Platy jointing along Doherty Grade. Hammer in lower center for scale. As I mentioned two or three days ago, I'm not sure what kind of rock this is; it's too fine grained to get any sense of mineralogy. On a stop here with Anita Grunder, a volcanologist with OSU, she assessed it as basalt. She's certainly much more qualified and experienced than I am in these matters, but I'm not convinced. There's something about the way it rings that just isn't "basalt-like." It seems to me it's too felsic for basalt. However, the only way to be sure would be to run the chemistry- I suspect it's too fine grained to get a good idea of its composition petrographically- and that is not something I'm in a position to do.