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Hand Samples > Setters Schist by Robin Rohrback

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Taken by
Robin Rohrback Robin Rohrback
Explore score
0.66 Gigapixels
Date added
Feb 07, 2012
Date taken
Feb 07, 2012

Teeming with garnets big and small, fresh and weathered, the Setters Schist is a muscovite schist metamorphosed from a pelitic protolith in (presumably) the Taconian orogeny. It also features staurolite, which is present in this sample, and kyanite, which isn't.

Sample collected in Sparks, MD.

Image made as part of the MAGIC project (Mid-Atlantic Geo-Imagery Collection) using Northern Virginia Community College's gigamacro rig, as seen here:
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GigaPan Stitch version 1.2.0087 (Windows)
Panorama size: 663 megapixels (34432 x 19284 pixels)
Input images: 108 (12 columns by 9 rows)
Field of view: 53.7 degrees wide by 30.1 degrees high (top=12.7, bottom=-17.4)
Vignette correction on: c1=0.0019 c2=-3.96e-005
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Original image properties:
Camera make: unknown
Camera model: unknown
Image size: 5184x3456 (17.9 megapixels)
Capture time: unknown
Aperture: unknown
Exposure time: unknown
ISO: unknown
Focal length (35mm equiv.): unknown
White balance: unknown
Exposure mode: unknown
Horizontal overlap: 48.8 to 51.1 percent
Vertical overlap: 41.7 to 45.4 percent
Computer stats: 4000.13 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 15:55 (8.8 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 3:03, Projection: 2:49, Blending: 10:03
(Preview finished in 7:37)

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