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Types of Twinning in Minerals

Crystal twinning occurs when two separate crystals share some of the same crystal lattice points in a symmetrical manner The result is an intergrowth of two separate crystals in a variety of specific configurations A twin boundary or composition surface separates the two crystalsCrystallographers classify twinned crystals by a number of twin laws...

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Plagioclase

Plagioclase is a series of tectosilicate (framework silicate) minerals within the feldspar group Rather than referring to a particular mineral with a specific chemical composition, plagioclase is a continuous solid solution series, more properly known as the plagioclase feldspar series (from the Ancient Greek for "oblique fracture", in reference to its two cleavage angles)...

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Category: Feldspar

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Feldspar IntroductionFeldspar

The basic feldspar structure consists of a ring of four tetrahedral unit; Potassium and sodium feldspar have three silicon tetrahedral and one aluminium tetrahedron, while in calcium feldspar half of four tetrahedral unit are silicon- based and another half are aluminium-based [1] The surface of feldspar is composed of positive and negative sit...

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Gabbro: Igneous Rock

What Minerals are in Gabbro? Gabbro is composed mainly of calcium-rich plagioclase feldspar (usually labradorite or bytownite) and pyroxenes (usually augite) Minor amounts of olivine might also be present in the rock (See composition chart on this page) This mineral composition usually gives gabbro a black to very dark green color...

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What is Feldspar?

Feldspar minerals are essential components in igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks, to such an extent that the classification of a number of rocks is based upon feldspar content The mineralogical composition of most feldspars can be expressed in terms of the ternary system Orthoclase (KAlSi3O8), Albite (NaAlSi3O8) and Anorthite (CaAl2Si2O8)...

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Category:Feldspar

Category:Feldspar From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository , mineral group Upload media , The following 98 files are in this category, out of 98 total 2005feldsparPNG 1,425 × 625; 60 KB 9142 - Milano - Museo storia naturale - Feldspato potassico ....

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Weathering & Clay Minerals

Geologists recognize two categories of weathering processes Physical Weathering - disintegration of rocks and minerals by a physical or mechanical process; Chemical Weathering - chemical alteration or decomposition of rocks and minerals; Although we separate these processes, both work together to break down rocks and minerals to smaller fragments or to minerals more stable near the Earth's ....

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Category:Feldspar

This is a category for feldspar minerals, feldspar production, uses of feldspar, etc Wikimedia Commons has media related to Feldspar Subcategori This category ,...

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feldspar mineral categories

feldspar mineral categories - mayukhportfoliocoin Feldspar The feldspars are a family of silicate minerals which occur in igneous rocks , The feldspars are divided into 2 broad categories: plagioclase, which , This is a category for feldspar minerals, feldspar production, uses of feldspar, etc...

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Chemical Weathering: Feldspar into Clay

Apr 01, 2009· (One of my science projects) This is the process of kaolinite clay forming by chemical weathering!...

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