Wollastonite-garnet-diopside

Title

Wollastonite-garnet-diopside

Identifier

AD-24

Description

This unique rock contains white crystalline wollastonite, brown grains of andradite garnet, and green diopside. Specimens courtesy of R.R. Bauer, plant manager of NYCO MInes (1980). McLelland reports some grossularite in addition to andradite.

The following information is from the original OCR document: This interesting rock is discussed by Buddington, 1939, p. 41-43. See also Buddington and Whitcomb, 1941, Geology of the Willsboro Quandrant, New York State Museum Bulletin 325 and Buddington, 1950, "Composition and Genesis of Pyroxene and Garnet Related to the Adirondack Anorthosite and Anorthosite-Marble Contacts," American Mineralogist, v.35, p.659-670.

Date

1980

Contributor

Western Minerals Inc.

Spatial Coverage

Adirondack Highlands-this specimen was obtained from the NYCO MIne in Willsboro, NY.

Temporal Coverage

Precambrian

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals Inc.

Number of Thin Sections

Thin section not available.

Geolocation