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Skarn

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A metasomatic rock formed at the contact between a silicate rock (or magmatic melt) and a carbonate rock. It consists mainly of Ca, Mg, Fe and/or Mn silicates which are free from or poor in water.


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Fettes (et al.), Metamorphic Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms (2007) Cambridge University Press

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