Posts tagged ‘Washington State’

An American Onion

Naches01_05As a prelude to a major update that I really must do soon to the Washington State thundereggs, here is a curious specimen that I recently came across.  Onion Ring formations, where the rock splits into very fine layers are quite common in a few specific locations (Lierbachtal and Esterel spring to mind – and, interestingly enough, the British t-eggs from Sadgill) but in thundereggs as a whole are very rare.  Here though is an onion ring specimen from Naches River Bed 1 in Washington State – a lovely pale specimen with cloudy waterline agate.

I have several new locations to launch on the gallery from Washington – including more from the Naches River – so I hope I will find time to do that soon!

New Location – Rimrock, Washington State


As strange and ghostly a specimen as I have ever seen – this is a Rimrock thunderegg.  I cant tell you that much about it unfortunately, save that it is an exciting new location for the gallery.