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 6000 x 4000 pixels (24.0 Mpix)
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