Felsic minerals

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A term for minerals that are high in light elements (Silica, Oxygen, Aluminum, Sodium, and Potassium). The term was coined by combining 'Feldspar' and 'Silica'. Felsic minerals usually have low densities (

Synonyms and Related Terms

minerais félsicos (Port.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Submitted information Comment: José Delgado Rodrigues, LNEC, 2009.

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