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April 20, 2014 Weekly Weather and Mineral Guess

April 20, 2014

 

Chalcedony, Denmark

Chalcedony, Denmark

 

Chalcedony, Titus_cameo, 200BC

Chalcedony, Titus_cameo, 200BC

 

White Chalcedony Bracelet

White Chalcedony Bracelet

 

White Chalcedony Cross  Peridot Pendant on Solid Gold.  rikoo.com

White Chalcedony Cross Peridot Pendant on Solid Gold. rikoo.com

 

White Chalcedony Drop Earrings

White Chalcedony Drop Earrings

 

White Chalcedony Earrings

White Chalcedony Earrings

 

White Chalcedony from Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico.  © www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com

White Chalcedony from Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico. © http://www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com

 

White Chalcedony Polished Cabachons.  indogemstone.com

White Chalcedony Polished Cabachons. indogemstone.com

 

White Chalcedony, Sterling Silver Rounds.  Caroline Kate Designs

White Chalcedony, Sterling Silver Rounds. Caroline Kate Designs

 

White-Chalcedony Crystal-Ball, $30

White-Chalcedony Crystal-Ball, $30

Greetings from the Bluff Park Back Porch, way up yonder on Shades Mountain (1,109′) in Alabama:



For the previous week,0.4 inches of rain fell on BP2 The weekly high was 81 and the weekly low was 34.

Metro Birmingham Forecast
for the New Week


    80 is the forecast high for Thursday, and 45 is the forecast low for Wednesday morning. 
    0.3″ of rain is forecast for the week.  Rain by Monday and Tuesday.>    Monday Pm – Tues AM (?):  Possibility of strong storms in front of the front that comes through Monday.

 

Weather Guesses

Alabama All Weather Hazards Awareness:
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/images/bmx/aware/swaw_2011/web_version2.pdf

NWS, Huntsville, AL
:            http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hun/
NWS, Birmingham, AL:        http://www.srh.noaa.gov/bmx/
NWS, Mobile, AL:                   http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mob/



Metro Birmingham.  Compliments of ABC3340
http://www.alabamawx.com/?page_id=31752

Partly_Cloudy_Icon Sunday April 20
Mostly sunny and seasonably warm, except south of I-85/US-80 where clouds hang tough.
Afternoon High 78
Wind: NE 5-10 mph Sun percentage: 85%   Hours of rain: 0
Rain potential: 0.00″ Severe weather threat: None
Sun_PM_T-Storms_Icon Monday April 21
Partly sunny, with increasing clouds.  A shower by afternoon, showers and storms overnight.
Morning Low 50   Afternoon High 78
Wind: SE/S 6-12 mph    Sun percentage: 60%    Hours of rain: 1
Rain potential: 0.20″    Severe weather threat: None
T-Storms_Icon Tuesday April 22
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and storms.  Afternoon storms may be strong.
Morning Low 59   Afternoon High 73
Wind: SW 6-14 mph    Sun percentage: 20%    Hours of rain: 1
Rain potential: 0.30″    Severe weather threat: None
Sunny_Icon Wednesday April 23
Mostly sunny and mild.
Morning Low 49   Afternoon High 76
Wind: N 6-12 mph    Sun percentage: 85%    Hours of rain: 0
Rain potential: 0.00″    Severe weather threat: None
Partly_Cloudy_Icon Thursday April 24
Mostly sunny and mild.  
Morning Low 45   Afternoon High 80
Wind: S 6-12 mph    Sun percentage: 80%    Hours of rain: 0
Rain potential: 0.00″    Severe weather threat: None
Showers_Icon Friday April 25
Mostly cloudy.  Showers and storms arrive late. 
Morning Low 58   Afternoon High 76
Wind: S 6-14 mph Sun percentage: 30% Hours of rain: 1
Rain potential: 0.20″ Severe weather threat: None
Showers_Icon Saturday April 26
Showers and storms during the monring.
Morning Low 59   Afternoon High 77
Wind:  SW/W 6-14 mph Sun percentage: 45% Hours of rain: 1
Rain potential: 0.20″ Severe weather threat: None

 

Weather Underground Map for Metro Birmingham (Just wander around the state to pick you closest weather station).
http://www.wunderground.com/wundermap/?lat=33.24038696&lon=-86.82407379&zoom=10&pin=

Monthly Forecast by AccuWeather

http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/birmingham-al/35203/april-weather/346630?monyr=4/1/2014

Alabama Climate Data
http://nsstc.uah.edu/alclimate/climate/daily_climate.php




Minerals and Rocks = “The Good Life from the Ground”
“If it ain’t grown, its got to be mined”

Gemstone Guesses


We will continue down the Chalcedony path and look at all the branches.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chalcedony
>    I think that this will be the end, for the time being, for

To date:  Chalcedony is the cryptocrystalline variety of quartz and includes agate, aventurine, bloodstone, blue chalcedony, carnelian, CHERT-FLINT, Crysophrase, Jasper, mtorolite, Onyx, Petrified Dinosaur Bone, Coprolite, Petrified Wood, PraseThunder Eggs, White Chalcedony.

>    Our Mineral Guest this week White Chalcedony.

????? For the future, If you have any suggestions for the Geologic Realm, especially in gems and minerals, let me know, otherwise I will pick.
I will probably stray into ROCKS, since minerals make up rocks.  R


White Chalcedony Images.
http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images;_ylt=A0LEVxgf6VFTpUoA.e9XNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTB0ZGk2Z2FqBHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2JmMQR2dGlkA1ZJUDA3N18x?_adv_prop=image&fr=moz35&va=White+Chalcedony

White Chalcedony Jewelry Images
http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images;_ylt=A0LEV2Ev7lFTeloAChJXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTB0ZGk2Z2FqBHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2JmMQR2dGlkA1ZJUDA3N18x?_adv_prop=image&fr=moz35&sz=all&va=white+chalcedony+jewelry

White Chalcedony Jewelry Prices
http://shopping.search.yahoo.com/search;_ylt=A0LEVymU6lFTxR0AuSFXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTB0ZGk2Z2FqBHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2JmMQR2dGlkA1ZJUDA3N18x?p=white+chalcedony&trbkt=VIP077

Chalcedony Images-History-Metaphysical Lore :
http://meanings.crystalsandjewelry.com/chalcedony

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Figure 1:    Chalcedony, Denmark
Figure 2:    Chalcedony, Titus Cameo, 200BC
Figure 3:    White Chalcedony Bracelet
Figure 4:    White Chalcedony Cross  Peridot Pendant on Solid Gold.  rikoo.com
Figure 5:    White Chalcedony Drop Earrings
Figure 6:    White Chalcedony Earrings
Figure 7:    White Chalcedony from Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico.  © http://www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com
Figure 8:    White Chalcedony Polished Cabachons.  indogemstone.com
Figure 9:    White Chalcedony, Sterling Silver Rounds.  Caroline Kate Designs
Figure 10:   White-Chalcedony Crystal-Ball, $30

Have A Good Week!

Randy/Randall

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