Kōrero: Rock and mineral names

Greywacke in New Zealand

Greywacke in New Zealand

Greywacke makes up the main mountain ranges in New Zealand. Most of the material being eroded from the mountains is greywacke, so boulders of greywacke are abundant in most rivers and beaches around the coast.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Rock and mineral names - Local names', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/9063/greywacke-in-new-zealand (accessed 3 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006