Alkalic Olivine Basalt

Title

Alkalic Olivine Basalt

Identifier

HA-27

Description

Hand Sample: Aphanitic dark gray vesicular basalt. Sample contains numerous vesicles ranging in size from less than 0.05cm to 1.5cm. Individual olivine crystals can also be found throughout the sample.
Thin Section: Groundmass of medium size plagioclase, pyroxenes, and olivine. Vesicles are numerous throughout the sample.

Date

Sample collected in January, 1969.

Contributor

Western Minerals

Is Part Of

Volcanic Phenomena Suite - The Hawaiian Islands of Hawaii and Oahu

Spatial Coverage

North of Kailua - Island of Hawaii

Sample collected 2.95 miles from the junction of the road to Kona airport and Palouri Road.

Geolocation