Dolerite

Title

Dolerite

Alternative Title

Basalt

Identifier

NAO-13

Description

Doleritic basalt with metamorphic overimprinting in prehnite-pumpellyite facies.
Primary minerals: plagioclase, titanaugite, ilmenite, olivine.
Metamorphic paragenesis: albite, pumpellyite, prehnite, sphene, chlorite.

Date

no date

Contributor

Western Minerals Inc.

Spatial Coverage

Levanto, Italy

Temporal Coverage

Cretaceous-Eocene

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals Inc.

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation