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  • The university, founded in 1869, built mainly of basalt, has schools of arts, medicine, chemistry and mineralogy.
  • The usual branch services are considerably augmented by mineral traffic from the basalt quarries near Christow.
  • Between these are structurally weaker palaeosol horizons of weathered basalt that encourage localized collapse as the wear back and undermine the overlying basalt.
  • It is made out of locally found materials such as quartz, blue mussel shells, black basalt and worn down colored glass.
  • The dark basalt overlies a thin band of chalk, which forms a strong contrast in color whenever it is visible.

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