Specimen Details

  • Collection Names

    Industrial and Technological Museum Collection

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Gold Ore

  • Rock Class

    Ores

  • Rock Group

    Mesothermal

  • Rock Description

    (auriferous dyke). Previously called Diorite. Microcrystalline-granular; quite dense and compact-looking; highly feldspathic; traversed by veins of auriferous quartz and arsenical pyrites, and strongly impregnated with crystals of iron pyrites and slender prismatic crystals of arsenical pyrites. --From the auriferous dyke, the so-called "Cohen's Reef,

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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