Kōrero: Rock and mineral names

Beach limestone, Motukorea Island (2 o 2)

Beach limestone, Motukorea Island

Calcareous (white) material cements together volcanic pebbles on the shore platform at Motukorea Island which contains the mineral motukoreaite.

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Photograph by Bruce Hayward

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Simon Nathan, 'Rock and mineral names - Mineral names – 2', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9094/beach-limestone-motukorea-island (accessed 14 November 2019)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006