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updated thu 11 mar 04


Snail Scott on wed 10 mar 04

At 06:53 AM 3/10/04 -0500, you wrote:
>>Well, I have had it in an open batter bowl on a windowsill for TWO WEEKS and
>>it doesn't evaporate down. It's quite amazing. I think something in the clay
>>particles form a film that blocks the water...

I have observed a similar effect, after screening
some native clay and letting it sit to thicken up.
Took forever, even here in the desert in summer.
There was definitely a thin layer of ultra-fine
particles on top.