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Ditroite

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A biotite-bearing nepheline-syenite containing cancrinite and primary calcite.


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Classification of DitroiteHide

Mineralogy of DitroiteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
CalciteCaCO3
Feldspar > Alkali FeldsparFeldspar Group minerals rich in Potassium or Sodium.
Feldspathoid > Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Feldspathoid > NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Feldspathoid > SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Mica > BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

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Le Maitre (ed.) (2002) Igneous Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge Press

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