David K. Joyce

Recent Activities -Total Wreck Mine Visit, January, 2020, Page 3

Here are a few more specimen pictures from the Total Wreck Mine trip!

 

Recent Activities -Total Wreck Mine Visit, January, 2020, Page 3

This was fairly typical of the underground wulfenite that we found. Ultra-thin, bladed crystals on a very friable matrix 7.0cm across

Recent Activities -Total Wreck Mine Visit, January, 2020, Page 3

A close-up of a nice, glassy wulfenite crystal, 4mm across.

Recent Activities -Total Wreck Mine Visit, January, 2020, Page 3

Another, sharp, thin-bladed wulfenite crystal about 4mm across.

Recent Activities -Total Wreck Mine Visit, January, 2020, Page 3

For some reason, most of the wulfenite crystals in this vug, seemed to be up on little pedestals. Very photogenic! This one is about 2mm across.

Recent Activities -Total Wreck Mine Visit, January, 2020, Page 3

And like this. Wulfenite crystal is 2mm across.

Recent Activities -Total Wreck Mine Visit, January, 2020, Page 3

The scenery on the way home from the Total Wreck Mine seemed to be even better than when we drove in! "Home, home on the range!"

Recent Activities -Total Wreck Mine Visit, January, 2020, Page 3

Some pretty nice vistas, up there! Looking South.

Recent Activities -Total Wreck Mine Visit, January, 2020, Page 3

Another view to the Southwest.

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That is the road to the left of this picture and the Santa Rita Mountains in the background (where I live).

Recent Activities -Total Wreck Mine Visit, January, 2020, Page 3

Our last nice scenery as the sun gets lower in the sky. Hope you enjoyed our little expose?