A Traveler and his Cat exploring America.





Friday, December 30, 2016

Day 64


Looks like snow.  Well it did when I was standing there.  Unfortunately the sun was hidden by clouds so the brilliant white of the rock isn't as noticeable in the photo.  This is quartz rock and this area for hundreds of square miles is abundant with quartz.  So much so the nearby town is named Quartzite.  

The sun barely peeked through to show the color of these hills. 
 It reminded me on the Painted Desert.


3 comments:

  1. I've always wanted to visit Quartzite in Jan. or Feb. It's on my "to do" list. Have a happy new year!

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  2. Well I never knew how Quartzite got its name. Makes sense! Happy New Year!

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  3. All quartz, here you can pick some better than in the last place. A Happy New Year in Quartzite!

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