Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Salt Crystals

Here, judge for yourself... a few of my fascinating crystals.  Some have clear, crystal-looking edges. The reason they are brown (I understand) is because sand and dirt are trapped inside as each crystal forms.

Oklahoma's Salt Plain

Who knows about the Salt Plain of Oklahoma? I drove there with some of my family Saturday, and we dug, dug, dug for two hours in the sand and the salt to find salt crystals. The plains are vast and impressive. Each of us came home with our own baggie of crystals. The joy is in the discovery, because the actual crystals are fascinating but not beautiful...