Specimen Details

  • Collection Names

    Industrial and Technological Museum Collection

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Rock Name

    Phyllite

  • Rock Class

    Metamorphic

  • Rock Group

    Regional

  • Rock Description

    This specimen on first inspection appears to be a phyllite with andalusite crystals in a very fine grained matrix, but further inspection reveals that black biotite and white muscovite have developed sometime post andalusite crystal formation, indicating that this specimen is on its way to becomming a schist.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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