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A variety of analcime-gabbro consisting of olivine, titanian augite, labradorite and analcime.

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Classification of TescheniteHide


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

Sub-divisions of TescheniteHide

Mineralogy of TescheniteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Feldspar > Plagioclase > Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.
Titanian Augite(Ca,Na)(Mg,Ti, Fe,Al,)(Si,Al)2O6

Synonyms of TescheniteHide

References for TescheniteHide

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

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • New South Wales
    • Brisbane Co.
Martin, D. J. (1984) Titanian aegirine in a teschenite sill. 48: 529-531
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Prospect (Prospect Hill)
Crawford, E.A. (1973) Igneous Rock Deposits, Central Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mines Report GS1973/441.
Czech Republic
  • Moravian-Silesian Region
    • Nový Jičín District
      • Skotnice
Jirásek, J., Dolníček, Z., Matýsek, D., & Urubek, T. (2017). Genetic aspects of barite mineralization related to rocks of the teschenite association in the Silesian Unit, Outer Western Carpathians, Czech Republic. Geologica Carpathica, 68(2), 119-129.
New Zealand
  • Wellington Region
    • Wairarapa
Hutton, C.O. (1942) The igneous rocks of the Brocken Range-Ngahape area eastern Wellington, Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 01 January 1942.
      • Red Hill
CF Johnson Collected; Collected by CF Johnson
  • Silesian Voivodeship
    • Cieszyn Co.
      • Gmina Goleszów
Włodyka R. 2010: Hydrogarnets from picrite and teschenite sills in the Polish Western Carpathians. Mineralogia - Special Papers, vol. 37, pp. 116-117
  • Scotland
    • East Ayrshire
    • Renfrewshire
[Lugarite] Scott, Alexander (1914) Barkevikite from Lugar, Ayrshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 17, n° 80, 138-142.
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