Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Diabase

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Intrusive

  • Rock Description

    Previously classified as Diorite. This coarse grained rock is composed of black amphibole crystals (<3cm) in a very fine grained greenish grey matrix. Can also be called a dolerite or microgabbro

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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