Porcelain Basin

ShareTweet Porcelain Springs is an absolutely STUNNING sight in the Porcelain Basin in the Norris area of Yellowstone National Park.  It is called Porcelain Springs because of the siliceous sinter (also known as geyserite) mineral deposited all over the basin.  The hot water below the surface rises to the top and brings the siliceous sinter […]

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ShareTweet Colloidal Pool is a hot spring pool located in the Porcelain Basin in the Norris Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park.  Colloidal Pool is in the shape of a figure 8 and is a light blue color that is somewhat masked at times as steam wafts up from the surface of the pool.  It […]

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