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n. - Any of a group of hard crystalline minerals that consist of aluminum silicates of potassium or sodium or calcium or barium.

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  • The name feldspar is a contraction of the longer name fieldspar, as some early specimens were found in fields.
  • In the process of weathering, the softer, weaker minerals in granite (such as feldspar) are weathered away.
  • Melters such as feldspar, whiting (or limestone) and talc are sufficient for the higher temperatures above 1200
  • Natural resources: outstanding deepwater harbor, feldspar for more
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