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Albitite

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About AlbititeHide

A variety of alkali feldspar syenite consisting almost entirely of albite, usually a high to medium-temperature metasomatic rock formed by the intense sodic alteration of various rocks.

Sometimes used for a granitic rock comprising mostly albite and quartz, but this is better termed an albite granite, classed under alkali-feldspar-granite in the QAPF system.


Classification of AlbititeHide

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Rocks in section 2 of the QAPF diagram.

Sub-divisions of AlbititeHide

Mineralogy of AlbititeHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:

Pronounciation of AlbititeHide

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