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Shiprock, San Juan County

New Mexico Geological Attractions and Destinations


An iconic volcanic neck, Shiprock is sacred to the Navajo people. The neck and surrounding dikes consist of minette, a highly potassic, biotite-rich form of the mafic lava lamprophyre.
Iconic and sacred landmark
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