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High-Al ophitic basalt

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A type of lunar basalt.


Classification of High-Al ophitic basalt

High-Al ophitic basalt is found in field B in the TAS diagram [glossary item missing].

Mineralogy of High-Al ophitic basalt

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Feldspar > PlagioclaseA petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.
IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Olivine(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Pyroxene > OrthopyroxeneA petrological term for Orthopyroxene Subgroup.

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