Geology you can hold in your hand.
Table Mountain, South Africa
with pebbles and cross-beds.
Flip side of the sample here: www.gigapan.com/gigapans/188209
Collected near the Paine massif, Chile.
Sierra Nevada, California.
Fossil aquatic reptile from the Triassic. Specimen loaned by Alex Hastings, curator of paleontology, Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville, VA.
Fossil from the collection of biology professor Lisa Williams at Northern Virginia Community College.
Nice big crystal of potassium feldspar w/ exsolution lamellae.
Cobble collected from the Salmon River at Hammer Creek, Idaho.
Meteorite impactite layer? Volcaniclasitics?
YOU be the judge.
Flip side of this sample: gigapan.com/gigapans/190109
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