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Silicocarbonatite

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A carbonatite with more than 20% silica.


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Classification of SilicocarbonatiteHide

Mineralogy of SilicocarbonatiteHide

Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Alkali pyroxeneA petrological name for the sodium-rich pyroxenes aegirine and aegirine-augite.
FeldsparA petrological term for Feldspar Group.
Mica > BiotiteA series or subgroup of the Mica Group.
Mica > PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.
Sodic amphiboleA petrological term for amphibole rich in sodium.

Pronounciation of SilicocarbonatiteHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

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