tumblr tuesday: goblins & geologies
Hello to you on this vertically oriented igneous Tuesday. Today, we bring you some of the best rock-related content here on Tumblr. Whether you like your stones small and shiny or huge and hurtling through space, here are some good places to go for your lithic fix. Think of this as a small yet charming troll sharing with you their favorite treasures.
"Giant woman of the woods," @honeyhemlocked, lives in a cabin in the woods (yeah, it looks as charming as it sounds). Here's a selection of some of the stones she’s gathered:
@geologicaltravels shares original photos relating to geology, astronomy, meteorology, and biology—from 40 years of traveling the earth!
Zürich-based artist Alexis Desjardins shares (often hauntingly) serene impressions of places in Europe on @docileeffects, while displaying an impressive rock-to-not-rock ratio:
@thesilicontribesman is a multi-media artist and educator working in the northwest of England who shares images of local lithic materials and the stories they tell:
@mineralsandsomerocks is kind of a pro when it comes to geological matter, having collected stones of some sort since the very beginning:
A self-confessed fan of "museums of bones and stones," @twofacedgods has formally studied geology and is an aspiring volcanologist, astrobiologist, and space scientist.
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I’m a huge fan of how rhodochrosite can either look like beautiful pink flowers, like pointy red crystals, like little Barbie-pink orbs, or like meat
[ image description: rhodochrosite in each of the previously described forms, ending with some rhodochrosite stalactite chunks that look like breaded hams and one piece that looks like a raw steak growing out of a rock. ]
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