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Corundite

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About CorunditeHide

A metabauxite originated from karst bauxite associated with limestone that has been altered to marble. Further metamorphism of diasporite drives off water to form corundite.


Classification of CorunditeHide

Mineralogy of CorunditeHide

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:
CalciteCaCO3

Synonyms of CorunditeHide

References for CorunditeHide

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Urai & Feenstra (2001) - Weakening associated with the diaspore-corundum dehydration reaction in metabauxites: an example from Naxos (Greece). Journal of Structural Geology 23: 941-95

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