Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Granite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Plutonic

  • Rock Description

    (Bow River Granite; 1800 million years)) The Bow River Granite is typically pink to greenish-grey, coarsely crystalline and prophyritic with euhedral phenocrysts of potash feldspar, which may be up to 15 cm in length, in a groundmass of quartz, plagioclase and biiotite.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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