Coarse Diabase

Image shows a large gray stone in shade, surrounded by gravel and grass

Detailed Description

Diabase is a mafic (meaning high in magnesium and iron), igneous rock that usually forms below the Earth’s surface. This particular one has large amounts of augite and labradorite minerals, and comes from the Lucke Quarry, which is southeast of Leesburg, VA.


Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

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Location Taken: US