Andalusite-biotite-garnet schist

Identifier

NS-14

Description

Macroscopic: Andalusite, biotite, garnet, muscovite, chlorite schist. Heavily weathered exterior due to divets and altered nature. High abundance of foliated mica. Microscopic: The andalusite, biotite, and garnet are porphyroblastic with andalusite highly poikiloblastic. Thin section pictures in XPL unless otherwise noted in the title of the picuture. Thin sections are 3mm across.

pokiloblastic: texture of a metamorphic rock in which small crystals of an original mineral occur within crystals of its metamorphic product.

Date

N/A

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Number of Thin Sections

1