Garnet-rich Quartz-Monzonite

Title

Garnet-rich Quartz-Monzonite

Identifier

NH-21

Description

Garnet-rich quartz monzonite from the Kinsman Quartz Monzonite. Garnets are replaced partly by biotite. Some of the garnet forms pods and boudins. Similar sample to NH-9.
Hand sample shows large biotites, plagioclase, and quartz.
Thin section image shows biotite, plagioclase, quartz, and myrmekitic texture.

Date

August 1979

Contributor

Western Minerals Inc.

Spatial Coverage

Mt. Kearsarge Quad, 0.25 mi W of Bradford.

Temporal Coverage

Devonian

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals, Inc.

Unit

Kinsman Quartz Mozonite

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation