Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Metabasalt

  • Rock Class

    Metamorphic

  • Rock Group

    Regional

  • Rock Description

    Previously classified as Greenstone. A very dark grey, almost black, generally fine grained rock containing light grey phenocrysts (<3mm). The specimen is cut by veins of light grey coloured mineral which have been contorted subsequent to emplacement.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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