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Re: islands in the Pacific-was Re: mammal mystery
From: Bettyc <Bettyc@flyinggoat.com>
> Montara Mountain, the mountain I live next to here in N Cal., is likely
> a cretaceous island remnant (granite formed in the Pacific during the
> Cretaceous-and the only spot in the Bay Area constantly above the water
> line since the early paleozoic)-and you can bet I'm hoping they vote
> for the tunnel to go through, since this increases the chances of
> finding some-ummm-stuff........
> Am I reaching? Is this reasonable? ...
If it is all granite - no. Granite almost never has fossils.
What you need is the sediment layed down *on* *top* of the granite.
Unforutnately that may all be eroded away.
The peace of God be with you.