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Old 01-12-2013, 12:30 PM   #1251
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Artist's Palette:
The colors in the hills are caused by the oxidation of different metals (red, pink and yellow are from iron salts, green is from decomposing mica, and manganese produces the purple). The formation is the result of a violently explosive volcanic period in Death Valley's history.





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