Mineral Chemistry and Nomenclature of Amphiboles of Garnet Bearing Amphibolites From Thana Bhilwara, Rajasthan, India

H. Thomas (Department of Applied Geology, School of Engineering & Technology, Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, A Central University, Sagar (M.P.), 470003, India)
Haritabh Rana (Department of Applied Geology, School of Engineering & Technology, Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, A Central University, Sagar (M.P.), 470003, India)

Abstract


Amphiboles are frequently observed in the medium to high grade metamorphic rocks of garnet bearing amphibolites from Thana. In present work, authors have discussed the mineral chemistry and nomenclature of amphiboles. On the basis of mineral chemistry, the amphibole from garnet bearing amphibolite are normally varies from Hastingsite, Ferropargasite to Tschermakite variety.

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Mineral chemistry; Garnet - Amphibolite; Nomenclature and Thana-Rajasthan

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