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Amphibololite

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A general term used in France for medium- to coarse-grained igneous rocks composed almost entirely of amphibole.

Not to be confused with amphibolite which is now used solely as a term for metamorphic rocks consisting of hornblende and plagioclase.


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Classification of AmphibololiteHide

Mineralogy of AmphibololiteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
AmphiboleAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

Synonyms of AmphibololiteHide

References for AmphibololiteHide

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

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