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PETLAB: National Rock and Geoanalytical Database

Access here. New Zealand rock catalogue and geoanalytical database, accessible free of charge.

The database is operated by GNS Science, with data contribution from GNS Science, and Auckland, Waikato, Massey, Victoria, Canterbury and Otago universities.

The database contains locations, descriptions and analyses of rock and mineral samples collected from onshore and offshore New Zealand and Antarctica by government, university and industry geologists. Information has been sourced from journal articles, theses, and open file reports. Includes 10,000 records from the Geophysical Properties of New Zealand Database.

Contact: Nick Mortimer.