Definition of Microcline. Meaning of Microcline. Synonyms of Microcline

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Definition of Microcline

Microcline
Microcline Mi"cro*cline, n. [Micro- + Gr. ? to incline.] (Min.) A mineral of the feldspar group, like orthoclase or common feldspar in composition, but triclinic in form.

Meaning of Microcline from wikipedia

- Microcline (KAlSi3O8) is an important igneous rock-forming tectosilicate mineral. It is a pot****ium-rich alkali feldspar. Microcline typically contains...
- KAlSi3O8), an important tectosilicate mineral that forms igneous rock Microcline, chemically the same as orthoclase, but with a different crystalline structure...
- C****iterite is a tin oxide mineral, SnO2. It is generally opaque, but it is translucent in thin crystals. Its luster and multiple crystal faces produce...
- Microcline from the Kenticha mine, Oromia Region, Ethiopia....
- green tectosilicate mineral, a variety of the pot****ium feldspar called microcline. Its chemical formula is (KAlSi3O8), which is polymorphic to orthoclase...
- Pedial is also triclinic hemihedral Mineral examples include plagioclase, microcline, rhodonite, turquoise, wollastonite and amblygonite, all in triclinic...
- lower-temperature polymorph of KAlSi3O8 is microcline. Adularia is a low temperature form of either microcline or orthoclase originally reported from the...
- is composed of two varieties of feldspar (mostly albite but also some microcline), with nepheline, sodalite, cancrinite and calcite. The mafic minerals...
- orthoclase (monoclinic) KAlSi3O8, sanidine (monoclinic) (K,Na)AlSi3O8, microcline (triclinic) KAlSi3O8, anorthoclase (triclinic) (Na,K)AlSi3O8. Pot****ium...
- Llanite is a hypabyssally intruded variety of rhyolite with phenocrysts of microcline and euhedral quartz. The quartz crystals are blue hexagonal bipyramids...
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