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Biotite quartz-norite

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A quartz-norite containing biotite.


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Classification of Biotite quartz-noriteHide

Gabbro is in section 10 of the QAPF diagram.

Mineralogy of Biotite quartz-noriteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > PlagioclaseA petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.
Mica > BiotiteA series or subgroup of the Mica Group.
Pyroxene > OrthopyroxeneA petrological term for Orthopyroxene Subgroup.
Silica > QuartzSiO2
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Amphibole > HornblendeAn informal name for dark green to black amphiboles, mostly ferro-hornblende or ...

Synonyms of Biotite quartz-noriteHide

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