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Anorthitite

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A term proposed for a variety of anorthosite consisting essentially of anorthite. In the original description the composition of the plagioclase was probably incorrectly de- termined.


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Classification of AnorthititeHide

Anorthosite is in section 10 of the QAPF diagram.

Mineralogy of AnorthititeHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:

References for AnorthititeHide

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

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