Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Lapilli Tuff

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcaniclastic

  • Rock Description

    Lapilli tuff composed of lapilli of euhedral crystals to fragments of mica, leucite, and clinopyroxene, ranging in size from 5 cm to <1mm. Previously called a Leucite-Clinopyroxene Mica Accumulate.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Italy

  • State

    Lazio

  • Town

    Rome

  • Precise Location

    Alban Hills, Albano Laziale