No. 119 Cross-cutting relationships puzzle block with inverted topography

Last known location: San Antonio, TX

No. 119 Cross-cutting relationships puzzle block with inverted topography

This wooden block features a basalt-capped plateau (black walnut) that is incised by rivers that are downcutting into a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, green poplar, beech, yellowheart, jatoba, and purpleheart. These strata are cross-cut by a complicated array of geologic structures, including thrust, normal, reverse, and strike-slip faults. These faults are cross-cut by two […]

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No. 118 Cross-cutting relationships puzzle block with inverted topography

Last known location: Aurora, CO

No. 118 Cross-cutting relationships puzzle block with inverted topography

This wooden block features a basalt-capped plateau (black walnut) that is incised by rivers that are downcutting into a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, yellowheart, green poplar, jatoba, beech, and purpleheart. These strata are cross-cut by a complicated array of geologic structures, including thrust, normal, reverse, and strike-slip faults. These faults are cross-cut by two […]

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No. 117 Cross-cutting relationships with highlighted normal faults & dike

Last known location: Los Angeles, CA

No. 117 - Cross-cutting highlighted normal faults & dike

This wooden block features a gently dipping stratified sequence of maple, cherry, yellowheart, green poplar, lovely figured Brazilian cherry, beech, maple veneer, purpleheart, and mahogany veneer. The sequence is cut by two, cross-cutting normal faults that are highlighted with maple (white) and Australian jarrah (red) veneers and a vertical dike of black walnut. Strata are […]

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No. 116 Cross-cutting relationships with highlighted normal faults & dike

Last known location: Houston, TX

No. 116 - Cross-cutting highlighted normal faults & dike

This wooden block features a gently dipping stratified sequence of maple, cherry, yellowheart, green poplar, lovely figured Brazilian cherry, beech, maple veneer, purpleheart, and mahogany veneer. The sequence is cut by two, cross-cutting normal faults that are highlighted with white maple and red Australian jarrah veneers and a vertical dike of black walnut. Strata are […]

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No. 115 Graben cut by dike

Last known location: Houston, TX

No. 115 - Graben cut by dike

This wooden block features a gently dipping stratified sequence of maple, cherry, green poplar, yellowheart, mahogany veneer, purpleheart, and beech. Two opposing normal faults cut this sequence and drop the central fault block in a full graben. The graben is then cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. Strata are exposed in a branching […]

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No. 114 Topographic map with dipping planes

Last known location: Cleveland, OH

No. 114 - Topographic map with dipping planes

This wooden block features a sequence of lovely birdseye maple interbedded with thin layers of cherry and quarter sawn English brown oak veneer. The layers of veneer create the illusion of a topographic contour map on the carved surfaces.Regular contours are outlined by lighter layers of cherry veneer. Index contour intervals are highlighted with brown […]

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No. 113 Topographic map block with dipping planes

Last known location: Urbana, IL

No. 113 - Topographic map with dipping planes

This wooden block features a sequence of lovely birdseye maple interbedded with thin layers of cherry and quarter sawn English brown oak veneer. The layers of veneer create the illusion of a topographic contour map on the carved surfaces.Regular contours are outlined by lighter layers of cherry veneer. Index contour intervals are highlighted with brown […]

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No. 112 Normal faults in tilted strata with dike

Last known location: Katy, TX

No. 112 - Normal faults in tilted strata with dike

This wooden block features a gently dipping stratified sequence of maple, cherry, green poplar, yellowheart, mahogany veneer, purpleheart, and beech. The sequence is cut by two normal faults and a dike of black walnut. Strata are exposed in a branching stream network to accentuate Rule of Vs patterns. This base of this block measures roughly […]

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No. 111 Topographic map with dipping planes

Last known location: Winfield, PA

No. 111 - Topographic map with dipping planes

This wooden block features a sequence of lovely birdseye maple interbedded with thin layers of cherry and quarter sawn English brown oak veneer. The layers of veneer create the illusion of a topographic contour map on the carved surfaces.Regular contours are outlined by lighter layers of cherry veneer. Index contour intervals are highlighted with brown […]

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No. 110 Topographic map block with dipping planes

Last known location: Waynesboro, VA

No. 110 - Topographic map with dipping planes

This wooden block features a sequence of lovely birdseye maple boards interlayered with thin veneer of cherry and quarter sawn English brown oak. The layers of veneer create the illusion of a topographic contour map on the carved surfaces. Regular contours are outlined by lighter layers of cherry veneer. Index contour intervals are highlighted with […]

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No. 109 Fold-thrust belt with klippes

Last known location: Jackson, WY

No. 109 fold-thrust belt with klippes

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of beech, green poplar, mahogany veneer, maple and Brazilian cherry that is cut by a series of thrust faults and involved in a number of thrust-related folds. Thrust faults ramp up section from a basal detachment atop the poplar. Thrust sheets of maple, Brazilian cherry, and mahogany veneer […]

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No. 108 Fold-thrust belt with klippe & fenster

