spherulites and swimming

What’s goin’ on out in the middle of the Pacific? Not quite the middle of the Pacific I suppose, but way, way out in the middle of nowhere. We saw a ship yesterday. There was talk of swimming for it to see if they had any beer on board. The temptation was there, but it was far away and moving faster than I can swim.

One of the nice things about working on alteration is that I get to look at some cool features down a microscope. So I thought I’d share one with you. So here is a picture of a spherulite. It’s devitrified glass, go look up what it means if you are interested.
We have finished the third hole. We didn’t get what we expected. Not basalts or a prehistoric monster. Instead we got sediments that are full of fossils. Not what we wanted, but from a purist geologist perspective, pretty interesting stuff. I hope someone back on land will find them super interesting.
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