5.3" Polished, Indigo Gabbro (Free-Standing) - Madagascar

This is a section of indigo gabbro rock that has been polished to a mirror finish. The base of the freeform is flat, allowing for aesthetic presentation.

Indigo gabbro, also known as "Merlinite", is a mineral conglomerate that occurs and is mined in Madagascar. The typical colors of these basalt rocks are a deep indigo-purple and black. It's frequently polished into decorative items and table tops.

The word "gabbro" refers to a large group of dark, coarse-grained, intrusive igneous rocks that are chemically equivalent to basalt. The rocks can contain a mixture of feldspar, chlorite, serpentine, muscovite, pyroxene, hercynite and magnetite within in a charcoal colored matrix.
FOR SALE
$45
DETAILS
SPECIES
Indigo Gabbro
LOCATION
Madagascar
SIZE
5.3 x 4.5"
ITEM
#100918