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Quartz-latite

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Trachytic rocks, with felsics comprising 5-20% quartz and alkali feldspar/total feldspar 0.35-0.65.

This is compositionally equivalent to the coarse-grained rock quartz-monzonite.


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Classification of Quartz-latiteHide

Quartz-latite appears in field 8* in the QAPF diagram.

Sub-divisions of Quartz-latiteHide

Mineralogy of Quartz-latiteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > Alkali FeldsparFeldspar Group minerals rich in Potassium or Sodium.
Silica > QuartzSiO2

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