Rock from the Larsemann Hills

Geoscience Australia

Geoscience Australia
Symonston, Australia

The large dark brown-black tabular crystals in this rock are orthopyroxene. The crystals are particularly well formed, so you can see the crystals shape clearly.


  • Title: Rock from the Larsemann Hills
  • Location: Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica
  • Type: Rock
  • Rights: Geoscience Australia / CC-BY 4.0
  • Photographer: Chris Fitzgerald

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