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Aceite

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A low-temperature alkaline metasomatic rock, mainly composed of albite with subsidiary carbonate and hematite. U-bearing apatite is a common accessory.


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Classification of AceiteHide

Mineralogy of AceiteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
CarbonateIn mineralogy carbonates are a wide group of minerals containing the CO3 anion, many of which are rare and ...
Feldspar > Alkali Feldspar > AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
HematiteFe2O3
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Apatite"Apatite" is a field term for unidentified calcium phosphate members of the apatite group.

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

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