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Applied to the silicon- and aluminium-bearing CIPW normative components of an igneous rock. Salic components include the normative minerals quartz (Q), corundum (C), orthoclase (Or), albite (Ab), anorthite (An), nepheline (Ne), leucite (Lc), and kaliophilite (Kp).

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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