Lamprophyre

Virtual Museum ID: 19-RM10

Specimen Summary


Lamprophyre are uncommon ultrapotassic igneous rocks primarily occurring as dikes, lopoliths laccoliths ands small intrusions. They are alkaline silica-undersaturated mafic or ultramafic rocks with high magnesium oxide.

Specimen Data

 

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Collection Details

Original Collection:

Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre (RM)

Sub Collection:

Frank

Collection ID:

RM_10

Virtual Museum ID:

19-RM10

Accessibility:

Date Added to VM:

2019-06-08

Location Information

Sample Origin:

Rossland, B.C

Specific Site:

Rossland area(?)

UTM Easting:

440225

UTM Northing:

5436566

Datum:

11 (NAD 83)

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Specimen Details

VM Category:

Rock

Primary Features:

Lamprophyre

Primary Mineral Formula:

KAlSi₃O₈ · (Ca,Na)2(Mg,Fe,Al)5(Al,Si)8O22 (OH)2 · K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2

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Advanced Geological Information

 

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