Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    2

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Phyllite

  • Rock Class

    Metamorphic

  • Rock Group

    Regional

  • Rock Description

    Contorted Phyllite (Barron River Metamorphics). A light to dark grey, layered phyllite showing contortions of primary cleavage.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Queensland

  • Precise Location

    Road cutting on Gillies Highway, 15km. W. of Gordonvale.