Kōrero: Rock and mineral names

Dunite (1 o 2)

Dunite

This fresh, 7-centimetre specimen of dunite was collected on Dun Mountain. The rock is composed almost entirely of interlocking grains of yellowish-green olivine, with tiny black grains of chromite.

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GNS Science
Reference: GNS_RC_Dn_09
Photograph by Richard Cook

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Rock and mineral names - Rocks named in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9075/dunite (accessed 11 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006