Rocks/Minerals

Serpentine partly replacing olivine.

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Backscattered image courtesy of Jamie MacDonald

Olivine phenocryst in a basaltic lava flow (PL-8) from Volcan Planchon, Chile.

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Backscattered image courtesy of Sven Holbik

Plagioclase phenocryst in a basaltic lava flow (PL-27) from Volcan Planchon, Chile.

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Backscattered image courtesy of Sven Holbik

Clinopyroxene phenocryst in a basaltic lava flow (PL-25) from Volcan Planchon, Chile.

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Backscattered image courtesy of Sven Holbik