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Incompatible Mineral Pairs in K-Rich Rocks

  • Alok Krishna Gupta
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Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

Abstract

The mineral pairs orthopyroxene–leucite, leucite–albite, and melilite –plagioclase are not observed together in natural K-rich silica-deficient igneous rocks formed under volcanic to subvolcanic conditions. The probable cause of incompatible relationship for these pairs are described in this chapter.

Keywords

Bulk Composition High Pressure Study Mineral Pair Feldspar Composition Stable Assemblage 
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© Springer India 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mineralogy & PetrologyUniversity of AllahabadAllahabadIndia

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