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Photomicrograph of metadiorite, north slope of Clingmans Dome. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Swain County, North Carolina. Circa 1950.


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Album caption: Photomicrograph of metadiorite, north slope of Clingmans Dome. Finer grained metadiorite showing micrographic quartz and oligoclase interstitial to zoned plagioclase, all penetrated by hornblende. The opaque areas are magnetite. Crossed nicols. Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Swain County, North Carolina. ca. 1950. No index card. Published as Figure 27-A in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 349-B. 1963.


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U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Hadley, Jarvis Bardwell

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