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Snapshots

  1. Iron

    Snapshot Title: Iron
    Taken by: Willy Eckerslyke

    Image: Rusticle tunnel - iron formations in an old copper mine
    Image Owner: Willy Eckerslyke



    Description:

    Hard iron "rusticles" adorn the walls.



  2. rust shells

    Snapshot Title: rust shells
    Taken by: Willy Eckerslyke

    Image: Rusticle tunnel - iron formations in an old copper mine
    Image Owner: Willy Eckerslyke



    Description:

    Hollow "seashells" that look exactly like mussel shells found on the seashore have formed on this rusting length of rail track. These are not uncommon on ironwork in mines that have been undisturbed f...



  3. formations

    Snapshot Title: formations
    Taken by: Willy Eckerslyke

    Image: Rusticle tunnel - iron formations in an old copper mine
    Image Owner: Willy Eckerslyke



    Description:

    formed as particles separate from constantly dripping water