33 Blueschist (basic igneous rock)
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From the Robert Shackleton thin section collection - sample 35690. Ile de Groix, off the coast of Brittany, France.

Rotation 1 contains glaucophane and garnet

Rotation 2 contains glaucophane and epidote

Rotation 3 contains glaucophane and mica (or chlorite?)

See: https://geosciences-test.univ-rennes1.fr/IMG/pdf/MB_PP-lawsonite-JMG.pdf

 

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Ile de Groix, off the coast of Brittany, France
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Cretaceous
Ma = Millions of years ago
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metamorphic
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