Definition of Anorthoclase. Meaning of Anorthoclase. Synonyms of Anorthoclase

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Definition of Anorthoclase

Anorthoclase
Anorthoclase A*nor"tho*clase, n. [Gr. ? priv. + orthoclase.] (Min.) A feldspar closely related to orthoclase, but triclinic. It is chiefly a silicate of sodium, potassium, and aluminium. Sp. gr., 2.57 -- 2.60.

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- The mineral anorthoclase ((Na,K)AlSi3O8) is a crystalline solid solution in the alkali feldspar series, in which the sodium-aluminium silicate member exists...
- up to 10%. When this is exceeded the mineral is then considered to be anorthoclase. It occurs in granitic and pegmatite m****es (often as the variety Cleavelandite)...
- being a mixture in stoichiometric terms. Feldspars are a common example: anorthoclase is an alkali aluminum silicate, where the alkali metal is interchangeably...
- sanidine (monoclinic) (K,Na)AlSi 3O 8 microcline (triclinic) KAlSi 3O 8 anorthoclase (triclinic) (Na,K)AlSi 3O 8 Pot****ium and sodium feldspars are not perfectly...
- sodalite, hauyne, leucite and analcite) and alkali feldspar (sanidine, anorthoclase or orthoclase), and rare sodic plagioclase. Biotite, sodium-rich amphiboles...
- of porphyritic phonolite or trachyte with rhomb shaped phenocrysts of anorthoclase with variable olivine and augite in a gl****y matrix - A variety of phonolite...
- Eudialyte Fayalite Ferroaxinite Feldspar subgroup: Andesine Albite Anorthite Anorthoclase Amazonite Bytownite Celsian Labradorite Microcline Moonstone Adularia...
- An erebus crystal is a crystal of anorthoclase (a type of feldspar) found in the immediate area surrounding Mount Erebus near McMurdo Station, Antarctica...
- stratocone. The composition of the current eruptive products of Erebus are anorthoclase-porphyritic tephritic phonolite and phonolite, which are the bulk of...
- Andyrobertsite Anglesite Anhydrite Ankerite Annabergite Annite Anorthite Anorthoclase Antarcticite Anthonyite Anthophyllite Antigorite Antimony Antitaenite...