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UPP-3W3Muscovite, Albite

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

Dimensions: 44 mm x 35 mm x 27 mm

Muscovite in columnar aggregates with white albite. Field collected by Gene T. Bearss in 1996.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 945964     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1911 x 1594 pixels (3.0 Mpix)

7PY-FY3Hydroxylherderite

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

Field of View: 5.2 mm

Transparent crystals of hydroxylherderite. Collected by Gene T. Bearss in 1996.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 939759     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 6   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1188 x 1091 pixels (1.3 Mpix)

67K-VWNAlbite

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

Field of View: 5.7 mm

Colorless albite crystals. Collected by Gene T. Bearss in 1996.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 939757     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1083 x 1119 pixels (1.2 Mpix)

Q77-014Muscovite

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

Largest Crystal Size: 12 cm

Large muscovite crystal. Field collected by Gene T. Bearss.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 938780     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 5   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1882 x 2440 pixels (4.6 Mpix)

L3R-MERTriploidite

Chandler Mine, Raymond, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire, USA

Field of View: 11 cm

Apricot-colored triploidite in matrix. Harvard Mineralogical and Geological Museum , no. 12568.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 936912     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 15   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1665 x 2098 pixels (3.5 Mpix)

Y8T-JCMScapolite

Multiple photos available
Route 62 locality, Hudson, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions: 83 mm x 65 mm x 10 mm

An aggregate of white scapolite crystals, a little more than 8 cm across. The scapolite's composition is intermediate in the meionite-marialite series. See child photo for EDS data.
Copyright: © 2019 Peter Cristofono      Photo ID: 936716     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2680 x 2105 pixels (5.6 Mpix)

Charlestown Mob Burns Convent in 1834

A nineteenth century illustration of the destruction of the Ursuline Convent in Charlestown, Massachusetts.

Osgood Dane, owner of the Milk Row (Granite Street) quarry, Charlestown (Somerville), Massachusetts, ca. 1840s to 1870s, was a juror in the December 1834 trial of John R. Buzzell, admitted ringleader of the mob that destroyed the Ursuline Convent on August 11-12, 1834.

Buzzell was acquitted on all counts.
Photo ID: 931692     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 15   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 600 x 471 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

Granite Quarry at Redgranite

Redgranite, Waushara Co., Wisconsin, USA

A granite quarry at Redgranite, Wisconsin. Early 20th-century postcard.
Photo ID: 931189     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 24   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1483 x 943 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

Lafayette Mine

Lafayette Mine, Frances, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, USA

Early 20th-century postcard.
Photo ID: 931003     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 12   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 911 x 589 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

Lantern Hill Quarry

Lantern Hill Quarry, North Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut, USA

Early 20th-century postcard, pre-1908. "Silax Mine" = Silex / Lantern Hill Quarry.
Photo ID: 931002     Uploaded by: Peter Cristofono   View Count: 23   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1432 x 922 pixels (1.3 Mpix)
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