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Ternary diagrams of the quartz-feldspar content of pegmatites in Colorado

James Jennings Norton

Ternary diagrams of the quartz-feldspar content of pegmatites in Colorado

by James Jennings Norton

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pegmatites -- Colorado -- Composition.,
  • Geochemistry -- Colorado -- Gunnison County.,
  • Geochemistry -- Colorado -- Larimer County.,
  • Beryl -- Colorado.

  • About the Edition

    A study of the composition of pegmatites in the Quartz Creek district, Gunnison County, and in the Crystal Mountain district, Larimer County, Colo.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby James J. Norton.
    SeriesContributions to general geology, Geological Survey bulletin -- 1241-D
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22975505M

    Vol pages , MINERAL REPLACEMENTS IN PEGMATITES* WALDEMAR T. SCHALLER, U. S. Geological Survey, Washington, D. C. In discussing the subject of the origin of pegmatites you remember the controversy that raged sometime ago as to whether they were dikes or veins, the essential difference being that dikes are igneous in origin whereas veins . Central facies: The highly differentiate quartz-feldspar pegmatites A3 and A4 developed between °C and °C based on the quartz thermometry. Hanging wall facies: The facies type A7 is a mirror image of the footwall facies A 6 with regard to the marker minerals and the T of by: 4.

    -Location: Norway, Colorado, Virginia, Brazil, India, Russia, Madagascar. Occurrence: Igneous rocks; pegmatites associated with quartz and albite as large crystals, cleavable masses. Also found in hydrothermal veins and areas of contact metamorphism. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

    Abstract. In most geological categories of granitic pegmatites, the feldspar minerals crystallize under conditions of disequilibrium fractionation facilitated by increasing concentration of some or all of H 2 O,F,B,P, and Li. This departure from cotectic-to-eutectic or peritectic termination of ordinary granitic crystallization generates zoning in textures and feldspar assemblages, Cited by: The feldspar group of minerals is unusual among gemstones which are usually considered the rarest of objects, for as a group, feldspar is the most common mineral known to man. Although quartz is more abundant in the earth's crust than any single feldspar mineral, the feldspar group exceeds quartz in abundance.


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Ternary diagrams of the quartz-feldspar content of pegmatites in Colorado by James Jennings Norton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Ternary diagrams of the quartz-feldspar content of pegmatites in Colorado: a study of the composition of pegmatites in the Quartz Creek district, Gunnison County, and in the Crystal Mountain district, Larimer County, Colo. [James J Norton; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- A study of the composition of pegmatites in the Quartz Creek district.

Ternary Diagrams of the Quartz-Feldspar Content of Pegmatites in Colorado By JAMES J. NORTON CONTRIBUTIONS TO GENERAL GEOLOGY GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN D A study of the composition of pegmatites in the Quartz Creek district, Gunnison County, and in the Crystal Mountain district, Larimer County, by: Get this from a library.

Ternary diagrams of the quartz-feldspar content of pegmatites in Colorado: a study of the composition of pegmatites in the Quartz Creek district, Gunnison County, and in the Crystal Mountain district, Larimer County, Colo.

[James J. Author Norton, James J. (James Jennings), author. Title Ternary diagrams of the quartz-feldspar content of pegmatites in Colorado: a study of the composition of pegmatites in the Quartz Creek district, Gunnison County, and in the Crystal Mountain district, Larimer County, Colo.

/ by James J. Norton. Ternary diagrams of the quartz-feldspar content of pegmatites in Colorado (Geological Survey) by James Jennings Norton | Jan 1, Unknown Binding. A pegmatite is an igneous rock, formed underground, with interlocking crystals usually larger than cm in size (1 in).Most pegmatites are found in sheets of rock (dikes and veins) near large masses of igneous rocks called word pegmatite derives from Homeric Greek, πήγνυμι (pegnymi), which means “to bind together”, in reference to the intertwined crystals of.

Norton, J. / TERNARY DIAGRAMS OF THE QUARTZ-FELDSPAR CONTENT OF PEGMATITES IN COLORADO, USGS B D,pb, 16 pages, 1 plate (in pocket), 1 table, $ 5 Olson, J.

/ ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE SPRUCE PINE PEGMATITE DISTRICT, North Carolina B 43, Raleigh,pb, 67 pages, 6 figs., 4 tables, 10 plates (in separate. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

In most of the pegmatites worked commercially the feldspar and quartz crystals do not average more than 4 or 5 feet in diameter.

The most striking characteristic of the texture of the pegmatites is its extreme irregularity. In a mass of typical granite there is con­Author: Edson Sunderland Bastin.

Ternary Diagrams. 30 October Ternary diagrams are widely used in geology and other sciences to portray the proportions of three items that are constrained to sum to %. For example, sandstones are commonly composed of quartz, two main types of feldspar, and various types of rock fragments called lithics, as well as other types of grains.

Constructing Sandstone Provenance and Classification Ternary Diagrams Using An Electronic Spreadsheet Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Sedimentary. Pegmatites consist of minerals which are found also in the rocks from which they are derived, e.g. granite-pegmatites contain principally quartz and feldspar while gabbro-pegmatites consist of diallage and plagioclase.

Rare minerals, however, often occur in these veins in exceptional amount and as very perfect crystals. Ternary diagrams of the quartz-feldspar content of pegmatites in Colorado: a study of the composition of pegmatites in the Quartz Creek district, Gunnison County, and in the Crystal Mountain district, Larimer County, Colo.

B D / Norton, J. / TERNARY DIAGRAMS OF THE QUARTZ-FELDSPAR CONTENT OF PEGMATITES IN COLORADO,pb, 16 pages, 1 plate (in pocket), 1 table, $ 5 B E / GEOLOGY OF THE HURLEY WEST QUADRANGLE, Grant County, New Mexico,pb, 91 pages, 1 plate 20 figs., 3 tables, 11 stratigraphic sections, $ More than ten minerals have been found in the Nantan meteorites with kamacite and taenite dominant.: The plagioclase feldspar weathers to produce a whitish gray rock, while the mafic minerals produce contrasting darker grains.: Lunar settlers could extract oxygen from the minerals ilmenite and anorthite.: Food additives perform many valuable functions like increasing flavor.

The ternary diagram is divided into 5 fields, here color coded. The boundaries among the fields, left and right, are at the 50% boundary, and up and down at the 75% and 90% you travel toward any apex the quantity of Q, F, or L increases accordingly, with % being, of course, right at the apex.

Pegmatites are igneous rocks in which the individual minerals are very large. Typically, the minerals are all light-colored quartz, feldspar and muscovite. If you were given a black and white photograph of a pegmatite in a quarry (where the rock has been blasted and broken), what physical properties could you use to identify those three minerals in this hypothetical photo.

The pegmatite field on Mount Begbie, near Revelstoke, B.C., is a Li-rich pegmatite field in the southern Canadian Cordillera that is relatively well-known among prospectors, but until now, under-studied by academics.

Mapping the pegmatite field on the northeastern slope of the mountain revealed a dense population of S-type granitic pegmatites belonging to the LCT Cited by: Sedimentary rocks are classified on the basis of the texture (grain size) of the rock, and composition. The basic classification only concerned texture, using the Wentworth size any full rock name must specify both texture and composition.

Thus, an arkose sandstone is a rock of sand sized particles, with a high percentage of those particles being feldspar. Pegmatites of the South Platte district, Jefferson County, Colorado, constitute one of the world's classic NYF pegmatite districts.

The district is located within the Precambrian core of the Rocky. Classification of Sandstone 1. There have been over fifty classification schemes proposed for sandstone. Most of those currently in use involve a ternary QFL (quartz, feldspar, lithic) plot for framework grains and a major division based on the relative amount of matrix.whereas the Ti content increased.

However, undeformed syn-orogenic pegmatites comprising the major type in the Froland pegmatite field were derived from a common crustal source. Variations in the Al, Li, K and Fe contents in quartz of late- and post-orogenic pegmatites may indicate different melt/fluid chemistries.Pegmatites have the ability to collect a bunch of elements, making them the "garbage cans" of the Earth.

Complex, zoned pegmatites in Brazil, California, Maine and elsewhere are mined for mineral specimens and gemstones. However, quartz-feldspar-mica pegmatite is by far and away the most typical : Mike Beauregard from Nunavut, Canada.