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- Anorthite is the calcium endmember of the plagioclase feldspar mineral series. The chemical formula of pure anorthite is CaAl2Si2O8. Anorthite is found...
- and anorthite are called plagioclase, or, more properly, plagioclase feldspar. Only limited solid solution occurs between K-feldspar and anorthite, and...
- Christian Hessel (1796–1872) in 1826. The series ranges from albite to anorthite endmembers (with respective compositions NaAlSi3O8 to CaAl2Si2O8), where...
- an intermediate to calcic member of the plagioclase series. It has an anorthite percentage (%An) of between 50 and 70. The specific gravity ranges from...
- symbol for a series of chemical elements Anode, in electronic schematics Anorthite, a feldspar mineral An-, model prefix for the Antonov aircraft manufacturer...
- floor of the magma chamber, although they are possible on the roofs if anorthite plagioclase is able to float free of a denser mafic melt. ****ulates are...
- Andradite Andyrobertsite Anglesite Anhydrite Ankerite Annabergite Annite Anorthite Anorthoclase Antarcticite Anthonyite Anthophyllite Antigorite Antimony...
- solid solution series. It represents a plagioclase with less than 10% anorthite content. The pure albite endmember has the formula NaAlSi3O8. It is a...
- characters it is intermediate between albite (NaAlSi3O8) and anorthite (CaAl2Si2O8). The albite:anorthite molar ratio ranges from 90:10 to 70:30. Oligoclase is...
-     (I) Anorthite and augite. Meteoric iron barely noticeable. (Eu) Eucrite: Crystalline or breccia. (*) Shergotty: Augite and maskelynite. (II) Olivine...
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