Hawaii- Big Island of Hawaii                 
Cochise College         

Virtual Geology Field Trips
Geology Home Page

Roger Weller, geology instructor   

wellerr@cochise.edu   copyright 2017-R.Weller

black sand (basalt)-B
close up view
black sand beach near Hilo, Hawaii

The white grains are shell and coral fragments.


black sand                                                                                                                                          0054

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Just credit photo to Roger Weller/Cochise College.