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Calciclasite

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A term for varieties of anorthosite containing calcic plagioclase.


Classification of Calciclasite

Anorthosite is in section 10 of the QAPF diagram.

Sub-divisions of Calciclasite

Mineralogy of Calciclasite

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Calcic plagioclaseA petrological term for plagioclase series feldspars dominant in calcium.

References for Calciclasite

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

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