Specimen Details

  • Collection Names

    Industrial and Technological Museum Collection

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Pyroxene Andesite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Volcanic

  • Rock Description

    An andesite composed of small, white crystals of plagioclase (most < 2mm length, but some about 1 cm) in a very fine grained, black somewhat glassy matrix with some fine vesicles. Post Tertiary.

  • Minerals Present

    plagioclase, clinopyroxene, orthopyroxene, opaques.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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