anorthite

[n] - rare plagioclastic feldspar occurring in many igneous rocks
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Anorthite

A·nor'thite noun [ Greek 'an priv. + ... straight (... sc. ... right angle); not in a right angle.] A mineral of the feldspar family, commonly occurring in small glassy crystals, also a constituent of some igneous rocks. It is a lime feldspar. See Feldspar .
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anorthite

noun rare plagioclastic feldspar occurring in many igneous rocks
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Anorthite

• (n.) A mineral of the feldspar family, commonly occurring in small glassy crystals, also a constituent of some igneous rocks. It is a lime feldspar. See Feldspar.
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anorthite

a feldspar mineral, calcium aluminosilicate (CaAl2Si2O8), that occurs as white or grayish, brittle, glassy crystals. Primarily a rock-forming ... [4 related articles]
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Anorthite

Calcium aluminosilicate
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anorthite

A mineral occurring in igneous rocks, consisting of calcium aluminum silicate (CaAl2Si2O8); it occurs in the form of vitreous white or gray crystals. Anorthite is one of the end-members (pure compounds) of the feldspar group.
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anorthite

anorthite (ănôr'thīt) : see feldspar.
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Anorthite

Anorthite is a widely distributed and abundant rock-forming feldspar. It has the formulae (Na,Ca) AlSi3O8 and a relative hardness of 7.
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anorthite

A feldspar mineral, rich in calcium, that occurs in igneous rocks.
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Anorthite

Anorthite is the calcium endmember of plagioclase feldspar. Plagioclase is an abundant mineral in the Earth`s crust. The formula of pure anorthite is CaAl2Si2O8. ==Mineralogy == Anorthite is the calcium-rich endmember of the plagioclase solid solution series, the other endmember being albite, NaAlSi3O8. Anorthite also refers to plagioclase compos....
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