7 April 2016

New GIGAmacro images of rock samples

Posted by Callan

Another week, another batch of new images produced on my home-based Magnify2 imaging system from GIGAmacro.

Leptaena brachiopod in (Mississippian?) limestone from Montana:
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Here’s the flip side of the same sample, with a lot of fenestrate bryozoans to see:
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Fault breccia from the Corona Heights Fault of San Francisco:
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Amygdular metabasalt from the western Sierra Nevada of California:
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Araucaria mirabilis gymnosperm cone fossil, from the Cerro Cuadrado Petrified Forest site (Mid-Jurassic) of Argentina:
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Glacial striations on a pebble from the latest-Devonian Spechty Kopf diamictite, exposed on Corridor H in West Virginia:
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As always, enjoy exploring them for details.