Last known location: Urbana, IL

No. 108 fold-thrust belt with klippe & fenster

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of beech, green poplar, mahogany veneer, Brazilian cherry, and maple that is cut by a series of thrust faults and involved in a number of thrust-related folds. Thrust faults ramp up section from a basal detachment atop the poplar. Thrust sheets of Brazilian cherry, maple, and mahogany veneer […]

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No. 107 Cross-cutting faults & dikes

Last known location: Katy, TX

No. 107 - Cross-cutting faults & dikes

This wooden block features a gently dipping stratified sequence of maple, yellowheart, green poplar, cherry, purpleheart, and padauk. The sequence is cut by a normal fault, a reverse fault, and two dikes of black walnut. See if you can figure out the order of cross-cutting relationships! Strata are exposed in a branching stream network to […]

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No. 106 Horst & dike

Last known location: Salt Lake City, UT

No. 106 - Horst & dike

This wooden block features a gently dipping stratified sequence of mahogany, paduak, maple, mahogany veneer, cherry and maple veneer. These strata are cut by two normal faults with opposing dips, leaving a central uplifted horst. The entire sequence is then cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in broad valleys […]

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No. 105 Normal faults & dike with stream channels

Last known location: Oakland, CA

No. 105 - Normal faults & dike with stream channels

This wooden block features a gently dipping stratified sequence of paduak, maple, mahogany veneer, cherry and maple veneer that is cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. The sequence is exposed in a dendritic pattern of broad valleys to accentuate Rule of Vs patterns. Stream channels are chiseled into the bottoms of the main […]

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No. 104 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with tray

Last known location: Providence, RI

No. 104 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, quarter-sawn white oak, cherry, yellow heart, poplar, and purple Heart. Block A dip steeply down valley and give rise to a V pattern that opens up valley. Strata in Block B dip moderately up valley and […]

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No. 103 Fold-thrust belt

Last known location: Odessa, TX

No. 103 - Fold-thrust belt

This wooden block features a stratified sequence padauk, maple, mahogany, purple heart, and yellow heart that is cut by a series of thrust faults and involved in a number of thrust-related folds. Thrust faults ramp up section from a basal detachment atop the padauk. Thrust sheets of maple, mahogany, and purple heart are involved in […]

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No. 102 Graben cut by normal fault & dike

Last known location: Denton, UK

No. 102 - Graben cut by normal fault & dike

This wooden block features a gently dipping stratified sequence of mahogany, paduak, maple, mahogany veneer, cherry and maple veneer that is cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata and the dike are two normal faults with opposing dips that down-drop the central block into a graben. The entire sequence is then cut […]

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No. 101 Dipping strata, normal faults, & dike

Last known location: Rochester, NY

No. 101 - Dipping strata, normal faults, & dike

This wooden block features a gently dipping stratified sequence of paduak, maple, mahogany, and cherry that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in broad valleys to accentuate Rule of Vs patterns. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 by 5 inches and […]

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No. 100 Horst with cross-cutting normal fault and dike

Last known location: Elko, NV

No. 100 - Horst with cross-cutting normal fault and dike

NUMBER 100!!! This wooden block features a stratified sequence that begins with brilliant orange padauk and is followed by cherry, maple, purple heart, green poplar, and Brazilian cherry. These strata are cut by and down-dropped along two normal faults on either side of a horst. The horst is then cross-cut by a third normal fault […]

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No. 99 Graben with meandering V-shaped valleys and dike

Last known location: Houston, TX

No. 99 - Graben with meandering V-shaped valleys and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of brilliant orange padauk, cherry, maple, purple heart, green poplar, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in an intricately carved meandering, V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 […]

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No. 98 Opposing valleys cut by normal faults and dike

Last known location: Dahlonega, GA

No. 98 - Opposing valleys cut by normal faults and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, mahogany, two different shades of green poplar, maple veneer, and Brazilian cherry that is exposed in valleys with opposing slopes and cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 by 4 3/4 inches […]

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No. 97 Horst with dike incised by V-shaped river valleys

Last known location: Sebastopol, CA

No. 97 - Horst with dike incised by V-shaped river valleys

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, mahogany, two different shades of green poplar, maple veneer, and Brazilian cherry that is cut and down-dropped along two normal faults on either side of a horst. These strata are exposed in a dendritic pattern of V-shaped valleys. The strata are also cut by a […]

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No. 96 Fault bend fold with klippe & fenster

Last known location: Eau Claire, WI

This wooden block features a gently dipping stratified sequence of cherry, maple, mahogany, purple heart, green poplar, and Brazilian cherry that are cut by a thrust fault. The hanging wall is deformed into a fault-bend fold over a flat-ramp-flat transition in the thrust fault. Strata are incised by V-shaped, river cut valleys that downcut through […]

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No. 95 Normal faults, dike, and dendritic drainage pattern

Last known location: Lincoln, NE

This wooden block will feature a stratified sequence of hardwoods including cherry, maple, poplar, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata will be exposed in intricately carved dendritic pattern of V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block will measure roughly 4 1/4 […]

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No. 93 Cross-cutting normal & reverse faults with 2 dikes

