More local serpentine

Every now and then I come across a wall or a garden boulder that’s so beautiful I have to take a picture. Such was the case with this serpentinite specimen on or around Huntington Street.

huntington-serp

This is near Oakland’s great serpentine patch, and it likely came from there.

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2 Responses to “More local serpentine”

  1. Kevin Says:

    I know it’s not in Oakland, but there’s some good outcroppings of serpentine along Highway 35 and CaƱada Road along Crystal Springs reservoir.

  2. Andrew Says:

    Yes, that’s a fantastic locality, much more extensive than what we have. But all the features you can observe over there are present in our serpentinite too.

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