Mimetolith of a reader at sunrise, City of Rocks State Park, Faywood NM, April 11, 2017

The Reader

Mimetolith at Sunrise, City of Rocks State Park, Faywood NM

April 11, 2017

The Reader

I caught this guy reading just as the rising sun came broke over the rocks.

Mimetoliths

Mimetoliths are a form of pareidolia found in rocks that come to mimic recognizable forms through the random processes of formation, weathering and erosion. Usually the rock is larger than the object it resembles, such as a cliff profile resembling a human face.