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Snapshots

  1. Drill Sections

    Snapshot Title: Drill Sections
    Taken by: John Van Hoesen

    Image: Indian River Slate Quarry - Granville, NY
    Image Owner: John Van Hoesen



    Description:

    Rusting drill sections scattered arond the rim of the quarry.



  2. Abundant Overburden

    Snapshot Title: Abundant Overburden
    Taken by: John Van Hoesen

    Image: Indian River Slate Quarry - Granville, NY
    Image Owner: John Van Hoesen



    Description:

    Overlying the red slate of interest, meaning there is a lot of waste produced to extract this particular formation.



  3. Drillhole Tailings

    Snapshot Title: Drillhole Tailings
    Taken by: John Van Hoesen

    Image: Indian River Slate Quarry - Granville, NY
    Image Owner: John Van Hoesen



    Description:

    Numerous mounds like this are found all around the edge of the quarry where holes were drilled to pack for blasting.



  4. Blasting Caps & Wire

    Snapshot Title: Blasting Caps & Wire
    Taken by: John Van Hoesen

    Image: Indian River Slate Quarry - Granville, NY
    Image Owner: John Van Hoesen



    Description:

    Remnant blasting wires and caps from blasting associated with quarrying.



  5. Oxidation

    Snapshot Title: Oxidation
    Taken by: John Van Hoesen

    Image: Indian River Slate Quarry - Granville, NY
    Image Owner: John Van Hoesen



    Description:

    Chemical weathering occurring in the upper part of the formation