Graphitic slate

Title

Graphitic slate

Identifier

DUCO-5

Description

A highly graphitic slate in the Walloomsac slates. Contains pyrite. This rock also contains biotite, chlorite, muscovite, quartz, ilmenite, and pyrite.

The thin section shows large biotite grains, and chlorite muscovite, and quartz. Fluid inclusions are pervasive.

This rock is from the biotite zone of the Barrovian sequence (low-intermediate metamorphism).

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