Recent Examples on the WebLook for a 'turkey gobbler' rock, xenoliths (quartz crystals and other material embedded in boulders) and knife-edge slabs that have flaked off walls of granite.
Mare Czinar, azcentral, 5 Mar. 2020 The surrounding landscape would be covered in volcanic ash and debris, some made of erupting magma, some made of chunks of mantle and crust xenoliths.
Erik Klemetti, WIRED, 5 May 2017
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