Tool for Microscopic Identification Home

 

Show UniqueIdentification

Id 132
Identification Type Mineral
Name Lithic fragment
Distinguishing Features grain-boundaries
Description Wide variety of forms and optical properties. A very small rock made up of one or more minerals. Can be identified by the presence of grain boundaries within a particle.
Tags
External Resources
Imposters
Images
Unique Identification: Lithic fragment
Site name: Petit du Fresnoy
Light type: Plane-Polarized Light
Magnification: 100
Submitted by: Val Stanley
Notes: detrital; aggregate of other minerals
Image Tags: lithic
Unique Identification: Lithic fragment
Site name: Petit du Fresnoy
Light type: Cross-Polarized Light
Magnification: 100
Submitted by: Val Stanley
Notes: detrital; aggregate of other minerals
Image Tags: lithic