uralitization


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uralitization

(ˌjʊərəˌlaɪtaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

uralitisation

n
(Minerals) the change of a crystalline silicate mineral to amphibole (one of a group of structurally similar minerals including calcium, sodium and magnesium)
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It canbe observed the following mineralogical assemblage: quartz--alkali feldspar intergrowths (micrographic/granophyric texture) and partially altered clinopyroxene (augite) often exhibiting uralitization processes.