The Bawl Mill
November 2001 by Staff• What goes up, must come down.
We descended hunched over, down a long, steep, wooden staircase to the 1,000-level.
He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!
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The other distinguishing feature of calcite has to do with its chemistry. Geologists sometimes take a small bottle of dilute hydrochloric acid out into the field with them because calcite reacts with acids to make a bubbly foam.
The dredge and our gear, with us clinging on to the sides, bounced along until it got hung up on a large boulder in the middle of the river.
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