A Geoscience Digital Image Library

TitleGraphitic marble, Los Angeles County, California
DescriptionThis marble is dark gray because of the presence of graphite. Also present, but not visible in hand specimen, is phlogopite (a mica). This sample is 9.5 cm across.
LocationUSA ▹ California ▹ Los Angeles County. Near Los Angeles.
PhotographerNessa Eull. 2001-05-22.
CollectionWard’s University Rock Collection #171.
Key wordsmarble, graphite, California
Tech details956 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number504