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== Specimens collected on the Royal Society Expedition to Montserrat and held in the British Geological Survey collections  ==
 
== Specimens collected on the Royal Society Expedition to Montserrat and held in the British Geological Survey collections  ==
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File:P537090.jpg|GS Photo M.2041. Olivine-bearing andesite (or Basalt?). Coast about 500 yards west of Shoe Rock.
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File:P537091.jpg|GS Photo M.2043. Pyroxene andesite, north side of road, 1200 yards N 33 deg E of Paradise.
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File:P537092.jpg|GS Photo M.2042. Hornblende-pyroxenite dacite. Coast between Triangle Rock Point and Landing Bay.
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| MR 15583 || Black sand, Montserrat, West Indies Fox Bay, Montserrat.  ||none : none c 1936
 
| MR 15583 || Black sand, Montserrat, West Indies Fox Bay, Montserrat.  ||none : none c 1936

Latest revision as of 09:20, 24 June 2020

Specimens collected on the Royal Society Expedition to Montserrat and held in the British Geological Survey collections[edit]

Specimen number Description Collector's number
MR 15583 Black sand, Montserrat, West Indies Fox Bay, Montserrat. none : none c 1936
MR 15584 Normal sand Montserrat, West Indies Fox Bay, Montserrat none : none c 1936
MR 15585 Volcanic bomb Montserrat, West Indies E side Mule River, Ogarras, Montserrat none : none c 1936
MR 15586 Volcanic bomb Montserrat, West Indies E side Mule River, Ogarras, Montserrat none : none c 1936
MR 16425 Stalagtite formed around ?lianas at hot spring Montserrat, West Indies Tar River, 50 yds downstream from Ronthis path, Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat M (1936) : 9A 1937
MR 16426 Stalagtite deposit coating wall of agglomerate Montserrat, West Indies Tar River, Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 10 1937
MR 16427 Nuée Ardente sand and dust Montserrat, West Indies Gorge leading from Plymouth to Gages (Fort Ghaut), Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 15 1937
MR 16428 Nuée Ardente sand and dust Montserrat, West Indies Gorge leading from Plymouth to Gages (Fort Ghaut), Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 20 1937
MR 16429 Semi-consolidated volcanic sand Montserrat, West Indies Gorge leading from Plymouth to Gages (Fort Ghaut), Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 26 1937
MR 16430 Flow-banded porous bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Gorge leading from Plymouth to Gages (Fort Ghaut), Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 30 1937
MR 16431 Junction between pale and dark grey hornblende-pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Spring or Kinsale Ghaut, Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 37 1937
MR 16432 Thermally metamorphosed calcareous sediment Montserrat, West Indies Spring or Kinsale Ghaut, Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 43 1937
MR 16433 Pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Summit of Silver Hill, Montserrat (1936) M : 66 1937
MR 16434 Bandaite explosion breccia Montserrat, West Indies Southern spur of Silver Hill, Montserrat (1936) M : 67 1937
MR 16435 Bandaite explosion breccia Montserrat, West Indies Southern spur of Silver Hill, Montserrat (1936) M : 68 1937
MR 16436 Bandaite explosion breccia (weathered surface) Montserrat, West Indies Southern spur of Silver Hill, Montserrat (1936) M : 70 1937
MR 16437 Bandaite agglomerate matrix (weathered surface) Montserrat, West Indies Path from Blake's to Trant's, Centre Hills, Montserrat (1936) M : 77 1937
MR 16438 Porous glassy hornblendic xenolith in hornblende pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Field between Galway's and White River Ghaut, Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 80A 1937
MR 16439 black and interstratified paler tuffs Montserrat, West Indies NE of Old Fort Point, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 101 1937
MR 16440 Hornblende pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies NE of Old Fort Point, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 103 1937
MR 16441 Olivine basalt Montserrat, West Indies Waterfall near O'Garras, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 110 1937
MR 16442 Olivine basalt Montserrat, West Indies Cliff behind O'Garras, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 119 1937
MR 16443 Slag - top of olivine basalt flow Montserrat, West Indies Cliff behind O'Garras, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 123 1937
