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Siliclastic-sedimentary-rock

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A clastic-sedimentary-rock derived from fragments of pre-existing siliceous rocks. They are mostly quartz-rich, but can be dominated by feldspar and lithic rock fragments. Lithic rocks are usually silica-rich, eg. siltstone, slate, etc.


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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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