Thermal Metamorphism around the Ballachulish Granodiorite


FROM recent studies of the metamorphic rocks lying within the aureole of the Ballachulish granodiorite, it has appeared that there are present there most of the types of hornfelses listed in Goldschmidt's classification. Derived from these are also silica-poor types in which corundum and spinel are common. Hypersthene has, however, not been identified in any of the hornfelses which have been examined up to the present.

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