Monday, April 26, 2010

2 new photomicrographs







One of my peridotite xenoliths. 40x total magnification. Photographed with my Leica D-LUX 4.




Same with crossed nichols.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Bandelier Tuff

Just got back from our ESCI 322/Advanced Petrology annual field trip. This year, we went to New Mexico. Here is a photo of the Bandelier Tuff:


Here is another neat one of the Bandelier filling in a paleovalley: