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Magnetite-olivine-augite-plagioclase mafic-hornfels

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Classification of Magnetite-olivine-augite-plagioclase mafic-hornfelsHide

RockMetamorphic rockGranofelsHornfelsMafic-hornfelsMagnetite-olivine-augite-plagioclase mafic-hornfels

RockMetamorphic rockContact metamorphic rockHornfelsMafic-hornfelsMagnetite-olivine-augite-plagioclase mafic-hornfels

Mineralogy of Magnetite-olivine-augite-plagioclase mafic-hornfelsHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > PlagioclaseA petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.
MagnetiteFe2+Fe3+2O4
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.
Pyroxene > Clinopyroxene > Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6

References for Magnetite-olivine-augite-plagioclase mafic-hornfelsHide

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Fettes (et al.), Metamorphic Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms (2007) Cambridge University Press

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