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Unique horizontally jointed columns with vertical stacked blocks.

Indian scientists found rare basalt columns in village in Kolhapur

Deccan traps are one of the largest volcanic features on the earth. Polygonal patterns and columnar joints in basaltic rocks are the most fascinating...
Environmental scientists testing carbon dioxide abatement are using underground basalt flows to contain and convert the gas to an inert mineral. A new series of experiments conducted at Washington University give a new, precise look at the process. (Photo: Joe Angeles/Washington University)

Study sheds light on what happens underground when CO2 is injected into basalt

At the point when petroleum products are singed, carbon dioxide (CO2) is radiated. As the gas rises and ends up caught in the climate,...