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Skarn
Type of metamorphic rock formed by the metasomatism in the contact zone of magmatic intrusions. Skarns are chiefly composed of pyroxenes, especially Diopside, as well as Calcite.



Slab of Skarn, Bear Mountain Museum, New York

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