Story: Rock and mineral names

Beach limestone, Motukorea Island (2nd of 2)

Beach limestone, Motukorea Island

Calcareous (white) material cements together volcanic pebbles on the shore platform at Motukorea Island which contains the mineral motukoreaite.

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Simon Nathan, 'Rock and mineral names - Mineral names – 2', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006