Spotted Spaulding Granite

Title

Spotted Spaulding Granite

Identifier

NH-12

Description

Spotted Spaulding Granite, member of the Spaulding Quartz Diorite. Part of an irregular sill, not the major facies. Spotted appearance, extends through more mafic facies. Thin section contains quartz, alkali feldspar, plagioclase, mica, and garnet. Hand sample contains quartz, feldspars, mica, and garnet.

Date

August 1979

Contributor

Western Minerals Inc.

Spatial Coverage

Concord Quad, On Highway 202, 1 mile E of the West edge of the Quad.

Temporal Coverage

Devonian

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals, Inc.

Unit

Spaulding Quartz Diorite

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation