S339 14 - Glaucophane schist
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This rock was used in Open University level 3 course on igneous and metamorphic rocks. It is a glaucophane schist from the Isle of Tinos, Greece.

The thin section contains coarse grained glaucophane, talc, garnet, chloritoid and chlorite.

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Somewhere on Tinos, one of the Greek Islands in the Aegean sea.
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Not known
Ma = Millions of years ago
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metamorphic
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