Last known location: Greenville, NC

No. 99 - Graben with meandering V-shaped valleys and dike 4th

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of padauk, maple, purple heart, green poplar and Brazilian cherry that is cut by cross-cutting normal and reverse faults. The block is also cut by two dikes: (1) a thick black walnut dike with contact metamorphic zones of dark mahogany, and (2) a thin red mahogany dike. Strata […]

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No. 92 Cross-cutting normal faults with dike

Last known location: Lakewood, CO

No. 92 - Cross-cutting normal faults with dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of padauk, maple, purple heart, green poplar and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two cross-cutting normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in two broad, meandering valleys that accentuate the classic Rule of Vs patterns. The base of this large block […]

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No. 91 Normal faults with dike

Last known location: Marietta, NY

No. 91 - Normal faults with dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of paduak, maple, purple heart, green poplar and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in broad valley to accentuate Rule of Vs patterns. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 by 5 […]

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No. 90 Cross-cutting relationships and inverted topography

Last known location: Geneseo, NY

This block features a stratified sequence of cherry, green poplar, purpleheart, and maple that is cut by a number of geologic structures, including normal faults, reverse faults, thrust faults, and dikes. Resolving the order of cross-cutting relationships in this block is a fun challenge for even the most seasoned scientist! This sequence was then capped […]

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No. 89 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with tray

Last known location: Geneseo, NY

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of features a stratified sequence of cherry, green poplar, purpleheart, and maple. Strata in block A are cut by a reverse fault that is dipping up a valley. Strata in block B are intruded by a vertical dike of black walnut and […]

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No. 88 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with tray

Last known location: Geneseo, NY

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of features a stratified sequence of cherry, green poplar, purpleheart, and maple. Strata in block A are dipping steeply down a narrow valley. Strata in Block B are dipping shallowly down a broad valley. Strata in Block C are dipping shallowly up […]

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No. 87 Reverse faults with dike

Last known location: Geneseo, NY

This block features a stratified sequence of cherry, green poplar, purpleheart, and maple that are offset by two reverse faults and cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in a dendritic pattern of river-carved, V-shaped valleys. […]

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No. 86 Half-grabens with dike

Last known location: Geneseo, NY

This block features a stratified sequence of cherry, green poplar, purpleheart, and maple that are offset by two normal faults and cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in a dendritic pattern of broad, glacially-carved, U-shaped valleys. […]

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No. 85 Graben with incised alluvium

Last known location: Geneseo, NY

This block features a stratified sequence of cherry, green poplar, purpleheart, and maple that are offset by two normal faults and cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are down-dropped into a graben along the normal faults. Bedrock and yellowheart alluvial deposits accumulated in the graben are incised by glacial (U-shaped) and […]

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No. 84 A-D Faults teaching set with tray

Last known location: Alberta, Canada

No. 84 A-D - Faults teaching set with tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, yellow, heart, quarter-sawn white oak, Tzalam, cherry, and purpleheart. Strata in block A are cut by a normal fault. Strata in Block B are cut by a steeply dipping reverse fault. Strata in Block C are […]

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No. 83 Cross-cutting relationships challenge!

Last known location: New York, NY

No. 83 - Cross-cutting relationships challenge!

Can you resolve the geologic history of this block!? This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, Padauk, mahogany, poplar, yellow heart, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by a sequence of geologic structures that includes 3 normal faults and 2 dikes (1/16 inch mahogany and 1/8 black walnut). The strata and geologic structures […]

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No. 82 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: Urbana, IL

No. 82 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, quarter-sawn white oak, cherry, yellowheart, poplar, and purpleheart. Strata in Block A dip moderately down valley and give rise to a constricted V pattern. Block B dip steeply down valley and give rise to a V […]

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No. 81 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: Urbana, IL

No. 81 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, quarter-sawn white oak, cherry, yellowheart, poplar, and purpleheart. Strata in Block A dip moderately down valley and give rise to a constricted V pattern. Strata in Block B dip moderately up valley and give rise to […]

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No. 80 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with green poplar tray

Last known location: Melbourne, Australia

No. 80 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with green poplar tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) large wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, yellow, heart, quarter-sawn white oak, Tzalam, cherry, and purple heart. Strata in Block A dip moderately down valley and give rise to a constricted V pattern. Strata in Block B dip moderately up valley and […]

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No. 79 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: Urbana, IL

No. 79 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, quarter-sawn white oak, cherry, yellowheart, poplar, and purpleheart. Strata in Block A dip moderately down valley and give rise to a constricted V pattern. Strata in Block B dip steeply up valley and give rise to […]

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No. 78 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: Urbana, IL

No. 78 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, quarter-sawn white oak, cherry, yellowheart, poplar, and purpleheart. Strata in Block A dip moderately down valley and give rise to a constricted V pattern. Strata in Block B dip moderately up valley and give rise to […]

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No. 77 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: Charlotte, NC

No. 77 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, quarter-sawn white oak, cherry, yellowheart, poplar, and purpleheart. Strata in Block A dip steeply up valley and give rise to a V pattern that opens down valley. Strata in Block B dip moderately up valley and […]

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No. 76 Normal faults with V-shaped valleys

Last known location: Zurich, Switzerland

No. 76 - Normal faults with V-shaped valleys

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of padauk, maple, purple heart, poplar, and yellow heart that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in two V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 inches square and is finished with Tried […]

