Answer's to Monday's Photo Shoot:
1 - fern leaf fossil in clay, from a core (Pottsville formation (LPenn.), Black Warrior Basin, Brookwood, AL)
2 - conglomerate in a core (Pottsville Formation (LPenn.), Coosa coalfield)
3 - a band of garnets (reddish brown spots) in (primarily) quartz (Farmville Metagranite, Lee County AL)
4 - plastic rainbow slinky
5 - good 'ol fashion metal slinky
6 - the "grill" on my computer
7 - my sweater, which I was wearing because with our cold snap following the turning off of the heat in the building it is effin' cold in my office!