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A pyroxene-bearing tonalite.
Classification of Charnockitic tonaliteHide
Sub-divisions of Charnockitic tonaliteHide
Mineralogy of Charnockitic tonaliteHide
Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
|Antiperthite||An intergrowth of orthoclase (often as lamellae) enclosed in a plagioclase host.|
|Pyroxene > Orthopyroxene||A petrological term for Orthopyroxene Subgroup.|
|Silica > Quartz||SiO2|
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present: