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Subalkali basalt

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A basalt lacking normative nepheline.


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Classification of Subalkali basaltHide

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Subalkali basalt appears in fields 10 and 10* in the QAPF diagram.


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Subalkali basalt is found in field B in the TAS diagram.

Sub-divisions of Subalkali basaltHide

Mineralogy of Subalkali basaltHide

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.
PyroxeneA petrological term for Pyroxene Group.

Pronounciation of Subalkali basaltHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

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References for Subalkali basaltHide

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

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