SOUTH AFRICA
ARIZONA, USA
Petrology Collection
EARTH & PLANETARY SCIENCES
Mantle Xenoliths
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For collections inquiries, please contact Curator Ed Mathez (mathez@amnh.org) or Collections Manager Njoki Gitahi (ngitahi@amnh.org)

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SA98, B07
Basalt, diorite, eclogite, hornfels, lherzolite and peridotite xenoliths
Kimberly (various mines), Bushveld
Various xenoliths collected by George Harlow from several mines in 1998 and by Ed Mathez from the Bushveld intrusion in 2007.

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SB84, PA, JA
Peridotite, eclogite and granulite xenoliths
Sullivan Butte, The Thumb, San Carlos, Benham Ranch, Flagstaff
Xenoliths collected by several researchers from areas in Arizona from 1960s to present.

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LEUR86, JA
Gabbro, lherzolite, granodiorite and pyroxenite xenoliths
Mt. Leura (Newer Field)
19 mantle rocks collected by Irving/Mathez in 1986 and xenoliths from the Jagoutz collection.
AUSTRALIA
JAGOUTZ COLLECTION

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JA
Peridotite, eclogite, basalt, lherzolite and other xenolith types
Salt Lake Crater (Hawaii), Puy de Beaunit, Mount Brainsac, Rio del Inferno, Wowen's Valley, Black Rock, Vogelsberg, Oberpfalz, Geeser Maar, Roter berg, Landoz, Dreiser Weiher, others
Comprehensive collection of hundreds of mantle xenoliths donated by Emil Jagoutz.