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Volcanic Bombs

Volcanic bombs

Volcanic bombs

  • Exhibition Text

    • Volcanic bombs form during many eruptions. The patinas of reddish brown or bluish iridescence formed when the bombs’ outer layer reacted with the oxygen in the atmosphere.

      Provided by Lava Beds National Monument and Jeff Dinnel, Tionesta, California

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Volcanoes

      Keywords: Lava, Medicine Lake (Cal.), Volcanic eruptions, Volcanism

      Audience: General

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