File:820qtz.jpg

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English: Sand-sized quartz grain (0.13 mm) from the USGS-NASA Langley core showing two well-developed, intersecting sets of shock lamellae produced by the late Eocene Chesapeake Bay bolide impact. This shocked quartz grain is from the upper part of the crater-fill deposits at a depth of 820.6 ft in the core. The corehole is located at the NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, near the southwestern margin of the Chesapeake Bay impact crater.
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Source http://geology.er.usgs.gov/eespteam/crater/shockquartz.html
Author Glen A. Izett

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