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Bandaite

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A variety of glassy andesite composed of labradorite, sanidine, hypersthene (= enstatite) and augite in a base of glass containing potential quartz and feldspar.


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Classification of BandaiteHide

Andesite appears in field 9 and 10 in the QAPF diagram. Latite appears in field 8.

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Mineralogy of BandaiteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > Alkali Feldspar > SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Feldspar > Plagioclase > Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
GlassAn amorphous, homogeneous material with a random liquid-like structure generally formed due to rapid cooling.
Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Pyroxene > Clinopyroxene > Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
FeldsparA petrological term for Feldspar Group.
Silica > QuartzSiO2

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

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