Resuming the Rockin’

It’s been a few years since I engaged in the old rock hobby, and recently decided to get back into it.  Though I haven’t had a chance to go on any excursions, I did fire up the tumblers again.  Here are a few of the more interesting results:

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The two reddish ones are chunks of jasper I picked up at one of the many rockhounding sites along the 15, on the way to Vegas.  The others are nodules (the largest are about 1″ wide) from the Wiley Well area.  Sadly, the image does not capture the depth of the translucent chalcedony and the interior structures.  A few of these will find a place in my display case (which also houses my old Star Wars action figures, and a few other keepsakes):

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What I’d really like to do is get a flat lap machine, but that’s a bit outside my budget at the moment.  One of these days…