Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Intriguing Geology at the Smithsonian
I often drive by the quarry where this was found. It's such a huge hole in the ground! Who knew a fuzzy rock even existed, much less was found there?
The Morefield Mine in Amelia County, Virginia...
...where these lovelies were collected.
Copper Queen Mine of Bisbee, Arizona:
From this mine...
...came these stunners! What would Coronado, who sought the Seven Cities of Gold in vain, have thought if he could have discovered this? So close and yet so far...
This exhibit transformed under different lighting conditions...
Odds and Ends:
This looks like a ham and pistachio sandwich on rye!
Folds and Faults: