Green Stone, Mussel, and Tidal Line

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In a college geology class, decades ago, we learned that green stones along the NJ shore line were likely volcanic – evidence and remains of the volcanoes that are now the Appalachian range. This stone is nearly as light as the shells that surrounded it, likely volcanic tuff.

Regardless of its composition or origin, though, it creates a serene still life here with the very blue mussel and the tide’s high line.

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