Specimen Details

  • Collection Names

    Alfred A. Baker Collection

  • Number Of Specimens

    6

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Meta-Basalt

  • Rock Class

    Metamorphic

  • Rock Group

    Regional

  • Rock Description

    Previously classified as Metavolcanic Greenstone. SEE E16176. Could be classified as Dolerite. Pebbles of a greenish-black, very fine grained, aphanitic meta-basalt showing iron oxide staining and highly polished on exposed surfaces.

  • 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

    Waratah Bay, Maitland Beach, mouth of Bear Creek