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Calcite ijolite

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An ijolite with calcite, but not enough calcite to be classed as a carbonatite.


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Classification of Calcite ijoliteHide

Mineralogy of Calcite ijoliteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
CalciteCaCO3
Feldspathoid > Nepheline(Na,K)AlSiO4
PyroxeneA petrological term for Pyroxene Group.
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 ...
Mica > BiotiteA series or subgroup of the Mica Group.

Synonyms of Calcite ijoliteHide

References for Calcite ijoliteHide

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Le Maitre (ed.) (2002) Igneous Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge Press

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