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Roger Weller, geology instructor   

wellerr@cochise.edu   copyright 2017-R.Weller


Pele's tears-B- closer view
Kilauea volcano
During an eruption, small droplets of lava quickly cool to form a glass.
Droplets are approximately 1/4 inch in size.
 


Pele's tears                                                                                                                                      3878a

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