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Title is exactly "Slate"
Show bedding, few carbonate nodules
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,…