Talc Garnet Chloritoid schist. Thin Section.


          Origin: Austria. Large garnet phenocrysts (dark in crossed polars view and pink in plane polarized view) in a fine matrix of talc. Large crystals of chloritoid (green in plane polarized view)

 and glaucophane (blue or violet with strong pleochroism in LPNA image) are also present in the section.



   Plane polarized view.