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Show bedding, few carbonate nodules

Dense, phyllitic

DUCO-4 hand sample of kink fold in slate
Kink fold in a slate from the Mt. Merino Member.

This rock is from the chlorite zone of the Barrovian metamorphic sequence (low metamorphism).

Macroscopic: Slate (low grade shale metamorphism) samples with visible thin black beds. Samples were found interbedded with siltstones represented by sample NS-1. High angle between bedding and cleavage. Microscopic: Very fine grained quartz,…
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