glaucophane schist

glaucophane schist

[′glȯ·kə‚fān ‚shist]
(petrology)
Metamorphic schist that contains glaucophane.
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Blocks of glaucophane schist are found within serpentinite bodies and are composed of clinozoicite + glaucophane + chlorite + sodic plagioclase, minor titanite and calcite.
The crystals line seams in a hard, dark glaucophane schist from which the original calcite seam-fillings have been dissolved away.
It consists of metagabroic rocks, garnet amphibolites, amphibole schists, quartz-sericite schists and quartzites of medium- to low-pressure, as well as lawsonite and glaucophane schists and eclogites of high pressure and serpentinized ultramafic rocks (Maya and Gonzalez, 1995).