Specimen Details

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Rock Name

    Pyrometamorphic Skarn

  • Rock Class

    Metamorphic

  • Rock Group

    Pyrometamorphic

  • Rock Description

    A fine grained skarn type rock, redish-brown in colour and cross cut by veins containing white to light green, fine grained minerals. From the pyrometamorphic zone ("HaTurim Formation") of the Senonian, Ggareb and Mishash Formations. See Notes

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Collecting Areas

    Rocks and Ores

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Israel

  • Precise Location

    Route 31 between Arad and Neve Zohar, 4 kms south-east of intersection with Route 258