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

    Previously called Diorite Aphanite (altered with Pyrite & Dolomite). This specimen has no resembelance to a diorite. It is very fine grained dyke rock of a greenish-grey colour. It contains numerous, euhedral crystals (up to 2 mm) of sulfide minerals probably pyrite. On one surface there is a thin layer of whiteish dolomite.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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