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Timothy Cardella's Photo Gallery

HJ3-655Calcite, Quartz

Cerro Colorado Mine, Cerro Colorado Mining District, Cerro Colorado Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 7.0 cm x 6.5 cm
Field of View: 10 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 8 mm

Massive calcite after quartz. Collected from tailings pile adjacent to leach area.
Self collected by Tim Cardella February 2017.
Tim Cardella collection and photo.
Photo ID: 806278     Uploaded by: Timothy Cardella   View Count: 49   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2662 x 3107 pixels (8.3 Mpix)

JXW-NRXGalena, Chalcopyrite

Idaho Mine group, Ruby, Oro Blanco Mining District, Oro Blanco Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA

Dimensions: 30 mm x 27 mm x 25 mm
Field of View: 50 mm

Galena with bright, shiny, freshly exposed surfaces accompanied with chalcopyrite, pyrite, quartz, and calcite. Self collected from dump pile in Ferbuary, 2017 by Tim Cardella.
Tim Cardella collection and photo.
Photo ID: 806160     Uploaded by: Timothy Cardella   View Count: 53   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3007 x 3077 pixels (9.3 Mpix)

H6T-DH9Quartz (Var: Chalcedony), Chalcedony (Var: Agate)

Ligier Marble Quarries, Dragoon Pass, Middle Pass Mining District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

Dimensions: 70 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm
Field of View: 1 m

Massive banded agate pocket in quarry wall. Beautiful! Please enlarge to see detail.
Tim Cardella photo, January 2017.
Photo ID: 796839     Uploaded by: Timothy Cardella   View Count: 92   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1351 x 2510 pixels (3.4 Mpix)

TER-XXWQuartz (Var: Chalcedony), Chalcedony (Var: Agate)

Ligier Marble Quarries, Dragoon Pass, Middle Pass Mining District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

Dimensions: 35 cm x 25 cm x 15 cm
Field of View: 1 m

Interesting view of agate "fingers" on-site. Photo by Tim Cardella taken January, 2017.
Photo ID: 796817     Uploaded by: Timothy Cardella   View Count: 87   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2102 x 1416 pixels (3.0 Mpix)

Inside looking out

Sunrise and Sunshine Mines, Papago Mining District, Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

View from the mine interior looking toward daylight. This mined cavern is very wide and very high although it is only about 20 meters from the entrance to the back wall of the mine.
Tim Cardella photo taken February, 2016.
Photo ID: 741855     Uploaded by: Timothy Cardella   View Count: 72   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 5248 x 2952 pixels (15.5 Mpix)

Mine entrance

Sunrise and Sunshine Mines, Papago Mining District, Sierrita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA

Tim Cardella standing in the largest of the mine openings at this location. The mine is more of a large cavern than a shaft that was excavated behind this opening.
Photograph by Steven Leganski February, 2016.
Photo ID: 741854     Uploaded by: Timothy Cardella   View Count: 99   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2952 x 5248 pixels (15.5 Mpix)

Material in crevice

Green Chip Marble Quarry, Ligier Marble Quarries, Dragoon Pass, Middle Pass Mining District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

Gorgeous material exposed in a crevice at the juncture of two veins of different material near the base of the quarry wall. Material was wetted to enhance its color. Area of image is approximately 30x20cm.
Tim Cardella photo taken April, 2016.
Photo ID: 741843     Uploaded by: Timothy Cardella   View Count: 76   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3006 x 5344 pixels (16.1 Mpix)

On quarry floor

Green Chip Marble Quarry, Ligier Marble Quarries, Dragoon Pass, Middle Pass Mining District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

Large block of interesting material on the quarry floor. It is unclear whether the block was mined or brought down by gravity. The trekking pole in the photo is 110cm long.
HIGH RESOLUTION PHOTOGRAPH. Viewers should enlarge to see detail.
Tim Cardella photo taken April, 2016.
Photo ID: 741838     Uploaded by: Timothy Cardella   View Count: 75   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3006 x 5344 pixels (16.1 Mpix)

Quarry wall Close-up

Green Chip Marble Quarry, Ligier Marble Quarries, Dragoon Pass, Middle Pass Mining District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

Close-up image of interesting material observed in the quarry wall. Standard rock pick shown at bottom of photo for size reference.
HIGH RESOLUTION PHOTOGRAPH. Viewers should enlarge to see detail.
Tim Cardella photo taken April, 2016.
Photo ID: 741835     Uploaded by: Timothy Cardella   View Count: 106   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3006 x 5344 pixels (16.1 Mpix)

Quarry wall

Green Chip Marble Quarry, Ligier Marble Quarries, Dragoon Pass, Middle Pass Mining District, Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

Interesting material observed in back wall of quarry. Image shows an area approximately 2.5 meters in length vertically.
HIGH RESOLUTION PHOTOGRAPH. Viewers should enlarge to see detail.
Tim Cardella photo taken April, 2016.
Photo ID: 741832     Uploaded by: Timothy Cardella   View Count: 108   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3006 x 5344 pixels (16.1 Mpix)
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