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pelitic hornfels[pə′lid·ik ′hȯrn‚felz]
A fine-grained metamorphic rock derived from pelite.
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The metamorphic rocks occurred around Alvand granitic rock masses are pelitic hornfels
Its blank was a pebble of spotted pelitic hornfels
(cordierite hornfels), which they said 'are abundant in the Nepean River gravels, coming from a bedrock source in the upper Coxs River'.