Basalt Photos
Cochise College
Photos of Rocks       
Igneous Rocks
Geology Home Page
Roger Weller, geology instructor                       

wellerr@cochise.edu    copyright 2012
 

vesicular basalt with olivine crystals-1

black sand beach near Hilo, Hawaii

The olivine crystals are much smaller than those
from the San Carlos Indian reservation in Arizona.

 

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Photo is copyright free for non-commercial educational uses. 
Just credit photo to Roger Weller/Cochise College.