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Volcanic bomb; XTS.233.1

Volcanic bomb; XTS.233.1
Volcanic bomb
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Volcanic bomb; a piece of volcanic rock formed from lava erupting from a volcano and solidifying in the air.

Materials ejected from an explosive volcano are classified according to size. A volcanic bomb is today taken as a rock greater than 64mm in diameter.

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Collection of Thames School of Mines, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
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Volcanic bomb
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volcanic rock

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