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No. 75 A-D Faults teaching set with tray

Last known location: Zurich, Switzerland

No. 75 A-D - Faults teaching set with tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, yellow, heart, quarter-sawn white oak, Tzalam, cherry, and purple heart. Strata in Block A are cut by a steeply dipping reverse faulty. Strata in Block B are cut by a low-angle thrust fault. Strata in block […]

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No. 74 A-D Faults teaching set with tray

Last known location: London, UK

No. 74 A-D - Faults teaching set with tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, yellow, heart, quarter-sawn white oak, Tzalam, cherry, and purple heart. Strata in Block A are cut by a low-angle thrust fault. Strata in Block B are cut by a steeply dipping reverse faulty. Strata in block […]

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No. 73 LeeAnn’s full graben with dendritic drainage model

Last known location: Eagle River, AK

LeeAnn's large Rule of Vs Teaching set (No.66) & full graben with dendritic drainage model (No. 73) 5th

The base of each of the four blocks measures roughly 3 1/4 by 2 and 1/4 inches. This teaching set comes with it’s own tray of lovely green poplar. The walls of the box have a continuous grain pattern that wraps around all four sides. The set is finished with Tried & True® linseed oil […]

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No. 72 Normal faults with dendritic drainage pattern

Last known location: Oakland, CA

No. 72 - Normal faults with dendritic drainage pattern

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, yellow heart, poplar and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in intricately carved dendritic pattern of V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 inches square and […]

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No. 71 Normal faults with dendritic drainage pattern

Last known location: Snoqualmie, WA

No. 71 - Normal faults with dendritic drainage pattern

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, yellow heart, poplar and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in intricately carved dendritic pattern of V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 inches square and […]

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No. 70 Reverse faults and V-shaped valleys

Last known location: Ann Arbor, MI

No. 70 - Reverse faults and V-shaped valleys

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, yellow heart, poplar, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two reverse faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 by 4 1/2 inches and is finished with Tried […]

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No. 69 Reverse faults with opposing valleys

Last known location: Houston, TX

No. 69 - Reverse faults with opposing valleys

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of cherry, maple, paduak, purple heart, poplar, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two reverse faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in V-shaped, river-cut valleys with opposing slopes. The base of the block measures roughly 4 by 4 1/2 inches and […]

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No. 68 Cross-cutting normal faults with dendritic drainage pattern

Last known location: Montano, Italy

No. 68 - Cross-cutting normal faults with dendritic drainage pattern

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, tzalam, mahogany, poplar, Purple Heart, paduak, and maple that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in intricately carved dendritic pattern of V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 by 4 […]

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No. 67 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: Blaine, WA

No. 67 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, yellow, heart, quarter-sawn white oak, Tzalam, cherry, and purple heart. Strata in Block A dip steeply up valley and give rise to a V pattern that opens down valley. Strata in Block B dip steeply down […]

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No. 66 A-D LeeAnn’s large Rule of Vs Teaching set

Last known location: Eagle River, AK

LeeAnn's large Rule of Vs Teaching set (No.66) & full graben with dendritic drainage model (No. 73) 4th

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, yellow, heart, quarter-sawn white oak, Tzalam, cherry, and purple heart. Strata in Block A dip steeply down valley and give rise to a V pattern that opens up valley. Block B dip moderately down valley and […]

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No. 65 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: State College, PA

No. 65 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, yellow, heart, quarter-sawn white oak, Tzalam, cherry, and purple heart. Strata in Block A dip steeply down valley and give rise to a V pattern that opens up valley. Strata in Block B dip moderately up […]

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No. 64 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: Madison, WI

No. 64 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, yellow, heart, quarter-sawn white oak, Tzalam, cherry, and purple heart. Strata in Block A dip moderately up valley and give rise to a V pattern that opens down valley. Strata in Block B dip steeply down […]

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No. 63 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: Spring, TX

No. 63 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, yellow, heart, quarter-sawn white oak, Tzalam, cherry, and purple heart. Strata in Block A dip steeply down valley and give rise to a V pattern that opens up valley. Block A is also cut by a […]

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No. 62 Normal faults with dendritic drainage pattern

Last known location: Spring, TX

No. 62 - Normal faults with dendritic drainage pattern

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Tzalam, cherry, maple, paduak, purple heart, poplar, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in intricately carved dendritic pattern of V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/8 by […]

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No. 61 Full graben basin with dendritic drainage pattern

Last known location: Clarksville, TN

No. 61 - Full graben basin with dendritic drainage pattern

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, tzalam, mahogany, poplar, Purple Heart, paduak, and maple that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in intricately carved dendritic pattern of V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/8 by […]

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No. 60 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: Blaine, WA

No. 60 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, maple, quarter-sawn white oak, cherry, and purple Heart. Strata in Block A dip steeply down valley and give rise to a V pattern that opens up valley. Strata in Block B dip moderately down valley and give […]

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No. 59 A-D Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Last known location: Spring, TX

