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UW scientists probe mysterious belt of igneous rocks in Western North America

CHEYENNE, Wyo. —A group of University of Wyoming professors and students has identified an unusual belt of igneous rocks that stretches for over 2,000 miles from British Columbia, Canada, to Sonora, Mexico. The rock belt runs through Idaho, Montana, Nevada, southeast California, and Arizona. “Geoscientists usually associate long belts of igneous rocks with chains of […]