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Snapshots

  1. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone

    Image: Bishop Tuff F2 Ashfall
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Petri dish is 9 cm in diameter.



  2. Stretched vesicles

    Snapshot Title: Stretched vesicles
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Bishop Tuff F2 Ashfall
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    inside pumice blobs



  3. Lithic clast

    Snapshot Title: Lithic clast
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Bishop Tuff F2 Ashfall
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Entrained in the eruption? Or later contamination from nearby White Mountains source rocks?



  4. Extremely Fine Grains

    Snapshot Title: Extremely Fine Grains
    Taken by: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone

    Image: Bishop Tuff F2 Ashfall
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    These extremely fine grains poof out like smoke particles when the tuff is handled. They don't show up well against the larger clasts, except here, on the side of the petri dish.