Geology 300: Physical Geology

Geology 301: Physical Geology Lab

Geology 305: Earth Science

Geology 306: Earth Science lab

Samples: Minerals, Sedimentary, Igneous, Metamorphic

Instructor: Arthur Reed, P.G.

 

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Igneous Rock Samples for Geol 306 Activity 2.4

All samples are approximately 1 3 in size

 

NOTE: ALWAYS CLICK ON THE SAMPLE NUMBER UNDER THE PHOTO TO GET THE BEST/CORRECT VIEW OF THE MINERAL

 

 

 

SAMPLE 530b (same name as 530c)

 

 

SAMPLE 530c (same name as 530b)

 

 

SAMPLE 531

 

 

SAMPLE 535

 

 

SAMPLE 535b (also 535)

 

 

SAMPLE 536

 

 

SAMPLE 537

 

 

SAMPLE 546

 

 

SAMPLE 547

Very low specific gravity (less than 1)

 

 

SAMPLE 549

 

 

SAMPLE 550

Generally dark igneous rocks are higher in iron and magnesium, lower in silica, and higher in density.

This sample is an exception to that rule. Note the conchoidal fracture.

 

 

SAMPLE 585

 

 

SAMPLE 586

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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