Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Dolerite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Hypabyssal

  • Rock Description

    Previously called Diabase Dyke. This specimen is composed of greenish-black phenocrysts, possibly pyroxene, (< 3mm in size) in a finer grained dark, slightly pinkish-grey in colour, matrix.

  • 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

    Road cut 1/4 mile N of Livingstone Creek bridge, S of Omeo