Specimen Details

  • Collection Names

    Krantz M&P Collection (K45)

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Saxonite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Plutonic

  • Rock Description

    This specimen is composed of large (2cm) crystals pf bronzite, an orthopyroxene with a bronze-like sub-metallic luster, in a matrix of finer grained black pyroxene. A variety of peridotite and harzburgite.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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