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Peralkaline syenite

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About Peralkaline syeniteHide

A syenite containing alkali amphibole or pyroxene.


Classification of Peralkaline syeniteHide

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Syenite is in section 7 of the QAPF diagram.

Sub-divisions of Peralkaline syeniteHide

Mineralogy of Peralkaline syeniteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > Alkali FeldsparFeldspar Group minerals rich in Potassium or Sodium.
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Alkali amphiboleA petrological term for alkali rich amphiboles.
PyroxeneA petrological term for Pyroxene Group.

Synonyms of Peralkaline syeniteHide

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