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exotic composition igneous rock

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definition Rock with 'exotic' mineralogical, textural or field setting characteristics; typically dark colored, with abundant phenocrysts. Criteria include: presence of greater than 10 percent melilite or leucite, or presence of kalsilite, or greater than 50 percent carbonate minerals. Includes Carbonatite, Melilitic rock, Kalsilitic rocks, Kimberlite, Lamproite, Leucitic rock and Lamprophyres. more like this
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http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/exotic_alkaline_rock original
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http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/kalsilitic_and_melilitic_rock original
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source Gillespie and Styles 1999; LeMaitre et al. 2002 more like this
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