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TitleGarnet schist, Gassetts, Vermont, USA
DescriptionThis is a garnet schist from Gassetts, Vermont, USA. Besides garnet, it includes significant amounts of biotite, staurolite, chlorite, muscovite and quartz, as well as some other accessory minerals. However, most of these minerals can only be identified with a microscope. This sample is 9.5 cm across.
LocationUSA ▹ Vermont ▹ Windsor. Near Gassetts.
PhotographerMike Davis. 2001-04-26.
CollectionWard’s University Rock Collection #188.
Key wordsgarnet, mica schist, schist, Vermont
Tech details750 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera, 60mm Nikon AF micro lens.
GeoDIL number426