Specimen Details

  • Collection Names

    Krantz Collection K45

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Tinguaite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Hypabyssal

  • Rock Description

    A variety of phonolite porphyry consisting of alkali feldspar phenocrysts up to 2 cm long in a fine grained, greenish-grey matrix, of aegrine and feldspathoid characterized by "tinguaitic texture" in which needles of aegirine occur interstitially in a mosaic of alkali feldspar and foids

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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