Definition of feldspathic in English:

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feldspathic

Pronunciation: /ˌfeldˈspaTHik/

adjective

Geology
(Of a mineral or rock) of the nature of or containing feldspar.
Example sentences
  • Neither sample showed optical evidence for postformation alteration in the form of chloritized veins or sericitization of feldspathic minerals or micas.
  • Compositionally, the turbidites are mostly feldspathic litharenites with trace amounts of serpentinite, anorthosite and mafic volcanic clasts.
  • The turbidites and their migmatized schistose equivalents overlie the grey feldspathic arenites but it is unclear whether this relationship is stratigraphic or the result of tectonic stacking.

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Syllabification: feld·spath·ic

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