ObscUrban Legend Wikia
Advertisement
Ringing Stones
Ringing.jpg
A child striking one of the rocks
Background
Type Phenomena
Continent All
Country All
One-Time? No
Theories  · Rock texture

Ringing Stones, also known as ringing rocks, sonorous rocks or lithophonic rocks, are rocks that have the property of resonating like a bell when struck.

Here is a list of known sites:

  • Ringing Rocks Park - Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Ringing Rocks Park - Lower Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Bell Rock Range - Western Australia, Australia
  • Musical Stones of Skiddaw - Cumbria, England
  • Ringing Rocks Point of Interest - Ringing Rocks, Montana, United States
  • The Hill of the Bells (Cerro de las Campanas) - Querétaro, Mexico
  • The Ringing Stone - Tiree, Scotland
  • Singing Stones - (Immenhof Guest Farm) Omaruru Namibia

Description[]

These rocks have the anomalous property of resonating like a bell when struck.

Possible Explanations[]

There are many explanations as to what the phenomenon could be. Theories include:

  • Texture of diabase rocks

Trivia[]

  • Several early scientists became interested in the ringing rocks, however none were able to formulate a credible theory on the ringing ability of the rocks or the formation of the boulder fields.
v · e · d
Phenomena
North American Phenomena
Black Aggie · Black Mist of Casa Grande Mountain · Bleeding House on Fountain Drive · Blinking Crucifix · Carnivorous Pink Cloud · Coke Mystery Vending Machine · Dancing Underpants · Death Valley Sailing Stones · Face in the Courthouse Window · Flying Mist Mattress · Fountain Cloud · Handprint of the Carbon County Jail · Handprint of the Chicago Firehouse · John Lawson Mannequins · Kokomo Hum · Michigan Blue Hell · Moodus Noises · Smiling Stones · Swirling Basement Thing · Taos Hum · The Black Angel
South American Phenomena
Asian Phenomena
Ghost Cities · Pollock's Mist
European Phenomena
Bélmez Faces · Black Volga · Devil's Footprints · Eyes in the Wall · Hessdalen Lights · Hungry Grass · Invisible Crowd · The Green Hand · Trevor Silverwood Postcards · Wall-Jumping Dog
African Phenomena
Australian Phenomena
Miscellaneous Phenomena
Aging Doll · Angel Hair · Bloop · Bottomless Pits · Cameraheads · Eerie Silence Phenomenon · Glitches in Reality · Panic in the Woods · Ringing Stones · Skyquakes · Smoke Ring · Solar Plexus Clown Gliders · Star Jelly · The Third Man · UVB-76 (The Buzzer)
v · e · d
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous Cryptids
Antarctic Godzilla · Bermuda Beast · Kabagon · Ningen · Qupqugiaq · Rhinoceros Dolphin · Sky Jellyfish · Sky Serpents
Miscellaneous Alien Sightings
4chan Grey Alien · Martian Sasquatch
Miscellaneous UFO Sightings
Black Knight Satellite · Foo Fighters
Miscellaneous Hauntings
Miscellaneous Phenomena
Aging Doll · Angel Hair · Bloop · Bottomless Pits · Cameraheads · Eerie Silence Phenomenon · Glitches in Reality · Panic in the Woods · Ringing Stones · Skyquakes · Smoke Ring · Solar Plexus Clown Gliders · Star Jelly · The Third Man · UVB-76 (The Buzzer)
Miscellaneous Beings
Black Eyed Children · Black Stick Men · Demolition Elves · Dopplegangers · Flying Humanoid · Operators · Shadow People · Time Travelers
Miscellaneous Events
Disappearance of Amy Bradley · Roberto Ferreira Nobrega time travel claims
Miscellaneous Locations
Endless Elevators

Gallery[]

Photo Gallery[]

Advertisement