Definition of calcic in English:

calcic

Line breaks: cal¦cic
Pronunciation: /ˈkalsɪk
 
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adjective

  • (Chiefly of minerals) containing or relatively rich in calcium: calcic plagioclase
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    • Tauride dykes contain less calcic plagioclase than their host cumulates, like the Kinik ophiolites.
    • Some of the studied rocks (particularly gabbros) show high alumina characteristics probably reflecting the high modal content of very calcic plagioclase.
    • The original hornblende crystals have partially decomposed to form a mesh of ortho- and clinopyroxene and extremely calcic plagioclase.

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