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Fred E. Davis' Photo Gallery

D47-V1PUraninite, Zircon (Var: Cyrtolite), Schoepite, Vandendriesscheite

Multiple photos available
Beryl Mountain Quarry, South Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire, USA

Dimensions: 21.7 mm x 14.8 mm x 11.9 mm
Field of View: 27 mm
Weight: 5.6 g

This view shows the dark black uraninite surrounded by two phases of altered uraninite. (See other view for zircon.) The lighter brownish-yellow phase is schoepite, and the darker orange phase is vandendriesscheite. See the daughter image for EDXRF spectra. Field collected by, photographed by and in the collection of Fred E. Davis.
Copyright: © 2018 Fred E. Davis      Photo ID: 919937     Uploaded by: Fred E. Davis   View Count: 52   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4752 x 3168 pixels (15.1 Mpix)

0EU-FP2Zircon, Fluorapatite

Multiple photos available
Parker Mountain Mine, Parker Mountain, Strafford, Strafford Co., New Hampshire, USA

Dimensions: 37 mm x 27 mm x 20 mm
Field of View: 51 mm
Weight: 25.4 g

Numerous zircon crystals, some fairly large for the locality that I've seen. Green fluorapatite at the left end. Muscovite still attached on the back. Zircon EDXRF analyzed. Field collected by, photographed by and in the collection of Fred E. Davis.
Copyright: © 2018 Fred E. Davis      Photo ID: 907788     Uploaded by: Fred E. Davis   View Count: 42   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4752 x 3168 pixels (15.1 Mpix)

JPQ-53LUraninite

Multiple photos available
Parker Mountain Mine, Parker Mountain, Strafford, Strafford Co., New Hampshire, USA

Dimensions: 22.2 mm x 19.1 mm x 12.7 mm
Field of View: 34 mm
Weight: 23.0 g

Comprised of a few intergrown uraninite crystals. See addition view of the back side showing contact with muscovite. EDXRF analyzed. Field collected by, photographed by and in the collection of Fred E. Davis.
Copyright: © 2018 Fred E. Davis      Photo ID: 907786     Uploaded by: Fred E. Davis   View Count: 44   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4752 x 3168 pixels (15.1 Mpix)

EE1-TR9Diopside (Var: Chromian Diopside)

Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA

Field of View: 3.5 mm

Acquired from an old collection; actual collection year and collector unknown. Photographed by and in the collection of Fred E. Davis.
Copyright: © 2018 Fred E. Davis      Photo ID: 901425     Uploaded by: Fred E. Davis   View Count: 18   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4752 x 3168 pixels (15.1 Mpix)

597-04EColumbite-(Fe)

Multiple photos available
White Rocks Quarry, White Rock Mining District, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Field of View: 32 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 17.1 mm

This is 'flat' side of the unusual, hemispherical "acorn" habit for columbite-(Fe). It is 17.1 mm in diameter, and 8.6 mm thick. Collected many years ago by Richard "Dick" Schooner, ex Bruce Jarnot, currently in the collection of Fred E. Davis. Photographed by Fred E. Davis. See addition photo for side view showing the hemispherical back.

Update: EDXRF confirmed.
Copyright: © Fred E Davis 2017      Photo ID: 815333     Uploaded by: Fred E. Davis   View Count: 78   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4752 x 3168 pixels (15.1 Mpix)

D72-KU6Autunite

Palermo No. 1 Mine, Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA

Field of View: 3.1 mm

Close view of nice autunite coverage. Field collected by, photographed by and in the collection of Fred E. Davis.
Copyright: © Fred E Davis 2017      Photo ID: 806620     Uploaded by: Fred E. Davis   View Count: 44   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4752 x 3168 pixels (15.1 Mpix)

MV0-XHYAutunite

Palermo No. 1 Mine, Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA

Field of View: 2.5 mm

Close up of an area with nice autunite coverage. Field collected by, photographed by and in the collection of Fred E. Davis.
Copyright: © Fred E Davis 2017      Photo ID: 806619     Uploaded by: Fred E. Davis   View Count: 46   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4752 x 3168 pixels (15.1 Mpix)

XGY-97QUraninite

Multiple photos available
Palermo No. 1 Mine, Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA

Dimensions: 20 cm x 15 cm x 7 cm
Field of View: 54 mm

This is just a small part of a very rich area 12.5 cm long covered with many small uraninite crystals. Most crystals appear to be octahedral, some with cubic faces. See other photos for detail view of the crystals. Field collected by, photographed by and in the collection of Fred E. Davis.
Copyright: © Fred E Davis 2017      Photo ID: 806615     Uploaded by: Fred E. Davis   View Count: 78   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4752 x 3168 pixels (15.1 Mpix)

22Q-N30Uranophane-β

Ruggles Mine, Grafton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA

Dimensions: 60 mm x 45 mm x 32 mm
Field of View: 1.8 mm

Uranophane crystals in a small vug. Collected by Tom Mortimer, photographed by and in the collection of Fred E. Davis.
Copyright: © Fred E Davis 2017      Photo ID: 806610     Uploaded by: Fred E. Davis   View Count: 80   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4752 x 3168 pixels (15.1 Mpix)

PVP-6D1Uraninite, Uranophane

Multiple photos available
Ruggles Mine, Grafton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA

Dimensions: 29.9 mm x 28.0 mm x 10.5 mm
Field of View: 60 mm

A small but rich specimen of uraninite with uranophane coating. The uraninite is distributed in the typical "dendritic" form commonly seen in Ruggles specimens. I personally chipped this specimen from the side of one of the massive columns after first exposing it. See other photos for rear view and detailed views. Field collected by, photographed by and in the collection of Fred E. Davis.
Copyright: © Fred E Davis 2017      Photo ID: 803260     Uploaded by: Fred E. Davis   View Count: 85   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 4752 x 3168 pixels (15.1 Mpix)
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