Fabric

Ap5

Site: 
Provenance: 
Mount Aragats area
Clay: 
Non-calcareous and silty matrix. The silty component (>10%) contains mainly volcanic ash, a recognizable quantity of plagioclase, tuff, pumice, and andesite. Grains of biotite and hornblende were also observed.
Temper: 
The non-plastic assemblage (10%) contains mainly volcanic ash (>5%), badly sorted, angular to sub-rounded rhyolite, and obsidian grains (<3%), tuff, basalt, dacite, pumice, feldspar, quartz, and andesite. Sometimes olivine and apatite grains were observed.
Characteristic Inclusions: 
Volcanic ash
Rhyolite
Obsidian
Tuff
Basalt
Dacite
Pumice
Feldspar
Quartz
Andesite
Apatite
Mixed Clay: 
No
Mixed Temper: 
No