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Maenaite

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Named by Brögger (1898) after the pond Mæna at Hadeland, Norway.
A local name for a variety of trachyte which occurs as dykes and consists essentially of albite and orthoclase.


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Classification of MaenaiteHide

Mineralogy of MaenaiteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:

Other Language Names for MaenaiteHide

Norwegian:Mænaitt

References for MaenaiteHide

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Brögger, W.C. (1898) Die Eruptivgesteine des Kristianiagebietes. III. Das Ganggefolge des Laurdalits. Skrifter udgit av Videnskabsselskabet i Kristiania. I. Math.Nat. Klasse. No.6: 1-377 [p. 206]
Le Maitre (ed.) (2002) Igneous Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge Press

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