Prasinite

Title

Prasinite

Alternative Title

Greenschist

Identifier

NAO-19

Description

Relics of augitic clinopyroxene, albite, actinolite, chlorite, clinozoisite, and sphene. Relics of the clinopyroxene of the original dolerite are in part substituted by chlorite and actinolite in a granoblastic and metablastic matrix of albite, clinozoisite, sphene and chlorite.

Date

no date

Contributor

Western Minerals Inc.

Spatial Coverage

Sassello , Italy

Temporal Coverage

Cretaceous-Eocene

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals Inc.

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation