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kevlar


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I was wondering if "copperbrain" was contagious

I am thinking the Dr. PITON may have the answer...I am to understand...in rare cases it leads to an **copperhead**

I only hope the Dr. can find a lotion or sysrup that will help???


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Copperbrain! Copperbrain! Bryan is a copperbrain!

Nyah, nyah, nyah, nyah-nyah.

:P

Come on, Kevlar. Why don't you go for the jugular and call him a big, dumb silly next!?


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:roll:


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Antlerite Cu3SO4(OH)4
Atacamite Cu2Cl(OH)3
Azurite Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bornite Cu5FeS4
Bournonite PbCuSbS3
Brochanite Cu4SO4(OH)6
Chalcanthite CuSO4*5H2O
Chalcocite Cu2S
Chalcopyrite CuFeS2
Chalcosiderite CuFe6(PO4)4(OH)8*4H2O
Chrysocolla ~Cu4H4Si4O10(OH)8
Covellite CuS
Cuprite Cu2O
Digenite Cu9S5
Dioptase Cu6(Si6O18)*6H2O
Enargite Cu3AsS4
Famatinite Cu3SbS4
Luzonite Cu3AsS4
Malachite Cu2CO3(OH)2
Meneghinite CuPb13Sb7S24
Plancheite Cu8(Si4O11)2(OH)2*2H2O
Shattuckite Cu5(SiO3)4(OH)2
Stannite Cu2FeSnS4
Tennantite Cu12As4S13
Tenorite CuO
Tetrahedrite Cu12Sb4S13
Torbernite Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2*8-12H2O
Turquoise CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8*5H2O


Reference:
Klein, C., and Hurlbut, C. S. Jr., 1985, Manual of Mineralogy, 20th ed.: New York, John Wiley and Sons, 596 p.




Aluminum sticks better though...


socalclimber


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Kevlar? Hmmmm..... I always question things that will never take their rightful place in nature.

Reference:

Robert Fonda (rockclimbing.com) 2003


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I have no idea what's going on...hahaha...


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http://www.chemicalbalance.com/copper.htm

http://www.chemicalelements.com/elements/cu.html

http://mineral.galleries.com/minerals/elements/copper/copper.htm

http://www.copper.org/

http://minerals.er.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/copper/

http://60centuries.copper.org/

http://www.webelements.com/webelements/elements/text/Cu/key.html


timpanogos


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Don't forget while your are having "fun in the sun" with that copper!

http://www.coppertone.com/main.asp

Always loved that dog!


coyoteblues


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I only hope the Dr. can find a lotion or sysrup that will help???
Help with what? Have you got some kind of rash or something? If it's a lube problem, KY jelly works pretty good. Be more specific with your question and maybe Dr. Coyote can help you figure something out.


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Copper (Cu) is elemental, in its purest form, unpretentious and clean. It's also been around since God was a boy.

And so are lead, mercury, cadmium and uranium.

He was a bad, bad boy.


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Iev bene scoulpintg iwht coopre fro mroe htna 20 yreas! rBeahtngi it dan even niestging it nda it shatn't aefecfted me ni nyaway yet!

E


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Bwah-ha-ha-ha-ha!!! Flame Bryan today. Ask him about the first pitch of Space sometime.......


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So Bryan? How was the first pitch of Space?


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Hah! Very good Bryan. That would have taken me a couple of hours, at least, being a sedimentary guy.

BTW, I'm staring at my tattered copy of Hurlbut & Klein. *19th* edition, 1977. What an old fart I am, huh?. That book is one tough mutha. So was "An Introduction to the Rock Forming Minerals," by Deer, Howie & Zussman. I think the word "Introduction" is a cruel joke.

Mineralogy and petrology are very tough subjects. Especially igneous and metamorphic petrology. You haven't suffered until you have spent three hours looking at thin sections with a polarizing microscope.

Copperhead ain't stupid.

Sorry for going off topic and halting the fun. Flame away. I'm staying out of it, as usual.

Mark


copperhead


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"An Introduction to the Rock Forming Minerals," by Deer, Howie & Zussman.

Our prof uses it as a reference in class but I don’t have a copy. I like Hibbard’s new text but it’s kind of wordy. Scopes are cool – “look at the purty colors…”

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How was the first pitch of Space?

It was pretty cool but I bailed from an intermediate anchor (existing 1/4” bolts), two-thirds of the way up the pitch. The first part of the pitch is the crux of the route and entails a bunch of heads on a steep face above a ledge. There are a few tricky moves (#1 heads in a thin corner that is semi-hollow/expando) that are a little spicey because if you blow it, you break something. Once you clip the first rivet, it’s not so bad. I got physically worked and lost my psyche. The route was a bad choice for a warm-up after a sluggish semester but the short amount of climbing that I did do was fun. My partner then teamed-up with another bro and they did ND to Tribal – a better choice for a warm-up. I’ve bailed from other routes too.

Last year, I became much more interested in geology than climbing and that’s how my summer went. I didn’t climb a single wall but instead, spent the summer with a few professors and a grad student who was working on his PhD. My buddies would ask if I wanted to go climbing and I would say… “Nah, we’re going out to blah-blah to check out the blah-blah and see if we can learn something more about blah-blah and it’s blah-blahic implications…” I took one of the profs up Cathedral Peak for his first multi-pitch climb and we had a blast. We looked at “The Pod” (the 2nd? belay) and it was cool to discuss the presence of epidote and chlorite. Much of the rock in Tuolumne that contains the large knobs (feldspar crystals) is Cathedral Peak Granodiorite, named after the peak itself. I also went backpacking and did some peak bagging – two things that I really love. In retrospect, I’m glad that I had the opportunity to work with research scientists in the field; I learned a lot and it was good experience.

Anyways… school can get kinda boring at times and participating on this forum helps to keep me psyched for wall climbing and climbing in general. I think I’ll try to do a little more this year; we’ll see. Just gotta finish with finals first. Ug.


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!!!! GASP!!!!
Copperhead Bailed off a route!!! Sorry Bryan you are no longer the GOD we all thought you were....You are now back in the realm of mere mortals.
WAIT!!! Scratch that you never left.....
I've bailed off of 5 walls.
josh


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Flame Bryan today.
Ya know, I might have considered it, but it's a lot harder to flame someone who isn't setting himself up constantly.


wadeicey


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Kevlar - "copperhead" is contagious. Find a steep wall and hang upside down in your harness for a couple hours. Once all the syrup drains out of your head there might be room for a small amount of copperhead virus. :mrgreen:


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