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Basanitic-leucitite

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Leucitic rock with foids (mostly leucite) constituing 60 to 90% of light-coloured constituents and plagioclase > alkali feldspar.


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Classification of Basanitic-leucititeHide

Basanitic-leucitite appears in field 15b in the QAPF diagram.

Basanitic-leucitite in other databasesHide

British Geological Survey Rock Classification Scheme

Mineralogy of Basanitic-leucititeHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > PlagioclaseA petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.
Feldspathoid > LeuciteK(AlSi2O6)

References for Basanitic-leucititeHide

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

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