Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Basalt

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    A very fine grained, somewhat glassy, black basalt. This specimen shows rounded edges from exposure to the elements.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Geospatial Information

  • State

    Antarctica

  • Precise Location

    Ross Island, Cape Royds