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Geologic sample photo 2

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Here again we are drilling in Al-Namas, Saudi Arabia for geotechnical purpose and I am musing on samples for geologic purpose. Namas is a small town on the Arabian Shield. I still do not figure out the best catchy title for this blog series,

Geologic sample photo

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Geologic sample photo or "GSP" as abbreviation, it will be my new blog series which I'll publishing my photos of samples we're encountering by core drilling. I aim to start an open discussion about each samples

Granite ball

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While I was traveling on my way to work in the municipality of Al-Houmiyat, located on Riyadh-Makkah road, I was stopped by the road of a rock like a ball. A scene of the kind that makes you pronounce "Wow" !! A large ball of rock rests on a few centimeters firmly.