AGI Data Sheets: For Geology in the Field Laboratory and by J. Thomas Dutro Jr., Richard Vincent Dietrich, Richard M.

By J. Thomas Dutro Jr., Richard Vincent Dietrich, Richard M. Foose

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A fold in which the individual beds are thinner above a central fulcrum-such as an irregularity in the basement-and thicken away from the fulcrum . Figure 7. Types of folding. (A) Similar folding. (B) Concentric folding. O! 5 Mechanical (kinematic). Based on the mechanisms by which actual folding occurs and is also related to depth in the crust. 1. Flexural-slip fold>ng (Figure 10). The individual beds slip past one another, outward from synclinal (trough) axes and inward toward anticlinal (crest) axes 2.

25 Prismatic habit, with rounded, triangular cross sections. Color, hardness The black, Fa-bearing variety, shorl, is most common. Other varieties are dravite, elbaite, verdelite, rubellite, indicolite, achroite. Granite pegmatites. Also as an accessory in many igneous and metamorphic rocks. Varieties of gem beryl are distinguished by color: aquamarine, morganite, golden beryl, emerald. Granitic rocks and pegmatites. Some mica schists. 8 Mineral Name-Composition Color II. LIGHT COLORED A. 88 Talc Mg SI 4o 3 Monoclinic Diagnostic Features Micaceous light color; folia Similar Speclas May be confused with phlogopile or lepidolite; biotite is the dark mica Common Occurrence Granites, pegmatites, metamorphic rocks, especially schists.

3 Color; Isometric crystal habit; hardness Mg and Mn substitute freely for Fe. Mg end member is pyrope, Mn end member is spessartine. Cabearing garnets are grossular, andradite, and uvarovite. Almandine is the most common garnet, being widely distributed in metamorphic rocks; also as a detrital mineral. Pyrope occurs in ultrabasic igneous rocks. 20 Nearly square prism habit; color; hardness Variety chiastolite has colored carbonaceous inclusions arranQed in cruciform des1gns. Other AI2Si05 polymorphs are sillimanite and kyanite.

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