Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Olivine-Diopside-Leucite Lamproite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    A specimen from a radial dyke on Machells Pyramid. The rock contains a few weathered phenocrysts in a fine grained, slightly vesicular, brownish-grey coloured matrix, with numerous minute, white leucite crystals.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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