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Adamellite and Carbonatite Definition

1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Adamellite is a coarse-grained porphyritic igneous rock, a variety of Monzogranite and dominated by phenocrysts of orthoclase in a granular groundmass of perthite, plagioclase and quartz
Carbonatite is intrusive or extrusive igneous rock which is defined by mineralogic composition, consisting of greater than 50 percent carbonate minerals
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Italy
Tanzania
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From German adamellit and from Monte Adamello, a mountain in Italy, its locality
From any intrusive igneous rock, having a majority of carbonate minerals
1.4 Class
Igneous Rocks
Igneous Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Hard Rock
Durable Rock, Soft Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Plutonic
Plutonic
1.6 Other Categories
Coarse Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Coarse Grained Rock, Fine Grained Rock, Medium Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Adamellite and Carbonatite

The general Adamellite and Carbonatite definition can be stated as: Adamellite is a coarse-grained porphyritic igneous rock, a variety of Monzogranite and dominated by phenocrysts of orthoclase in a granular groundmass of perthite, plagioclase and quartz. On the other hand, Carbonatite is intrusive or extrusive igneous rock which is defined by mineralogic composition, consisting of greater than 50 percent carbonate minerals. Along with definition of Adamellite and Carbonatite, get to know about Properties of Adamellite and Carbonatite. Get to know more information about Adamellite and Carbonatite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Adamellite and Carbonatite

The history of Adamellite and Carbonatite gives information about where the rock was found and who was its discoverer. Almost each and every aspect of Earth's history is recorded in rocks be it the volcanoes which were erupted or the plants, animals and organisms which are now extinct, as rocks are present from millions of years.

Adamellite and Carbonatite Origin and Discoverer

Adamellite and Carbonatite definition gives us a brief idea about the two rocks. In some cases, the definition also gives summary about the Formation of Adamellite and Carbonatite. In this section, you will know about Adamellite and Carbonatite Origin and Discoverer. Origin of Adamellite is Italy whereas Origin of Carbonatite is Tanzania. It is interesting to know the name of Adamellite and Carbonatite discoverer. The discoverer of Adamellite and Carbonatite are Unknown.

Etymology of Adamellite and Carbonatite

Along with Adamellite and Carbonatite definition, know more about the etymology of Adamellite and Carbonatite. Etymology of Adamellite and Carbonatite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Adamellite and Formation of Carbonatite. The etymology of Adamellite is From German adamellit and from Monte Adamello, a mountain in Italy, its locality while that of Carbonatite is From German adamellit and from Monte Adamello, a mountain in Italy, its locality. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Adamellite and Carbonatite belong to Igneous Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Adamellite and Carbonatite are listed below.

For Adamellite,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Hard Rock
  • Group: Plutonic
  • Other Categories: Coarse grained rock and Opaque rock

For Carbonatite,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Soft Rock
  • Group: Plutonic
  • Other Categories: Coarse grained rock, Fine grained rock, Medium grained rock and Opaque rock
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