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Tephritic rocks, with felsics comprising 10-60% foids and alkali feldspar/total feldspar <0.1, >10% olivine

Classification of Basanite

Basanite appears in field 14 in the QAPF diagram.^TAS

Sub-divisions of Basanite

Mineralogy of Basanite

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
FeldspathoidA family of rock-forming minerals consisting of aluminosilicates of sodium, potassium, or calcium and having too ...

Physical Properties of Basanite


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