Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Syenite Breccia

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Intrusive

  • Rock Description

    A syenite breccis composed of small to large, dark grey to black angular clasts mostly showing very dark grey reaction rims, in a light grey matrix.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Canada

  • State

    Québec

  • District

    Montérégie

  • Precise Location

    La Vallée-du-Richelieu, Mont Saint-Hilaire, former DeMix Quarry, now the western part of the Poudrette Quarry."