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Callan Bentley's Snapshots

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  1. Monument?

    Snapshot Title: Monument?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Intrusion Breccia, Port Coldwell Alkali Complex
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

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  2. A finely filligreed structure

    Snapshot Title: A finely filligreed structure
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Intrusion Breccia, Port Coldwell Alkali Complex
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    What's going on here? Magmatic corrosion of the xenoliths? Freaky.



  3. Concentric zonation

    Snapshot Title: Concentric zonation
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cross Section of a Billion Year Old Lava Flow
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    in amygdules as they got filled, outside-to-inside...



  4. More amygdules

    Snapshot Title: More amygdules
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cross Section of a Billion Year Old Lava Flow
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Nice peek at an ancient primary igneous structure.



  5. Joint set

    Snapshot Title: Joint set
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Glacially Polished Banded Iron Formation
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    some of which are mineralized (white veins)



  6. Cool interference patterns

    Snapshot Title: Cool interference patterns
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Glacially Polished Banded Iron Formation
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    in the folds



  7. Edi and the long shadow

    Snapshot Title: Edi and the long shadow
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Glacially Polished Banded Iron Formation
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Early morning? Or late afternoon?



  8. Plume to hackle transition

    Snapshot Title: Plume to hackle transition
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Banded Iron Formation Near Wawa, Ontario
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Seen on the edge of this joint surface.



  9. Edi

    Snapshot Title: Edi
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Banded Iron Formation Near Wawa, Ontario
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Before I spotted this sense of scale, I thought these things were multiple meters tall.



  10. I guess this is the pothole?

    Snapshot Title: I guess this is the pothole?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mega Pothole
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Round edge visible on the right...



  11. Pegmatite veins?

    Snapshot Title: Pegmatite veins?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mafic Xenoliths in Granite
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    weird that they are parallel to foliation in the mafic host rocks... What's up with that?



  12. Boudinage

    Snapshot Title: Boudinage
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mafic Xenoliths in Granite
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

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  13. Fold or fault?

    Snapshot Title: Fold or fault?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Roadcut at Parry Sound, Ontario
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ...YES.



  14. Boudins

    Snapshot Title: Boudins
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mystery Roadcut
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

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  15. Granite dike

    Snapshot Title: Granite dike
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  16. Mafic rock

    Snapshot Title: Mafic rock
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in amongst the granite and gneiss.



  17. Powder River Basin

    Snapshot Title: Powder River Basin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    out here to the east.



  18. Bighorn Peak

    Snapshot Title: Bighorn Peak
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    A slightly taller mountain just to the south.



  19. Lost Lake II

    Snapshot Title: Lost Lake II
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  20. Lost Lake I

    Snapshot Title: Lost Lake I
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  21. Fold

    Snapshot Title: Fold
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Bergton Shot 5
    Image Owner: Michael Tracy



    Description:

    Nice contorted layering



  22. Willow Lake

    Snapshot Title: Willow Lake
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    where I camped for the night



  23. Garnets!

    Snapshot Title: Garnets!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Gore Mountain Quarry Wall (Detail)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Big honking metamorphic minerals.



  24. Cool drainage patterns

    Snapshot Title: Cool drainage patterns
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Untitled
    Image Owner: Ernest



    Description:

    This is sediment, right?



  25. The time lapse camera

    Snapshot Title: The time lapse camera
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 Run 09012011 two
    Image Owner: Alee Quick



    Description:

    Hard at work (with blurred photographer behind it?)



  26. A real rock!

    Snapshot Title: A real rock!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 Run 09012011 two
    Image Owner: Alee Quick



    Description:

    in among the fake sediment (ahem, I mean "modeling medium"...)
    :)



  27. Scarps!

    Snapshot Title: Scarps!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 Run 09012011 three
    Image Owner: Alee Quick



    Description:

    due to undercutting, apparently?



  28. Grain size scale

    Snapshot Title: Grain size scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 Run 09012011 three
    Image Owner: Alee Quick



    Description:

    on the wonderful LRRD scale pencil!



  29. Stuck on you

    Snapshot Title: Stuck on you
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Gomphidae 3
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Pinned odonatan



  30. Head of the eagle

    Snapshot Title: Head of the eagle
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Canada Lake Charnockite (Macro)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Pretty nice detail. Nice work, Ron!



  31. BIG MIKE

    Snapshot Title: BIG MIKE
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Big Mike Tyrannosaurus rex Museum of the Rockies
    Image Owner: Candace Kairies Beatty



    Description:

    Description



  32. Suburban

    Snapshot Title: Suburban
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sheridan College geology rig



  33. Wedding ring!

    Snapshot Title: Wedding ring!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Shiny... My precious...



  34. Eastern edge of the Bighorns

    Snapshot Title: Eastern edge of the Bighorns
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Outcrops of Madison Limestone define the ridge front.



  35. Distant pediment

    Snapshot Title: Distant pediment
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Ancient erosional surface...



  36. Muddy Sandstone

    Snapshot Title: Muddy Sandstone
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Between shale strata of Thermopolis and Mowry.



  37. Thermopolis shale

    Snapshot Title: Thermopolis shale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Cretaceous



  38. Cloverly Formation

    Snapshot Title: Cloverly Formation
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    sandstone



  39. Cross-beds

    Snapshot Title: Cross-beds
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Nicely weathered out.



  40. Mr. E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Bids you welcome to the Jurassic!



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