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Pegmatitic granite

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About Pegmatitic graniteHide

A pegmatite of granite composition.


Classification of Pegmatitic graniteHide

Granite is in section 3 of the QAPF diagram.

Mineralogy of Pegmatitic graniteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > Alkali FeldsparFeldspar Group minerals rich in Potassium or Sodium.
Silica > QuartzSiO2
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
MicaA petrological term for Mica Group.
TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

Synonyms of Pegmatitic graniteHide

References for Pegmatitic graniteHide

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Moore, P.B. (1982) Pegmatite minerals of P(V) and B(III). In Cerný, P. (ed.) (1982) Short course in granitic pegmatites in science and industry. Mineralogical Association of Canada, Short Course Handbook, 8, 267-291.
Le Maitre (ed.) (2002) Igneous Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge Press.
Fransolet, A.-M. (2007) Phosphate associations in the granitic pegmatites: the relevant significance of these accessory minerals. Granitic Pegmatites: The State of the Art - International symposium. 06th-12th May 2007, Porto, Portugal.

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