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Baked sandstone on a basalt dike at "Hells Gate"

Contact metamorphism along a dike

Ojo Caliente Sandstone of the Santa Fe Group (foreground) altered by fluids and heat along a dike (background) in the northeastern Jemez Mountains in Arroyo Palacio. This locality is informally known as Hells Gate.

Image taken: 12/23/2020
by: Shari Kelley
© 2020

Longitude: -106.222624349
Latitude: 36.1293860888
  (WGS 84 or NAD 83)

Image posted: 06-19-2021