MR 16444 Clinkery slag - top of olivine basalt flow Montserrat, West Indies Cliff behind O'Garras, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 124 1937
MR 16445 Basaltic lava Montserrat, West Indies W of Shoe Rock, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 125 1937
MR 16446 Slag of basaltic lava Montserrat, West Indies W of Shoe Rock, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 126 c 1937
MR 16447 Olivine basalt Montserrat, West Indies W of Shoe Rock, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 130 c 1937
MR 16448 Basalt lava with glassy incrustation Montserrat, West Indies Between Shoe Rock Point and Triangle Rock point, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 132 c 1937
MR 16449 Dark grey basalt Montserrat, West Indies Between Shoe Rock Point and Triangle Rock point, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 133 c 1937
MR 16450 Slag from basalt Montserrat, West Indies Between Shoe Rock Point and Triangle Rock point, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 134 c 1937
MR 16451 Acid hornblende pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Between Triangle Rock point and Ladies Bay, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 139 c 1937
MR 16452 Acid hornblende pyroxene bandaite with cognate xenolith Montserrat, West Indies Between Triangle Rock point and Ladies Bay, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 141 c 1937
MR 16453 Chilled olivine basalt Montserrat, West Indies Shore 335 yds NE of Sweeny's Well, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat M (1936) : 155 c 1937
MR 16454 Basaltic lava Montserrat, West Indies Shore 465 yds NE of Sweeny's Well, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat M (1936) : 158 c 1937
MR 16455 Reddish feldspar porphyritic olivine basalt lava Montserrat, West Indies Coast at Roche Bluff, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 160 c 1937
MR 16456 White bandaite pumice Montserrat, West Indies Sweeny's Well, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 180 c 1937
MR 16457 Fine grained basic pyroxene andesite lava Montserrat, West Indies Sweeny's Well, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 182 c 1937
MR 16458 Banded pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies NE of Paradise, Centre Hills, Montserrat (1936) M : 207 c 1937
MR 16459 Pyroxene bandaite with olivine Montserrat, West Indies NE of Paradise, Centre Hills, Montserrat (1936) M : 215A c 1937
MR 16460 Hornblende pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies SW of the Tar River Estate buildings, Montserrat (1936) M : 217 c 1937
MR 16461 Hornblende pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Hill 2600 at head of Cold River, Montserrat (1936) M : 222 c 1937
MR 16462 Pyroxene bandaite with olivine traces Montserrat, West Indies NW of Tuit's, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 228 c 1937
MR 16463 Pyroxene bandaite with olivine and cognate xenoliths Montserrat, West Indies SW of Trant's, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 231A c 1937
MR 16464 Purplish pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies NW of Bethel, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 234 c 1937
MR 16465 Greenish pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies SW of Trant's, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 236 c 1937
MR 16466 Pale hornblende pyroxene bandaite, Soufrière Hills type Montserrat, West Indies Top of St George's Hill, near Point 1164, Montserrat (1936) M : 243 c 1937
MR 16467 Purplish pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Top of St George's Hill, near Point 1164, Montserrat (1936) M : 245 c 1937
MR 16468 White bandaite pumice Montserrat, West Indies East flank of St George's Hill, near Point 1164, Montserrat (1936) M : 248 c 1937
MR 16469 Not recorded Montserrat, West Indies NE of Bransby, Montserrat (1936) M : 251 c 1937
MR 16470 Pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Garibaldi Hill, NW of Bransby, Montserrat (1936) M : 253 c 1937
MR 16471 Pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Garibaldi Hill, NW of Bransby, Montserrat (1936) M : 256 c 1937
MR 16472 Pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies N side of Bransby Point, Garibaldi Hill Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 263 c 1937
MR 16473 Glassy flow-banded pyroxene bandaite with minor hornblende Montserrat, West Indies E of Bransby, Montserrat (1936) M : 266 c 1937
