Figure 12. Sample of pegmatite from the Faraday Mine dump. Note the inclusion of metagabbro (with contact metamorphic alteration) within the matrix of the pegmatite. Sample is 8 cm across. Photo by J.R. Wakefield (1987). Below is another angle of the same sample.

Paragneiss xenolith engulfed within a pegmatite in a road cut 40 km west of Bancroft.. Note the size of the feldspar crystal to the right of the inclusion (several feet wide!). Photo by J.R. Wakefield, 1987.