noun. ['ˈpleɪdʒiːəˌkleɪs'] any of a series of triclinic feldspars that form rocks.
- white feldspar
- -clase (English)
- plagio- (English)
- plagio- (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Plagioclase
Example sentences of the word plagioclase
1. Noun, singular or mass
It is composed of plagioclase and pyroxene and commonly used for aggregate.
The primary components of tholeiitic basalt are plagioclase feldspar, clinopyroxene and iron ore.