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Babingtonite

A rare, old babingtonite specimen from the Granite Street (Milk Row) quarry, Somerville, Massachusetts. Private collection.
Copyright: © 2018 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 925037     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 7   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 1058 x 939 pixels (1.0 Mpix)

1836 Map of a Portion of Charlestown Showing the Location of the Milk Row Quarry (lower left)

The Milk Row quarry (later to be called the Granite Street quarry) is shown on this 1836 map. The curved black line across the middle marks the location of the Boston & Lowell Railroad which had been completed the year before this map was published. Stone from the Milk Row quarry was used for the railroad bed.
Photo ID: 925035     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 4   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 1037 x 698 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

Prehnite

Prehnite from the Granite Street (Milk Row) quarry in Somerville, Massachusetts. Harvard Mineralogical & Geological Museum specimen. Field of view is 15 cm across.
Copyright: © 2018 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 925034     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 10   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 807 x 740 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

Samuel L. Dana

Samuel Luther Dana, physician and chemist. Born July 11, 1795 in Amherst, New Hampshire; died March 11, 1868 in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Photo ID: 925032     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 4   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 800 x 1023 pixels (0.8 Mpix)

X0G-CR8Muscovite

Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Dimensions: 40 mm x 23 mm x 22 mm

Muscovite in columnar aggregates. Field collected by Gene T. Bearss.
Copyright: © 2018 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 924592     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1977 x 1330 pixels (2.6 Mpix)

38G-HXDTitanite

Road Construction, Rangeley, Franklin Co., Maine, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 6.0 mm

Titanite crystals to 6 mm in feldspar.
Copyright: © 2018 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 923943     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 5   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1360 x 1638 pixels (2.2 Mpix)

4LD-TQMQuartz, Elbaite

Berry-Havey Quarry, Poland, Androscoggin Co., Maine, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 9.2 cm

9.2 cm quartz crystal with a 14 mm green elbaite crystal attached. Field collected in 2013 from the Havey.
Copyright: © 2018 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 923816     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2217 x 3441 pixels (7.6 Mpix)

X0R-XDCBismutite, Bismuthinite

Hewitt Gem Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Field of View: 12.5 mm

Green bismutite, altering from gray bismuthinite. Field collected by Ray Meyers.
Copyright: © 2018 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 922499     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 20   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2401 x 1458 pixels (3.5 Mpix)

FGM-1EUWollastonite, Grossular

Multiple photos available
Road Construction, Rangeley, Franklin Co., Maine, USA

Field of View: 22.2 mm

A matrix of white wollastonite with blebs of dark reddish brown grossular. See child photos for EDS analysis data for both minerals.
Copyright: © 2018 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 922282     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4272 x 2848 pixels (12.2 Mpix)

Q4K-D4LTitanite

Road Construction, Rangeley, Franklin Co., Maine, USA

Largest Crystal Size: 2.0 mm

2.0 mm crystal. Titanite crystals are common at this locality.
Copyright: © 2018 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 922281     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 11   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1006 x 525 pixels (0.5 Mpix)
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