Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Phlogophite-Leucite Lamproite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    This specimen contains brown fragments of phlogopite and fine white crystals of leucite in a greenish-grey very fine grained matrix. Also called 'Fitzroyite' a name for leucite-phlogopite lamproite. Collected from a small sill within lapilli tuff.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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