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To the right is a list of all specimens in the Perkins Museum Rock Collection. The numbers following each term indicate the number of specimens we have in the collection. Not all specimens have images.
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Rocks

..... igneous rocks (113)
.......... plutonic rocks (61)
............... granites (38)
.................... Biotite hornblend granite (2)
.................... Granite (20)
.................... Canada Hill granite (2)
.................... Granodiorite (4)
.................... Barre granite (3)
.................... Granite var. moonlight (1)
.................... Dark granite (1)
.................... Black Mountain granite (1)
.................... Braintree Complex (1)
.................... Orbicular granite (1)
.................... Plymouth granite (1)
.................... Calcic granic (1)
............... syenites (8)
.................... Hornblend syenite (3)
.................... Nepheline syenite (3)
.................... syenite (1)
.................... Kinsman Quartz Monzonite (1)
............... gabbros (4)
.................... Gabbro (1)
.................... Anorthosite (1)
.................... Anorthosite trachyte (1)
.................... Hornblend gabbro (1)
............... ultramafics (2)
.................... Dunite (2)
............... diorites (5)
.................... Rounded diorite (1)
.................... Diorite (5)
............... carbonatites (1)
.................... Carbonatite (1)
............... diabases (2)
.................... Wind venticulattion (1)
.................... Diabase (1)
.......... volcanic rocks (46)
............... basalts (10)
.................... Nodular basalt (1)
.................... Basalt (3)
.................... Lava tube (1)
.................... Pahoehoe lava (1)
.................... Pele hair (2)
.................... Lava (1)
.................... Volcanic sand (1)
............... pyroclastics (23)
.................... Volcanic ash (2)
.................... Andesitic tuff (1)
.................... Welded tuff (1)
.................... Volcanic tuff (1)
.................... Vesicular lava (3)
.................... Lava structures (1)
.................... Lava (7)
.................... Pumice (1)
.................... Black pumice (1)
.................... Tubular lava (1)
.................... Kilauea lava (1)
.................... Volcanic tuff (1)
............... glasses (8)
.................... Obsidian glasses (0)
.................... Obsidian (snowflake) (1)
............... trachytes (1)
.................... Potassium feldspar trachyte (1)
............... rhyolites (2)
.................... Rhyolite (1)
.................... Porphyritic rhyolite (1)

..... sedimentary rocks (101)
.......... carbonate rocks (37)
............... limestones (0)
.................... Flow structure (1)
.................... Limestone (5)
.................... Coquina limestones (0)
.................... Limestone with stylolites (1)
.................... Fossiliferous limestone (1)
.................... Fossiliferous black limestone (1)
.................... Cobble with glacial striations (1)
.................... Brittle fracture (1)
.................... Black limestone (1)
............... dolostones (18)
.................... Dolomite (10)
.................... Dunham Dolomite (3)
.................... Mendon Formation (2)
.................... Siliceous Dolomite (1)
.................... Claredon Spring Dolomite (2)
............... chalks (1)
.................... Chalk (1)
.......... clastic rocks (54)
............... graywacke (23)
.................... Graywacke graywacke (0)
.................... Pinnacle Formation graywacke (1)
.................... Chloritic graywacke (1)
.................... Conglomeritic graywacke (1)
............... sandstone (15)
.................... Sandstone (4)
.................... Ripple marks in sandstone (2)
.................... Sandstone concretion (3)
.................... Sand Concretion (1)
.................... Sandstone and shale with calcite (1)
.................... Clay rich sandstone (1)
.................... Gray sandstone (1)
.................... Argillaceous sandstone (1)
.................... Glauconitic sandstone (1)
............... shale (4)
.................... shale (1)
.................... Sandy shale (1)
.................... Calcareous shale (1)
.................... Mudcracks in shale (1)
............... conglomerate (4)
.................... Conglomerate (1)
.................... Intraformational conglomerate (4)
............... tillite (1)
.................... Glacial river sediments (1)
.......... organic (1)
.................... Lignite (1)

..... metamorphic rocks (0)
.......... slates (0)
.................... Slate (13)
.................... Parker Slate (1)
.................... Hungerford Slate (3)
.................... Gray Slate (1)
.................... Chiastolite Slate (1)
.......... schists (49)
.................... Schist (15)
.................... Greenschist (1)
.................... Moretown Formation Schist (1)
.................... Stowe Formation Schist (1)
.................... Tourmaline Schist (1)
.................... Sericite Schist (4)
.................... Mica (1)
.................... Biotite Schist (1)
.................... Graphite Schist (3)
.................... Chlorite Schist (6)
.................... Manhattan Schist (1)
.................... Hornblende Schist (1)
.................... Muscovite Schist (2)
.................... Rowe Schist (3)
.................... Hoosac Formation Schist (1)
.................... Savoy Schist (1)
.................... Garnet Schist (1)
.................... Fuchsite Schist (2)
.................... Sillimanite Schist (1)
.................... Blueschist with eclogite (1)
.................... Actinolite Schist (1)
.......... phyllites (10)
.................... Phyllite (9)
.................... Hardwick Pluton phyllite (1)
.......... gneisses (46)
.................... Gneiss (13)
.................... Quartz gneiss (8)
.................... Mica gneiss (3)
.................... Pyriteaceous sericite gneiss (1)
.................... Biotite quartz gneiss (1)
.................... Sericite quartz gneiss (4)
.................... Sericite gneiss (7)
.................... Ribbon gneiss (1)
.................... Quartz epidote gneiss (1)
.................... Fordham gneiss (1)
.................... Stamford gneiss (1)
.................... Mount Holly Comples gneiss (1)
.................... Epidote gneiss (1)
.................... Augen gneiss (1)
.................... Ductile folding (2)
.......... amphibolites (8)
.................... Amphibolite (6)
.................... Amphibolite cobble (1)
.................... Folded amphibolite (1)
.......... marbles (12)
.................... Marble (8)
.................... Shelburne marble (2)
.................... Champlain black marble (1)
.................... Dolomite marble (1)
.......... quartzites (26)
.................... Quartzite (18)
.................... Calcic quartzite (2)
.................... Dolomitic quartzite (1)
.................... Cheshire Formation quartzite (4)
.................... Quartzite with crocoite (1)
.......... granulites (1)
.................... Granulite (1)
.......... metasomatic rocks (4)
.................... Serpentinite (3)
.................... Serpentinite var verde antique (1)
.......... hornfels (2)
.................... Hornfel (2)
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