Red shale

Title

Red shale

Identifier

DUCO-1

Description

Red shale from the Indian River member of the Normanskill formation. This rock contains hematite, chlorite, muscovite, plagioclase, and quartz.

The thin section shows muscovite and biotite with some larger quartz grains visible and minor hematite staining.

This rock is from the chlorite zone of the Barrovian metamorphic sequence (low metamorphism).

This rock was collected from the east end of a large road cut which samples 2 and 3 were also collected from.

Contributor

Western Minerals

Is Part Of

<a href="http://geosciencecollections.milne-library.org/collections/show/18">Barrovian Metamorphic Sequence--Dutchess County, New York</a>

Spatial Coverage

Dutchess Co., NY

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals Inc.

Unit

Barrovian Metamorphic Sequence

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation