andesine

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andesine   (ān'də-zēn')  Pronunciation Key 
A white, gray, green or yellow mineral of the plagioclase feldspar group. Andesine occurs in igneous rocks such as andesite and diorite. Chemical formula: (Na,Ca)(Si,Al)4O8.
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