Tagged: Gujarat

Rootless Cones at Mount Pavagarh, Gujarat(Deccan traps) 0

Rootless Cones at Mount Pavagarh, Gujarat(Deccan traps)

ROOTLESS CONES Rootless cones, also (erroneously) called pseudocraters, form due to explosions that ensue whena lava flow enters a surface water body, ice, or wet ground. They do not represent primary vents connected by...

2951 - Iron Duricrust with Lisangang structures 0

Iron Duricrust with Lisangang structures

A Duricrust means Hard crust (Latin, Duri= Hard ). Duricrusts are surface or near-surface of the Earth consisting of a hardened accumulation of silica (SiO2), alumina (Al2O3), and iron oxide (Fe2O3), in varying proportions.  The...