A medium-coarse textured, reddish clay. It is similar to Rod's Bod in throwing qualities, but fires to a darker brown color and has the same iron speckling. Death Valley Red is a good clay for small to medium pottery.
Wet Color: Red
Firing Color: Oxidation: Orange/Brown - Reduction: Dark Brown
Texture: Medium Coarse
Penetrometer Target: 7
Avg. Shrinkage 2±%: 12.5%
Avg. Water Absorption 1±%: 0.8%
COE x 10-6: 4.9