Garnet-rich Quartz-Monzonite

Identifier

NH-21

Description

Garnet-rich quartz monzonite from the Kinsman Quartz Monzonite. Garnets are replaced partly by biotite. Some of the garnet forms pods and boudins. Similar sample to NH-9.
Hand sample shows large biotites, plagioclase, and quartz.
Thin section image shows biotite, plagioclase, quartz, and myrmekitic texture.

Date

August 1979

Contributor

Temporal Coverage

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals, Inc.

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation