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Feldspar is the name of a group of minerals. They are monoclinic, triclinic, orthorhombic, and hexagonal silicates. Feldspars are common, probably the most common mineral on Earth, being a constituent of the rock known as granite.
no, feldspar is a mineral.
No Feldspar is a mineral.
the transparency of feldspar is opaque
Feldspar is a mixture.
Granite is composed of varying amounts of the must have minerals quartz, potassium feldspar (orthoclase feldspar, penis, sanidine feldspar, microcline feldspar), plagioclase feldspar, and may but does not have to have biotite, muscovite and hornblende.
Feldspar is a mineral that is found in igneous rocks. Potassium feldspar is one of the minerals in granite, while plagioclase feldspar is found in andesitic rock.
Feldspar is a tectosilicate mineral.
The fracture of feldspar is conchoidal or brittle.
If it is of similar chemistry, yes.
No. Feldspar is a non-renewable resource.
No. Feldspar is a silicate mineral.
a feldspar can scratch quartz
Granite contains plagioclase feldspar and potassium feldspar. It really depends on the composition of the magma from which it forms. If the granite has a lot of pink in it, chances are it is potassium feldspar (K-Spar). If it is dominated by white, then the feldspar is probably plag.
Feldspar minerals comes in a variety of colors and chemical formulas. The most common pink feldspar is orthoclase.
Feldspar is a mineral found prety mutch anywhere.
No.because calcite is softer then feldspar
hardness for orthoclase feldspar is 6.0
Feldspar can be found in many things, including soap
Pretty much everywhere. About 60% of the earth's crust is feldspar. feldspar is found near volcanoes.because it it a type of igneous rock Feldspar if found mostly in Italy, Turkey and China
On the Mohs Scale of mineral hardness, feldspar is 6 and quartz is 7, so quartz is harder. What does this mean? quartz will scratch feldspar, but feldspar will not scratch quartz.
Potassium feldspar and plagioclase feldspar are used for ceramics, glass, enamel, soap, false teeth, and scouring powders.
Glass can scratch apatite but not feldspar.
The luster of feldspar is considered vitreous.
Commonly an igneous mineral, feldspar "rocks!"
just go to a volcano to find feldspar. it's a type of igneous rock. so if you want feldspar, go to Hawaii
It is important because silicate in feldspar help feldspar not to chip or break as easily. It helps it keeps it shape and the form. Silicate makes the color the color feldspar is when you look at it. Hope this helps
The hardness of potassium feldspar on the Mohs Scale of Hardness is a 6. The hardness of plagioclase feldspar is also a 6.
Yes, Granite is composed mainly of quartz and potassium feldspar
Orthoclase feldspar can be white or pink in hand specimen.
quartz and feldspar are common rock forming
Arkose sandstone contains abundant feldspar.
K-feldspar, Na-feldspar and Quartz Muscovite biotite.
It turns feldspar into clay particles.
Feldspar is a 6 on the hardness level and diamond is the hardest t 10. Feldspar is not very heavy- about the weight of granite or quartz (the average rock)
Plagioclase feldspar is a non-metallic mineral. It has 2 cleavages at nearly right angles. It is also differentiated from potassium feldspar because it contains striations. Potassium feldspar has 2 cleavages at nearly right angles.
Microline (Feldspar) is pink go to microline feldspire pictures.
Feldspar, an important component of Moonstones has a white streak.
The hardness of Feldspar on Moh's Scale is 6, just like Orthoclase.
potassiun feldspar, quartz, plagioclase feldspar,biotite, and amphibole.
Orothoclase Feldspar belong to the silicates group.
No on the mohs scale the fingermail is lower than feldspar. Source:Knowledge.
No. Felsic lava is rich in silica and feldspar.
Feldspar is a rock forming tectosilicate mineral and is not an edible food.
According to Mohs' Hardness Scale, talc registers at a 1, whilst feldspar registers at a 6, so, no, talc cannot scratch feldspar.
It depends on the type of feldspar. Potassium Feldspar (also called K-Spar), contains potassium, aluminum, silicate: KAlSi3O8. Plagioclase Feldspar, on the other hand, contains calcium or sodium, aluminum, and silicate: NaAlSi3O8 or CaAl2Si2O8.
Feldspar is a common mineral that makes up over 60 percent of the Earth's crust. Feldspar was first found and worn as jewelry by people in Sri Lanka.
the specific gravity of feldspar (otherwise known as Orthoclase) is 2.55-2.76.