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Dacite
last edited:  11/7/16    number of photos:  2
Dacite is an extrusive igneous rock, often porphyritic, that
has the same mineral composition as a quartz diorite. 
It contains plagioclase, quartz, pyroxene or hornblende. 
Biotite and sanidine (a variety of orthoclase feldspar)
may also be present.


photos
mica dacite porphyry:  1  2

 

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