BUSHVELD COMPLEX, SOUTH AFRICA
Petrology Collection
EARTH & PLANETARY SCIENCES
KOITELAINEN COMPLEX, FINLAND
GREAT DIKE, ZIMBABWE
STILLWATER COMPLEX, MONTANA
NORIL’SK, RUSSIA

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Bx, B85, B90, DCx, TL85, S85, Vx, PS90, B04, B06, B07
Pyroxenite, chromitite, norite, anorthosite, gabbro, leuconorite, harzburgite, magnetite, peridotite, dunite, granophyre, troctolite
Atok Mine, Benfontein Sill, Brakspruit Shaft, Bultfontein, Driekop, Dutoitspan, Jagersfontein, Merensky Reef, Rustenberg, Vlakfontein, Townlands Shaft, Transvall    
Samples from various layers of the Bushveld intrusion including UG-1 and UG-2 chromite layers
4U9E7, 5-24, MP24D2, B93
Drill core (various)
Merensky Reef
1" core across the Merensky Reef at the Atok section of the Bushveld
Layered Mafic Intrusions

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Wx, GD90, Px, Qx, Tx, Vx
Augitite, bronzitite, gabbro, norite, pegmatoid, pyroxenite
Wedza complex, Mimosa mine
Various rocks from the Great Dike, Zimbabwe
HD006, HD0023, HD0057, W98
Drill core (various)
Wedza complex
1" core through the Great Dike

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F-89
Basalt, dunite, gabbro, lherzolite, pyroxenite, schist
Koitelainen
33 samples from the Koitelainen Intrusion and Keivitsa-Satovaara Complex, collected by Ed Mathez in 1989
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CZA, STx
Anorthosite, dunite, harzburgite, gabbro, granophyre, norite, troctolite
Mouat Mine, Picket Pin, various others
Mafic cumulates from Stillwater Complex, MO

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CZA
Basalt, dolerite, gabbro, meymechite, sulfide ores, tuff
Oktyabrsky Mine, Taymyrsky Mine, Komsomolsky Mine, Glubosky Mine, Medvezhy Creek, Tunuska Sineclise, Kureyka Area, Severnaya River Basin, others
Various samples, core pieces, powders and thin sections from the intrusive and extrusive suites of the Norl'sk Intrusion, donated by Gerald Czamanske and Valeri Fedorenko in 1996.
For collections inquiries, please contact Curator Ed Mathez (mathez@amnh.org) or Collections Manager Njoki Gitahi (ngitahi@amnh.org)
SKAERGAARD, GREENLAND

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SK
Basalt, dunite, gabbro, anorthosite, granophyre, syenite, diorite, peridotite
Nunatak, Uttentals Plateau, Mellemo, Kraemer’s Island, Skaergaard Peninsula, Invarmiut, Basistoppen
Hundreds of samples, core pieces and thin sections from the Skaergaard Intrusion, donated by Alexander McBirney and collected from various localities within the formation from 1971-1990.