Quartz seam in schist

Quartz seam in schist

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This image is part of the sequence environment: Geoscope geological park and samples

Credit: MARTYN F. CHILLMAID/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Quartz seam in schist, close-up. Seams of quartz form in fissures or cracks in existing rocks, here a Cevennes schist. This black metamorphic rock, used as roof tiles, contains chlorite, and black and white micas. This specimen is part of the Geoscope geological park, located between Les Monts-Vert and Albaret-Sainte-Marie, central France.

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