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Pyrite on Quartz (b)

Pyrite on Quartz (b)

Pyrite On Quartz.
7 level, Moore Lode, Wheel Jane Mine, Cornwall, UK.

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Date: Fri December 22, 2006
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Another fabulous shot Steve.....this really is a lovely mineral.

> John
#1 Fri December 22, 2006 9:33pm

Love seeing these shots.
My little 7600 Nikon doesn't capture as well...but I'll post my quartz.
Thanks for sharing your shots...inspiration for me to get that SLR.
#2 Sat December 23, 2006 12:29am

Steve: Love this shot - reminds me of the days exploring the area near an old iron mine and smelting operation in CT when I was a kid. Would dig for hours before finding a crystal of pyrite - which was just as good as gold to an 8 year old - no fooling!! BTW - do you like your Tokina Macro lens? - I'm a big fan of the 12 ATX 12-24mm f/4 - Russ
#3 Sat December 23, 2006 4:30am

Looks like it should be in a museum or a book of minerals and rocks. Perfect shot. Smile
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#4 Sat December 23, 2006 7:02am

Nice capture Steve ,,,,you been tin mining mate Smile Harvey
#5 Sat December 23, 2006 7:07am

Thank you for your feeback, it's nice to get your comments !
You don't take a photograph, you make it. - Ansel Adams
#6 Sat December 23, 2006 11:21am

Little pieces of art. How do you come across these do you go down into the mines yourself? D. Smile
#7 Sat December 23, 2006 5:10pm

Good exposure control Steve. Even though they do not move, it cannot be easy getting the exposure right with such sparkly objects. john
We're off to see the Lizard~~the wonderful (sic) Lizard of Oz~~
#8 Sun December 24, 2006 4:31am

Hi Steve this is Harvey logged in as Bridget ( to anyone who doesnt know me Im not a cross dresser ! ) Ive just had a go at saying what a cracking spotlight and well done mate ,,,,,but Im logged in wrong and put the wrong email and its all gone you know terribly wrong ( too much Xmas juice last night mate Wink ) so Im saying it here mate ,,,, Happy Chrimbo to you and Julie Smile Harvey
#9 Sun December 24, 2006 9:31am

Great shot Steve. Smile Ana


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#10 Sun December 24, 2006 9:38am

Thank you Harve', John and Ana! Smile LOL Harvey!!!!!!

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#11 Sun December 24, 2006 9:43am

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