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TitleSillimanite schist from Bowman, Georgia
DescriptionThis specimen, about 9 cm across, contains muscovite and quartz, with needles of sillimanite. The sillimanite is hard to see because it has the same sort of luster as the quartz, and because it is stained red by hematite in many places.
LocationUSA ▹ Georgia ▹ Hart. Near Bowman. A.P. Green Prospect.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-04-19.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #3062.
Key wordssillimanite
Tech details981 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera, 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number366