No. 59 A-D - Rule of Vs teaching set with continuous grain tray

Set of four (A, B, C, D) wooden blocks that feature stratified sequences of walnut, Brazilian cherry, yellow heart, maple, quarter-sawn white oak, cherry, and purple Heart. Strata in Block A dip moderately down valley and give rise to a constricted V pattern. Strata in Block B dip very shallowly down valley and give rise […]

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No. 58 Normal faults, dike, and mountain streams

Last known location: New York, NY

No. 58 - Normal faults, dike, and mountain streams

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, mahogany, poplar, purple heart, cherry, and paduak that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in intricately carved dendritic pattern of V-shaped, river-cut valleys that radiate out from a mountain pean. The base of the block […]

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No. 57 Normal faults, dike, and dendritic drainage pattern

Last known location: Vernon, CT

No. 57 - Normal faults, dike, and dendritic drainage pattern

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of African mahogany, white oak, cherry, paduak, maple, poplar , and mahogany that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in intricately carved dendritic pattern of V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 […]

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No. 56 Inverted topography with normal & reverse faults

Last known location: East Lansing, MI

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of cherry, white oak, purpleheart, maple, paduak, green poplar, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by normal & reverse faults. The sequence is capped by a lava flow of black walnut that that shielded underlying rocks from erosion. […]

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No. 55 Normal faults, dike, and dendritic drainage pattern

Last known location: Spring, TX

No. 55 - Normal faults, dike, and dendritic drainage pattern

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of tzalan, cherry, ash, purpleheart, paduak, maple, mahogany, poplar, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in intricately carved dendritic pattern of V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 […]

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No. 54 Graben with dendritic drainage pattern and dike

Last known location: Spring, TX

No. 54 - Graben with dendritic drainage pattern and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of tzalan, maple, ash, purpleheart, cherry, Paduak, mahogany, poplar, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in an intricately carved dendritic drainage patter of V-shaped, river-cut valleys. The base of the block measures roughly […]

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No. 53 Normal faults, dike, and river carved valleys

Last known location: Vernon, CT

No. 53 - Normal faults, dike, and river carved valleys

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of tzalan, cherry, ash, purpleheart, paduak, maple, mahogany, poplar, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in intricately carved river-cut, V-shaped valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 by 4 1/2 […]

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No. 52 Horst & graben with opposing v-shaped valleys

Last known location: Vernon, CT

No. 52 - Horst & graben with opposing v-shaped valleys

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of tzalan, maple, ash, purpleheart, cherry, paduak, maple, mahogany, poplar, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two opposing normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. The central fault block is uplifted as a horst relative to its two flanking down dropped hanging walls. These strata […]

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No. 51 Normal faults, dike, and river carved valleys

Last known location: Vernon, CT

No. 51 - Normal faults, dike, and river carved valleys

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of tzalan, cherry, ash, purpleheart, paduak, maple, mahogany, poplar, and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in three intricately carved river-cut, V-shaped valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 by 4 […]

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No. 50 Fault bend fold with dike and normal fault

Last known location: Vallejo, CA

This wooden block features a sequence of maple, purpleheart, cherry, tzalan, and yellowheart that is involved in a fault-bend fold, intruded by a vertical dike of black walnut, and cut by a normal fault. The base of the block measures roughly 5 by 6 inches and is finished with Tried & True® linseed oil and […]

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No. 49 Horst and grabens cut by dike

Last known location: Spring, TX

No. 49 - Horst and grabens cut by dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, Brazilian cherry, poplar, paduak, and movingui that is cut by two opposing normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in an uplifted central horst that is incised by two opposing, river-cut, V-shaped valleys. The dike erodes relatively easily and […]

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No. 48 Normal faults and dike exposed in opposing V-shaped valleys

Last known location: Spring, TX

No. 48 - Normal faults and dike exposed in opposing V-shaped valleys

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, Brazilian cherry, poplar, paduak, and movingui that is cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. These strata are exposed in opposing river-cut, V-shaped valleys. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 inches square and is finished with Tried […]

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No. 47 Inverted topography with headward erosion & stream piracy

Last known location: Houston, TX

No. 47 - Inverted topography with headward erosion & stream piracy

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple and Brazilian cherry that is cut by two, cross-cutting normal faults and is capped by a basalt flow of black walnut. Once filling the floor of a river valley, the basalt flow shielded the underlying rocks from subsequent erosion. Erosion carved new river valleys on either […]

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No. 46 Cross-cutting reverse faults with dike

Last known location: Houston, TX

No. 46 - Cross-cutting reverse faults with dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of tzalam, cherry, maple, Brazilian cherry, poplar, and mahogany that is cut by two, cross-cutting reverse faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 by 5 inches and is finished with Tried & True® linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 45 Cross-cutting normal & reverse faults with dike

Last known location: Sacramento, CA

No. 45 - Cross-cutting normal & reverse faults with dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, maple, poplar, mahogany, cherry, and tzalam that are cut by cross-cutting reverse and normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 inches square and is finished with a gloss polyurethane. […]

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No. 44 Horst separating opposing valleys with dike

