• Naresh Chandra Ghose
  • Nilanjan Chatterjee
  • Fareeduddin


The textural relations among minerals are shown in optical photomicrographs. Unless specified otherwise, the photomicrographs were collected in the plane-polarised, transmitted light mode. A few backscattered electron images were also collected with the electron microprobe to supplement the optical microscope images.


Clinopyroxene Phenocryst Abyssal Peridotite Potash Feldspar Mafic Volcanic Glaucophane Schist 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naresh Chandra Ghose
    • 1
  • Nilanjan Chatterjee
    • 2
  • Fareeduddin
    • 3
  1. 1.Geological Society of IndiaBengaluruIndia
  2. 2.Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary ScienceMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  3. 3.PPOD Division, SRGeological Survey of IndiaBengaluruIndia

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