Recent Travertine Pisoliths (Pisoids) from Southeastern Idaho, U.S.A.
Holocene-Pleistocene (?) age travertine deposits occur throughout southeastern Idaho, U.S.A., associated with the volcanic strata along the Snake River. Warm springs at some of these sites are still actively forming travertine deposits. Lithi-fied travertine accumulations at two locations, one along Fall Creek in eastern Bonneville County, and the other along Fritz Creek in northwestern Clark County (Meredith 1980), have been investigated in detail (Fig. 1).
KeywordsHost Rock Color Difference Warm Spring Hand Specimen Dead Organic Matter
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