Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Dolerite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Hypabyssal

  • Rock Description

    Previously classified as Diabase. Could be classified as Metamorphic Regional Meta-Basalt. A very fine grained, aphanitic, greenish-black rock, somewhat friable due to numerous cracks, probably from weathering. See Geological Parish Plans No: 161; This specimen is most likely from what is described as "Diabase underlying Silurian Limestone" located "Just south of Bird Rock, Waratah Bay, Victoria"

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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