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Olivine monzonite

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An olivine-bearing monzonite.


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Classification of Olivine monzoniteHide

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Monzonite is in section 8 of the QAPF diagram.

Mineralogy of Olivine monzoniteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > Alkali FeldsparFeldspar Group minerals rich in Potassium or Sodium.
Feldspar > PlagioclaseA petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
AmphiboleAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
PyroxeneA petrological term for Pyroxene Group.

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