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Campanite

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A variety of leucite tephrite with large leucite crystals associated with essential plagioclase and clinopyroxene with minor sanidine, nepheline and haüyne.


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Classification of CampaniteHide

Campanite appears in field 14 in the QAPF diagram.^TAS

Mineralogy of CampaniteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Feldspar > Alkali Feldspar > SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Feldspathoid > Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Feldspathoid > NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)

References for CampaniteHide

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

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