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Spindle bomb

Part of Hall of Planet Earth.

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Exhibition Text

While still airborne, a molten blob of magma twisted through the air, stretching and bending itself into this formation, known as a spindle bomb.

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Volcanoes

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

Audience: General