Garnet biotite schist

Title

Garnet biotite schist

Identifier

DUCO-6

Description

Schist with sparse garnet. This schist is darker and graphitic. It also contains biotite, chlorite, muscovite, feldspar, and quartz.

The thin section shows several large biotite grains with an included garnet, small quartz grains, muscovite, and many fluid inclusions.

This rock is from the garnet zone in the Barrovian metamorphic sequence (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