Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Quartzose Tuff

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    A bluish-green coloured, indurated rock composed of pyroclasts, some 1cm diameter, but most are 1mm or less. Sample is from the South-east outcrops of 81 Mile Vent and contains quartz sand from the Permian Grant Formation sandstone country rock through which the magma was erupted.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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