Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Basalt

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    Gisborne Hypersthene Basalt (chilled base). A fine grained, black basalt containing small black hypersthene phenocrysts and numerous oblong (alligned by flow) vesicles filled with brown and white minerals.

  • 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

    5 km NNW of Toolern Vale, Gisborne-Melton Road.