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An aphyric variety of tephritic leucitite essentially composed of leucite and clinopyroxene in about equal proportions with small amounts of plagioclase. Minor olivine and nepheline may be present.
Classification of BraccianiteHide
Mineralogy of BraccianiteHide
Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
|Feldspar > Plagioclase||A petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.|
|Feldspathoid > Leucite||K(AlSi2O6)|
|Pyroxene > Clinopyroxene||A petrological term for Clinopyroxene Subgroup.|
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present: