Simple Lithology

exotic composition igneous rock

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star this property 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
star this property narrower carbonatite
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exotic alkaline rock
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kalsilitic and melilitic rock
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star this property source Gillespie and Styles 1999; LeMaitre et al. 2002 more like this
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star this property broader igneous rock
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