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Litchfieldite

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About LitchfielditeHide

Classification of LitchfielditeHide

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Foid-syenite is in section 11 of the QAPF diagram.

Mineralogy of LitchfielditeHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > Alkali Feldspar > AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Feldspar > Alkali Feldspar > K FeldsparPotassium-dominant feldspars with unknown crystal symmetry and Al-Si ordering state.
Feldspathoid > Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Feldspathoid > NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Feldspathoid > SodaliteNa4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
LepidomelaneGeneral term for dark Fe-rich micas that have not been sufficiently well analyzed to determine the species.

First Recorded Occurrence of LitchfielditeHide

References for LitchfielditeHide

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

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