Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Basalt

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    This specimen was previously callen an Iddingsite-Augite Basalt. The specimen is composed of altered phenocrysts now mottled white to grey in a very fine grained black matrix cut by numerous small veins filled with a purple-grey mineral.

  • 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

    McGeorges Hill, 1 km ENE of Mount Gisborne.