moqui marbles, utah Iron oxide concretions (Moqui marbles) Moqui Marbles, hematite concretions, from the Navajo Sandstone of southeast Utah. Scale cube, with "W", is one centimeter square. The Navajo Sandstone is also well known among rockhounds for its hundreds of thousands of iron oxide concretions
*** The Paria Mountains' 18 miles from Kanab, Utah in Hwy 89. Paria Wilderness, Utah, USA. These mountains are found beside a dirt road that connects to Highway 89 just before the Paria River. Hwy 89 takes you from Kanab Utah to Page Arizona. The side of the mountains have spectacular colors (better that the Grand Canyon, Bryce, the Painted Dessert, the slot canyons and even White Pocket) due to their encrusted minerals like iron oxides, manganese, cobalt and others that geologists describe.
The surface texture of this vase was hand formed with a porcelain slip, which under stress creates a unique crackle effect that reveals the rich clay below. Each tree is hand sculpted, attached, undercut and treated with an iron oxide wash to create shadow and depth.
Jim Snitily 2200 F Cone 5 - I brushed three coats in different directions of the black ( also added 2% black iron oxide to the base) Then applied 2-3 coats of the crawl with 4 inch wide brush medium thick, just so it goes on smooth, not runny. When that dries, it will crack and that shows its thick enough
This simple recipe is an old stand by! It's just a 50/50 mix by volume of stain/oxide and Frit 3124. (ie 1 spoonful of each ingredient.) Red Iron Oxide Wash 1 Tablespoon Red Iron Oxide 1 Tablespoon Frit 3124 Water