Outcrop and Hand Sample Photos and Videos
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This is a quartz-rich paragneiss. Can you see the foliation in the outcrop?
Thin Section Photos and Videos
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Quartz porphyroclast in fine-grained quartz matrix. What type of quartz textures do you see in the following images?
Entire thin section scan. 1st = ppl; 2nd = xpl. Click on the image to make it larger.