Skarn Photos                 
Cochise College
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Roger Weller, geology instructor          
wellerr@cochise.edu    

  

 

Skarn 
last edited:  11/7/16     number of photos:  5
Skarn is a mining term for limestones and dolomites
that have been converted by metamorphism to silicate
minerals. 
Besides silica, also iron, magnesium, and aluminum
have also been added to the composition of the altered rocks.

 

photos
garnet-wollastonite skarn:  1  2  3
limestone skarn:  1  2


Photos are copyright free for non-commercial educational uses. 
Just credit photos to R.Weller/Cochise College.
copyright 2016-R.Weller

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