Image: Basaltic scoria

Basaltic scoria

Basaltic scoria (13 cm x 9 cm), Anakie Eastern Hill, Victoria.

Photographer:
Stuart Humphreys
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

Scoria is a pyroclastic volcanic rock containing abundant empty cavities (or vesicles) and is usually of basaltic composition.

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