• Anorthite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anorthite Anorthite is the calcium-rich endmember of the plagioclase solid solution series, the other endmember being albite, NaAlSi 3 O 8.Anorthite also refers to plagioclase compositions with more than 90 molecular percent of the anorthite endmember. At 1 atmosphere, anorthite melts at 1553 °C.. Occurrence. Anorthite is a rare compositional variety of plagioclase.
  • Anorthite | mineral | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/anorthite Anorthite, a feldspar mineral, calcium aluminosilicate (CaAl2Si2O8), that occurs as white or grayish, brittle, glassy crystals. Primarily a rock-forming mineral, it is used in the manufacture of glass and ceramics. Anorthite occurs in basic igneous rocks, as at Trentino, Italy; Södermanland,
  • Anorthite: The feldspar mineral Anorthite information and ...

    www.minerals.net/mineral/anorthite.aspx Anorthite is a rare member of the Feldspar group.Italian Localities include Monte Somma, Mount Vesuvius; Val Schiesone, Sondrio; and Val Di Fassa, Trento. Japan produces excellent crystals thinly coated with a dark layer of lava at Miyaki Jima (Miyaki Island), Tokyo Prefecture. Other localities are Grass Valley, Nevada Co., California; and Franklin, Sussex Co.,
  • Anorthite: Mineral information, data and localities.

    www.mindat.org/min-246.html novák m. gadas p. (2010) zoned, anorthite- and grossularite-bearing, leucotonalitic pegmatite from serpentinized lherzolite at ruda nad moravou, starÉ mĚsto unit, czech republic. Can Miner 48 (3): 629-650.;
  • Anorthite Mineral Data

    www.webmineral.com/data/Anorthite.shtml Anorthite Crystallography: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.635:1:1.1003 : Cell Dimensions: a = 8.177, b = 12.877, c = 14.169, Z = 8; alpha = 93.166°, beta = 115.85°, gamma ...
  • anorthite | Example sentences - Cambridge Dictionary

    dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/anorthite Examples of how to use “anorthite” in a sentence from the Cambridge Dictionary Labs
  • Anorthosite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anorthosite Anorthosite / æ n ˈ ɔːr θ ə s aɪ t / is a phaneritic, intrusive igneous rock characterized by its composition: mostly plagioclase feldspar (90–100%), with a minimal mafic component (0–10%). Pyroxene, ilmenite, magnetite, and olivine are the mafic minerals most commonly present.. Anorthosites are of enormous geologic interest, because it is still not fully understood how they form.
  • Anorthite | Definition of Anorthite by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anorthite Anorthite definition is - a white, grayish, or reddish feldspar occurring in many igneous rocks.
  • Anorthite - definition of anorthite by The Free Dictionary

    www.thefreedictionary.com/anorthite Define anorthite. anorthite synonyms, anorthite pronunciation, anorthite translation, English dictionary definition of anorthite. n. A white to gray variety of plagioclase feldspar that contains a high proportion of calcium to sodium and occurs in alkaline igneous rocks such as gabbro...
  • Anorthite | Definition of Anorthite at Dictionary.com

    www.dictionary.com/browse/anorthite Anorthite definition, a white or gray feldspar mineral, CaAl2Si2O8, calcic plagioclase. See more.