Hawaiite

Title

Hawaiite

Identifier

HA-20

Description

Hand Sample: Aphanitic light gray hawaiite. Sample contains sparse vesicles that are generally 0.1cm or less in diameter.
Thin Section: Composed primarily of medium size plagioclase crystals with some microcrystals of pyroxene.

Date

Sample collected in January, 1969.

Contributor

Western Minerals

Is Part Of

Volcanic Phenomena Suite - The Hawaiian Islands of Hawaii and Oahu

Spatial Coverage

Mauna Kea - Island of Hawaii
Sample collected form a roadcut on Kamuela-Kona road approx. 2.2 miles south-southwest of Popoo Gulch

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation