Specimen Details

  • Collection Names

    Krantz M&P Collection (K20)

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Leucitite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    Previously called Leucomelan or Leucitgestein. A Leucitgestein is a leucite bearing rock, therefore this specimen has been called a leucitite. It is composed of light coloured and black, small phenocrysts in a fine grained, greenish-grey matrix.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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