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Exploring natural geological beauties

By: Bill Hanson
August 10, 2018
Sportsmans Report

This rock came out of the volcano as black molten glass and named Obsidian. The black obsidian blended with another flow of liquid glass with a brown mahogany color, free floating particles of the mineral Magnesite hardened inside the mixture which created the gold sheen. Thus, Double-Flow Gold Sheen Mahogany. This was found near Buck Mountain in the Modoc National Forest.

*Bill Hanson’s full sportsmen’s report will resume next week.

Bill Hanson is a Sonoma County native and a dedicated sportsman. He is the former president of the Mycological Society. Look for his column each week in the Community Voice.