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  An introductory website on the peculiar minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey. Contains photos, text, and links. Comprehensive scientific study of the minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey. Written and published by Pete J. Dunn in 1995. Classic 1935 monograph by Harvard professor Charles Palache, on the minerals of Franklin and Sterling HIll, New Jersey. Originally published by the USGS as Prof. Paper #180. Biographical materials on Professor Charles Palache, famed mineralogist and crystallographer. Nature photos from a trip to the Big Island's Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.  
  Franklin &
Sterling Hill
Minerals
  Dunn (1995)
On-line
  Palache (1935)
On-line
  Palache
Biographical
Materials
  Hawaii
Volcanoes
Nat'l Park
 
                     
  A fluorescent mineral collecting trip travelogue from Greenland   Fluorescent mineral photo gallery, with details and references, on the exquisite fluorescent minerals of Ilimaussaq, Greenland.     Some background on crossbar-type electromechanical switching systems, and visit to a telephone switching systems museum in Seattle, Washington.   Underwater photographs from several diving trips in Asia and the Caribbean.  
  Luminous Travels:
Ilímaussaq,
Greenland
  Fluorescent
Ilímaussaq
Minerals
  St. Petersburg,
Russia
  Crossbar
Switching
  Diving Photos
from
Warm Seas
 
                     
  Photos and descriptions of a trip to the Auschwitz/Birkenau camps, in Poland.   Brief description of nuclear weapon technology.   Interesting early fireball photographs, via the 'Rapatronic' camera.   Photos from a climb up Southeast Asia's tallest peak: Mount Kinabalu in Malaysian Borneo (Sabah province).    
  A Visit to
Auschwitz
  Nuclear Weapons
Primer
  Rapatronic
Photos
  Mt Kinabalu,
Borneo
  Barcelona  
   
            Personal pictures and postcards - for family and friends.  
                     
  Benitoite trip   Iceland snaps   XB-70A       Misc. Pictures
& Postcards
 
   
 

 
 

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