Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Hornfels

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Hide all sections | Show all sections

About HornfelsHide

A fine-grained metamorphic rock composed of a mosaic of equidimensional grains without preferred orientation and usually formed by contact metamorphism. Porphyroblasts or relict phenocrysts may be present in the granoblastic matrix.

See Also: calc-silicate hornfels, pelitic hornfels, magnesian hornfels.


Classification of HornfelsHide

Sub-divisions of HornfelsHide

Pronounciation of HornfelsHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Synonyms of HornfelsHide

Internet Links for HornfelsHide

mindat.org URL:
https://www.mindat.org/min-48635.html
Please feel free to link to this page.
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: April 19, 2019 15:30:37 Page generated: April 7, 2019 07:57:42
Go to top of page