MR 16474 Hornblende pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Gages Lower Soufrière Gulley, Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 268 c 1937
MR 16475 Altered tuff Montserrat, West Indies Gages Lower Soufrière, Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 269 c 1937
MR 16476 Altered tuff with less altered nucleus Montserrat, West Indies Gages Lower Soufrière, Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 270 c 1937
MR 16477 Sulphur in altered matrix Montserrat, West Indies Gages Lower Soufrière, Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 275 c 1937
MR 16478 Porous flow-banded hornblende pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Between Spring Ghaut and Gages Soufrière Ghaut, Montserrat (1936) M : 278 c 1937
MR 16479 Pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies N of Lee's, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 283 c 1937
MR 16480 Pale bandaite Montserrat, West Indies Hope Ghaut, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 291 c 1937
MR 16481 Matrix of bandaite agglomerate Montserrat, West Indies S of St Peter's Church, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 300 c 1937
MR 16482 Flow-banded pyroxene bandaite with minor hornblende Montserrat, West Indies Between Sweeney's and Cars Bay, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 308 c 1937
MR 16483 Glassy flow-banded pyroxene bandaite with minor hornblende Montserrat, West Indies Between Sweeney's and Cars Bay, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 311A c 1937
MR 16484 Dusty matrix of Nuée Ardente agglomerate Montserrat, West Indies N of Tuit's, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 332 c 1937
MR 16485 Hornblende pyroxene bandaite breadcrust bomb Montserrat, West Indies N of Tuit's, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 333 c 1937
MR 16486 Hornblende pyroxene bandaite - highly porous Montserrat, West Indies SE of Tuit's, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 336 c 1937
MR 16487 Hornblende pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies SE of Tuit's, Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 337 c 1937
MR 16488 Loose rusty olivine basalt clinker from lava Montserrat, West Indies O'Garra's, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 343 c 1937
MR 16489 Hornblende pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies SW of Reid's Hill, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 345 c 1937
MR 16490 Nuée Ardente dust deposit Montserrat, West Indies SW of Reid's Hill, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 347 c 1937
MR 16491 Pyroxene bandaite Montserrat, West Indies NW Bluff, W of Î630 M : 357 c 1937
MR 16492 Gypsum from area of old Soufrière activity Montserrat, West Indies NW Bluff, W of Î630, Siver Hill Volcano M : 360 c 1937
MR 16493 Hornblende pyroxene bandaite, altered Montserrat, West Indies 1500 yds N40°E of Waterworks, Centre Hills, Montserrat (1936) M : 374 c 1937
MR 16494 Hornblende pyroxene bandaite, altered Montserrat, West Indies 1500 yds N40°E of Waterworks, Centre Hills, Montserrat (1936) M : 377 c 1937
MR 16495 Fine grained tuff or volcanic sand Montserrat, West Indies 900 yds N30°E of Waterworks, Centre Hills, Montserrat (1936) M : 378 c 1937
MR 16496 Fine grained foliated granite Montserrat, West Indies Cobble beach near O'Garras, South Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 380 c 1937
MR 16497 Sulphur Montserrat, West Indies Cow Hill, Soufrière, Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat (1936) M : 381 c 1937
MR 16498 Not recorded Nevis, Leeward Islands, West Island of Nevis, Leeward Islands M : 383 c 1937
MR 16499 Not recorded Nevis, Leeward Islands, West Island of Nevis, Leeward Islands M : 384 c 1937
MR 16500 Pyroxene bandaite with minor hornblende Martinique, French West Old Pelé dome, Martinique P : 1 c 1937
MR 16501 Pyroxene bandaite with minor hornblende Martinique, French West New Pelé dome, Martinique P : 3 c 1937
MR 16502 Porous bandaite Martinique, French West Avalanche Valley, Martinique P : 7 c 1937
MR 16503 Broken glassy crust of breadcrust bomb Martinique, French West Avalanche Valley, Martinique P : 8 c 1937
MR 16504 Porous bandaite Martinique, French West Avalanche Valley, Martinique P : 9 c 1937
MR 16505 Porous bandaite Martinique, French West Avalanche Valley, Martinique P : 11 c 1937
MR 16506 Porous bandaite Martinique, French West Avalanche Valley, Martinique P : 13 c 1937
MR 16507 Porous bandaite Martinique, French West Avalanche Valley, Martinique P : 15 c 1937
MR 16508 Fine dust of Nuée Ardente deposits Martinique, French West Avalanche Valley, Martinique P : 17 c 1937