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A group of siliceous-rocks that have the texture, lustre and conchoidal fracture of porcelain.

Note: This name is also used for a burned metamorphic rock, see porcellanite (metamorphic).

Classification of Porcellanite

Sub-divisions of Porcellanite

Mineralogy of Porcellanite

Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Silica > Opal-CTSiO2 · nH2O
Silica > QuartzSiO2

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