Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Rock Name

    Lamproite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    The specimen is composed of a fine grained matrix is light greenish-gray to grey-brown, containing phlogopite phenocrysts, many of them display well-defined hexagonal crystal structures. The specimen is cut by fine veins of green to white minerals with structure perpendicular to length of vein. Lower Miocene, 19-22 Ma.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen