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EARTH SCIENCE > SOLID EARTH > ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS > ELEMENTS > MINOR ELEMENTS
Definition:
Elements that constitute 1 to 0.1 wt. % of a rock as determined in a chemical
analysis.
Reference:
Philpotts, Anthony R.(1990) Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic
Petrology
, 498 pp., Prentice Hall, New Jersey, USA.
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