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Snapshots

  1. Xenolith

    Snapshot Title: Xenolith
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    This is a metabasalt xenolith within partially melted metasediment.

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  2. Three Types of Rock

    Snapshot Title: Three Types of Rock
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    This shows the three most common rock types in the outcrop: metasediment, metabasalt, and dacite.

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  3. Dacite dike

    Snapshot Title: Dacite dike
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    Here we have a dacite dike between metabasalt and metasediment.

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  4. Ductile deformation

    Snapshot Title: Ductile deformation
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    This is ductile deformation of metasediment with veins of quartz within.

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  5. Shear deformation

    Snapshot Title: Shear deformation
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    This image shows the contact of metasediment and metabasalt, as well as left lateral S fold.

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  6. Deformation of Metabasalt

    Snapshot Title: Deformation of Metabasalt
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    This is another instance of two blocks of deformed/undeformed metabasalt.

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  7. Migmatite

    Snapshot Title: Migmatite
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    Here is migmatite, partially melted metamorphic rock, made up of metasediment.

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  8. Ductile Deformation of Metabasalt

    Snapshot Title: Ductile Deformation of Metabasalt
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    This shows two blocks of metabasalt, one deformed and one undeformed.

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  9. Z Fold

    Snapshot Title: Z Fold
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    Here there is right lateral deformation of a granite intrusion in the metabasalt.

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  10. Cross cutting granite

    Snapshot Title: Cross cutting granite
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    This shows granite dikes in the country rock of metabasalt.

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  11. Metabasalt xenolith

    Snapshot Title: Metabasalt xenolith
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    This image shows a xenolith of metabasalt within a section of migmatite.

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  12. Cross cutting granite

    Snapshot Title: Cross cutting granite
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    Here there is a granite dike intruding into the metabasalt.

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  13. Metabasalt and Metasediment contact

    Snapshot Title: Metabasalt and Metasediment contact
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    Here there is the contact of the metabasalt and metasediment. There is also a granite dike coming out of the metasediment.

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  14. Contact of dacite and metasediment

    Snapshot Title: Contact of dacite and metasediment
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    This image shows the contact of the dacite dike and the older metasediment.

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  15. Contact of metabasalt and dacite

    Snapshot Title: Contact of metabasalt and dacite
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    Here we have the meeting of the oldest rock, metabasalt, with the youngest rock, a dacite dike.

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  16. Glacial striae

    Snapshot Title: Glacial striae
    Taken by: eos101

    Image: Geology of Marshall Point, Maine (West)
    Image Owner: eos101



    Description:

    The linear scratches coming toward the front of the snapshot were created by the last ice sheet dragging rocks over its rocky bed as it flowed toward the southeast.