Peridotite/Dunite

Identifier

HA-25

Description

Hand Sample: Natural surface of sample is dark in color with smooth texture. Cut face reveals blocks of peridotite and dunite held together with a thin layer of lava cement. Sample has high specific gravity.
Thin Section: Large euhedral to subhedral olivine grains compose the majority of the sample, with thin bands of glass material between them.

Date

Sample collected in January, 1969.

Contributor

Is Part Of

Volcanic Phenomena Suite - The Hawaiian Islands of Hawaii and Oahu

Temporal Coverage

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation