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Raw Andesite, Igneous Rock Specimen - Approx. 1"

SKU ESNG0040
  • ANDESITE | Andesite features abundant phenocrysts in a fine grained matrix, and offers a great demonstration of igneous porphyry
  • GREAT FOR GEOLOGY CLASSROOMS | Ideal for identification & classification exercises. Andesite is an excellent example of porphyry in igneous rocks. The fine-grained felsic matrix contains larger, identifiable hornblende crystals, indicating two different rates of cooling
  • GEOLOGIST SELECTED | Each specimen is selected and hand processed by an actual geologist, ensuring each sample exhibits defining features
  • LOCALLY PROCESSED | Our rock and mineral samples are sourced from a variety of locations around the world and are processed in Victor, NY
  • INDIVIDUALLY PACKAGED & LABELED | Each specimen sample is packaged in a transparent bag, and is labeled & barcoded for easy identification

Raw Andesite Specimen
Single Sample, 1"

Andesite features abundant phenocrysts in a fine grained matrix, and offers a great demonstration of igneous porphyry. Ideal for identification & classification exercises. Andesite is an excellent example of porphyry in igneous rocks. The fine-grained felsic matrix contains larger, identifiable hornblende crystals, indicating two different rates of cooling.
While each specimen will vary slightly in shape, size and color, it will measure approximately 1" in length. Each is individually packaged, labeled & barcoded for easy identification and storage.

Selected & Processed by a Geologist.
Each and every specimen is selected and hand processed by an actual geologist, ensuring that each sample exhibits defining features. Rocks and minerals are sourced from a variety of locations around the world and are processed by hand in Victor, NY.
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Always feel free to reach out to our team of scientists and geologists for additional information, or to assist you with any questions regarding our rock and mineral samples.

Height1
Length1
Weight0.1145374449339207
Width1
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