calc-silicate hornfels

calc-silicate hornfels

[‚kalk ′sil·ə‚kāt ′hȯrn‚felz]
(petrology)
A metamorphic rock with a fine grain of calcium silicate minerals.
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All the deposits at Elkhorn are associated with metasomatic replacement of calc-silicate hornfels and marbles by diorite to quartz monzonite intrusive bodies.