35+ Blue Schist Thin Section Pics

35+ Blue Schist Thin Section Pics. In the cases where source material for the billets was sampled from the research collections, or was donated or gifted to me by colleagues, that information is noted. The latter also may occur in regional metamorphic schists.

Tremolite & Actinolite
Tremolite & Actinolite from www.ucl.ac.uk

More coarsely crystallized greenstone, tough, highly sonorous, little slaty in larger more compact originally described as a greenstone, this rock is a hornblende schist which in this particular thin section is lacking a clearly defined schistosity. When these are viewed in polarised light the individual crystals show… Assuming the chlorite schist is the youngest unit, characterize the main f1 folds as either anticlines or synclines.

Course i picked some up just to say i owned some, but have often looked at it in the hope i may see a fleck of blue.

Photographed by charles merguerian, hofstra university. What is a thin section? More coarsely crystallized greenstone, tough, highly sonorous, little slaty in larger more compact originally described as a greenstone, this rock is a hornblende schist which in this particular thin section is lacking a clearly defined schistosity. The easiest way to prepare thin sections.

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