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Figure 3. Optical photomicrographs of Cr-rich assemblages. (a) Cluster of
turquoise-colored Cr-bearing kyanites enclosing vermicular Cr-spinel
grains from sample PM22. Note the zonal coloring, which is most
intense in the immediate vicinity of the Cr-spinel inclusions where Cr
contents of kyanite are highest. February 2016;
http://dx.doi.org/10.2138/am-2016-5178 when paper is live.