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Jadeite-bearing glaucophane-phengite schist

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A schistose metamorphic rock with glaucophane and phengite as the only major components but containing up to 5% jadeite.


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Classification of Jadeite-bearing glaucophane-phengite schistHide

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Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Amphibole > Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Pyroxene > Clinopyroxene > JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6

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

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