Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    2

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Hornblende Andesite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    A porphyritic andesite composed of small crystals of black amphibole and white feldspar in a fine grained light to dark brownish-grey matrix. The hornblende andesite at Morna Point are part of the Carboniferous Nerong Volcanics.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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