Subject: What happened to the Feldspar in Quartzite during the metomorphic process?
Date: Thu Sep 16 14:15:31 1999
Posted by Vincent A. Bennett II
Grade level: undergrad
School: Cosumnes River college
City: Sacramento State/Province: Ca
Area of science: Earth Sciences
Quartzite at one time was Sandstone, in sandstone there is a high content
of feldspar holding the smaller rounded quartz rocks togeather during the
lithification period, feldspar is what holds them togeather. Well where
did the feldspar go if sandstone is what quartzite once was?
Re: What happened to the Feldspar in Quartzite during the metomorphic process?
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