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Cornubianite

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The term was first used for a banded fine-grained compact to schistose rock essentially composed of quartz, feldspar and micas generated by contact metamorphism of a gneisose to schistose protolith, Also used later for a schistose andalusite hornfels or a tourmaline-quartz-mica hornfels. Also used in italy as a synonym of hornfels.


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ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

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Italy
 
  • Liguria
Del Moro, A., Pardini, G., Messiga, B., and Poggio, M. (1981) Dati petrologici e radiometrici preliminari sui massicci cristallini della Liguria Occidentale. Rendiconti della Società Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia, 38, 1, 73-87.
 
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