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Albitite

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


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Classification of AlbititeHide

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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