(PPC) Franciscan Assemblage Suite -- Panoche Pass, California

Title

(PPC) Franciscan Assemblage Suite -- Panoche Pass, California

Description

This collection consists of 20 samples taken from Panoche Pass, California. These samples are representative of rocks that can be found in the Franciscan assemblage throughout California. These rocks made up the accretionary wedge during the Nevadan Orogeny and were accreted onto the west coast of North America. Rocks in this suite range from seafloor sediments all the way to eclogite facies metamorphics.

Contributor

Western Minerals Inc.

Collection Items

OCR PDF of supplemental information for the Panoche Pass, California collection.

Chert with dark riebekite
Chert with small dark riebeckite

Blueschist
Blueschist from an outcrop in a stream bed

Hornblendite
Coarse-grained hornblendite (some specimens have a few garnets)

Greywacke and Chert
Thin-bedded greywacke and chert.

Reddish Chert and Shale
Reddish chert and shale

Greywacke
Slightly metamorphosed greywacke

Basalt-Greenstone
Altered Basalt-greenstone

Amphibolite (banded)
(exotic block)

Eclogite
(exotic block)

Garnet-bearing Blueschist
(exotic block)

Blueschist
Thinly banded Blueschist

Serpentine
Dense Serpentine

Dense Blueschist
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