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PREFERRED TERM
glaukophanschiefer  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • A metamorphic rock of roughly basaltic composition, defined by the presence of glaucophane with lawsonite or epidote. Other minerals that may be present include jadeite, albite, chlorite, garnet, and muscovite (phengitic white mica). Typically fine-grained, dark colored. Category for rocks commonly referred to as blueschist.
DESCRIPTION
  • A metamorphic rock of roughly basaltic composition, defined by the presence of glaucophane with lawsonite or epidote. Other minerals that may be present include jadeite, albite, chlorite, garnet, and muscovite (phengitic white mica). Typically fine-grained, dark colored. Category for rocks commonly referred to as blueschist.
IDENTIFIER
  • glaukophanschiefer
TITLE
  • glaukophanschiefer
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/glaukophanschiefer
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