Unveiling, Dedication, and Thank You for the Hawley Formation Pillow Basalt

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
Earth Science Week!
Location: 
Morrill Courtyard, east / uphill end.

We are proud to have Dean Serio unveil the 470 million-year-old pillow basalt in the new Morrill courtyard. This boulder was a gift from Ashfield Stone, Inc. in Shelburne Falls, completed in collaboration with Building and Grounds, who moved this massive 6-ton, polished stone to campus.

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Department of Geosciences
627 North Pleasant Street
233 Morrill Science Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

Phone: (413) 545-2286
Fax: (413) 545-1200