Specimen Details

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Meta-Diabase

  • Rock Class

    Metamorphic

  • Rock Group

    Metavolcanic

  • Rock Description

    A very fine grained diabase that underwent metamorphism which included hydrothermal alteration causing replacement by manganese oxide and implacement of a quartz vein accompanied by slight folding.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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