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Daniel Bennett's Photo Gallery

4RA-GPJAugite : (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6

Craig road cuts, Lewis and Clark Co., Montana, USA

Field of View: 3 inches
Largest Crystal Size: 10 mm

these came from the other side of the highway. between the highway and the frontage road. the Rockhounding Montana book calls them Augite crystals.
Photo ID: 880346     Uploaded by: Daniel Bennett   View Count: 17   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2304 x 1296 pixels (3.0 Mpix)

G7W-4TTQuartz (Var: Babel-Quartz) : SiO2

Montana, USA

Field of View: 1.2 mm

curious flat topped quartz formation from western Montana. the small one at lower right truly resembles pictures of the Babel tower. my best guess is epidote or chlorite gives the top crystal a greenish color.
Photo ID: 876517     Uploaded by: Daniel Bennett   View Count: 12   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1676 x 1350 pixels (2.3 Mpix)

X77-D4XDiopside : CaMgSi2O6

Sevenmile-Scratchgravel District, Lewis and Clark Co., Montana, USA

Dimensions: 30 mm x 15 mm x 15 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 10 mm

Photo ID: 846098     Uploaded by: Daniel Bennett   View Count: 20   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4608 x 3456 pixels (15.9 Mpix)

KE8-15ULimonite : (Fe,O,OH,H2O)

Montana, USA

Dimensions: 12 mm x 10 mm x 6 mm

limonite after pyrite found in green sedimentary rock of western montana.
Photo ID: 827568     Uploaded by: Daniel Bennett   View Count: 35   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1120 x 631 pixels (0.7 Mpix)
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