21 June 2019
Friday fold: The University of Wisconsin rock garden
Posted by Callan Bentley
I’m at a workshop in Madison, Wisconsin, this week.
I took the lunch hour today and walked over to the geology department to check out their rock garden and geology museum.
I was pleased to find a Friday fold in the rock garden: a limestone with cherty nodules/layering that has been folded….
Bonus: some nice bookshelfing/boudinage of the chert:
…And here’s another boulder of the same lovely stuff.
And here is another little train of cherty parallelograms:
There was also a chunk of what appears to be the same thing in the museum inside…