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Hornblende-gabbro

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A gabbro with plagioclase and hornblende with pyroxene <5%


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Classification of Hornblende-gabbroHide

Gabbro is in section 10 of the QAPF diagram.

Mineralogy of Hornblende-gabbroHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Amphibole > HornblendeAn informal name for dark green to black amphiboles, mostly ferro-hornblende or ...
Feldspar > PlagioclaseA petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
PyroxeneA petrological term for Pyroxene Group.

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