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Charnockitic anorthosite

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A orthopyroxene-bearing anorthosite


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Classification of Charnockitic anorthositeHide

Anorthosite is in section 10 of the QAPF diagram.

Mineralogy of Charnockitic anorthositeHide

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:
Amphibole > HornblendeAn informal name for dark green to black amphiboles, mostly ferro-hornblende or ...
Mica > BiotiteA series or subgroup of the Mica Group.

Pronounciation of Charnockitic anorthositeHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

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