Staurolite schist

Title

Staurolite schist

Identifier

DUCO-9

Description

Schist with coarse staurolite grains. This outcropping is approximately on the strike of the chloritoid schists (sample 7). Also contains garnet, muscovite, feldspar, and quartz. Presumed to be from the Everett Schist.

The thin section shows staurolite, biotite, muscovite (noticeable by pleochroism differences) and quartz.

This rock is from the staurolite zone in the Barrovian metamorphic sequence (higher 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