Kōrero: Rock and mineral names

Specimen containing akatoreite (2 o 2)

Specimen containing akatoreite

Tiny crystals of akatoreite are contained in this specimen from the Akatore River mouth. The rock is 3 centimetres across, but the tiny fibrous crystals of akatoreite are too small to be seen with the naked eye.

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Photograph by Richard Cook

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Rock and mineral names - Mineral names – 2', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9092/specimen-containing-akatoreite (accessed 16 November 2019)

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