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1 November 2013

Friday fold: GSA display sample

At the GSA booth of Kansas State University, they had some nice specimens of rock on display. Here’s an example of a fold that caught my eye: rhyolite (flow banding, I presume) from the Owyhee Mountains: According to the gentleman manning the booth, the sample belongs to Dr. Matt Brueske. Happy Friday!

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Massanutten trip double-feature

As soon as I got back from GSA, I had to run two field trips, back to back. Both are the same trip: my Historical Geology field trip to the Massanutten Synclinorium. Here’s yesterday’s crew perched on a moderately-dipping slab of Massanutten Sandstone along Passage Creek: Today, it’s the same routine all over again, though the weather ain’t as purty… Here’s Friday’s group at one of the four Veach Gap …

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