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TitleScoria, Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oregon
DescriptionThis scoria formed by rapid cooling of a lava. A few very small glassy crystals of feldspar (calcic plagioclase) can be seen at high magnification, but mostly this sampleis too fine grained to identify mineral content. This sample is 9 cm across.
LocationUSA ▹ Oregon ▹ Klamath. Near Klamath Falls.
PhotographerMike Davis. 2001-02-22.
CollectionWard’s Collection of Classic North American Rocks #34.
Key wordsscoria, Oregon
Tech details714 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital.
GeoDIL number138