granofels

granofels

[′gran·ə‚felz]
(petrology)
A medium-to coarse-grained metamorphic rock possessing a granoblastic fabric and either lacking foliation or lineation entirely or exhibiting such characteristics only indistinctly.
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At higher regional metamorphic grade and around the margins of plutons, the more pelitic beds are composed of andalusite-garnet-sillimanite schist, granofels, and migmatite.
ZF1 penetrated Bushveld Complex Main Zone-type hangingwall stratigraphy comprising norites and minor anorthosites before intersecting the Platreef unit (refer to AfriOre press release dated February 24, 2005) from 1014 to 1246 metres, and terminating in footwall granofels rocks at a depth of 1289 metres.
As metamorphic grade increases, the Halifax Formation is characterized by the development of porphyroblastic staurolite and andalusite granofels and schist.
The northern margin of the pluton has an irregular outline due to the abundance of garnet-sillimanite granofels and schist xenoliths.
ZF1 penetrated the Bushveld Complex Main Zone-type hangingwall stratigraphy comprising norites and minor anorthosites before intersecting the Platreef unit (refer to AfriOre's press release February 24, 2005) at 1,014 metres and terminating in footwall granofels rocks at a depth of 1,289 metres.
61 m in fine grained chill rocks close to the granofels footwall.
Overlying the basal quartzite and conglomerate, the Megunticook Formation is mainly comprised of quartz-mica schist, typically containing small garnet, calc-silicate rocks, chiastolitic quartz-biotite schist, and thin bedded quartzite and schistose quartz-plagioclase-mica granofels (Berry and Osberg 1989; Tucker et at.
of the Platreef unit before terminating in granofels at 1,937 metres.