Here we see the pipe crew approaching the blowhole.
As the crowd watches, sludge shoots out the pipe.
With buckets ready, the crowd anticipates the rare treasures from below.
We collect a handfull of HANKSITE crystals - KNa22(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
Sodium Potassium Sulfate Carbonate Chloride
A nice specimen.
No trip to Trona would be complete without a visit to the Pinnacles.
These calcium carbonate spires create an otherworldly landscape.
An October rainshower in the desert landscape of the Searles Lake Basin