• Feldspar - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feldspar Feldspar is a common raw material used in glassmaking, ceramics, and to some extent as a filler and extender in paint, plastics, and rubber. In glassmaking, alumina from feldspar improves product hardness, durability, and resistance to chemical corrosion.
  • Feldspar | Minerals Education Coalition

    mineralseducationcoalition.org/minerals-database/feldspar Feldspar is used to make dinnerware and bathroom and building tiles. In ceramics and glass production, feldspar is used as a flux. A flux is a material that lowers the melting temperature of another material, in this case, glass. Substitutes and Alternative Sources.
  • feldspar | Properties, Uses, Types, & Facts | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/feldspar Feldspar, any of a group of aluminosilicate minerals that contain calcium, sodium, or potassium. Feldspars make up more than half of Earth’s crust, and professional literature about them constitutes a large percentage of the literature of mineralogy. Learn more about the properties and uses of feldspar in this article.
  • Feldspar Distinctions, Characteristics & Identification

    www.thoughtco.com/all-about-feldspar-1440957 Potassium feldspar comes in three different crystal structures that depend on the temperature it formed at. Microcline is the stable form below about 400 C. Orthoclase and sanidine are stable above 500 C and 900 C, respectively. Outside the geological community, only dedicated mineral collectors can tell these apart. But a deep green variety of ...
  • Feldspar minerals make up over 50% of Earth's crust.

    geology.com/minerals/feldspar.shtml What is Feldspar? “Feldspar” is the name of a large group of rock-forming silicate minerals that make up over 50% of Earth’s crust. [1] They are found in igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks in all parts of the world. Feldspar minerals have very similar structures, chemical compositions, and physical properties.

    www.galleries.com/Feldspar_Group The feldspar group is a fairly large group with nearly 20 members recognized, but only nine are well known and common. Those few, however, make up the greatest percentage of minerals found in the Earth's crust. The following are some of the more common feldspar minerals:
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  • Category:Feldspar - Wikimedia Commons

    commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Feldspar Large potassium feldspar & quartz crystals in pegmatitic granite (Ruggles Pegmatite, Devonian; Ruggles Pegmatite Mine, New Hampshire, USA) 1 (8290570829).jpg 960 × 720; 520 KB
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  • Feldspar | Definition of Feldspar by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feldspar Feldspar definition is - any of a group of crystalline minerals that consist of aluminum silicates with either potassium, sodium, calcium, or barium and that are an essential constituent of nearly all crystalline rocks.