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Combustion buchite

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A buchite formed through combustion metamorphism.


Classification of Combustion buchite

Sub-divisions of Combustion buchite

Mineralogy of Combustion buchite

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.
Accessory minerals - these are minor components, often far less than 1% of the total mineral material:
MeliliteCa2(Al,Mg, Fe)((Al, Si,B)SiO7)
MulliteAl4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Silica > CristobaliteSiO2
SpinelMgAl2O4
WollastoniteCaSiO3

References for Combustion buchite

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

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