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Rocks and Minerals of Lesvos

Specimens of rocks and minerals from all over the island of Lesvos

Rocks and Minerals of Lesvos
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Specimens of rocks and minerals from all over the island of Lesvos

The Lesvos rock collection includes characteristic rock and mineral specimens from the island of Lesvos, which represent the main geological units of the geological structures of the island. On display are characteristic specimens of metamorphic rocks such as marble, schists, graphite schists, rocks with an ophiolitic sequence such as peridotites, green schists, but also minerals such as magnesite, volcanic rocks such as andesites, ignimbrites, rhyodacites and pyroclastic rocks, as well as sedimentary rocks such as marls containing lignite and sandy marls.

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