Saturday was the first field trip of the year for the Owyhee Gem and Mineral Society. The group headed to Reynolds Creek to collect petrified wood. The wood from this location takes some work to find, not much is found on the surface. After a lot of digging I did manage to find some small pieces. The first few pictures below show how well this material polishes.
Reynolds creek is a very special place to me. Before my grandfather passed away he told me that our family had ties to the area and that our ancestors were some of the earliest settlers of the area. He told me that the name I should look up was Scott. After doing some research I found that our family