Last known location: Morton Grove, IL

No. 44 - Horst separating opposing valleys with dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, cherry, maple, mahogany, and poplar that is exposed in opposing valleys carved into strata down-dropped along normal faults on either side of a horst. The strata are also cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. One of the faults is a scissor fault The […]

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No. 43 Opposing valleys cut by reverse faults and dike

Last known location: Green Bay, WI

No. 43 - Opposing valleys cut by reverse faults and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of poplar, Brazilian cherry, maple, cherry, and Tzalam that is exposed in opposing valleys and cut by two reverse faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. One of the faults is a scissor fault The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 by 5 inches and […]

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No. 42 Opposing valleys cut by reverse faults and dike

Last known location: Glen Ellyn, IL

No. 42 - Opposing valleys cut by reverse faults and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, Brazilian cherry, poplar, mahogany, maple, and cherry that is exposed in opposing valleys and cut by two reverse faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. One of the faults is a scissor fault The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 by 5 inches […]

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No. 41 Graben with scissor fault and a dike

Last known location: Glen Ellyn, IL

No. 41 - Graben with scissor fault and a dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Tzalam, poplar, mahogany, maple, cherry, and Brazilian cherry that are cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. One of the faults is a scissor fault The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 inches square and is finished with linseed oil […]

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No. 40 Graben with two drainages and a dike

Last known location: Glen Ellyn, IL

No. 40 - Graben with two drainages and a dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Tzalam, cherry, maple, Brazilian cherry, poplar, and mahogany that are cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 5 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 39 Fault bend fold

Last known location: Kohler, WI

No. 39 - Fault bend fold

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of padauk, Brazilian cherry, poplar, cherry, and purple heart that are cut by a thrust fault. The hanging wall of the thrust is deformed into a fault-bend fold. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches and is finished with linseed oil and […]

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No. 38 Synthetic normal faults & a dike

Last known location: Champaign, IL

No. 38 - Synthetic normal faults & a dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, cherry, maple, movingui, and mahogany that are cut by two, synthetic normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 37 Opposing valleys cut by reverse faults & dike

Last known location: Sedalia, CO

No. 37 - Opposing valleys cut by reverse faults & dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, poplar, purple heart, and Brazilian cherry exposed in a pair of opposing valleys that are cut by two reverse faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 36 Cross-cutting normal faults and a dike

Last known location: Butte, MT

No. 36 - Cross-cutting normal faults and a dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, poplar, purple heart, and Brazilian cherry exposed in a pair of u-shaped valleys that are cut by cross-cutting normal faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 35 Opposing valleys cut by normal faults and dike

Last known location: Sedalia, CO

No. 35 - Opposing valleys cut by normal faults and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, poplar, purple heart, and Brazilian cherry exposed in opposing valleys and are cut by a normal fault and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 34 Horst and graben valleys

Last known location: Blaine, WA

No. 34 - Horst and graben valleys

This wooden block features full graben basin bounded by two normal faults cutting a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, cherry, maple, movingui, and mahogany. The base of the block measures roughly 4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 33 Opposing valleys with normal faults and a zoned dike

Last known location: Spring, TX

No. 33 - Opposing valleys with normal faults and a zoned dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, beech, mahogany, poplar, purple heart, movingui, and white oak that are exposed in opposing valleys and are cut by two normal faults and a vertical zoned dike of black walnut and mahogany. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 inches square and is […]

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No. 32 Cross-cutting reverse faults with dike

Last known location: Champaign, IL

No. 32 - Cross-cutting reverse faults with dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, beech, mahogany, poplar, purple heart, movingui, and white oak that are cut by two, cross-cutting reverse faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 31 Horst & Graben with dike

Last known location: Fargo, ND

No. 31 - Horst & Graben with dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, beech, mahogany, poplar, purple heart, movingui, and white oak that are cut by two normal faults and a vertical dike of Brazilian cherry. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 by 5 inches and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 30 Reverse faults cut by dike with alteration

Last known location: Irvine, CA

No. 30 - Reverse faults cut by dike with alteration

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, beech, poplar, mahogany, movingui, purple heart, and oak that are cut by two reverse faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. Zones of contact metamorphism (mahogany) occur on either side of the dike. The base of the block measures roughly 5 inches square and is […]

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No. 29 Cross-cutting faults with dike

Last known location: Aberdeen, UK

No. 29 - Cross-cutting faults with dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, beech, poplar, mahogany, movingui, purple heart, and oak that are cut by two cross-cutting faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 5 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 28 Reverse faults with dike

Last known location: Aberdeenshire, UK

No. 28 - Reverse faults with dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, beech, poplar, mahogany, movingui, purple heart, and oak that are cut by two reverse faults and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 5 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 27 Cross-cutting faults

Last known location: Bakersfield, CA

No. 27 - Cross-cutting faults

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Padauk, poplar, Mahogany, cherry, and Brazilian cherry that are cross-cut by two faults. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 26 Scissor fault with dike

Last known location: Indianapolis, IN

No. 26 - Scissor fault with dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of beech, poplar, mahogany, movingui, maple, purple heart, and Brazilian cherry that are cut by a scissoring normal fault and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 by 4 3/4 inches and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 25 Opposing valleys cut by reverse fault and dike

