Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Amphibolite Schiat

  • Rock Class

    Metamorphic

  • Rock Group

    Regional

  • Rock Description

    Amphibolitized volcanogenic sediments. Upper Ordovician. Carrolls Amphibolite which is part of the Moornambool Metamorphic Complex. This specimen consists of fine layers primarily of black amphibolite and white quartz showing distortion of the mineral layers.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    Carrolls Cutting, approximately 7 km W of Ararat on Moyston Road.