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Volcanic Bombs

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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.

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Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Volcanoes

Keywords: Volcanoes, Volcanic ash, tuff, etc., Geology, Structural, Volcanic eruptions

Audience: General

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