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Foid-gabbro

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A foid-gabbroic-rock where K-feldspar is <10% of feldspars.


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Classification of Foid-gabbroHide

Foid-gabbro is in section 14 of the QAPF diagram.

Sub-divisions of Foid-gabbroHide

Mineralogy of Foid-gabbroHide

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.
FeldspathoidA family of rock-forming minerals consisting of aluminosilicates of sodium, potassium, or calcium and having too ...
Mafic mineralsA petrological term for dark, rock-forming minerals rich in magnesium and/or iron.
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.

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