Fe-Gabbro

Title

Fe-Gabbro

Alternative Title

Gabbro

Identifier

NAO-4

Description

Traces of oceanic metamorphism in greenschist-amphibolitic facies and weak overprint in prehnite-pumpellyite facies.
Metamorphic oceanic paragenesis: dark hornblende, actinolite, chlorite, oligoclase-albite in microfractures or reaction rims on primary minerals.
Retrograde characteristics: prehnite-pumpellyite paragenesis, saussuritized plagioclase, neoformation of prehnite pumpellyite, epidote, chlorite.

Date

no date

Contributor

Western Minerals Inc.

Spatial Coverage

M. Capra, Italy

Temporal Coverage

Cretaceous-Eocene

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals Inc.

Unit

Ophiolite

Number of Thin Sections

1

Geolocation