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Left: Photomicrograph of Jenner Beach garnet blueschist in plane-polarized light, width of field of view is 2.7 mm.

Right: Thin section photomicrograph illustrating the defining mineral assemblage for eclogite facies: garnet (large yellow-orange crystals) and omphacite pyroxene (green crystals). Field of view is 2.7 mm, image is in plane-polarized light

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