Flourescence

Category: Outdoor Scenes

 

Photo and caption by Grant Kaye

Minerals in rocks on a tailings pile at an abandoned Tungsten mine outside of Bishop, California flouresce with different colors under ultraviolet light. The Tungsten Hills, just west of Bishop, were the source for much of the tungsten used in filaments in early electric lights across the United States in the 1920s and 1930s.

Location: Tungsten Hillis, Bishop, CA

 

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