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The Igneous Petrology of Ice Cream

It was hot out last weekend. Some of you might scoff at what I consider “hot”, but the glorious thing about Seattle is that the entire city seems willing to join me in whining and wilting whenever the temperature breaks 80 (that’s 25 of your Earth units). Naturally, I spent a lot of time thinking…

Friday Rock Blogging: Gabbro

gabweb Originally uploaded by kevinzim I have a confession to make: I have absolutely no idea what this picture means. And most of you probably don’t either, which is okay, because you’re not running around the Internets pretending to be a geologist. This is what’s colloquially known as a thin section – a piece of…