Simple Lithology


star this property definition Altered basic to intermediate composition fine-grained igneous rock in which the feldspar is partially or completely composed of of albite, typically accompanied by chlorite, calcite, quartz, epidote, prehnite, and low-tempaerature hydrous crystallization products. Preservation of eruptive volcanic features is typical. more like this
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meta-andesite more like this
metabasalt more like this
star this property source Fettes and Desmon, 2007; Best, M.G., 1982, Igneous and metamorphic petrology: New York, W.H. Freeman and company, p. 398; Neuendorf et al. 2005, p. 619. more like this
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star this property broader metasomatic rock
star this property narrower spilite
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star this property is primary topic of spilite& properties=inScheme