Specimen Details

  • Collection Names

    Krantz Collection K20

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand specimen and thin section

  • Rock Name

    Augite Biotite Basalt

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    Previously called Augite Lava. This specimen is composed of large ( up to 3 cm) bronze coloured phenocrysts of biotite and black phenocrysts of augite in a fine grained, purplish-grey matrix

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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