Sunday, November 16, 2014

You be the Geologist: Igneous Enigma

Not too long ago, while shooting Geo-RoadTrip 2014, we found ourselves in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range near Lone Pine, California.  While driving up Mount Whitney, enjoying the 50 degree temperature difference from our afternoon in Death Valley, we come upon some dark discolorations in the rock:

Upon closer inspection, we had more questions, than answers.  And further investigation was clearly necessary.  We pulled over and here's what we saw:

So we need your help to figure this out.  Devin breaks it down:

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