glaucophane schist

glaucophane schist

[′glȯ·kə‚fān ‚shist]
(petrology)
Metamorphic schist that contains glaucophane.
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The crystals line seams in a hard, dark glaucophane schist from which the original calcite seam-fillings have been dissolved away.
Blocks of glaucophane schist are found within serpentinite bodies and are composed of clinozoicite + glaucophane + chlorite + sodic plagioclase, minor titanite and calcite.