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TitleStudents examining migmatite outcrop at Ear Falls, Ontario
DescriptionThis spectacular outcrop, near the dam at Ear Falls Ontario, display migmatitic metasedimentary rocks. Prior to metamorphism, the rocks were interbedded graywackes and sandstone; the original comositional layers can still be distinguished dispite the metamorphism and anatexis (partial melting) that has occurred. These high-grade rocks contain abundant large garnet and cordierite porphyroblasts.
Geologic provinceEnnglish River Subprovince
LocationCanada ▹ Ontario. Near Ear Falls. At outcrop just below dam.
PhotographerDexter Perkins. 2002-11-28.
Key wordsmigmatite, Ear Falls
Tech details361 KB. Canon Supershot S40 digital camera.
GeoDIL number2970