Last known location: Glen Ellyn, IL

No. 25 - Opposing valleys cut by reverse fault and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of poplar, beech, movingui, mahogany, purple heart, maple, and Brazilian cherry that are cut by a reverse fault and a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch […]

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No. 24 Valleys cut by normal faults and dike

Last known location: Golden, CO

No. 24 - Valleys cut by normal faults and dike

This wooden block features two closely spaced normal faults and a dike of black walnut cutting stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, maple, purple heart, cherry, movingui, poplar, and beech. The base of the block measures roughly 3 3/4 by 4 1/2 inches and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 23 Two valleys cut by normal faults and dike

Last known location: Glen Ellyn, IL

No. 23 - Two valleys cut by normal faults and dike

This wooden block features two normal faults and a dike of black walnut cutting stratified sequence of poplar, beech, movingui, maple, purple heart, and Brazilian cherry layers . The base of the block measures roughly 4 3/4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 22 Two valleys cut by a reverse faults and narrow dike

Last known location: Shoreline, WA

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of poplar, beech, movingui, purple heart, maple, and Brazilian cherry layers that are cut by a reverse faults and a narrow dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 by 4 1/4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 21 Valleys cut by 2 reverse faults and dike

Last known location: Las Vegas, NV

No. 21 - Valleys cut by 2 reverse faults and dike

This wooden block features two reverse faults and a dike of black walnut cutting stratified sequence of poplar, beech, movingui, maple, purple heart, and Brazilian cherry layers . The base of the block measures roughly 5 by 4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 20 Reverse fault and dike cutting opposing valleys

Last known location: Palmdale, CA

No. 20 - Reverse fault and dike cutting opposing valleys

This wooden block features an a reverse faulted stratified sequence of poplar, beech, movingui, purple heart, maple, and Brazilian cherry layers that are cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 3/4 by 4 1/2 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 19 Inverted topography, basalt flow-filled valley turned plateau

Last known location: Eagle River, AK

No. 19 - Inverted topography, basalt flow-filled valley turned plateau

This wooden block features an a basalt (black walnut) capped plateau carved by rivers from a stratified sequence of poplar, beech, movingui, maple, purple heart, and Brazilian cherry layers that are cut by a both reverse and normal faults. The basalt flow is erupting from the base of a cinder cone of black walnut. The […]

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No. 18 Normal faulted strata dipping up and down opposing U-shaped valleys

Last known location: Harrisonburg, VA

No. 18 – Normal faulted strata dipping up and down opposing U-shaped valleys

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, Brazilian cherry, mahogany, poplar, and padauk layers that are dip up and down broad, opposing U-shaped valleys that are cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4.25 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 17 Normal fault and dike in broad opposing valleys

Last known location: Sidney, OH

No. 17 – Normal fault and dike in broad opposing valleys

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, maple, padauk, poplar, purple heart, and mahogany layers that are dip up and down broad, opposing valleys that are cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4.5 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 16 Normal faults and dike in opposing valleys

Last known location: McFarland, WI

No. 16 – Normal faults and dike in opposing valleys

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, maple, padauk, purple heart, and mahogany layers that are dip up and down opposing valleys that are cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4.25 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 15 Dipping across valley with normal fault and dike

Last known location: Madison, WI

No. 15 – Dipping across valley with normal fault and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, maple, poplar, purple heart, and cherry layers that dip across a valley and are cut by a normal fault and a dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 14 Scissor faults and dike

Last known location: Kingston, NY

No. 14 – Scissor faults and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, maple, poplar, purple heart, and cherry layers that are cut by scissor faults and a dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 3 1/4 by 4 1/5 inches and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 13 Dipping up a valley with a normal fault and dike

Last known location: Hamilton, NY

No. 13 – Dipping up a valley with a normal fault and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, maple, poplar, purple heart, and cherry layers dipping up a valley that are cut by a normal fault and a dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 12 Dipping steeply up a valley with sill

Last known location: Sun Prairie, WI

No. 12 – Dipping steeply up a valley with sill

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of padauk, cherry, poplar, purple heart, maple, and Brazilian cherry layers that are steeply dipping up a valley that is cut by a sill of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 11 Dipping down a valley with normal fault and dike

Last known location: Glen Ellyn, IL

No. 11 – Dipping down a valley with normal fault and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of cherry, poplar, purple heart, maple, and Brazilian cherry layers that are dipping down a valley that follows the trace of a normal fault and is cut by a dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 inches square and is finished with linseed […]

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No. 10 Thrust faulted sequence dipping up a valley

Last known location: Kingston, NY

No. 10 – Thrust faulted sequence dipping up a valley

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of cherry, poplar, purple heart, maple, and Brazilian cherry layers that are dipping up a valley and cut by a thrust fault and a dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 9 U and V-shaped valleys with normal faults and dike

Last known location: Bakersfield, CA

No. 9 – U and V-shaped valleys with normal faults and dike

This wooden block features both U and V-shaped valleys in stratified sequence of maple, cherry, poplar, and padauk layers that are cut by normal faults and a dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 8 Opposing V-shaped valleys with normal faults and dike

