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quartz-microgabbro pebble ("dolerite")

Cape Royds, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica erratic A specimen collected during the 1910-12 expedition to the South Pole, lead by Capt. R.F. Scott, from which he and four others never returned. Label affixed to the rock states "Erratic Royds".