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Combustion buchite

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A buchite formed through combustion metamorphism.


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Classification of Combustion buchiteHide

Mineralogy of Combustion buchiteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
GlassAn amorphous, homogeneous material with a random liquid-like structure generally formed due to rapid cooling.
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
MeliliteCa2(Al,Mg,Fe)((Al,Si,B)SiO7)
MulliteAl4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Silica > CristobaliteSiO2
SpinelMgAl2O4
WollastoniteCaSiO3

References for Combustion buchiteHide

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

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