0626: Color From the Quarry

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I found this the other day in the quarry – in the section whose rocks crumble easily (as I have described in the past). It is also the place where mineralized water leaches through the rocks producing these vivid colors.

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I found the other half so I couldn’t resist this shot – is there a geological term for          “fried eggs?”

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I couldn’t resist these other two.

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This rock, a little less crumbly than the others, is smaller than a loaf of bread. And unlike most of the rock of this type, this one contains brachiopods from a thin fossil layer.

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The image above was what I wanted first. And, happy with the results, I decided to break this fragile rock down, shooting all that I might find within.

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Often, all that can be found is on the surface. Luckily this one had far more to offer. These remaining images all come from that one rock.

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All the way down to here.

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And, finally, we were graced the other day with the annual appearance of luna moths.

Thanks to you (and the luna moths) for the visit.

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