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Cancrinite-bearing-monzogabbro

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A foid-bearing-monzogabbro where cancrinite is the most abundant foid.


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Classification of Cancrinite-bearing-monzogabbroHide

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Foid-bearing-monzogabbro is in section 9' of the QAPF diagram.

Mineralogy of Cancrinite-bearing-monzogabbroHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Calcic plagioclaseA petrological term for plagioclase series feldspars dominant in calcium.
Feldspar > Alkali FeldsparFeldspar Group minerals rich in Potassium or Sodium.
Feldspathoid > Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Amphibole > HornblendeAn informal name for dark green to black amphiboles, mostly ferro-hornblende or ...
Mica > BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

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