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OTHER WORDS FROM plagioclasepla·gi·o·clas·tic [pley-jee-uh-klas-tik], /ˌpleɪ dʒi əˈklæs tɪk/, adjective
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The rock—which also contains the plain-old mineral plagioclase—includes pink spinel, a prized jewel on Earth.Space Bling: From Diamond Planets to Crystal Oceans to Precious Moon Jewels|Alexa Valiente, Jaewon Kang|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The felted or hyalopilitic texture is the most common, and plagioclase is the principal groundmass constituent.
There is also some variation in the amount of quartz present, and in the relative importance of the orthoclase and plagioclase.
Vogesites contain hornblende and orthoclase; spessartites, hornblende and plagioclase.
Minettes contain biotite and orthoclase; kersantites, biotite and plagioclase.
Essentially it is a crystalline-granular compound of plagioclase, generally Labradorite and diallage.Volcanoes: Past and Present|Edward Hull