Foid (gabbro)

Keyword Definition

Foid gabbroid that has a plagioclase to total feldspar ratio greater than 0.9. Includes rocks defined modally in QAPF field 14.

LeMaitre et al. 2002

See Also: analcime gabbro, nepheline gabbro, teschenite, theralite

Parents: Foid gabbroid (101)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Whole >> Rock >> Igneous >> Phaneritic >> Foid >> Foid



Category: Analysed material

The different kinds of sample material collected in the field have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “till”, “soil”, “vegetation”. Taken from the “Sample_Types_SHARED” database table.

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