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Apojasperoid

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A fault-related alkaline metasomatite that differs from albitized granite through an absence of albite because the alumina content in the original rocks is too low.


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Classification of ApojasperoidHide

Mineralogy of ApojasperoidHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
MagnetiteFe2+Fe3+2O4
Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Silica > QuartzSiO2
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
CarbonateIn mineralogy carbonates are a wide group of minerals containing the CO3 anion, many of which are rare and ...
ChloriteA name commonly used for undifferentiated members of the chlorite group.
Pyroxene > Clinopyroxene > AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6

Synonyms of ApojasperoidHide

Other Language Names for ApojasperoidHide

References for ApojasperoidHide

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

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