Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Form: Hand Specimen

  • Date Collected From

    13/01/2010

  • Rock Name

    Metabasalt

  • Rock Class

    Metamorphic

  • Rock Group

    Regional

  • Rock Description

    Specimen is a dark greenish-black generally fine grained metabasalt containing amygdules filled with a white mineral. It is a sample of the Sheoak Gully Boninite from the Heathcote Greenstone Belt. See "Geology of Victoria", Ed. by W.D. Birch, pg 83-85, Previously classified as a Greenstone.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

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