Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Rock Name

    Slate

  • Rock Class

    Metamorphic

  • Rock Group

    Regional

  • Rock Description

    A shiney, dark grey slate, containing oxidised pyrite crystals, and consequently stained by iorn oxide. The specimen shows primary bedding with cross bedding, and three directions of cleavage.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen