Specimen Details

  • Collection Names

    Krantz Collection K20

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Volcanic Bomb

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcaniclastic

  • Rock Description

    An aerodynamic, egg shapped, volcanic bomb, with tapering tails at each end. The Lava composing the bomb contains leucite crystals and a mica crystal. Vesuvius is the likely locality. A Vesuvian volcanic bomb is on Krantz List (K20), #756.

  • Minerals Present

    leucite and black mica are present in the lava around the bomb

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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