Friday Rock Blogging: Schist

schist from the Riverside MountainsDon’t’cha hate it when you have to do work at work? My style, it is the severely cramped!

Here’s a lump of schist. Also, check out the magma party at Revolving Duck!


  1. denisdekat wrote:

    I love your rock blogging I find that I am learning shit about rocks now…
    Thanks Yami

  2. yami wrote:

    Awww, I’m dancing in warm fuzzies!

  3. Sabine wrote:

    Nice schist there. As a geology undergrad, I was dedicated to thinking up saying’s involving the word schist, such as, “I’m not taking any of your schist, man”. Because clearly I am a dork.
    And what is with this working at work thing? It’s especially tough on Monday mornings. I just want to be left to my coffee drinking and internet perusing. Geez…

  4. Rana wrote:

    The rock posts are the schistnitz.

  5. Sabine wrote:

    Good one Rana…

  6. Harrison wrote:

    You’ve probably written about this before, but, was just curious… are there earthwork/enviromental artists that you like?

  7. yami wrote:

    Y’know, I actually haven’t written about that – and the only artist I really know to recommend is Andy Goldsworthy. If you haven’t seen Rivers and Tides it’s definitely worth it.
    D’you have any others to recommend?

  8. Harrison wrote:

    Well, there is Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty

  9. yami wrote:

    Oooh! Pity there are no closeups. The link looks like a good intro, though – another in the to-read-and-research folder

  10. Anonymous wrote:

    what is a use for schist

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  12. Hannah Montana wrote:

    That rocks my socks off!!!!!

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