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Mineral: Qandilite: (Mg,Fe++)2(Ti,Fe+++,Al)O4
Comments: B&W photograph in plane-polarized light showing rounded fractured serpentinized olivine surrounded by the interstitial calcite (C), qandilite (Q), perovskite (P), and altered Mg,Al-spinel (Sp). (MinMag, v49:739).
Location: Forsterite-rich rock in contact with a kaersutite-rich banded diorite from the Qala-Dizeh region, NE Iraq.
Scale: See Image.
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