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Williams Road - Kimberlitic Dike - Town of Marcellus

Kimberlitic Dike - Marcellus

Williams Road - Kimberlitic Dike - Town of Marcellus
Located in Onondaga County
Image courtesy of William Kelly


Type: Roadside.

Features: Clintonville dikes; six dikes; dramatically different degree of
weathering & alteration exhibited by adjacent dikes.

Feature Type: Igneous.

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 76th Annual Meeting 2007;
Kimberlitic Rocks of Central New York.
For online reference please visit - www.nysga.net/Guidebooks.html

Quadrangle: Marcellus.

Reason for Designation: Identified as a unique geologic feature by the NYS Geological Highway Map
(NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey.