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Snapshots

  1. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone

    Image: Grus
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Petri dish is 9 cm in diameter.



  2. Leaf

    Snapshot Title: Leaf
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Grus
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    A little brown leaf - something native to the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada, presumably.



  3. Lint

    Snapshot Title: Lint
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Grus
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    a stray fiber, probably not native to the sample



  4. Hornblende

    Snapshot Title: Hornblende
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Grus
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Just a little guy, part of a bigger lithic clast dominated by quartz.



  5. Feldspar

    Snapshot Title: Feldspar
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Grus
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

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  6. Feldpsar

    Snapshot Title: Feldpsar
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Grus
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Boxy, angular shape from 2 planes of cleavage more or less at right angles.



  7. Lithic clast

    Snapshot Title: Lithic clast
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Grus
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    A little chunk of rock (multiple mineral crystals in a single particle of sediment).



  8. Organic bits

    Snapshot Title: Organic bits
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Grus
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    From some of the native scrubby vegetation, no doubt.



  9. Quartz

    Snapshot Title: Quartz
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Grus
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Conchoidal fracture visible.