Quartzite, thin section, polarized LM

Quartzite, thin section, polarized LM

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Credit: ALFRED PASIEKA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Polarised light micrograph of a thin section of quartzite, a metamorphic rock. The composition of quartzite varies: quartz is an essential component, with accessories of mica and feldspar. In thin section, quartzite typically contains interlocking laminae of light- coloured mica and displays vivid interference colours. Quartzite is used in the construction industry (as flooring and facing materials) & in the glass & ceramics industries. Magnification: x20 at 35mm size. .

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Keywords: earth science, geology, light micrograph, magnified image, microscopic photos, polarised light, quartzite, thin section

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