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Leucoquartz-diorite

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A quartz-diorite with an M' colour index of between 10 and 20.


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Classification of Leucoquartz-dioriteHide

Quartz-diorite is in section 10* of the QAPF diagram.

Mineralogy of Leucoquartz-dioriteHide

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

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Le Maitre (ed.) (2002) Igneous Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge Press

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