Last known location: Butte, MT

No. 8 – Opposing V-shaped valleys with normal faults and dike

This wooden block features opposing V-shaped valleys in stratified sequence of maple, cherry, poplar, and padauk layers that are cut by normal faults and a dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 7 Headward erosion in stream valley with normal faults and dike

Last known location: Riverside, CA

No. 7 – Headward erosion in stream valley with normal faults and dike

This wooden block features a broad valley carved by streams with dendritic patterns of headward erosion into a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, poplar, and padauk layers that are cut by normal faults and a dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 5 inches square and is finished with linseed oil […]

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No. 6 U-shaped valleys with normal faults and dike

Last known location: Mineral Point, WI

No. 6 – U-shaped valleys with normal faults and dike

This wooden block features U-shaped valleys in a stratified sequence of maple, cherry, poplar, and padauk layers that are cut by normal faults and a dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 4 1/2 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 5 Ridge cut by thrust fault and dike

Last known location: Palmdale, CA

No. 5 – Ridge cut by thrust fault and dike

This wooden block features a ridge underlain by a stratified sequence of cherry, maple, redwood, purple heart, and oak layers that are cut by a thrust fault and a dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 2 and 3/4 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 4 Dipping down broad valley cut by a normal fault and dike

Last known location: McFarland, WI

No. 4 – Dipping down broad valley cut by a normal fault and dike

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, cherry, maple, redwood, purple heart, and oak layers that dip down a broad valley and are cut by a normal fault and a dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 3 inches square and is finished with linseed oil and beeswax. […]

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No. 3 Dipping down U-shaped valleys cut by normal fault

Last known location: Boise, ID

No. 3 – Dipping down U-shaped valleys cut by normal fault

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of oak, purple heart, redwood, maple, cherry, and Brazilian cherry layers that dip down U-shaped valleys and are cut by a normal fault. The base of the block measures roughly 3 inches square and is finished with oil based polyurethane for durability. […]

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No. 2 Dipping down a valley with dike

Last known location: Glen Ellyn, IL

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This wooden block features a stratified sequence of maple, redwood, cherry, pine, purple heart, and Brazilian cherry layers that dip down a valley and are cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 3 inches square and is finished with oil based polyurethane for durability. […]

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No. 1 – Shallowly dipping up a valley with dike

Last known location: College Station, TX

This wooden block features a stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, purple heart, pine, cherry, redwood, and poplar layers that dip shallowly up a valley and are cut by a vertical dike of black walnut. The base of the block measures roughly 3 inches square and is finished with oil based polyurethane for durability. […]

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Charcuterie board with fault & dike

Last known location: Boulder, CO

Charcuterie board with fault & dike

This charcuterie board features a gently dipping stratified sequence of cherry, maple, purpleheart, padauk, Brazilian cherry, yellow heart, and beech. These strata are first cut by a fault and then a dike of black walnut. The dike has contact metamorphic zones of beautiful red jarrah veneer along its margins. Perfect for serving appetizers for small […]

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Cutting board with fault & dike

Last known location: Palatine, IL

Cutting board with fault & dike Palatine

This cutting board features a gently dipping stratified sequence of maple, padauk, yellow heart, cherry, mahogany, and Brazilian cherry. These strata are cut by a fault and intruded by a dike of black walnut. The dike has contact metamorphic zones of mahogany along its margins. This large board measures 11 x 20 x 1.5 inches. […]

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Cutting board with fault & dike

Last known location: Lodi, CA

Cutting board with fault & dike Lodi

This cutting board features a gently dipping stratified sequence of Brazilian cherry, yellow heart, purple heart, maple, padauk, and cherry. These strata are cut by a fault and intruded by a dike of black walnut. The dike has contact metamorphic zones of mahogany along its margins. The board measures 11 1/4 x 16 1/2 x […]

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Cutting board with reverse fault, normal fault, & dike

Last known location: Madison, WI

Cutting board with reverse fault, normal fault, & dike

This cutting board features a gently dipping stratified sequence of cherry, maple, purpleheart, padauk, Brazilian cherry, yellow heart, and beech. These strata are first cut by a reverse fault, then by a normal fault, and finally by a dike of black walnut. The dike has contact metamorphic zones of beautiful red jarrah veneer along its […]

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Cutting board with dike, reverse fault & normal fault

Last known location: Normal, IL

Cutting board with dike, reverse fault & normal fault

This cutting board features a gently dipping stratified sequence of cherry, maple, purpleheart, padauk, Brazilian cherry, yellow heart, and beech. These strata are first cut by a dike of black walnut. The dike has contact metamorphic zones of beautiful red jarrah veneer along its margins. The intruded sequence is then cut by a reverse fault […]

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Cutting board with cross-cutting normal faults & dike

Last known location: Miami, FL

Cutting board with cross-cutting normal faults & dike

This cutting board features a gently dipping stratified sequence of cherry, maple, purpleheart, padauk, Brazilian cherry, yellow heart, and beech. These strata are first cut by a normal fault and then a dike of black walnut. The dike has contact metamorphic zones of beautiful red jarrah veneer along its margins. The faulted and intruded sequence […]

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