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Pumice: A piece of pumice. It is light brown-grey colour with lots of holes.
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Pumice is a volcanic rock that is highly textured. It is ejected violently from volcanoes. It is the result of super heated, highly pressurised rock rapidly cooling and depressurisation after ejection from the volcano. Mt Taranaki has produced Pumice in past eruptions.
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