Nevada and the Southern States (see other thread) are the next areas I'll be requesting images for.
`After these three states, I will be moving over into Wisconsin, Nebraska, and Minnesota.
We are now requesting images of material from the great states of Nevada for this thread. The images can be of rough, polished specimens, cabs, or tumbled stones. If you have any that you're willing to share, please post with a brief note on the region and its common name (if it has one.) Credit for the photo will be assigned to your name or online title (or not at all if that's your choice.)
Any material that fits under the heading agate/jasper is welcome to be posted here, even if it is from lesser known locations.
There are many places that would be readily known to people outside the state. We'd love to see samples of these. If in doubt, POST!
Now out (Aug 2013)!!!!! 2012 Agate Index: Vol 4 - Northern States: See thread in cabochon section!!!!!
Purple Agate: Definitely Nevada, probably around Henderson, Nevada. I know the collector so I'll see if I can get better information. Received confirmation from the collector Ron of Ron's Rocks. Location is Henderson, Nevada.
Christmas Agate: Black Rock Desert near Winnemucca, NV
Lowell, Can't see real well in the pic but I seem to see some of those concentric rings which would be Goldfield gem claims bullseye agate which is a highly silicified wonderstone/rhyolite so full of silica in fact so as to be pretty much agate or jasper....Mel
sHoTgUnNeR: 96 and rainy here. Miami hot. Yukky
Aug 1, 2015 8:17:20 GMT -5
drocknut: That is yucky Scott. Humidity makes it miserable.
Aug 1, 2015 9:09:59 GMT -5
sHoTgUnNeR: Indeed m'lady, indeed.
Aug 1, 2015 13:09:33 GMT -5
washingtonrocks: The Seattle area has reached the 90 degree mark for 11th time this year, "shattering" the old record from 1958 of 9 days lol. We don't know what to do with ourselves!
Aug 1, 2015 14:13:11 GMT -5
mr.mohs: downloading Win 10 @ 35% this is not very hot.... mostly™
Aug 1, 2015 14:17:48 GMT -5
washingtonrocks: mr.mohs, the forecast calls for tepid download times and torrential boredom.
Aug 1, 2015 14:24:30 GMT -5
mr.mohs: at this rate Win 11 will be out
Aug 1, 2015 15:00:18 GMT -5
jakesrocks: Hey Ed, give us a heads up about Win 10 after a few days. I still have time to cancel my order & stick with Win 7.
Aug 1, 2015 16:29:34 GMT -5
mr.mohs: will do! so far this is a 4 hour download. first download took 3 hours.. now it doing some updating with 87% to go... another hour, I suppose-- might have to send a message from the other side at this rate...mostly
Aug 1, 2015 18:03:38 GMT -5
jakesrocks: Sure glad I'm retired. Lots of time to kick back & let the program load. Saving all of my Win 7 info on an external hard drive just in case.
Aug 1, 2015 18:42:27 GMT -5
mr.mohs: well here I am on 10... its funky...I need help Cortana!...mostly™ Ha HA
Aug 1, 2015 19:56:51 GMT -5
Fossilman: Got a break here,a front came through from the ocean and cooled us down to 72 degree's for the day...Misting off and on....
Aug 2, 2015 16:13:17 GMT -5
Fossilman: Was at Willamia,OR yesterday at bro in laws,it was 104 degrees there!!!!!!! Heck of a change!
Aug 2, 2015 16:14:56 GMT -5
jakesrocks: Hey Mike. had another visit with Bob on Sunday. He let me off easy again. Just a slab, a cab and a baggie of amethyst crystals for mamma. I let him get away with a 3/4 HP motor and a big hunk of onyx that was too big for my saw.
Aug 3, 2015 22:51:26 GMT -5
drocknut: It is smoky here from the wildfire in Glacier park. Supposed to be cooler than yesterday so that will be good.
Aug 4, 2015 9:32:15 GMT -5
jakesrocks: Wonder how many illegal pot farms have burned up in northern Cal, and how many illegal immigrant pot farmers ? Also wonder how many fire fighters are getting high from the smoke.
Aug 4, 2015 11:14:12 GMT -5
Fossilman: Many fires on the west coast......Don I bet the illegal pot farmers are crying a river.......Sounds like Bob was smiling again as he left your place...Your good people Don!!!!!!!!!
Aug 4, 2015 14:38:45 GMT -5
jakesrocks: Hey Mike, just had a call from Bob. No more blades for a while. He's gonna be headed to Florida after dropping off his blade trailer. Bummer. I was planning on firing up the barbeque this weekend.
Aug 4, 2015 14:44:33 GMT -5
Fossilman: No grass growing under his feet,is there!!!!!!!!!!! Git R Done Bob!!!!!!!!!!!!
Aug 4, 2015 15:00:00 GMT -5