Gneiss

Title

Gneiss

Identifier

NH-1

Description

Gneiss from the Bethlehem Gneiss series. Thin section contains biotite, plagioclase, alkali feldspar, and quartz. Hand sample shows slight discoloration (orange tinge) from weathering of an iron oxide, a high concentration of biotite, quartz, and feldspars.

Date

August 1979

Contributor

Western Minerals Inc.

Spatial Coverage

Sunapee Quad., 0.6 mi W of exit 12A on I-89S.

Temporal Coverage

Devonian

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals, Inc.

Unit

Bethlehem Gneiss

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation