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Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Earth Sciences and Geography.

A term applied to light-coloured igneous minerals and igneous rocks rich in these minerals. Typical felsic minerals are quartz, feldspar, feldspathoids, muscovite, and corundum. The term...

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felsic

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Earth Sciences and Geography.

A term applied to light-coloured igneous minerals and igneous rocks rich in these minerals. Typical felsic minerals are quartz, feldspar, feldspathoids, muscovite, and corundum. The term...

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felsic

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 29 words.

Applied to light‐coloured *igneous minerals and rocks rich in feldspar and silica (hence the name). Felsic rocks are a

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felsic

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 47 words.

A term applied to light-coloured *igneous *minerals and *igneous rocks rich in these minerals. Typical felsic minerals are ...

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felsic

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 37 words.

A term applied to light-coloured igneous minerals and igneous rocks rich in these minerals. Typical felsic minerals are quartz,

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felsic

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 37 words.

A light‐coloured igneous rock rich in silica minerals (such as quartz and feldspars), which is a major component of

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felsic

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 30 words.

Applied to light‐coloured *igneous minerals (such as *quartz and *feldspars), and rocks rich in those minerals.

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felsic

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

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Denoting the light-coloured minerals (such as feldspars and quartz) present in a rock; not to be confused with *femic

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A Felsic End to Bushveld Differentiation

Jill A. Vantongeren, Edmond A. Mathez and Peter B. Kelemen.

in Journal of Petrology

September 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 12396 words.

The similarities in age (c. 2·06 Ga) and isotopic composition of the Bushveld Igneous Complex and the overlying Rooiberg Group felsic volcanic rocks suggest the possibility that the two are...

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Occurrence and Origin of Andalusite in Peraluminous Felsic Igneous Rocks

D. BARRIE CLARKE, MICHAEL DORAIS, BERNARD BARBARIN, DAN BARKER, BERNARDO CESARE, GEOFFREY CLARKE, MOHAMED EL BAGHDADI, SASKIA ERDMANN, HANS-JÜRGEN FÖRSTER, MARIO GAETA, BÄRBEL GOTTESMANN, REBECCA A. JAMIESON, DANIEL J. KONTAK, FRIEDRICH KOLLER, CARLOS LEAL GOMES, DAVID LONDON, GEORGE B. MORGAN, LUIS J. P. F. NEVES, DAVID R. M. PATTISON, ALCIDES J. S. C. PEREIRA, MICHEL PICHAVANT, CARLOS W. RAPELA, AXEL D. RENNO, SIMON RICHARDS, MALCOLM ROBERTS, ALESSANDRO ROTTURA, JULIO SAAVEDRA, ALCIDES NOBREGA SIAL, ALEJANDRO J. TOSELLI, JOSE M. UGIDOS, PAVEL UHER, CARLOS VILLASECA, DARIO VISONÀ, DONNA L. WHITNEY, BEN WILLIAMSON and HENRY H. WOODARD.

in Journal of Petrology

March 2005; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 20057 words.

Andalusite occurs as an accessory mineral in many types of peraluminous felsic igneous rocks, including rhyolites, aplites, granites, pegmatites, and anatectic migmatites. Some published...

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Chloride Solubility in Felsic Melts and the Role of Chloride in Magmatic Degassing

James D. Webster.

in Journal of Petrology

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 8751 words.

The degassing of Cl and H2O-bearing magmas has been investigated experimentally at ∼ 1 bar and 2000 bars and 800–1075°C by determining the solubility of H2O and Cl in felsic to...

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Petrogenesis of Mafic to Felsic Plutonic Rock Associations: the Calc-alkaline Quérigut Complex, French Pyrenees

MALCOLM P. ROBERTS, CHRISTIAN PIN, JOHN D. CLEMENS and JEAN-LOUIS PAQUETTE.

in Journal of Petrology

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 20041 words.

The Quérigut mafic–felsic rock association comprises two main magma series. The first is felsic comprising a granodiorite–tonalite, a monzogranite and a biotite granite. The second is...

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Mafic and Felsic Magma Interaction in Granites: the Hercynian Karkonosze Pluton (Sudetes, Bohemian Massif)

E. Słaby and H. Martin.

in Journal of Petrology

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 18125 words.

The Hercynian, post-collisional Karkonosze pluton contains several lithologies: equigranular and porphyritic granites, hybrid quartz diorites and granodiorites, microgranular magmatic...

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Rheological Transitions During Partial Melting and Crystallization with Application to Felsic Magma Segregation and Transfer

JEAN LOUIS VIGNERESSE, PIERRE BARBEY and MICHEL CUNEY.

in Journal of Petrology

December 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 0 words.

We consider the rheological behaviour of felsic magma in the zone of partial melting and during subsequent crystallization. We also introduce and combine concepts (mushy zone, percolation...

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Remobilization of Highly Crystalline Felsic Magma by Injection of Mafic Magma: Constraints from the Middle Sixth Century Eruption at Haruna Volcano, Honshu, Japan

Yuki Suzuki and Setsuya Nakada.

in Journal of Petrology

August 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 13165 words.

The latest eruption of Haruna volcano at Futatsudake took place in the middle of the sixth century, starting with a Plinian fall, followed by pyroclastic flows, and ending with lava dome...

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The Petrogenesis of Felsic Calc-alkaline Magmas from the Southernmost Cascades, California: Origin by Partial Melting of Basaltic Lower Crust

Lars E. Borg and Michael A. Clynne.

in Journal of Petrology

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 14374 words.

The majority of felsic rocks from composite centers in the southernmost Cascades have geochemical and Sr, Nd and Pb isotopic ratios that suggest derivation by partial melting of lower crust...

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Petrogenesis of Tertiary Andesite Lava Flows Interlayered with Large-Volume Felsic Ash-Flow Tuffs of the Western USA

Daniel R. Askren, Michael F. Roden and James A. Whitney.

in Journal of Petrology

August 1997; p ublished online August 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 12454 words.

The San Juan volcanic field (Colorado), the Indian Peak volcanic field (Utah–Nevada) and the central Nevada volcanic field formed during Oligocene and Miocene times. Each field is...

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Metamorphism of High/ultrahigh-pressure Pelitic–Felsic Schist in the South Tianshan Orogen, NW China: Phase Equilibria and PT Path

Chunjing Wei, Wei Wang, Geoffrey L. Clarke, Lifei Zhang and Shuguang Song.

in Journal of Petrology

October 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 11212 words.

The South Tianshan high/ultrahigh-pressure (HP–UHP) metamorphic belt, NW China is characterized by extensive pelitic–felsic schists with numerous blocks of eclogite, ultramafic rock and...

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The Heerenveen Batholith, Barberton Mountain Land, South Africa: Mesoarchaean, Potassic, Felsic Magmas Formed by Melting of an Ancient Subduction Complex

John D. Clemens, Richard W. Belcher and Alexander F. M. Kisters.

in Journal of Petrology

May 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 12036 words.

The Heerenveen batholith exemplifies an aerially extensive group of ∼3·1 Ga felsic potassic batholiths that mark the final magmatic event associated with the cratonization of the...

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Phase Equilibrium Constraints on Pre-eruptive Conditions of Recent Felsic Explosive Volcanism at Pantelleria Island, Italy

Ida Di Carlo, Silvio G. Rotolo, Bruno Scaillet, Vincenzo Buccheri and Michel Pichavant.

in Journal of Petrology

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 17801 words.

We present experimental phase equilibria carried out on a pantelleritic bulk-rock composition with a peralkalinity index [PI = molar (Na2O + K2O)/Al2O3] = 1·4, which is representative of...

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Petrogenesis of Mafic to Felsic Lavas from the Oligocene Siebengebirge Volcanic Field (Germany): Implications for the Origin of Intracontinental Volcanism in Central Europe

Melanie Kolb, Holger Paulick, Maria Kirchenbaur and Carsten Münker.

in Journal of Petrology

November 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 16310 words.

Magmatism in the Cenozoic Central European Volcanic Province (CEVP) has been related to two geodynamic scenarios, either extensional tectonics in the north Alpine realm or upwelling of deep...

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