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Brandon Boyd's Photo Gallery

382-W17Quartz (Var: Amethyst), Quartz (Var: Chalcedony)

Walker Valley, Mount Vernon, Skagit Co., Washington, USA

Dimensions: 2 inches x 3 inches x 1 inches
Field of View: 6 inches

My very first amethyst out of hard rock!
Photo ID: 739438     Uploaded by: Brandon Boyd   View Count: 140   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1152 pixels (2.4 Mpix)

587-47AQuartz (Var: Chalcedony), Quartz, Calcite, Goethite

Walker Valley, Mount Vernon, Skagit Co., Washington, USA

Dimensions: 6 inches x 4 inches x 3 inches
Field of View: 8 inches

Straight out of hard rock. I broke this open in the field and just couldn't stop staring at it. There is a lot going on in here!
Photo ID: 738532     Uploaded by: Brandon Boyd   View Count: 205   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1152 pixels (2.4 Mpix)

EW5-FX3Quartz (Var: Amethyst), Quartz

Walker Valley, Mount Vernon, Skagit Co., Washington, USA

Dimensions: 3 inches x 3 inches x 3 inches
Field of View: 6 inches
Largest Crystal Size: 6 mm

This is not from the main pit but from a spot I found wondering around on some bike trails. After I cleaned this and soaked it, the purple became obvious. I hope I'm close to a big hollow purple beauty.
Photo ID: 738530     Uploaded by: Brandon Boyd   View Count: 97   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1152 pixels (2.4 Mpix)

0XU-QECQuartz

Hansen Creek Crystal area, Hansen Creek, North Bend, King Co., Washington, USA

Dimensions: 3 inches x 3 inches x 2 inches
Field of View: 8 inches

This is a surface mine specimen of mostly broken quartz points. There are four terminated quartz crystals that survived the land slide in which rubble I found this piece in.
Photo ID: 726460     Uploaded by: Brandon Boyd   View Count: 99   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5344 x 3006 pixels (16.1 Mpix)

MMJ-742Quartz

Hansen Creek Crystal area, Hansen Creek, North Bend, King Co., Washington, USA

Field of View: 12 inches

An assortment of terminated quartz points from among the trees under, what I believe to be the spruce claim boundaries.
Photo ID: 726051     Uploaded by: Brandon Boyd   View Count: 86   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5344 x 3006 pixels (16.1 Mpix)

X9G-JTUCalcite

Walker Valley, Mount Vernon, Skagit Co., Washington, USA

Dimensions: 1 inches x .75 inches x .25 inches
Field of View: 8 inches

Calcite with a smaller calcite growing at a 90 degree angle. Found in the pit at Walker Valley, Skagit county, WA
Photo ID: 726050     Uploaded by: Brandon Boyd   View Count: 81   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1152 pixels (2.4 Mpix)

AH7-9CVCalcite, Goethite, Siderite

Walker Valley, Mount Vernon, Skagit Co., Washington, USA

Dimensions: 2 inches x 1 inches x 3 inches
Field of View: 4 inches

Popped a 50lb piece of andesite out of the wall and this was on the bottom side. Calcite on goethite rosettes with some siderite. The pit at Walker Vally, Skagit county, WA.
Photo ID: 726035     Uploaded by: Brandon Boyd   View Count: 70   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1152 pixels (2.4 Mpix)

VT3-YREGoethite, Siderite

Walker Valley, Mount Vernon, Skagit Co., Washington, USA

Dimensions: 1 inches x 1 inches x 1 inches
Field of View: 6 inches

A small pocket of goethite with siderite on bottom center (green). Found in the pit at Walker Vally, Skagit County, WA.
Photo ID: 726032     Uploaded by: Brandon Boyd   View Count: 94   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1152 pixels (2.4 Mpix)

F30-N6JGoethite

Walker Valley, Mount Vernon, Skagit Co., Washington, USA

Dimensions: 1.5 inches x 1 inches x .5 inches
Field of View: 6 inches

Popped this stalactitic goethite out of it's "geode" that exposed in the wall of andesite at the geode pit in Walker Valley, Skagit County, WA
Photo ID: 726029     Uploaded by: Brandon Boyd   View Count: 89   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1152 pixels (2.4 Mpix)

EHE-M5HSiderite

Walker Valley, Mount Vernon, Skagit Co., Washington, USA

Dimensions: 3 inches x 2 inches x 1 inches
Field of View: 4 inches
Largest Crystal Size: 2 mm

The other half of the geode with Calcite, Siderite and Hematite I found hard rocking in the geode pit at Walker Valley.
Photo ID: 724509     Uploaded by: Brandon Boyd   View Count: 155   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1152 pixels (2.4 Mpix)
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