A conglomerate in the making cemented by iron oxides
Not all Fossils. Here is a very nice quartz geode.
The rock shows the flow of liquefied solutions
A fairly large boulder in a "gravel pitt' about 5 miles south on rt. 27 from Stratton
This boulder shows the inclusion of pieces of the surrounding bedrock in a granite intrusion
A gravel pitt on the Tim Pond Road 15 miles from Stratton to Oquossic
The "Pitt" shows sediment which was finely sorted by a slow moving river in a plain --perhaps a lake--and then a glacier deposited its load of unconsolidated gravel on top
On the road halfway between Stratton to Rangeley on rt. 16.
This "gravel pitt" is a terminal moraine from a receeding glacier. The gravel is unconsolidated (unsorted) with big boulders mixed in with fine sediment.
my home is a laboratory. Here, some limestone fragments are "cooking " in a weak acetic acid solution.
This is a soapstone, in the center, from a road outcrop on rt. 27. It appears that the vein is of major proportion.
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