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TitleBasalt, Chimney Rock, Somerset County, New Jersey
DescriptionThis is a greenish-black rock with aphanitic texture and local red bands due to iron oxide stain. This sample is 9.5 cm across.
ChronostratigraphyUpper Triassic
LocationUSA ▹ New Jersey ▹ Somerset. Near Chimney Rock.
PhotographerMike Davis. 2001-02-22.
CollectionWard’s Collection of Classic North American Rocks #36.
Key wordsbasalt, New Jersey
Tech details678 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number140