Lachlan passed away in January 2010.  As a memorial, this site remains as he left it.
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Welcome to Lachlan Cranswick's Personal Homepage in Melbourne, Australia

Canada (and USA) Winter 1999/2000 trip pages

Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Ogdensburg, NJ, USA (home of Franklinite)

Lachlan's Homepage is at http://lachlan.bluehaze.com.au

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Canada (and USA) Winter 1999/2000 trip pages:
[Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Ogdensburg, NJ, USA (home of Franklinite)]
[Pictures Around Kingston, Ontario, Canada]
[Pictures Around Lamont Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, New York State, USA]
[Washington D.C. and Surrounds]

Mineral (Scanned on flat bed scanner - possibly requiring confirmation given colour range of some of the minerals in the Franklin area)

Description

(Many of the minerals found around Franklin and Sterling Hill fluorescence in spectacular fashion when irradiated with UV light)
Refer: Introduction to Franklin fluorescence Fluorescent exhibit - 1998 Fall Mineral Show, Fluorescent exhibit at the Franklin Mineral Museum, Sterling Hill Mining Museum

Mine Ore

  1. Mine Ore

Calcite Calcite

  1. Calcite
  2. Calcite

Calcite, Zincite, Willemite rock

  1. Calcite, Zincite, Willemite rock

Willemite

  1. Willemite

Calcite Calcite

  1. Calcite
  2. Zincite

Calcite Calcite

  1. Calcite
  2. Calcite

Apophyllite (KCa4(Si4O10)2F.8H2O) Apophyllite (KCa4(Si4O10)2F.8H2O)

  1. Apophyllite (KCa4(Si4O10)2F.8H2O) from Maharashtra State, India.
  2. Apophyllite (KCa4(Si4O10)2F.8H2O) from Maharashtra State, India.

Calcite Nodules

  1. Calcite nodules. Used as house roof covering both to reflect light and neutralize acid rain.


Canada (and USA) Winter 1999/2000 trip pages:
[Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Ogdensburg, NJ, USA (home of Franklinite)]
[Pictures Around Kingston, Ontario, Canada]
[Pictures Around Lamont Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, New York State, USA]
[Washington D.C. and Surrounds]

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