Intergrowths of Feldspars with Other Minerals

@inproceedings{Smith1974IntergrowthsOF,
  title={Intergrowths of Feldspars with Other Minerals},
  author={JOSEPH V. Smith and W. Brown},
  year={1974}
}
A brief summary of the detailed historical treatment in 2, 553–647 is augmented here by a review of the post-1973 literature. Feldspar is intergrown with quartz in (1) myrmekite, a symplectite (Greek, plait together) of quartz and sodic plagioclase occurring mainly at grain boundaries (Sec. 20.1.1); (2) granophyric intergrowth of quartz and alkali feldspar typically occurring as a mesostasis (Sec. 20.1.2.); (3)graphic granite, a coarse intergrowth of quartz and K-feldspar perthite or sodic… Expand
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