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trachyte?; fine-grained, aphyric

Cape Adare, Victoria Land, Antarctica unknown One of 14 specimens collected by CE Borchgrevink in January 1895 during the expedition which made the first scientific landing on continental Antarctica. He then went to Australia to try to raise money for a further expedition, and gave some of the specimens to T.W.E. David who described them. He subsequently gave them to J.W. Gregory, who brought them…