Lab 4 - Serpentine minerals Chrysotile and...

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Lab 4 Common Metamorphic (M) & Sedimentary (S) Rock forming silicates Orthosilicates: Garnet: Almandine, Pyrope, Grossularite, Andradite Andalusite, Kyanite, Sillimanite Staurolite Willemite Sorosilicates: Epidote Idocrase (Vesuvianite) Inosilicates: Pyroxenes : Jadeite Pyroxenoids: Wollastonite, Rhodonite Amphiboles: Tremolite, Actinolite, Glaucophane, Crocidolite Phyllosilicates: Kaolinite (S) Pyrophyllite, Talc, Chlorite (M & S), Prochlorite (chlorite), Vermiculite,
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Unformatted text preview: Serpentine minerals: Chrysotile, and antigorite (unspecified) Prehnite (M) Tectosilicates: Zeolites : Natrolite, Stilbite, Pectolite (inosilicate!!) Scapolite Mineraloid: Chrysocolla* Exercises: I-Identify samples 1 through 10. List the diagnostic properties of each sample. II-How can you tell the following minerals apart: 1-Chlorite, biotite, and serpentine 2-Apatite, epidote, and idocrase 3-Kyanite, sillimanite, and andalusite...
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  • Spring '09
  • Staff
  • Silicate minerals, Andradite Andalusite, Sillimanite Staurolite Willemite, Sillimanite Staurolite Willemite Sorosilicates, Rock forming silicates

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