Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Hand Specimen

  • Rock Name

    Silexite

  • Rock Class

    Igneous

  • Rock Group

    Hypabyssal

  • Rock Description

    A fine to medium grained rock composed primarily white quartz with minor silvery muscovite. The specimen is characterised by numerous vugs containing euhedral quartz crystals.

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    Hensley's Tin Lode, 7 km north-west of Beechworth, off Chiltern Road