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April 25, 2015
On Monday I shared a picture of a pretty conglomerate that I recently walked across. Today I thought that I would share a few more pictures of this conglomerate formation and also tell you a little more about it. Although in Monday’s picture the conglomerate looks somewhat dull-colored, the conglomerate formation is actually impressively red in color in many places, so much so that hills made of the conglomerate are …
April 20, 2015
A couple of weeks ago I spent part of a weekend staying near Oudtshoorn, South Africa. During a hike, I walked by and, at times, across a beautiful Cretaceous age conglomerate. Here’s one image of the conglomerate, taken when I hiked across it. I’ll share some more pictures in another post.
December 21, 2011
I haven’t posted a mystery rock in awhile, and I have some catching up to do! A little over a month ago I received an email from Liz, who is a Middle School teacher in the Boston area. Liz wrote, Once you have a moment and are not too busy with post-wedding stuff, could you take a look at the rock pics I have attached? The 8th grader I work …