Gemlik Diabase

Granite from Turkey


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Also known asGemlik Diyabazi.

Macroscopic descriptionDark green coloured and Triassic age formation is occured in a NE-SW striking dyke form in metamorphic rocks. It occurs from intersertal textured plagioclase (albite) microlites, auguite and limenite crystals. Secondary fractures are dilled by calcite and locally by quartz.

Petrographic descriptionThe sample is a typical diabase, cinsisting of intersertal textured partly albitised plagioclase microlites, augite, olivine and wheathered ileminite crystals.

Gemlik Diabase
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