Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Basalt

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    Glassy alkali Basalt (pillow lava) with phenocrysts of light grey to white plagioclase, black clinopyroxene, with minor pumpellyite (green), tacharanite (milky white, chalcedony-like appearance) in a very fine grained almost glassy, black matrix.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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