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Unakite

058 Unakite – 16g & 22x21x15mm – is a coarse-grained granitic rock containing pink Orthoclase Feldspar and pistachio-green Epidote, along with colourless Quartz.

Geology

Day 47 (July 21): Mission Accomplished

Conditions were less than ideal. It had rained the day before, so the wall was a little more slippery than it had been on previous days (the wall smelled like tide pool because all the black algae on it had been rehydrated). 713 more words

Granite

Unakite pyramid

495 Unakite – 46g & 35x35x35mm – is a coarse-grained granitic rock containing pink Orthoclase Feldspar and pistachio-green Epidote, along with colourless Quartz.

Geology

Day 44 (July 18): Before the Storm

Things were looking up indeed. With the new beta, Mico was able to do every move of the lower crux section and successfully did the hard move on the upper crux. 33 more words

Granite

The are other types of stones

Yes but, I love working with soapstone.

I have tried limestone and was in fact offered a large load of stone for free, gratis, no charge but,,, there are fossils in limestone.   183 more words

Art

Day 43: The Joys of Moderately-Sized Wall Climbing

With Ben and Sylvan gone as of Day 42, we no longer had an easy excuse to avoid projecting The Opal. We also realized we only had 12 days or so to send the route, and there was no way we’d be able to spend all those days climbing. 360 more words

Granite

The Journey From Bedrock To Countertop

When we look the countertop in an elegant kitchen, we do not think about the birth of this stone. This is a part of the earth crust which was dug from the earth and cut into slabs. 438 more words