Kyanite biotite garnet schist

Title

Kyanite biotite garnet schist

Identifier

DUCO-11

Description

Schist with coarse biotite controlling foliation. Garnets visible in some hand samples. Kyanite blades without preferred orientation--at higher concentration within folds. Possibly from the Walloomsac schist.

The PPL thin section shows biotite, muscovite, kyanite, and staurolite.

This rock is from the kyanite zone of the Barrovian metamorphic sequence (high 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