Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    2

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Tachylitic Basalt

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    Glassy, black, basalt, highly vesicular and fractured. Previously called Tachylite hyalomelan.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Iceland

  • Precise Location

    Near the geysers.