Sillimanite-garnet-quartz-feldspar gneiss

Identifier

AD-11

Description

This specimen is extremely rich in sillimanite. European geologists refer to such lithologies as "khondolites." This locality is very near some of the old graphite production sites west of Hague.
Thin section shows sillimanite, garnet, k-feldspar.

Date

1980

Contributor

Temporal Coverage

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals Inc.

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation